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Local Obits for Wed. Nov 23rd, 2016


Viola May Gerlach, 92, Winder
Mrs. Viola May Gerlach, age 92, of Winder Georgia died Wednesday, November 23, 2016. She was a wife and homemaker. Born in Chicopee, Massachusetts,Viola traveled to Alaska, Japan a ...
Mary B. Holland, 93, Winder
Mrs. Mary B. Holland, age 93, of Winder, Georgia passed away November 23, 2016.  A native of Clover, South, Carolina, she was a daughter of the late N. G. and Iona Currence ...


Jacky Evans, 63, Dawsonville
Jacky Evans, 63, of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday November 23, 2016 at Northside Forsyth Hospital following a period of declining health.   Born April 7, 1953 in Cob ...
Jerry Smallwood, 59, Dawsonville
Jerry Smallwood, 59, of Dawsonville passed away Tuesday November 22, 2016. Born August 21, 1957 to the late Bill and Ruby Smallwood, he had lived in Dawson County for the past 1 ...


William Vincent “Billy” Kuch, 30, of Cumming, GA died on Saturday, November 19, 2016. Billy was born July 14, 1986 in New Haven, CT. He was a graduate of Wharton Hig ...
Phillip “Fuzz” Vaughan passed away on Nov 22, 2016. Visitation will be held on Friday, November 25, 2016 from 12:00pm until 2:00pm at McDonald and Son Funeral Home with ...


Katie Mae Nations Franklin, 90, Clarkesville
Katie Mae Nations Franklin, age 90, of Clarkesville, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, December 20, 2016. Mrs. Franklin was born on May 1, 1926 in White County, Georgia. She was p ...


Mrs. Mildred Lurline McElwaney, age 88 of Gay, passed away on Wednesday, November 23, 2016 at her residence following an extended illness.   Funeral services are schedul ...
James Alan Wilkes, 63, Flowery Branch
Mr. James Alan Wilkes, age 63, of Flowery Branch passed away Wednesday, November 23, 2016 at Piedmont Hospital in Newnan, surrounded by his family. Memorial Services will be 2 ...


Robert Edward Call, 43, Covington
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Robert Edward Call, 43, went to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus, on November 23, 2016. He was a resident of Covington, Georgia. He i ...
Mary Leona Elkins, 62, Athens
Mary Leona Elkins, age 62 of Athens, GA passed away Tuesday, December 20, 2016. Mrs. Elkins was the daughter of the late David Lee and Mary Lou Yates Sharp.   Survivo ...


George William Bean, 82, Cleveland
Mr. George William Bean age 82 of Cleveland, Ga passed away on Wednesday November 23, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extend illness. Funeral services are ...
Rev. Gerald Rudolph Carnes, age 74, of Cleveland, GA, passed away Tuesday, November 22, 2016, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Gerald was born in Cumming, GA, in 1942, to the l ...
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.