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Local Obits for Wed. Jan 13th, 2016


Frances Louise Millsap Cowart, 88, of Dawsonville, GA died peacefully on January 13, 2016. She was one of four children of Vincent and Clessie Millsap. She was preceded in death by ...


Souphonh Phetmixay, 72, Cornelia
Souphonh Phetmixay, age 72, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, January 13, 2016.  Mr. Phetmixay was born in Vientiane, Laos, on March 29, 1943.  He w ...


Nellie Mae Miller, 87, Gainesville
   Funeral Services will be held 2:00 pm Friday January 15, 2016 in Wards Funeral Home Chapel for Nellie Mae Miller, 87, of Gainesville. Rev. Phil Carpenter and Rev. H ...
Margret Dover, 79, Gainesville
    Mrs. Margret Dover, age 79, of Gainesville, passed away on Wednesday, January 13, 2016 at her residence following an extended illness.      ...
Doris Inez Dale Tallant, 81, Gainesville
         Mrs. Doris Inez Dale Tallant age 81 of Gainesville passed away on Wednesday January 13, 2016 at her residence following an extended ...


Altamese Duffy, N/A, N/A
Altamese Duffey passed away on Wednesday January 13, 2016.  Funeral Services will be held on Saturday at 2:00 pm at Wimberly & White Funeral Home Chapel in Commerce, Ga. & ...
Mike Jones, 66, Commerce
Mike Jones, age 66 of Commerce, GA passed away Wednesday January 13, 2016.       Mr. Jones was the son of the late John Morris and Dorothy Sorrow Jones. ...


John Russell Farmer, 97, Gastonia, NC
Mr. John Russell Farmer, age 97 of 2755 Union Road, Gastonia, North Carolina passed away Wednesday, January 13, 2016 at Morningside Assisted Living in Gastonia, North Carolina. ...


Mrs. Elmira Samantha Nichols Wilbanks, age 96 of Skyline Drive, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Wednesday, January 13, 2016 at the Stephens County Hospital.  A daughter of the ...


Holly Evans, 49, Clarkesville
Holly Evans, age 49 of Clarkesville, GA, passed away on Wednesday, January 13, 2016 at Habersham County Medical Center. Ms. Evans was born on December 14, 1966, in Delmar, Maryl ...
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.