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Local Obits for Thu. Feb 11th, 2016


            Mrs. Tinnie Mae Johnson Landing, age 70 of Winder, passed away on Thursday, February 11, 2016 at her residence fo ...


William Michael Jones, 75, Cumming
William Michael Jones, 75, of Cumming, GA died on February 11, 2016 at Northside Hospital Forsyth.  Born in Kingston, Jamaica he was the son of Ruby James.  His beloved w ...
Montine Martin, 72, Cumming
Montine Martin, age 72, of Forsyth County, passed away on February 11, 2016.  She was a member of Liberty Baptist Church in Dawsonville.  Montine is preceded in death by ...


Enid McKinley Hastings, 90, Gainesville
Enid Eloise McKinley Hastings, 90, of Gainesville, Georgia, died at home surrounded by her family on February 11, 2016. Mrs. Hastings was born in Vienna, Georgia, on January 30, ...
Mrs. Betty Jean “BJ” Elliott Webb, age 67 of Oakwood, passed away on Thursday, February 11, 2016 at her residence following an extended illness.    &n ...
Junior Homer Young, 72, Gainesville
Mr. Junior Homer Young, age 72 of Gainesville, passed away Thursday, February 11, 2016 at his residence following an extended illness.         ...
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.