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Local Obits for Thu. Sep 29th, 2016


Clifford Neal Puckett, 60, Winder
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Clifford Neal Puckett, age 60, of Winder, who passed away on Thursday, September 29, 2016. Mr. Puckett was born in Duluth, Georgia, a ...


Gregory Warkoski, 59, Cumming
 Gregory Warkoski, 59, formerly of Bristol CT, died Thursday, September 29, 2016, at his home in Cumming, GA. Gregory was born in Bristol on August 26, 1957 and w ...


Guadalupe Castillo, 67, Cornelia
Funeral Mass for Guadalupe Castillo, age 67 of Cornelia will be held on Friday, September 30, 2016 at 11:00 AM from the St. Mark Catholic Church with Fr. José Luis Hern&aacu ...


Donald Samuel Burrell, 85, Gainesville
Donald Samuel Burrell, age 85, passed away on September 29, 2016 in Gainesville, Georgia. A graveside service will be held on Saturday October 8, 2016 at the Coatsbury Presbyterian ...
Hilda Schwab, 90, Gainesville
Hilda Schwab, age 90, of Gainesville passed away Thursday, September 29, 2016.  Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548,, 706-654- ...


Franklin Dee Haley, 62, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Franklin Dee Haley, age 62, of Jefferson, GA, who passed away on Thursday, September 29, 2016. Mr. Haley was born in Flint, Michigan, ...
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.