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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Oct 24th, 2016


Andy Barnard, 74, Cumming
Andy Barnard, 74, died in hospice care Monday, 24th of October, 2016 after a long battle with prostate cancer.  Andy is survived by his wife Phyllis of 48 years, sons, George ...


James (Jim) R. Brown, 78, Cumming
James (Jim) R. Brown, a beloved husband, dad and papa, passed away on Monday, October 24, 2016 at the age of 78 with his loving family by his side. Jim graduated from Pepperdine Un ...


Homer Robert Haynes, 80, Cornelia
Homer Robert Haynes, age 80 of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away Monday, October 24, 2016. Born in Hall County, Georgia on November 10, 1935, he was a son of the late Alfred and M ...


Don E. “Boots” Clark, 80, Gainesville
Mr. Don E. “Boots” Clark, age 80, of Gainesville and Flowery Branch, passed away suddenly on Monday, October 24, 2016, at his residence. Funeral Services will be at ...
Stephen Gregory Scott, 49, Gainesville
Mr. Stephen Gregory Scott, age 49 of Gainesville passed away on Monday, October 24, 2016 at Chestnut Ridge in Cumming, Georgia. Rev. David K. Simpson will be officiating the ser ...
Leon "Pop's" Young, 76, Gainesville
Leon "Pop's" Young was born October 20 1940 in Hall County Georgia to the late Lawton Young and Ella Mae Mapp Young. He departed this life on October 24 2016 followin ...


Cathy Diane Ledford, 62, Commerce
Cathy Diane Ledford, age 62, of Commerce passed away Monday, October 24, 2016.  Survivors include her significant other Carl Wallace; son Shawn Ledford, step sons Adam Wallace ...
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.