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Local Obits for Tue. Dec 12th, 2017


Mary Sue Gailey, 103, Homer
Mrs. Mary Sue Gailey, age 103, of Homer, GA died Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at The Oaks at Scenic View.  Mrs. Gailey was born in Homer to the late Edward and Martha Hix Tabor. ...


John Gary Clark, 80, Cumming
John Gary Clark, 80, of Cumming passed away Tuesday, December 12, 2017.  He attended Pleasant View Baptist Church in Cumming.  Gary is preceded in death by his wife, Jani ...
Betty Varnadoe, 76, Cumming
Betty Varnadoe 76, of Cumming passed away on December 12, 2017. No services are currently scheduled. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson.com. Arrangements by M ...


Maria Arlene Mison, 55, Buford
Maria Arlene Mison, age 55, of Buford, GA passed away on Tuesday, December 12, 2017. She was preceded in death by her father, Artemio Mison. She is survived by her mother, Linda R. ...


Maria L. Romero-Ramirez, 47, Gainesville
Mrs. Maria L. Romero-Ramirez, 47, of Gainesville passed away on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at Emory Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, December 15, ...
Lisa Smith Schmidt, 53, Gainesville
Lisa Smith Schmidt, age 53, of Gainesville met her Lord and Savior on Tuesday Dec. 12th 2017. Mrs. Schmidt was born April 16th 1964 to the late Melvin and Corliss Smith.  ...
Dr. George Oetinger III, 82, Gainesville
Dr. George Oetinger, III, 82, passed away at Northeast Georgia Medical Center on December 12. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, his daughter and his brother. George was prece ...


John Thomas Dunn, 72, Hoschton
John Thomas Dunn, age 72, passed away Tuesday, December 12, 2017. Survivors include his wife Delores Dunn; son John Robert Dunn and wife Debbie; daughter Amy Bahls and husband Lawr ...
Billy Ray Sanders, 82, Commerce
Mr. Billy Ray Sanders, age 82, of Commerce, GA died Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at his residence.  Mr. Sanders was born in Homer to the late Williford and Ada Press Sanders.&nb ...
Bobby Ray "Pochie" Smith, 74, Braselton
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Bobby Ray "Pochie" Smith, age 74, of Braselton, who passed away on Tuesday, December 12, 2017. Mr. Smith was born ...


Harold Dean Bolman, 78, Toccoa
Mr. Harold Dean Bolman, age 78 of E. Leatherwood Road, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Tuesday, December 12, 2017. A son of the late Claude L. and Ila Mae Turner Bolman, he was born ...
Mrs. ViElla Lewallen Whitfield Cheek, age 87 of Foster Street, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at Pruitt Health Toccoa. A daughter of the late Johnnie and ...


Virgil Eugene “Gene” Fuller, 94, of Helen, Georgia, passed away on December 12, 2017 at home in Helen, Georgia. A service honoring his life will be held on January 1 ...
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.