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Local Obits for Sat. Jul 23rd, 2016


Janet Jett Dillard, 84, Gainesville
Janet Jett Dillard, age 84 of Gainesville, passed away on Saturday July 23, 2016.  The family will receive friends and family on Monday July 25, 2016 from 5:00pm – 7:00p ...


Beverly Patricia Knight, 68, Sautee-Nacoochee
Ms. Beverly Patricia Knight, age 68, of Sautee-Nacoochee, passed away Saturday, July 23, 2016. Ms. Knight was born in Tucker, GA to the late Joe Brown and Gladys Atwood Knight. ...
Barbara Joan Walden, 78, Cleveland
Barbara Joan Walden, age 78, of Cleveland, entered into the presence of our Savior Jesus Christ on Saturday, July 23, 2016.  Mrs. Walden was born in Marion, NC the daughter ...
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.