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Local Obits for Tue. Jul 21st, 2015


Abbie Inez English Williams, 87, Washington, Ga. formerly of Cornelia
Abbie Inez English Williams, age 87, of Washington, Georgia and formerly of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, July 21, 2015. Mrs. Williams was born on April 28, 1928, in ...


Frances Lancaster Bailes, 89, Gainesville
Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Saturday July 25, 2015 at Belmont Baptist Church for Frances Lancaster Bailes, age 89, of Gainesville. Rev. Tim Strickland will officiate. ...
Nancy Jane (Nolan) Thierman, 83, Gainesville
In memory of Nancy Jane (Nolan) Thierman, 83 years old of Gainesville GA. She passed away peacefully on July 21, 2015. She was preceded in death by her husband Morris Thierman and ...


Clell Depew, 70, Portage, IN
Mr. Clell Depew, age 70, of Portage, Indiana passed away Monday, July 20, 2015 surrounded by his loving family.  He was born August 9, 1944 in Knoxville, Tennessee to the late ...
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.