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Local Obits for Tue. Oct 3rd, 2017


James Grady Higgins, 84, Winder
James Grady Higgins, age 84, of Winder, GA passed away on Tuesday, October 3, 2017. He was preceded in death by his son, Eddy Lamar Holbrook; daughter, Dwyna Christine Elinburg; pa ...


Junior Higgins, 83, Dawsonville
Junior Higgins, 83, of Dawsonville passed away Tuesday October 3, 2017 at Emory University Hospital following a short illness. Born July 25, 1934 in Forsyth County to the late R ...


Annette Green Albert, 52, Cumming
Annette Green Albert, age 52, of Cumming, passed away Tuesday, October 3, 2017. Memorial services will be held Sunday, October 15th at 3:00 pm at Nix Bridge Park in Dawsonville. ...
Sheridan Ashley Dancy, 69, Cumming
Sheridan Ashley Dancy, age 69, of Cumming, passed away Tuesday, October 3, 2017. She was preceded in death by her son, Trevor Townley. Survivors include her husband, Roy Dancy o ...
J.W. Holbrook, 92, Cumming
J.W. Holbrook, age 92, of Cumming, passed away Tuesday, October 3, 2017. He was a lifetime member of Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church.  J.W. was a United States Army Air ...


Jo Anne Koenig, 78, Buford
Mrs. Jo Anne Koenig, age 78, of Buford passed away Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at her residence, surrounded by her family. A Memorial Mass will be held 11:00 a.m., Monday, October ...


Barbara Morrison Moore, 86, Clarkesville
Barbara Morrison Moore, age 86, of Clarkesville, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, October 3, 2017, at her residence. Mrs. Moore was born on August 22, 1931, in Jack ...


Barbara Jean Bryant, 83, Gainesville
Funeral services are scheduled for 11:00 a.m. Friday October 6, 2017 at Ward’s Funeral Home Chapel for Barbara Jean Bryant age 83 of Gainesville. The Rev. David Smith will o ...
Billy "Bill" Melvin Lipscomb, 85, Gainesville
Billy M. “Bill” Lipscomb, age 85, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away peacefully at 10:03 p.m. on Tuesday, October 3, 2017. A lifelong resident of Gainesville, Bill ...


John William Hasenauer, 58, Nicholson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of John William Hasenauer, age 58, of Nicholson GA, who passed away on Tuesday October 3, 2017. John was born in Doylestown, Pennsylvania a s ...


Daniel Lee “Bo” Brantley II, age 41, of Dahlonega, passed away Tuesday, October 3, 2017. Daniel was born in Atlanta on July 9, 1976 to the late Daniel Lee and Bren ...
Vernell Peck, 89, Dahlonega
Vernell Peck age 89 of Dahlonega passed away on October 3, 2017.  Mrs. Peck was a lifetime resident of Hall and Lumpkin Counties.  She was a member of Yellow Creek Baptis ...


Susie Jeanette Kesler Burrell, 86, South Carolina
Mrs. Susie Jeanette Kesler Burrell, age 86 of 130 Burrell Drive, Westminster, South Carolina passed away Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at Oconee Memorial Hospital. A daughter of the ...
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.