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Local Obits for Sun. Jun 12th, 2016


James Ray McDonald, 83, Winder
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. James Ray McDonald, age 83, of Winder, Georgia, who passed away on Saturday, June 12, 2016. Mr. McDonald was born in Statham, Georgia, ...
Billy Joe "B.J." Wall, 87, Winder
Billy Joe "BJ" Wall, age 87, of Winder passed away Sunday, June 12, 2016.  BJ served in the United States Army and  retired from General Motors after 30 years o ...


Janice B. Wood, 92, Dawsonville
Janice B. Wood, 92, of Dawsonville passed away Sunday June 12, 2016 at her residence following a short period of declining health. Born October 3, 1923 in Hoboken, Georgia to th ...


Heather Marie Nall Hagler, 47, of Cumming, GA passed away peacefully on June 12, 2016 surrounded by her family and friends after a courageous battle with rectal cancer. She is surv ...


Eul Rye Jin, 83, Duluth
Eul Rye Jin, age 83 of Duluth, Georgia, died Sunday, June 12, 2016.  Funeral services will be held Wednesday, June 15, 2016 at 11:00 AM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel.&nb ...


Franklin C. Thiel, 63, Cornelia
Franklin C. Thiel, age 63, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Sunday, June 12, 2016. Mr. Thiel was born on June 26, 1952, in Owosso, Michigan, to the late Louie August and Fra ...


Barbara Gail Campbell, 54, Gainesville
Barbara Gail Campbell, age 54, of Gainesville passed away Sunday, June 12, 2016.  Funeral services will be held 7:00 pm Monday, June 20, 2016 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel wit ...
Tom Swindle, 54, Flowery Branch
Tom Swindle, 54 of Flowery Branch, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday June 12, 2016.  Preceded in death by his grandparents, Tom and Mattie Lou Swindle of Ila, Ga. a ...
Edwin Marion Wood, Jr., 85, Flowery Branch
Edwin Marion Wood, Jr., 85, died Sunday, June 12, 2016 at his home on the 11th hole of Royal Lakes Golf Course surrounded by his family after a brave battle with cancer.  H ...


Irene Leger Morin, 82, Toccoa
Mrs. Irene Leger Morin, age 82 of 90 Regan Drive, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Sunday, June 12, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   A daughter of the late Henry 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.