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Local Obits for Thu. May 5th, 2016


Brandi Sue Darling, 31, Auburn
Brandi Sue Darling, age 31, of Auburn passed away Thursday, May 5, 2016.  Funeral services will be held 7:00 pm Saturday, May 7, 2016 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor ...


Geoffrey Andrew "Andy" Jones, age 26, of Cumming passed away Monday, May 2, 2016.  Andy was a wonderful father who loved his family more than anything. Survivors ...
Rudean A. Mathis, 86, Cumming
    Ms. Rudean A. Mathis, age 86, of Forsyth County, passed away on Thursday, May 5, 2016, at Northside Forsyth Hospital in Cumming, GA. Born in Forsyth County on F ...
James Tony "Goose" McGee, age 57 of Cumming passed away Wednesday, May 4, 2016.  Goose was a member of Beaver Ruin Baptist Church.  He is preceded in death by h ...


Gregory R. Kilgore, 67, Buford
Mr. Gregory R. Kilgore, age 67, of Buford passed away Thursday, May 5, 2016.   A Memorial Service will be held 2:00 – 4:00p.m., Saturday, May 14, 2016 at the Ameri ...


Eunice Wood Allen, 94, Clarkesville
Eunice Wood Allen, age 94, of Clarkesville, Georgia, passed away on Thursday, May 5, 2016. Mrs. Allen was born in Habersham County on August 14, 1921 to the late Oliver Joh ...
Curtis Thomason Jr., 73, Carnesville
Curtis Thomason, Jr., age 73, of Carnesville, GA passed away Thursday, May  5, 2016. Mr. Thomason was born December 1, 1942 in Franklin County, Georgia to the late Cur ...


Nancy Gilstrap Savage, 54, Gainesville
  Ms. Nancy Gilstrap Savage, age 54, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Thursday, May 05, 2016 at her residence.            ...
Gloria Wilson Bearden, 86, Gainesville
Mrs. Gloria Wilson Bearden, age 86 of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday, May 5, 2016 at Gateway Nursing Home following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled for M ...
JoAnn C. Davis, 79, Gainesville
JoAnn C. Davis, 79, of Gainesville, died Thursday May 5, 2016.  Little & Davenport Funeral Home, Gainesville.


Rose Marie Holly Ambroise, 74, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Rose Marie Holly Ambroise, age 74 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Wednesday, May 4, 2016.  Mrs. Ambroise was born in ...
Lillie Mae Frady Lee, 88, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Lillie Mae Frady Lee, age 88 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Thursday, May 5, 2016.  Mrs. Lee was born in Raleigh, N ...


Bessie Mae Fowler Jordan, 71, Jonesboro
Bessie Mae Fowler Jordan, age 71, of Jonesboro, GA, passed away Thursday, May 5, 2016 at the Pruitt Healthcare in Toccoa.   A daughter of the late G.L. and Mary Lou Dav ...
Katie Goodson Kay, 80, Asheville, N.C.
  Mrs. Katie Goodson Kay, age 80, of Asheville, North Carolina passed away on Thursday, May 05, 2016 at Phoebe Putney Hospital in Albany, Georgia following a brief illness. ...
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.