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Local Obits for Wed. Mar 9th, 2016


Clayton Allen “Clay” Hamley age 30 of Hoschton, GA died Tuesday, March 8, 2016. Mr. Hamley has been cremated. A celebration of life will be held Friday, March 11, 2016 ...


Dylan MacKenzie Gunby, 18, Clarkesville
Dylan MacKenzie Gunby, age 18 of Clarkesville passed away March 9, 2016   Born in Gainesville, Georgia on July 24, 1997, Dylan was the daughter of Harold Eugene Gunby, J ...


Frank Housley Jr, 76, Gainesville
 Frank Housley, Jr., 76, of Gainesville died March 9, 2016. No services are scheduled at this time. Wards Funeral Home, 136 Main Street, Gainesville, GA., in charge of arrange ...
Eula Jean “Peggy” Phillips, 81, Flowery Branch
Eula Jean “Peggy” Phillips, 81, of Flowery Branch, GA. passed away on Wednesday, March 9, 2016. Little & Davenport Funeral Home and Crematory, 355 Dawsonville H ...


Fannie Lea Emmett, 58, Maysville
Fannie Lea Emmett, age 58 of Maysville, passed away Tuesday, March 8, 2016 at her residence following an extended illness.           ...


Edward Franklin Page, 63, Rabun Gap
Edward Franklin Page, 63, of Rabun Gap died March 9, 2016.   He was born April 28, 1952 in Rabun County and was the son of the late Ethel Rickman Page and Bill Page.&nb ...


Lawrence Charles Ballard, 89, of Tiger, GA passed away at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Wednesday, March 9, 2016. The family will receive friends at Beck Funeral Home from 7 ...
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.