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Local Obits for Sun. Aug 7th, 2016


John James “Big John” Boswell age 74 of Maysville passed away Sunday August 7, 2016 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   Big John was born June 17, 1 ...


Ronald Moody, 70, Alto
Ronald Moody, age 70, of Alto, passed away on Friday, August 5, 2016.   Born in Habersham County, on April 25, 1946, he was a son of Loreen Palmer Moody of Cornelia and ...


Richard Lamar Dodd, 75, Gainesville
                Richard Lamar Dodd, 75, peacefully passed away Sunday, August 7, 2016 with his cherished ...
Dorothy Spikes Garner, 82, Gainesville
                Dorothy Spikes Garner, age 82 of Gainesville, passed away Sunday, August 7, 2016 at Nor ...
Dorothy J. “Dotty” Wilson, age 86 of Gainesville, GA, passed away on August 7, 2016 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Dotty retired after 35 years from the No ...


Ava B. Carlan Maddox, age 86 of Talmo, passed away Sunday, August 7, 2016 at her residence following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held Thursday, August 11, 2016 ...
Virginia Toney Shaw, 72, Pendergrass
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Virginia Toney Shaw, age 72, of Pendergrass, Georgia who entered into rest Sunday, August 7, 2016.  Mrs. Shaw was born in Hall C ...
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.