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Local Obits for Sat. Dec 19th, 2015


Robert Wayne "Bruiser" Clark, age 72, of Cumming, passed away on December 19, 2015. He is preceded in death by his parents, Leonard and Cora Mae Clark; grandchildren, Jes ...


Kenneth Everett, 73, Demorest
Kenneth Everett, age 73, of Demorest, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, December 19, 2015. Mr. Everett was born on April 25, 1942 in Demorest, Georgia to the late Verlin and Ina ...


Don Edward Fisher, 93, Gainesville
Don E. Fisher, 93, of Gainesville passed away on Saturday, December 19, 2015. Don was born in Pueblo, Colorado on December 16, 1922. He graduated from Miami High School in Miami ...
Roy Lee Maddox, 60, Lula
Roy Lee Maddox, age 60 of Lula, passed away Saturday, December 19, 2015. Born in Goin, Tennessee on March 5, 1955, he was a son of the late Ernest Lee and Wanda Rouse Maddox. M ...
Carolyn Batson Sartain, 80, Gainesville
Carolyn Batson Sartain, 80, of Gainesville, GA passed away on Saturday, December 19, 2015, surrounded by her family.         Born on May  ...
Beatrice Stringer, 90, Gainesville
Home Going services for Mrs. Beatrice Stringer, age 90 of Gainesville, GA will be held Monday, December 21, 2015, 1:00 pm at Bethel Church of the Nazarene,1900 Garden Drive,&n ...


William M. Lee, 98, Cleveland
Mr. William M. Lee age 98 of Cleveland passed away Saturday, December 19, 2015 at his residence.  Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced lat ...
William “Bill” Montrose Lee of Helen passed away December 19, 2015 following a brief illness.  He was born November 21, 1917 in Anderson, Indiana and just celebrat ...
A life: Hawking defied ALS to become pre-eminent physicist
Word by painstaking word, Stephen Hawking produced a masterwork of popular science that outlined his vision of time, the universe and humanity's place within it
William Henry Trotter Bush was brother, uncle of presidents
William Henry Trotter Bush, a wealthy investor and the brother and uncle of presidents, has died
Former Hall County Juvenile Court judge David Fox dies at age 70
David Fox, a longtime Gainesville attorney and a former Hall County Juvenile Court judge, died unexpectedly Monday.
Evangelist Billy Graham, who reached millions, dies at 99
​The Rev. Billy Graham, who transformed American religious life through his preaching and activism, becoming a counselor to presidents and the most widely heard Christian evangelist in history, died Wednesday. He was 99.
Former Banks Co. probate judge, county commissioner dies
A former Banks County probate judge and county commissioner, Milton Dalton, has died following an extended illness.
Daughter: Popular crooner Vic Damone dies in Florida at 89
Family members say crooner Vic Damone has died in Florida at the age of 89
Memorial service set for Piedmont College President Emeritus W. Ray Cleere
DEMOREST — Piedmont College President Emeritus W. Ray Cleere will be remembered in a memorial service at 1 p.m. Feb. 17 at First Congregational Church, United Church of Christ in Atlanta.
Head of state educators group dies; was former Forsyth Co. schools superintendent
Dr. Allene Magill, executive director of the Professional Association of Georgia Educators and former schools superintendent in Forsyth County, died unexpectedly at her home Saturday.