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Local Obits for Mon. Dec 5th, 2016


Judith Ora Cooper, 70, Cumming
Judith Ora Cooper, age 70 of Forsyth County, passed away on Monday, December 5, 2016.  She is survived by her children, Detra Valentine of Gainesville, Marguerite Yates, De ...


Lillian Parfitt Stewart, 92, Cornelia
Lillian Parfitt Stewart, age 92, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Monday, December 5, 2016. Mrs. Stewart was born on April 23, 1924, in Pewsey, England, to the late John Wal ...


William George Bozarth, 88, Gainesville
Mr. William George Bozarth, age 88, of Gainesville, Georgia unexpectedly went home to be with the Lord Monday, December 5, 2016 surrounded by his loving family. Funeral Service ...
Rebeca Araujo-Castillo, 39, Gainesville
Ms. Rebeca Araujo-Castillo, 39, of Gainesville passed away December 5, 2016.  A funeral service is scheduled for Thursday, December 8, 2016 at 1:30 p.m. at St. Michael Cat ...
Eugene Terrell Duncan, 78, Gainesville
Mr. Eugene Terrell Duncan, age 78 of Gainesville, passed away on Sunday, December 4, 2016 at Bell Minor Nursing Home following a brief illness. Funeral services are scheduled fo ...
Jim Wages, 76, Clermont
Jim Wages age 76 of Clermont, Ga. Died Sunday December 4, 2016 at his residence. A memorial service will be held at 11 am Saturday December 10, 2016 at the Little Davenport Ch ...


Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Ira Ella “Rella” Crumley Couch, age 93 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Sunday, December 4, 2016.  Mrs. C ...
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.