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Local Obits for Wed. Oct 4th, 2017


Colleen Carey, 61, Cumming
Colleen Carey, 61 of Cumming, GA passed away on Wednesday October 4, 2017. She was born on October 8, 1955 in Queens, NY the daughter of Carl and Regina Harrigan Digangi who hav ...


Justin Wayne Bales, 63, Gainesville
Justin Wayne Bales, age 63 of Gainesville, passed away Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   Mr. Bales was born July 17, 1954 in Gainesville, G ...
Margie Louise Black, 82, Murrayville
Mrs. Margie Louise Black age 82 of Murrayville passed away on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at North East Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral services are ...
William Perino Cochran, 96, Gainesville
A memorial service will be held at Little Davenport Chapel on Saturday October 7th at 2:00 PM for William “Perino” Cochran, 96, of Gainesville.    The Re ...
Lewis Kater Gaines, Gainesville
Lewis Kater Gaines passed away peacefully Wednesday evening, in the company of his wife Merle Pinson Gaines of Gainesville, of whom he was married to for 68 years. Lewis was preced ...
Crystal Nicole Little, 44, Gainesville
Mrs. Crystal Nicole Little, 44, of Gainesville passed away Wednesday, October 4, 2017 due to an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October ...


Robert Henry Cantrell, 80, Commerce
  Robert Henry Cantrell, age 80 of Commerce, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at his residence. Mr. Cantrell was born on May 10, 1937 in Cleveland, Geo ...


Donald Lavern Horne, age 60 of Hull, GA passed away Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017 at his residence.   Born in Athens, GA on February 24, 1957 he was the son of Onida Beard Hor ...


Barbara Louise Foote Carnes Bingham, age 91, of Clayton, GA, went to be with her Lord and Savior on October 4, 2017 at her home surrounded by her loving family. Barbara was a lo ...


Vivian Anderson Castleberry, 95, Sautee Nacoochee
Vivian Anderson Castleberry, age 95 of Sautee Nacoochee, Georgia passed away on October 4, 2017. Arrangements are pending. A full obituary will be posted at a later time. Alexand ...
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.