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Local Obits for Tue. Oct 17th, 2017


Jason Timothy Hicks, 34, Gainesville
Mr. Jason Timothy Hicks, 34, of Gainesville passed away on Tuesday, October 17, 2017. Private services will be held at a later date. Memorial Park Funeral Home, 2030 Memorial ...
Nelwyn Bagwell Turk, 84, Gainesville
 Mrs. Nelwyn Bagwell Turk age 84 of Gainesville, Georgia died on October 17, 2017 at Emory Hospital following a sudden illness. She was born on May 23, 1933 to Myrtle and A.D. ...


Gavin McRoberts Bethel, 36, Commerce
Mr. Gavin McRoberts Bethel, age 36, of Commerce, GA died Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at his residence.  Mr. Bethel was born in Nassau, Bahamas to Robert Glen and Sylvia Lorraine ...


Roberta Ann McDaniel, 76, Dahlonega
 Roberta Ann McDaniel, age 76, of Dahlonega, passed away Tuesday, October 17, 2017. A lifelong resident of Georgia went home to be with The Lord.  She was a kind, comp ...


Trudy Lee Keith, 67, Middleburg, FL
Trudy Lee Keith, age 67, passed away October 14, 2017.  She was born February 20, 1950 in Atlanta, Georgia to Norman and Virginia Fowke.  She was a graduate of North Hall ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Donald James “Donnie” Moore, age 45, of Athens, Georgia, who passed away on Tuesday, October 17, 2017. Mr. Moore was born ...
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.