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Local Obits for Wed. Sep 16th, 2015


Ruth Belanger Bartley peacefully passed away, Wednesday, September 16, 2015 at her residence. She was preceded in death by, children, Denise Holcombe, Gregg Bartley, Matt Bartley a ...


Betty Mae Dalton, 75, Dahlonega
Betty Mae Dalton age 75 of Dahlonega passed away on September 16, 2015.  Betty was born in Boulder, CO and a resident of Lumpkin County for the last 15 years. Mrs. Dalton i ...
Margaret Graef Wright, 84, Gainesville
Margaret Graef Wright, age 84, of Gainesville, GA died peacefully at home surrounded by family on September 16, 2015. Margaret is preceded in death by her husbands Joe Dease and ...
Ila Mae Ledford Carver, 90, Clermont
Mrs. Ila Mae Ledford Carver age 90 of Clermont passed away on Wednesday September 16, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.    & ...


Lloyd Daniel Craven, 84, Pendergrass
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Lloyd Daniel Craven, age 84, of Pendergrass, who passed away on Wednesday, September 16, 2015. Mr. Craven was born in Banks County, ...
Kimberly Tillman Minish, 57, Commerce
Kimberly Tillman Minish, 57, died on Wednesday, September 16, 2015 in a traffic accident in Atlanta, Georgia. He was a native of Commerce, Georgia where he graduated from Commerce ...
William “Bill” Pickering, a long-time resident of Hoschton, GA, passed away quietly on Tuesday, September 16, 2015. He was 89 years old. Mr. Pickering’s long l ...


Otis Edgar Buffington, 82, of Gainesville passed away on Wednesday, September 16, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born on September 10, 1933 in Hall County, he was the ...


Mr. Anthony Eugene “Tony” Crunkleton age 50 of Carolina Drive, Toccoa passed away Wednesday September 16, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   A son o ...
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.