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Local Obits for Mon. Jan 25th, 2016


Barbara Luella Wyble, 90, Dawsonville
Barbara Luella Wyble, aged 90, passed away peacefully on January 25, 2016 in Dawsonville Georgia after a brave 12 year struggle with Alzheimer’s.   Barbara was born ...


Joe Davis Deadwyler, 85, Cumming
Joe Davis Deadwyler, 85, a loving husband, father, and grandfather, died on January 25, 2016 at his home in Cumming, Georgia. He was a resident of Sandy Springs, Georgia for over 5 ...
James Marvin Manry, 68, Cumming
James Marvin Manry, 68, of Cumming, GA passed away, peacefully, on January   25, 2016 surrounded by his loving family.  Born in Edison, GA he was the son of the late ...
Betty Darlene Nichols, 56, Cumming
Betty Darlene Nichols, age 56, of Forsyth County, passed away on January 25, 2016.  She is preceded in death by her mother, Laverne Nichols; sister, Patricia Nichols.   ...


Wayde Patrick Hoose, 42, Cornelia
Wayde Patrick Hoose, age 42 of Cornelia, passed away Monday, January 25, 2016. Born in Utica, New York on August 13, 1973, he was a son of Eugene Walter and Celeste Chesebro Hoo ...


Jimmy Howard, 72, Gainesville
Jimmy A Howard age 72 of Gainesville, GA passed away on Monday January 25, 2016.  Visitation will be held Friday January 29 2016  at Wimberly & ...
Diane Free Reitz, 74, Gainesville
Diane Free Reitz  (formerly L. Diane Free Waddill) 2/25/1941 - 1-25-2016  passed away at home following an extended illness. Her husband and daughter were at her bedside. ...
Geraldine Robinson, 79, Gainesville
Geraldine Robinson age 79 of Gainesville, GA passed away on Monday January 25, 2016.  Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday January 30, 2016 at Antioch Baptist Church&nb ...


Terry Eugene Roy, 58, Jefferson
Terry Eugene Roy, age 58, of Jefferson passed away Monday, January 25, 2016.  Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA 30548, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 706-654-0966


William Harrison Peck, 85, Dahlonega
Mr. William Harrison Peck, age 85, passed away Monday, January 25, 2016 following an extended illness. Mr. Peck was born in Hall County on March 12, 1930 to parents Ferd and Flo ...


Ophelia Bryant Bales, 85, Norcross
Ophelia Bryant Bales, age 85 of Norcross, GA passed away Monday, January 25, 2016. A funeral service will be held 2:00 PM, Saturday, January 30, 2016 in the Chapel of Crowell Broth ...


Carlene Sisk Watson, 90, Toccoa
Mrs. Carlene Sisk Watson, age 90 of Toccoa, Georgia passed away Monday, January 25, 2016 at Pruitt Health Toccoa.   A daughter of the late G. Marion and Eula Zenith Hall ...


Lois Faye Bouldin, 64, Cleveland
Lois Faye Bouldin, age 64 of Cleveland, passed away Monday, January 25, 2016 at her residence.  Mrs. Bouldin was born January 2, 1952 in Sparta, TN to the late Leonard and ...
John Jerry Sanders, 62, Cleveland
John Jerry Sanders, age 62 of Cleveland, passed away Monday, January 25, 2016. Mr. Sanders was born November 4, 1953 in Atlanta to the late Edna Sanders Pruitt. He worked in con ...
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.