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Local Obits for Sat. Sep 10th, 2016


Jean Marella Daugherty, 85, Cumming
Jean Marella Daugherty, 85, of Cumming, GA passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 10, 2016 at Northside Hospital Forsyth, Cumming, GA.  Funeral Services will be held ...
  Angelica Marie Kaminski, 40, of Cumming, GA died on September 10, 2016.  Born in Chicago Heights, IL she was the daughter of the late Jerome Kaminiski and Betty Kami ...


Brenda Sue Martin, 64, Lilburn
Brenda Sue Martin, 64, of Lilburn, GA passed away on Saturday, September 10, 2016 following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, September 13, 2016 at ...
Ruth Hamlin Prince, 96, Buford, formerly of Macon
Mrs. Ruth Hamlin Prince, age 96 of Buford, GA passed away on Saturday, September 10, 2016. Mrs. Prince was a longtime resident of Macon, GA. She is survived by her daughters, Patri ...


Eddie Dale Canup, 54, Mt. Airy
Eddie Dale Canup, age 54, of Mt. Airy, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, September 10, 2016. Mr. Canup was born on November 18, 1961 in Stephens County, Georgia. He was a member ...


Randy M. Looper, 69, Gainesville
Randy M. Looper, 69, of Gainesville passed away Saturday September 10, 2016 following a sudden illness at a place he dearly loved, the gate at Sanford Stadium in Athens with ninety ...
Mr. Terry Jerome (T.J.) Maddox Jr. passed away on Saturday September 10, 2016 following a sudden illness.          Funeral services are scheduled f ...
William Michael “Mike” McGee, 63, of Oakwood passed away on Saturday, September 10, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.Memorial services will be held on Wednesday ...
Lois G. Oliver, 84, Clermont
Lois G. Oliver, age 84 of Lula, passed away Saturday, September 10, 2016.  Mrs. Oliver was born June 26, 1932 in Clermont to the late Charlie and Edna Rogers Gilstrap. Lois ...


After walking the Earth for 75 years on September 10, 2016, Douglas Sewell Blackstock went to walk with Jesus.  He was at home with his family after fighting a long battle wit ...
Nora Bell Finch, 90, Jefferson
Nora Bell Finch, age 90, of Jefferson passed away Saturday, September 10, 2016.   Nora loved to fish, travel, sing in the choir, her family and life.    ...
Margie Ann Polk, 80, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Margie Ann Polk, age 80, of Jefferson, who passed away on Saturday, September 10, 2016. Mrs. Polk was born in Forsyth County, Georgia ...
Lloyd William Southwick, 71, Jefferson
Mr. Lloyd William Southwick, age 71, of Jefferson, GA died Saturday, September 10, 2016 at his residence.  Mr. Southwick was born in Lynn, Massachusetts to the late, John Will ...


Steve Lee Giddens, Sr, 55, Danielsville
Steve Lee Giddens, Sr., age 55 of Danielsville, GA passed away Saturday September 10, 2016.   Mr. Giddens was the son of the late Milton Lee and Eveline Rowland Giddens, ...


Helen Keen Kennedy Palmer, 84, Eastonellee
Mrs. Helen Keen Kennedy Palmer age 84 of 458 North Canal Bridge Road, Eastanollee passed away Saturday September 10, 2016 at Athens Regional Medical Center.   A dau ...


Lamar (Lemorial) Pruitt, 70, Cleveland
Mr. Lamar (Lemorial) Pruitt was born September 19, 1945 to the late Julius Ballet Pruitt and Ethel Mary Ann (M.E.) Jenkins. He departed this life early Saturday morning September 1 ...
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.