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Local Obits for Mon. Jun 6th, 2016


Clifford Dennis Allen Sr., 77, Dawsonville
Clifford Dennis Allen, Sr., age 77, of Dawsonville, GA, passed away on June 6, 2016, at his residence. Dennis was born in Gwinnett County during the summer of 1938, to the late Cli ...


James Michael Donnelly, 80, Cumming
James Michael Donnelly, age 80, born April 11, 1936,  of Cumming, passed away on Monday, June 6, 2016 following a courageous battle of almost 30 years from Parkinson's. Th ...
Cathy Jean Brown Holmes, age 61 of Cumming, passed away on Monday, June 6, 2016. Funeral services will be held Friday, June 10, 2016 at 10:00 am at The Church of Jesus Christ of ...


Martha Jones Holcomb, 79, Clarkesville
Martha Ann Jones Holcomb went to be with her Lord and Savior Monday, June 6, 2016.  Born on November 24, 1936, Mrs. Holcomb was raised in Robbinsville, NC.  She attended ...
Debbie Annette Ivester Walden, 55, Clarkesville
Mrs. Debbie Annette Ivester Walden, age 55, of Clarkesville died Monday, June 6, 2016.  Born in Habersham County on December 10, 1960, Mrs. Walden was the daughter of the late ...


Nolan Leon "Pedro" Brown, 74, Gainesville
Funeral Services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Wednesday June 8, 2016 at Ward's Funeral Home Chapel for Nolan Leon “Pedro” Brown, age 74 of Gainesville. The Rev. Robe ...
Imogene Smith Stowers, 82, Gainesville
Mrs. Imogene Smith Stowers, 82 of Gainesville died Monday June 6, 2016 at her residence. ?A lifelong resident of Hall County, Mrs. Stowers was the daughter of the late Joe and O ...
Willie Lou Westmoreland, 100, Gainesville
       Willie Lou Westmoreland, age 100 of Gainesville, passed away Monday, June 06, 2016 at the Oaks of Limestone following an extended illness. & ...
Jeanne Wrenn Whitt, 72, Gainesville
Jeanne Wrenn Whitt, 72, of Gainesville, GA died at her home on June 7, 2016 surrounded by her loving family.  Born in Florida, she was the daughter of the late Dewitt and Ann ...


Mr. Lloyd “Danny” Daniel Whisnant, age 56 of 434 Adams Road, Martin, Georgia passed away Monday, June 6, 2016 at Piedmont Hospital. A son of the late Lloyd and Jewel ...
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.