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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Feb 1st, 2016


David Adams Binnion, 75, Winder
   Mr. David Adams Binnion, age 75, of Winder, Georgia passed away February 1, 2016 at his residence.  A native of Texas, he was a Son of the late Hank and Irma Adam ...


John Paul Kidd, 83, Cumming
John Paul Kidd, age 83, passed away peacefully at the Cumming Embracing Hospice House surrounded by his loving family on Sunday, January 31, 2016. He was preceded in death by his f ...


Melvin Martin, 96, Demorest
Melvin Martin, age 96 of Demorest, passed away Monday, February 1, 2016. Born in Madison County, Georgia on March 19, 1919, he was a son of the late Loris and Pammie Lewallen M ...


Frances (Fran) McConnell Amend, 85, of Gainesville, GA passed away on December 16, 2015 after an extended illness following a stroke and hip fracture. Frances was born in W ...
Juanita Sumner Davis, 93, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Juanita Sumner Davis, age 93, of Flowery Branch passed away Monday, February 1, 2016 at Landmark Hospital in Athens, surrounded by family.   Funeral Services will b ...
Leroy Dowell, 87, Gainesville
          Mr. Leroy Dowell, age 87 of Gainesville, passed away on Monday, February 01, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center followi ...
Jane Cuddeback Elwell, 80, Gainesville
          Mrs. Jane Cuddeback Elwell, age 80, passed away at her residence at Lanier Village Estates in Gainesville, Georgia. Servic ...
Bobby Joe Reed, 79, Gainesville
      Mr. Bobby Joe Reed, age 79 of Gainesville, passed away on Monday, February 1, 2016 at Bell Minor Nursing Home following an extended illness.   ...


Larry Milton Ayers, 58, Commerce
  Larry Milton Ayers, age 58 of Commerce, GA passed away Monday Feb. 01, 2016.       Mr. Ayers was the son of the late Herman and Lois Turpin Aye ...


Timothy Kenneth Mullinax, 45, Dahlonega
  Timothy Kenneth Mullinax, age 45, of Dahlonega passed away Monday, February 1, 2016.  Tim was born March 6, 1970 in Cumming, GA and has resided in Dahlonega for the ...
Lillie Mae Green, co-founder of Green's Grocery, dies at 99
The woman who founded and ran Green's Grocery with her husband in 1950 died Thursday.
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.