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Local Obits for Sun. Sep 13th, 2015


Carolyn Ann Lasiter, 80, Cumming
Carolyn Ann Lasiter, 80, of Cumming, GA passed away on Sunday, September 13, 2015 at Embracing Hospice, Cumming, GA.  She was a loving mother, grandmother and friend whom will ...


Joan Cole Simpson, 65, Lawrenceville
Joan Cole Simpson, age 65, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on Sunday, September 13, 2015. She was the daughter of the late, Golden Milton and Sallie Thomas Cole. She is survive ...
Charles Thomas Forrester of Dacula, GA passed from his earthly home on Sunday, September 13, 2015 after a seven year battle with Multiple Myeloma to live forever in Heaven with his ...


Bobby G. Holcombe, 82, Clarkesville
Bobby G. “Bob” Holcombe, age 82 of Clarkesville, passed away Sunday, September 13, 2015. Born in Carroll County, Georgia, on May 20, 1933, he was a son of the late L ...


Hazel Conley Stubbs, 79, Gainesville
Mrs. Hazel Conley Stubbs, age 79 of Gainesville, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday, September 13, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center surrounded by her family. ...
J.H. "Jake" Butterworth, 71, Gainesville
Funeral services are scheduled for 11:00 a.m. Wednesday September 16, 2015 at Ward's Funeral Home Chapel for J.H. “Jake” Butterworth, age 71 of Gainesville. Dr. Tom ...


Edward “Ed” R. Burns, 78, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Edward “Ed” R. Burns, age 78 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Sunday, September 13, 2015.  Mr. Burns was b ...
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.