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Local Obits for Mon. Aug 3rd, 2015


Jerry Eugene Webb, 70, Alto
Jerry Eugene Webb, age 70 of Alto, Georgia passed away on Monday, August 03, 2015 following a period of declining health. Born in Gainesville, Georgia on December 17, 1944, he w ...


Selby A. Bearden, 92, Gainesville
  Mr. Selby A. Bearden, age 92 of Gainesville, passed away on Monday, August 3, 2015 at the Bell Minor Nursing Home following an extended illness.     & ...
Betty Elrod Parks, 82, Murrayville
  Betty Elrod Parks, age 82, of Murrayville, GA, passed away Monday, August 3, 2015 Funeral services will be held on Thursday, August 6, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. at Yellow Cre ...
Maj. Steven Warren Shonts, 64, Gainesville
Maj. Steven Warren Shonts, 64, passed away on Monday, August 3, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.    Graveside funeral service ...


Roy Kennith Cochran, 64, Commerce
            Mr. Roy Kennith Cochran, age 64, of Commerce, GA died Monday, August 3, 2015 at his residence.  Mr. Cochran ...
Donna Thurmond, 55, Kennesaw, formerly or Hoschton
 Mrs. Donna Thurmond, age 55, of Kennesaw, Georgia, formerly of Hoschton, died August 2, 2015. Mrs. Thurmond was employed by Waste Management as a Senior Accounts Payabl ...
Jane McEver Wilson, 81, Nicholson
             Mrs. Jane McEver Wilson, age 81, of Nicholson, GA died Monday, August 03, 2015 at her residence.  M ...


            Mrs. Jane Banks Hooper, age 72, of Ila, GA died Monday, August 3, 2015 at Athens Regional Medical Center.  M ...


Mrs. Deborah Faye Hart McIntyre, age 58, of 3323 Gumlog Road, Martin, GA, passed away Monday, August 3, 2015, at her residence.   The daughter of the late J. Harvey and ...


Wendell Lamar Harkins, 68, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. Wendell Lamar Harkins, age 68 of Cleveland. Mr. Harkins  passed away Monday, August 3, 2015.  He was bo ...
Harvey Harrison Miller, 50, Cleveland
Mr. Harvey Harrison Miller, age 50, of Cleveland passed away Monday, August 03, 2015.  Harvey was born on October 18, 1964 to the late Harvey Sr. and Margate Williams Miller ...
Bessie Wilson, 93, Cleveland
      Bessie Wilson, age 93 of Cleveland, passed away on Monday, August 3, 2015 at Friendship Health and Rehabilitation Center. Mrs. ...
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.