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Local Obits for Wed. Oct 5th, 2016


Christa B Bowers, 90, Dawsonville
Christa Bowers, 90, of Dawsonville, GA passed away Wednesday October 5, 2016 at Tanglewood Assisted Living following a period of declining health. Born December 13, 1925 in Germ ...


Laura M. Perry, 87, Cumming
Laura M. Perry, age 87, of Cumming passed away Wednesday, October 5, 2016.  Laura was born to a family of 8 in Nashville, TN to the late Alex and Mary Alexander Meadows, she w ...


Jeanette Pines, 71, Lawrenceville
Jeanette Pines, age 71 of Lawrenceville, GA, passed away on October 5, 2016. Mrs. Pines was born on February 11, 1945, in Atlanta, GA, to the late Patrick Ennis and Lessie Satte ...


James Monroe Warren, 88, Cornelia
James Monroe Warren, age 88, of Cornelia, Georgia went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, October 5, 2016, following an extended illness. Mr. Warren was born on November 21, 1927 ...


Mrs. Dellie Mae “Hewell” Guyton age 77 of Gainesville passed away on Wednesday October 05, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness.   ...
Mrs. Barbara Ann Garrison Cable, age 80 of Lula, passed away on Wednesday, October 5, 2016 at Hill Haven Nursing Home following an extended illness. Funeral services are schedul ...
Geraldine Rachel Hull, 56, Flowery Branch
     Ms. Geraldine Rachel Hull age 56 of Flowery Branch passed away on Wednesday October 05, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.    &nbs ...
Sam Williams, 78, Gillsville
Sam Williams, 78 of Gillsville GA, passed away October 5, 2016. His love was spending time with his family at home and in the mountains.   He was an avid golfer a ...


Peggy Rice Autry, 76, Nicholson
Mrs. Peggy Rice Autry, age 76, of Nicholson, GA passed away after an extended illness on October 5, 2016.  She was born December 7, 1939, the daughter of the late Will and Ess ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Ruby Dean “Deanie” Dotson, age 72, of Jefferson, who passed away on Wednesday, October 5, 2016. Mrs. Dotson was born in A ...
Martha Ann Evans Tanner, 81, Commerce
Martha Ann Evans Tanner, age 81, went to be with her Lord and Savior on early Wednesday morning, October 5, 2016. She passed away at her home in Commerce, GA. Mrs. Tanner was the d ...
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.