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Local Obits for Thu. Jul 21st, 2016


Ernestine “Tina” Foster Harvill passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 7, 2016, after a long battle with cancer. Tina was born in Baldwin, Georgia on August 24, 19 ...
O. B. Johnson, Jr, 79, Flowery Branch
Mr. O. B. Johnson, Jr., age 79, of Alto, formerly of Flowery Branch, passed away Thursday, July 21, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m., ...


Felicia Jackson Burns, 89, Gainesville
Mrs. Felicia Jackson Burns passed away peacefully on July 21, 2016 surrounded by her loving family.  Born March 16, 1927 in Gainesville, Georgia, she was the daughter of the l ...
Elaine Jackson, 63, Murrayville
Elaine Jackson, age 63, of Murrayville, GA passed away on July 21, 2016. Elaine was daughter of the late Herschel Scott and Betty Armstrong.  She was also preceded in death ...
Delma Martin "Del" Scott, 90, Gainesville
Mrs. Delma Martin “Del” Scott, age 90, passed away peacefully on July 21, 2016, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.        Born A ...
William Lloyd Sutton, 69, Gainesville
Mr. William Lloyd Sutton age 69 of Gainesville passed away on Thursday July 21, 2016 at his residence following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday ...


Evelyn Rylee Sims, 85, Maysville
Evelyn Rylee Sims, age 85 of Maysville, GA passed away Thursday July 21, 2016.   Mrs. Sims was the daughter of the late Paul W. and Nettie Hill Rylee. She retired from B ...


Pauline Thacker Littleton, 78, Eastanollee
Mrs. Pauline Thacker Littleton age 78 of 2580 Ridgeland Road, Eastanollee passed away Thursday July 21, 2016 at her residence. A daughter of the late Roy T. and Myrtle Standrid ...
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.