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Local Obits for Fri. Oct 7th, 2016


Mrs. Anna Raines Jinkins passed away on October 7th, 2016 at Margaret R. Pardee Memorial Hospital in Hendersonville, North Carolina. She was preceded in death by her parents Mar ...


Francine Ritch, 75, Alto
Francine Ritch, age 75, of Alto, Georgia, passed away on Friday, October 7, 2016 at her residence. Mrs. Ritch was born on August 25, 1941 in Habersham County, Georgia. She is pr ...
Lamar Vinson White, 77, Alto
Lamar Vinson White, age 77 of Alto, passed away on Friday, October 7, 2016. Born on April 27, 1939, in Homer, Georgia, he was a son of the late Ben Conley White and Dorothy Barr ...


Robert Bryon Casey, 65, Gainesville
Robert Bryon Casey, age 65 of Gainesville, passed away on October 7, 2016.  At this time there is no service planed. Online condolences can be made at www.memorialparkfuneralh ...
Mary Alice Craig, 90, Gainesville
            Mrs. Mary Alice Craig age 90 of Gainesville passed away on Friday October 07, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extend ...
Dorothy DeLong, 79, Oakwood
Mrs. Dorothy DeLong, age 79, of Oakwood passed away Friday, October 7, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Gainesville, surrounded by family. Funeral Services will ...
Joseph (Joe) Clark Irvin, Jr., 90, Flowery Branch
Joseph (Joe) Clark Irvin Jr. of Flowery Branch, GA at the age of 90 died Friday, October 7, 2016 due to complications received from a fall. Joe was born in Thomaston, GA on Octo ...
Marilyn Evelyn Jarrard, 71, Gainesville
Mrs. Marilyn Evelyn Jarrard age 71 of Gainesville passed away on Friday October 07, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness.       &nb ...
Charles W. Richter, 93, Gainesville
Mr. Charles W. Richter, 93 of Gainesville died Friday October 7, 2016. Memorial services will be held at a later date at Lanier Village Estates Chapel with the interment to be i ...


Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Janice Nell Harkins Griffin, age 65, of Jefferson, who passed away on Friday, October 7, 2016. Mrs. Griffin was born in Commerce, Geo ...
Anthony "Smokey" Opperman, age 24, of Auburn passed away Wednesday, October 5, 2016. Anthony loved to draw, listen to music and hang out with his friends. He was a carpen ...


Bonnie Marie Morris, 62, Dahlonega
Bonnie Marie Morris, a longtime resident of Dahlonega, has passed away after a long and brave fight against cancer. She was 62. Bonnie was born in Raceland, Louisiana to Roy and ...
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.