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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Oct 24th, 2017


Mr. Dale Leroy Campbell Sr., age 81, of Cumming, passed away, Tuesday, October 24, 2017. Mr. Campbell was born in Venice, IL on March 25, 1936 to the late Homer and Fern Stennet ...


Elizabeth (Betty) Ann Johnson, of Gainesville, GA passed on October 24th, 2017, after an extended illness over the past few years.  Betty is survived by her husband of 52 ...
Todd Williams, 57, Flowery Branch
Todd Williams, age 57, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away on Tuesday, October 24, 2017. He was preceded in death by his father, Curtis Williams. Mr. Williams is survived by his daug ...


Billie Doris Stancil, 86, Dahlonega
It is with heavy heart that the family announces the death of Billie Doris Stancil, aged 86 of Dahlonega. Following a prolonged illness, Billie passed away while in hospice care at ...
Macie B. Brooks, 79, Dahlonega
Mrs. Macie B. Brooks, age 79, of Dahlonega, passed away Tuesday, October 24, 2017.    Complete funeral arrangements will be announced later by Banister Funeral Home ...


Patricia Ann Krantz, 87, Brookhaven
Patricia Ann Krantz, 87 of Brookhaven, GA passed away on Tuesday October 24, 2017. She was born on April 22, 1930 in Johnstown, PA the daughter of James and Gladys Johns who hav ...
Darlene Westberry Sisco, 54 of Jesup died Tuesday, October 24, 2017 under the care of Heartland Hospice.  The Wayne County native attended Faith Baptist Church and was a homem ...
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.