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Local Obits for Fri. Dec 8th, 2017


Mary Laverne Martin, 93, Winder
Mrs. Mary Laverne Martin, 93, of Winder passed away Friday, December 8, 2017. Private interment will be held at Georgia National Cemetery in Canton, GA. Memorial Park Funeral ...


The smartest man in the world has died.  Donald Craig Mullenax was born in the beautiful Allegheny Mountains in Arbovale, West Virginia in July of 1937 and died surrounded by ...


LaRuth Cook, 68, Snellville
LaRuth Cook, age 68, of Snellville passed away Friday, December 8, 2017. She loved cooking shows and baking. She loved arts, crafts, her bible, quilting and she enjoyed being ...
Shirley Ann Kimbrough, 67, Buford
Shirley Ann Kimbrough, age 67, of Buford, GA passed away on Friday, December 8, 2017. She is survived by her husband of fifty years, Tom Kimbrough, Buford, GA; children, Kasey K ...
Willie G. Williams, Sr., age 87, of Auburn, GA, died Friday, December 8, 2017. Mr. Williams has been cremated and no service is scheduled at this time. Willie was born in Appling, ...


Catherine Cosper Black, 86, Gainesville
Mrs. Catherine Cosper Black, 86, of Gainesville passed away Friday, December 8, 2017 at her residence surrounded by her family. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Tue ...


Henry Guevara, 73, Hoschton
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Henry Guevara, age 73 of Hoschton, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, December 8, 2017.  Mr. Guevara was born in Venezuela, a ...
Scottie Dale Pressley, 34, Nicholson
Scottie Dale Pressley age 34 of Nicholson passed away December 5, 2017.   Mr. Pressley was born on Feb. 21, 1983 in Chester, S.C. He worked in the construction industry. &n ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Victoria Margaret Walker Scott, age 51 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, December 8, 2017.  Mrs. Scott was bor ...


Gregory Scott Dew, Dahlonega
“Death is but the next great adventure” JK Rowling Gregory Scott Dew began this adventure Friday, December 8th. Greg was a smiling face that never met a stranger and ...
Rev. Carlton Jones, 81, Dahlonega
Rev. Carlton Jones, ordained minister of the Baptist faith, age 81, of Dahlonega, GA passed away Friday, December 8, 2017 peacefully, surrounded by family, following an extended il ...


Billy Cole Redd, 86, Canton
Billy Cole Redd, age 86, of Canton, GA, passed away Sunday, December 10, 2017. He was a member of Macedonia United Methodist Church in Alpharetta, GA. Billy was a man of great fait ...
Roger Rusk Martin, 83, Rayle
Roger Rusk Martin, age 83, of Rayle, GA, passed away on Thursday, December 21, 2017. He was a member of Hopewell Baptist Church in Milton, GA. He was preceded in death by his wife ...
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.