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Local Obits for Sat. Nov 19th, 2016


Eugene Alvin Wich, 97, Cumming
Eugene Alvin Wich, 97, passed away Saturday, November 19, 2016, at home and surrounded by family in Cumming, GA after two months under the care of hospice. Gene was preceded in ...
Ruth Samples Green, 94, Cumming
Ruth Samples Green, age 94, of Cumming, GA, passed away on November 19, 2016. She was born in Forsyth County on March 6, 1922, to the late Silvie and Mintie Pirkle Samples. In addi ...


Ioan Covaciu, 80, Dacula
Ioan Covaciu, age 80, of Dacula passed away Saturday, November 19, 2016.  Funeral services will be held 12:00 pm Wednesday, November 23, 2016 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel.&nb ...


Cecil Edward Carroll, 71, Gainesville
Cecil Edward Carroll, 71, of Gainesville, was called home to be with God on Saturday, November 19, 2016 while peacefully sleeping. There to greet him were his parents, Lester and I ...
Larry Denton (DC) Clark passed away on Thursday Nov. 17, 2016. DC was a avid hunter, and he had a passion for racing motorcross. He was a member of Journey Church. DC was a l ...
Roxanne Ellis, 59, Gainesville
Ms. Roxanne Ellis age 59 of Gainesville, GA, passed away on Saturday, November 19, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services are scheduled for Tuesday, November ...
Peggy Williamson Peavy, 77, Braselton
Mrs. Peggy Williamson Peavy, age 77, of Braselton passed away Saturday, November 19, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, Novem ...
Jimmie White Wilson, 88, Gainesville
Jimmie White Wilson Born February 5, 1928 in New Holland, GA, died November 19, 2016 at the Oaks of Limestone, Gainesville, GA after an extended period of declining health. &nbs ...


Charles Edward Blanton, 80, Nicholson
Charles Edward Blanton age 80 of Nicholson passed away Saturday at the Gentiva Hospice at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center.   Mr. Blanton was born February 12, 1936 i ...
Chad Phillip Foster, 45, Maysville
Mr. Chad Phillip Foster, age 45, of Maysville, GA died Saturday, November 19, 2016 at Northridge Medical Center.  Mr. Foster was born in Winder to Rita Craven Hilton (Ted) of ...
Dillard Pam Gilbert, 70, Jefferson
Mr. Dillard Pam Gilbert age 70 of Jefferson, Ga passed away on Saturday November 19th, 2016 at his residence following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled Sunday ...
Marie Staton Massey, 94, Nicholson
Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson announces the death of Mrs. Marie Staton Massey, age 94 of Nicholson, Georgia who entered into rest Saturday, November 19, 2016.  Mrs. Massey w ...


Josie Segars Aderholdt, 73, Eastanollee
Mrs. Josie Segars Aderholdt, age 73 of North Akins Bridge Road, Eastanollee passed away Saturday November 19, 2016 at Young at Heart Personal Care Home. A daughter of the late J ...


Mrs. Patricia Ann Blackburn went peacefully to be with The Lord on Saturday, November 19th, 2016. Mrs. Blackburn was born in Habersham County to the late Gail and Ethel Bristol. Sh ...
Regina C. Brown, 72, Sautee
Regina C. Brown, age 72, of Sautee passed away Saturday, November 19, 2016.  Mrs. Brown was born February 7, 1944 in Cleveland to the late Charlie and Lola Bell Thurmond ...
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.