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Local Obits for Mon. Jan 9th, 2017


Doris M. Bryant, 91, Cumming
Doris M. Bryant, age 91, of Cumming, GA passed away on Jan. 9th, 2017 after a valiant battle with cancer. Doris was born December 16, 1925 to Ed and Alice Greiner of Frui ...


Lance D. Barnes, 51, Peoria, IL, formerly Gwinnett County
Lance D. Barnes, age 51 of Peoria, IL and formerly of Gwinnett County died suddenly on Friday, December 30, 2016. Funeral service will be held Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at 2:00 P ...


Janet Elizabeth Anderson, 70, Mt. Airy
Janet Elizabeth Anderson, age 70, of Mt. Airy, Georgia, entered into the presence of her Lord and Savior on Sunday, January 8, 2017.   Mrs. Anderson was born on March 18 ...
Ann Sutton Hill, 67, Demorest
Ann Sutton Hill, age 67, of Demorest, Georgia, passed away on Sunday, January 8, 2017, following an extended illness. Mrs. Hill was born on October 1, 1949, in Atlanta, Georgia. ...
Patsy Nell Higgins Ordner, age 87, of Alto, Georgia went to be with the Lord on Monday, January 9, 2017 following a sudden illness. Mrs. Ordner was born on January 30, 1929 in B ...
James "Jim" Douglas Owens, 77, Clarkesville
James "Jim" Douglas Owens, age 77 of Clarkesville passed away Monday, January 9, 2017.  Memorial services will be held on Saturday, January 14, 2017 at 1:00 P ...


James ( Doc) Couch, 86, Clermont
Funeral services are scheduled for, James ( Doc) Couch age 86 of Clermont, Ga.  Services will be at 2:00 pm  Wednesday in Strickland Funeral Home Chapel. The Rev. Les Ful ...
Gregory Keith Chapman, 58, Gainesville
Gregory Keith Chapman, age 58, of Gainesville, GA passed away Monday, January 9, 2017.   He was a lifelong resident of Hall County, and the son of the late Joe Thomas an ...
Robert Hulon Green, 78, Gainesville
We sorrowfully announce that Robert H. Green, 78, of Gainesville, passed away on Monday, Jan. 9, 2017. Mr. Green was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, teacher and coach at se ...
Joan Seagraves Hernandez, 66, Gainesville
Joan Seagraves Hernandez age 66 of Gainesville passed away Monday Jan. 9, 2017 at her residence.   Ms. Hernandez was born July 19, 1950 to the late William Carlton & ...
Mr. Alton Harold "Bip" Scott, Jr., 79, of Gainesville passed away Monday January 9, 2017 following an extended illness. A graduate of Brown High School class of 1955, Mr ...
June E. Strong, 85, Gainesville
June E. Strong age 85 of Gainesville passed away January 9, 2017. Complete arrangements to be announced by Ward's Funeral Home of Gainesville.


Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Douglas Franklin “Frank” Murphy, age 73, of Pendergrass, who passed away on Monday, January 9, 2017. Mr. Murphy was born i ...
Hoyt Dock Harkins, 85, Braselton
Hoyt Dock Harkins, age 85, of Braselton passed away Monday, January 9, 2017.  Hoyt has lived in the area for 50 years.  He loved to fish and hunt.  Survivors include ...


Scott Alan Crumley, 46, Dahlonega
Mr. Scott Alan Crumley, 46, of Dahlonega, passed away on January 9, 2017. Memorial services will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, January 13, 2017 in the Chapel of Memorial Park ...


Thomas Joel Edwards, 45, Toccoa
Thomas Joel Edwards (Tommy), 45, of Toccoa Georgia died unexpectedly Monday January 9th, 2017 in Toccoa. A son of Gayle Anderson Edwards and the late Tom Edwards, he was born Se ...
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.