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Local Obits for Wed. Jan 18th, 2017


Mozelle Nunnally Carlan, 94, Hollingsworth Community
Mozelle Nunnally Carlan, age 94, of the Hollingsworth Community in Baldwin, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, January 18, 2017. Mrs. Carlan was born on October 27, 1922, in Ban ...
Mary Justus Cross Franklin, 95, Clarkesville
Funeral services for Mary Justus Cross Franklin, age 95 of Clarkesville will be held on Saturday, January 21, 2017 at 3:00 PM from the Mt. Zion Baptist Church.  Rev. Kenn ...
Bess Duncan Hodkinson, 81, Clarkesville
Bess Duncan Hodkinson, age 81, of Clarkesville, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, January 18, 2017. Mrs. Hodkinson was born on March 2, 1935, in Fairburn, Georgia, ...


Bobby Lee Brawner, 55, Gainesville
Bobby Lee Brawner , age 55 of Gainesville Georgia passed away on January 18, 2017.  Services entrusted to Wimberly & Jackson Funeral Home.


Geraldine Adams Lee, 84, Hoschton
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Geraldine Adams Lee, age 84 of Hoschton, Georgia who entered into rest Wednesday, January 18, 2017.  Mrs. Lee was born in Jackso ...
Richard "Rick" Anthony Murphy, age 60, of Hoschton passed away Wednesday, January 18, 2017. Funeral services will be held 2:00 pm Monday, January 23, 2017  at L ...
Johnny Cecil Swain, 68, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Johnny Cecil Swain, age 68 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Wednesday, January 18, 2017.  Mr. Swain was born in Commer ...


John Abercrombie, 86, Dahlonega
John Abercrombie, age 86, of Dahlonega, GA passed away at home on Tuesday January 18, 2017. Johnny was born on December 6, 1930 and was a lifelong resident of Lumpkin County. ...
Rezin Harkins, 85, Dahlonega
Mr. Rezin Harkins, age 85, of Dahlonega passed away on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 following a period of declining health. Born to parents Benjamin and Alice Stover Harkins in Such ...
Betty Sue Rucker, 67, Dahlonega
Betty Sue Rucker, age 67, a long-time resident of Dahlonega, GA passed away on Wednesday January 18, 2017. Betty was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who enjoy ...
Melvina Lou Barton, 72, Dahlonega
Graveside Services are scheduled for 12:00 p.m. Sunday January 22, 2017 at Corinth Baptist Church Cemetery for Martha Melvina Lou Barton aka “Mickey”, age 72, of Dahlon ...


Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs. Martha Geraldine “Jeri” Westmoreland Bruner, age 78 of Sautee Nacoochee. Mrs. Bruner passed away Wednesd ...
Lisa Yvonne Lewallen, 52, Cleveland
Lisa Yvonne Lewallen, age 52 of Cleveland, was carried away by the angels to her heavenly home on Wednesday evening, January 18, 2017. Ms. Lewallen was born June 25, 1964 in Gai ...
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.