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Local Obits for Tue. May 19th, 2015


Tim Butler, 56, Winder
Tim Butler, age 56, of Winder passed away Tuesday, May 19, 2015.  Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548,, 706-654-096 ...


Grover Light Buice, 90, Cumming
Grover Light Buice, age 90 of Cumming, GA, passed away on Tuesday, May 19, 2015.   Grover was born on August 11, 1924, in Alpharetta, GA. He proudly served his country i ...


John Milburn Dunn Jr., 91, Gainesville
John Milburn Dunn Jr., 91, of Gainesville died Tuesday, May 19, 2015. John was born May 16, 1924 in Miami, Fla. His late father, John, hailed from Ringgold, Ga.; his late mother, G ...
Harry Fannin Wing, 80, Gainesville
Harry Fannin Wing, born in Jacksonville Florida on July 17, 1934, moved to Gainesville in 1946, passed away on Tuesday morning May 19. He was 80 years old.   He was prec ...


Ronnie Lee Rider, 62, Dahlonega
Ronnie Lee Rider, age 62, of Dahlonega, GA passed away Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at Northside Forsyth Hospital.   Ronnie lived most of his life in Lumpkin County. At the tim ...
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.