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Local Obits for Sun. Apr 10th, 2016


Clyde Edwards, 87, Dawsonville
Clyde Edwards, 87, of Dawsonville passed away Sunday April 10, 2016 at his residence following a period of declining health.   Clyde Edwards, a veteran of the Korean War ...


Helen Elizabeth Neely, 85, Cumming
Helen Elizabeth Neely, 85, of Cumming, GA passed away on Sunday, April 10, 2016 at The Oaks at the Hamptons, Cumming, GA.   Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, A ...
Lotta Hope Shelby, 95, Cumming
Lotta Hope Shelby, 95, of Cumming, GA died on April 10 at the Oaks at Hampton. Ms. Shelby moved to Atlanta in the 1940's from the Midwest and embraced the southern lifestyle. S ...


Jack E. Douglas, 73, Gainesville
Jack E. Douglas, age 73, of Gainesville, passed away on Sunday April 10, 2016 at his residence following an extended illness.         &nb ...
Florence Adelaide Janney, 97, Gainesville
Mrs. Florence Adelaide Janney, age 97 of Gainesville, passed away on Sunday, April 10, 2016 at the residence of her grandson and his fiancé, Lisa Aiello following a brief il ...
Pearlie Sadler, 82, Gainesville
Mrs. Pearlie Sadler passed away on Sunday, April 10, 2016 following an extended illness. Born in Homer, GA on November 17, 1933 she was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Curtis ...
Harry Marshall Veatch, 91, Gainesville
Mr. Harry Marshall Veatch, age 91, longtime resident of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away at his home surrounded by his family on Sunday, April 10, 2016.      ...
Josephine Wilson, 93, Gainesville
Little & Davenport Funeral Home announces the death of Josephine Wilson 93 of Gainesville, Ga. Mrs. Wilson died Sunday April 10, 2016 at the N.E. Ga. Medical Center. Complete a ...


Robert Eugene Sweat, 84, Dahlonega formerly of Snellville
Robert Eugene Sweat age 84, of Dahlonega formerly of Snellville, GA passed away on April 10, 2016.   Mr. Sweat was of Baptist faith and a US Airforce Veteran.   ...
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.