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Local Obits for Wed. Dec 20th, 2017


Clinton Chester, 74, Dawsonville
Clinton Chester, 74, of Dawsonville passed away Tuesday December 19, 2017 at Northside Hospital Cherokee following a period of declining health. Born May 19, 1943 in Dawsonville ...


Ricki Michele Crumley, 29, Cumming
Ricki Michele Crumley, 29 of Cumming, GA passed away on Wednesday, December 20, 2017. She was born on December 10, 1988 in Atlanta, GA the daughter of Richard Allen Crumley and ...
Marlene Foster, 86, Cumming
Marlene Foster, 86, of Cumming passed away Wednesday December 20, 2017 at her residence following a period of declining health. Born June 21, 1931 in Chatsworth, Georgia to the ...


Michael Peter Cliatt, 63, Gainesville
Mr. Michael Peter Cliatt, 63, of Gainesville passed away on Wednesday, December 20, 2017. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 27, 2017 in the Chape ...
Cora Mae Hill Pass, 88, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Cora Mae Hill Pass age 88 of Flowery Branch passed away on Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at Bell Minor Nursing Home following an extended illness. Funeral services are sched ...
Shelby Faith Stanfill, 27, Cleveland
Shelby Paige Stanfill, 27, of Cleveland passed away December 20, 2017 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Funeral services will be held at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, ...


Howard Merk, 81, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Howard Merk, age 81 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Wednesday, December 20, 2017.  Mr. Merk was born in Jefferson, Ge ...


Stanley Leroy Herritt, 60, Dahlonega
Mr. Stanley Leroy Herritt, age 60, of Dahlonega passed away Wednesday, December 20, 2017. Complete funeral arrangements will be announced later by Banister Funeral Home of Dahlo ...
Chief Van “Gator” Robertson, 72, of Dahlonega, GA passed away on Wednesday, December 20, 2017. He was born on July 13, 1945, in Oliver Springs, TN, the son of Frankl ...
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.