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Local Obits for Fri. Sep 25th, 2015


Mazie Lee Austin, 95, Winder
  Mrs. Mazie Lee Austin, age 95, of Winder, Georgia passed away September 25, 2015. A seamstress with Barrow Manufacturing, Mrs. Austin resided in Barrow County most of h ...


  Doris Frances Harris Bardwell, 91, of Dawsonville, GA passed away September 27, 2015. Born in Atlanta, GA she is the daughter of the late Clyde and Alice Harris. She is p ...


John Edgar Haygood, 49, Cumming
  John Edgar Haygood, 49, of Cumming, Georgia passed away on September 25, 2015.   He is preceded in death by his parents, Arnold and Rosalyn Haygood.   ...
Kathleen Ann Snavely, 75, Cumming
  Kathleen Ann Snavely, 75, of Cumming, Georgia, passed away on Saturday September 26, 2015 at her home after a four-month battle with uterine cancer.  At her death sh ...


Gladys Duda Guarino, 94, Dacula
Mrs. Gladys Duda Guarino, age 94, of Dacula passed away Friday, September 25, 2015 at Hope Assisted Living, surrounded by family.   Funeral Services will be 4:00 p.m., M ...


Evelyn Gibbs Dalton, age 88, of Alto, GA passed away Friday, September 25, 2015. Mrs. Dalton was born May 29, 1927 in Cornelia, GA to the late Hugh H. and Maggie Berrong Gibbs ...
Floyce Wright Mallory, 86, Cornelia
Floyce Wright Mallory, age 86, of Cornelia, passed away Friday, September 25, 2015 following an extended illness.  At her transition to the Other World, she was surrounded by ...
Archer Dickerson Smith III, 74, Clarkesville
Archer Dickerson Smith, III, 74, of Atlanta and Clarkesville, Georgia, died early Friday, September 25, 2015. His death occurred as the result of a single vehicle accident while on ...


Montez Beacham Griffin, 57, Flowery Branch
Montez Beacham Griffin, age 57, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away on Friday, September 25, 2015. She was preceded in death by her parents, J. C. and Mary Bell Beacham and brothe ...
Dorothy Standridge Dorsey, 94, Gainesville
Dedicated Wife, Loving Mother, Grandmother, Great and Great-Great Grandmother Dorothy "Dott" Standridge Dorsey, age 94, of Gainesville passed into God's hands on Sept ...
Tom Hinton, 71, Flowery Branch
Mr. Tom Hinton, age 71, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away on Friday, September 25, 2015. He is survived by his wife of five years, Sheri Hinton, Flowery Branch, GA; son and daughte ...
James Harrison Nease, 81, Gainesville
James Harrison Nease, born in McCurtain County, Oklahoma, on July 30, 1924, died at home on September 25, 2015, in Gainesville, Georgia. He was preceded in death by his wife of 6 ...
James Pittman, 73, Gainesville
Funeral services for, James  Pittman age 73 of Gainesville, Ga. will be held Sunday September  27,2015 at 2:00 pm in Strickland Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will be he ...


Janet Shook Hill, 60, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Janet Shook Hill, age 60, of Jefferson, who passed away on Monday, September 28, 2015. Mrs. Hill was born in Richland, Virginia, a da ...
Marshall Andrew Lester, 58, Nicholson
Mr. Marshall Andrew Lester, age 58, of Nicholson, GA died Sunday, September 27, 2015 at St. Mary’s Hospital.  Mr. Lester was born in Charleston, WV to Hazel Pittman Lest ...
Lillie Mae Green, co-founder of Green's Grocery, dies at 99
The woman who founded and ran Green's Grocery with her husband in 1950 died Thursday.
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.