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Local Obits for Thu. Aug 6th, 2015


Rhett Lamar Conner, 74, Gainesville
Rhett Lamar Conner, 74, of Gainesville passed away on Thursday, August 6, 2015 at his residence following an extended illness.         &n ...
Louis Hill Propes, 87, Oakwood
Louis Hill Propes, 87, of Oakwood passed away on Thursday, August 6, 2015 at his residence following an extended illness.          & ...
Joseph Tortorici, 70, Gainesville
Mr. Joseph Tortorici 70, of Gainesville passed away Thursday, August 6, 2015 following an extended illiness. Funeral services will be held on Monday, August 10, 2015 at 2:00pm i ...


William Harold Brown, 103, Commerce
                        William Harold Brown, Commerce, Georgia, ag ...
William Gary Morgan, 82, Commerce
Mr. William Gary Morgan, age 82, of Commerce, GA died Thursday, August 06, 2015 at Northridge Medical Center.  Mr. Morgan was born in Gadsden, AL to the late William George an ...
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.