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Local Obits for Fri. Jan 29th, 2016


Billie R. Singleton, 84, Dawsonville
Billie R. Singleton, 84, of Dawsonville passed away Friday January 29, 2016 at North Georgia Assisted Living following a period of declining health. Born August 30, 1931 in Fors ...


Edwin Garner, 81, Cumming
Edwin Garner, age 81 of Cumming, passed away on Friday, January 29, 2016. He was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church. Edwin was an Air Force Veteran of the Korean Conflict. He was ...
Rev. Herbert Clifton Youngblood, age 97, of Cumming, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday, January 29th, 2016. He was born and raised in Forsyth County to the late He ...


Craig David Minnix, 52, Gainesville
Craig David Minnix, age 52, of Gainesville, passed away Friday, January 29th, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center surrounded by his loving family. On October 13, 1963 Craig was bor ...
William Lovely, 83, Gainesville
               William Lovely, age 83 of Gainesville, passed away Friday, January 29, 2016 at his residence. ...
Beatrice Long Stowers, 88, Clermont
Beatrice Long Stowers of Clermont, Georgia passed away January 29, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center of an extended illness. Funeral services will be held 2:00 pm Sunday, ...


Mrs. Shanna Elizabeth Stafford Van Buren, age 55, of Dahlonega passed away peacefully at her residence on Tuesday, January 27, 2016 following an extended illness. Mrs. Van Buren ...


Mary Jane Skinner McCraney passed away peacefully at Kennestone Hospital in Marietta, GA surrounded by family on Friday, January 29th, 2016. Mary Jane was born in Brooklyn, NY, but ...


Barbara Moore Carter, 60, Toccoa
Mrs. Barbara Moore Carter age 60 of 852 Martin Drive passed away Friday January 29, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   A daughter of the late Willie and Faye Po ...
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.