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Local Obits for Tue. Jun 23rd, 2015


LaRay Arbogast, 82, Cornelia
LaRay Arbogast, age 82, of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, June 23, 2015. Ms. Arbogast was born on August 24, 1932 in Northumerland, PA. to the late Truman E. and Jaff ...


Kenneth Ray Benfield, 62, Clermont
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. Kenneth Ray Benfield, age 62 of Clermont. Mr. Benfield passed away Tuesday, June 23, 2015. He was born Habersham Coun ...
Frank Louis Hynes, 68, Gainesville
Mr. Frank Louis Hynes, age 68, of Gainesville, Georgia, formerly of Atlanta Georgia, passed away Tuesday June 23, 2015 following a valiant battle with Acute Myloid Leukemia (AML) ...
Jesse Doyle Ragan, 95, Gainesville
Dahlonega Funeral Home announces the death of Jesse Doyle Ragan 95 of Gainesville, GA.  Mr. Ragan passed away on June 23, 2015 following an extended illness.  J.D. was a ...
Lee Clara Gunter Smith, 80, Flowery Branch
                Lee Clara Gunter Smith, 80, of Flowery Branch passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June ...


Geneva McElroy, 83, Commerce
            Mrs. Geneva McElroy, age 83, of Commerce, GA died Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at her residence.  Mrs. McElroy was ...


Anne Hurst Bellamy, 82, Roswell
              Mrs. Anne Hurst Bellamy, age 82 of Roswell, GA died Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at Brookdale Big Creek Assis ...
Eileen Agnes (Heinold) Eurek, a former resident of Big Canoe, Georgia, passed away at age 80 on June 23, 2015.  Eileen was born in East Keansburg, New Jersey on March 15, 1935 ...


Kenneth Marvin Scott, 63, Toccoa
Mr. Kenneth Marvin Scott, age 63 of 320 Highview Road, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at his residence. A son of Hazel Jenkins Scott and the late Marvin D. S ...


Dustus William Gowan, Jr, 75, Cleveland
Dustus William Gowan, Jr., 75, of Cleveland passed away on Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at his residence following a tractor accident.          ...
Lillie Mae Green, co-founder of Green's Grocery, dies at 99
The woman who founded and ran Green's Grocery with her husband in 1950 died Thursday.
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.