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Local Obits for Fri. Jan 6th, 2017


Charlie Wade, 82, Alto
Charlie Wade, age 82, of Alto, Georgia, went to be with The Lord on Friday, January 6, 2017 following an extended illness. Mr. Wade was born on July 6, 1934 in Banks County ...


Dominic Anthony Accetta of Cumming, Georgia, passed away Friday, January 6th, 2017 at the age of 81.  The son of Rocco and Angelina Accetta, Sicilian immigrants, he was born i ...
Doris Irene Flynn, 83, Cumming
Doris Irene Flynn, age 83, of Cumming, passed away Friday, January 6, 2017.  She was preceded in death by her husband, William Tom Ed Flynn; parents Leon and Effie Holbrook an ...


Josef Daniel Neuburger, 75 of Buford, GA passed away Friday, January 6, 2017.  Arrangements by McDonald and Son Funeral Home, Cumming, Ga.,


Amy Marie Couget, 95, Gainesville
Mrs. Amy Marie Couget, 95, of Gainesville passed away on January 6, 2017 A memorial service is scheduled for Saturday, January 21, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel of Memorial Pa ...
Sammy Gene Bryant, 69, Gainesville
Sammy Gene Bryant, age 69 of Gainesville, passed away on Friday, January 6, 2017. He was a faithful husband, wonderful father and the best Papa that ever lived. He is survived b ...
Henry B. Humphries, 84, Gainesville
Funeral Services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Tuesday January 10, 2017 at New Haven Congregational Holiness Church for Henry B. Humphries, age 84 of Gainesville. The Rev. Wayne Hick ...
Alfred Sullens, 68, Gainesville
 Alfred Sullens, age 68, of Gainesville passed away on Friday, January 6, 2017. A Funeral service is scheduled for Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel of M ...


Julie E. Pyles, 91, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Julie E. Pyles, age 91 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, January 6, 2017.  Mrs. Pyles was preceded by her husb ...


Sammie Lane Davis, 80, Dahlonega
Sammie Lane Davis, age 80, of Dahlonega, GA passed away on Friday January 6, 2017 at Foothills Retirement Home in Dahlonega, GA. She was born in Lumpkin County and had lived in ...


Albert Neal Whigham, 73, Alpharetta
Albert Neal Whigham, age 73 of Alpharetta, passed away on Friday, January 6, 2017.  He was a Army Veteran. Albert was a member of Cleveland Avenue Baptist Church and was the o ...


Mr. Quinnion Willard Griffin, age 64, of 92 Robin Place, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Thursday, January 5, 2017 at the home. A son of the late Luther and Amey Lee Sertain Griffin ...
James Claude Lawson, 93, Toccoa
Mr. James Claude “J.C.” Lawson, age 93 of 15 Fern Point Extension, Toccoa, GA, passed away Friday, January 6, 2017 at the Stephens County Hospital.   A son of th ...


Michael Paul Dobbins, 59, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Michael Paul Dobbins, age 59 of Cleveland, formally of Marietta, Georgia. Mr. Dobbins passed away on Friday, January 6, 2017. G ...
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.