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Local Obits for Mon. Apr 18th, 2016


Cheryl Renee Phillips, 56, Dawsonville
Cheryl Renee Phillips, age 56 of Dawsonville Ga., passed away Monday, April 18, 2016.  She was born September 9, 1959 in Cumming, Ga.   Renee is survived by her fat ...
  James Edward “Eddie” Noble, age 56, Dawsonville, GA (Lumpkin County) passed away on Monday, April 18, 2016. Eddie was the son of the late Labon Ray and Ver ...


Charles W. “Chuck” Fisher, III, age 54, of Cumming passed away Monday, April 18, 2016.   Survivors include his daughters, Katherine Fisher and Chelsea Fisher ...


Jerry Morris Goss, 67, Clarkesville
Funeral services for Jerry Morris Goss, age 67 of Clarkesville will be held on Thursday, April 21, 2016 at 2:00 PM from the Providence Baptist Church.  Rev. Jerry Karne ...
Betty Marie Maney Moore, 63, Demorest
Betty Marie Maney Moore, age 63 of Demorest, passed away Monday, April 18, 2016, at her residence. Born in Habersham County on May 18, 1952, she was a daughter of the late Voice ...
Larry Alvin Payne, 74, Demorest
Mr. Larry Alvin Payne, age 74 of Demorest, passed away on Monday, April 18, 2016 at his residence following an extended illness. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, Apri ...


Edward “Garlon” Pardue, 85, Gainesville
Mr. Edward “Garlon” Pardue, age 85 of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away on Monday, April 18, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton, GA following an extende ...
Clarence Perry Cochran, 85, Gillsville
            Mr. Clarence Perry Cochran, age 85 of Gillsville, passed away on Monday, April 18, 2016 at his residence followin ...
Ronald Millard Galloway, 88, Gainesville
    Ronald Millard Galloway, 88, of Gainesville, GA, formerly of Cleveland, Ohio and Brooksville, FL and born in Homestead, PA passed away April 18, 2016. His b ...


Claudine Stewart, 87, Commerce
            Mrs. Claudine Stewart, age 87, of Commerce died Monday, April 18, 2016 at Northridge Medical Center.  Mrs. S ...


James "Jimmy" "Pops" Allison, 62, Murrayville
James “Jimmy” “Pops” Allison, age 62, of Murrayville, GA (Lumpkin County) passed away Monday April 18, 2016.   Jimmy was born July 6, 1953 in Lum ...
Noah Christopher Gaydon age 2 and Kaylee Monroe Gaydon age 1 of Dahlonega passed away in their home on April 18, 2016. While being very close in age they were almost like twins, sh ...
Terry Lee Nichols, 53, Dahlonega
Terry Lee Nichols, age 53 of Dahlonega Ga., passed away Monday, April 18, 2016.  He was born October 23, 1962 in Cumming, Ga.   Terry is survived by his father and ...


Linda Mosley Swafford, 72, Toccoa
Mrs. Linda Mosley Swafford, age 72 of 393 W. Savannah Street, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Monday, April 18, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   A daughter o ...
James Alton Sweat, Sr, 91, Eastanollee
Mr. James Alton Sweat, Sr., age 91 of 390 Whitworth Road, Eastanollee, Georgia passed away Monday, April 18, 2016 at his residence.   A son of the late James Harley and ...


Joe Lively III, 76, Cleveland
Joe Lively III was born Jan. 13, 1940, in Sumter, South Carolina, to Joe I. Lively Jr. and Billie Spencer Lively.  He went to be with his Lord on April 8, 2016.  He was a ...
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.