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Local Obits for Thu. Jun 30th, 2016


Faye Jones, 82, Dawsonville
Faye Jones, 82, of Dawsonville passed away Thursday June 30, 2016 at Northside Forsyth Hospital following a period of declining health. Born November 13, 1933 in Crabapple to th ...


Patricia Louise Newton, 79, Cumming
Patricia Louise Newton, age 79, of Cumming, GA, passed away on Thursday evening. Mrs. Newton was born in Marietta, GA. She was the daughter of D.B. and Ruby Braselton and the wife ...
Mark Williams, 62, Cumming
Mark Williams, age 62, of Cumming, GA, passed away on June 30, 2016. Mark was a member of Church Of The Good Shephard in Cumming. He is preceded in death by his parents, Bill and B ...


Mr. Jason Eli (J.E.) Garrett Jr., age 92, passed away on June 30, 2016. Mr. Garrett was born in Hall County on July 17, 1923. He was active in St. Paul United Methodist Church f ...
Lawson McKenzie "Mac" Graham, 74, Gainesville
Mac Graham died unexpectedly at Northeast Georgia Medical Center with the love of his life, Madge Filbey Graham, and his cherished sister, Patsy Leonard, by his side. Mac was bo ...
Elbert 'Bud' Hoffman, 81, Gainesville
Mr. Elbert “Bud” Hoffman, age 81, of Gainesville passed away Thursday, June 30, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center - Braselton, surrounded by his family.   ...
Larry Joe Payne, 79, Gainesville
Larry Joe Payne, 79, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family after a brief battle with brain cancer.  A lifelong resident of Hall County, Larry was the son of the late ...
Kelli Cain Pirkle, 46, Gainesville
Kelli Cain Pirkle,age 46 0f Gainesville Georgia . Loving wife, mother, daughter and sister died peacefully on June 30th surrounded by her family and friends after a cou ...


Barbara Nanette Buchanan age 85 of Athens passed away Thursday June 30, 2016 at the Athens Regional Medical Center.   Miss Buchanan was born March 26, 1931 to the late Clyde ...


Timothy Lewis Andrews, 51, Martin
Mr. Timothy Lewis Andrews. age 51 of 18179 Hwy 17, Martin, GA, passed away Thursday, June 30, 2016 at the St. Mary’s Sacred Heart Hospital in Lavonia, GA. A son of Clarenc ...
Mr. Lovic Pierce “Bub” Greer Jr. age 97 of 141 Greer Lane, Toccoa passed away Friday June 30, 2016 at his residence.   A son of the late Lovic Pierce and Eva Gib ...
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.