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Local Obits for Sat. Nov 5th, 2016


Mary Sue Chandler, 88, Winder
Mrs. Mary Sue Chandler, age 88, of Winder, Georgia passed away November 5, 2016 at her residence.  A lifelong resident of Barrow County, she was a daughter of the late&nb ...


Marlene A. Sagnelli passed away November 5, 2016.  Loving daughter of Anna and William Morganstern.  She was born and raised in Stamford, Connecticut where she met her hu ...
Paul H. Schneider, 74, Cumming
Paul H. Schneider, age 74, of Cumming, GA, passed away on November 5, 2016, after a brief illness. Paul was born December 16, 1941, in Bellwood, Illinois, to the late Harry and Edn ...
Floyd Dupree Spratlin, 90, Cumming
Floyd Dupree Spratlin, 90, of Cumming, GA, passed away on Saturday, November 05, 2016 at The Gardens of Roswell, Suwanee Dr.  Arrangements by McDonald and Son Funeral Home, Cu ...


Mary Long Brewer, 68, Baldwin
Mary Long Brewer, age 68, of Baldwin, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, November 5, 2016.   Mrs. Brewer was born on October 18, 1948, in Greenville, South Carolina, to the l ...


Ernest Frank Abercrombie, 67, Flowery Branch
Ernest Frank Abercrombie age 67 of Flowery Branch passed away Saturday November 5. Memorial Service 2:00 p.m. Friday River Forks Park Pavilion. Ward's Funeral Home of Gainesvil ...
Alan Dexter Williams, Sr., 61, Gainesville
Mr. Alan Dexter Williams, Sr. age 61 of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, November 5, 2016 at his residence following a sudden illness. Mr. Williams was born June 7 ...


Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Patricia “Pat” Silman Love, age 71, of Commerce, Georgia, who passed away on Saturday, November 5, 2016. Mrs. Love was bo ...


James Henry Whiten, 88, Toccoa
Mr. James Henry Whiten, age 88 of 1633 Talmadge Drive, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Saturday, November 5, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A son of the late Henry Benjam ...
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.