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Local Obits for Sun. Oct 30th, 2016


Eloise Parker Antley, age 84 of Alto, passed away Sunday, October 30, 2016.  Memorial services will be held 6:30 pm Thursday, November 3, 2016 at Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy ...


Patricia H. Oreszko of Buford, Georgia, loving wife, devoted mother and loyal friend left this life to begin eternal life on Sunday, October 30, 2016. A Funeral Mass will be hel ...


Shirley Garner Clinton, 74, Gainesville
Shirley Garner Clinton, 74, of Gainesville passed away Sunday October 30, 2016 at Clay County Care Center in Hayesville, North Carolina following a period of declining health. B ...
Lorene Freeman, 96, Gainesville
Lorene Freeman, age 96, of Gainesville, passed away on Sunday, October 30, 2016. Mrs. Freeman was born on December 13, 1919, in White County, to the late Martha West.  She ...
Katherine Whitmire, 78, Chicopee
Katherine Whitmire, 78, of Chicopee, GA passed away on Sunday, October 30, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held ...


Mary Elizabeth Hill, 96, Commerce
  Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Hill, age 95, of Commerce died Sunday, October 30, 2016 at her residence.  Mrs. Hill was born in Royston, GA to the late, Charlie Lee and Alice R ...


Kenneth Odis Jameson, 59, Toccoa
Mr. Kenneth “Kenny” Odis Jameson, age 59 of 205 W. Silver Shoals Road, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Sunday, October 30, 2016 at his residence. A son of Annette Crump ...
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.