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Local Obits for Thu. Jan 5th, 2017


Melissa L. Hagler, 33, Dacula
Mrs. Melissa L. Hagler, age 33 of Dacula passed away Thursday, January 5, 2017 at Gwinnett Hospital System – Lawrenceville, surrounded by her family. Funeral Services will ...


Bimbo Brewer, 74, Gainesville
Bimbo Brewer, loving husband and father, doting grandfather, storytelling raconteur, community character and cowboy, finished this part of the race on January 5, 2017. James Cam ...
Robert Ward Parker, 59, Murrayville
Robert Ward Parker, age 59 of Murrayville, passed away on January 5, 2017.  Mr. Parker was born in Birmingham, Alabama to the late Frances Ellison Anglin.  He was retired ...


James Lester Hart, Sr, 81, Commerce
  Mr. James Lester Hart, Sr., age 81, of Commerce died Thursday, January 5, 2017 at St. Mary’s Hospital.  Mr. Hart was born in Elberton to the late, Jack and Kat ...


Peggy Eileen Walton, 73, Woodstock
Peggy Eileen Walton, age 73 of Woodstock, passed away on Thursday, January 5, 2017.  No services are scheduled.


Johnny Oliver Haygood, 86, Toccoa
Mr. Johnny Oliver Haygood, age 86, of Cherry Street, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Thursday, January 5, 2017 at Willow Gardens. A son of the late Russell D. and Annie Segars Hayg ...
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.