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Local Obits for Tue. Jan 31st, 2017


Joyce A. Stansell, 77, Winder
Joyce A. Stansell, age 77, of Winder passed away Tuesday, January 31, 2017.  Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548,, 706-654-0966.


Gladys Bruce, 68, Dawsonville
Gladys Bruce, 68, of Dawsonville passed away Monday January 30, 2017 at her residence following a sudden illness. Born March 19, 1948 in Lumpkin County to the late Hubert and Vi ...


Ruby Stamey Benfield, 88, Clarkesville
Ruby “Nanny B” Stamey Benfield, age 88, of Clarkesville, Georgia, went to her Heavenly home on Tuesday, January 31, 2017, following an extended illness. Mrs. Benfiel ...
Condred Everiage Cochran, 77, Clarkesville
Funeral services for Condred Everiage Cochran, age 77 of Clarkesville will be held on Friday, February 3, 2017 at 2:00 PM from the Hillside Memorial Chapel with Rusty Cochran offic ...


Mrs. Ginger Lyn Phillips Sargent, 37, of Lula passed away on January 31, 2017.  A Memorial service will be held at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, February 3, 2017 in the chapel of Me ...


Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Carroll Anderson “C.A” Puckett, age 76, of Jackson County, who passed away on Tuesday, January 31, 2017. Mr. Puckett was a ...
William H. Steele, 76, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. William H. Steele, age 76 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Tuesday, January 31, 2017.  Mr. Steele was born in Chattaro ...


Waymon Fount Earls, 60, Toccoa
Mr. Waymon Fount Earls, age 60 of 451 Fowlertown Road, Toccoa passed away Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at St. Mary’s Sacred Heart Hospital, Lavonia. A son of the late Thomas ...


Warren Reece, 89, Cleveland
Warren Reece, age 89 of Cleveland, passed away Tuesday, January 31, 2017. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced later by Barrett Funeral Home, Cleveland ...
Warren Reece, 89, Cleveland
Warren Reece, age 89 of Cleveland, passed away Tuesday, January 31, 2017.  Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 PM Saturday, February 4, 2017 at The Chapel of Barrett Fu ...
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.