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Local Obits for Sat. Feb 25th, 2017


Isabelle Zhang Tracchio, 17 of Cumming, GA passed away unexpectedly on February 25, 2017. She was born in Xian, China on May 22, 1999 the daughter of Anthony Joseph and Betsy Di ...


James Augustine Brophy, 50, Cumming
  James Augustine Brophy, 50 of Cumming, GA passed away on Saturday, February 25, 2017. The family will receive friends on Thursday March 2, 2017 from 5pm to 9pm at the ...
Cameron Thomas Freas, 17, Cumming
Cameron Thomas Freas, 17 of Cumming GA, passed away on February 25, 2017. He was born on July 30, 1999 in Atlanta, GA, the son of Thomas and Sarah Freas of Cumming, who both sur ...
Donna Jean Kimball, 91, Cumming
Donna Jean Kimball, 91 passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 25, 2017 at the Sunrise Nursing Home in John’s Creek, GA. She was born in Bemidji, MN on July 3, 1925. ...
John Patrick Ruppert, 75, Cumming
John Patrick Ruppert, age 75, passed away Saturday, February 25, 2017, at his home surrounded by his family after a two year battle with cancer. John was born on August 23, 1941 ...


Dan Allen Dixon, 91, Clarkesville
A model of a life well lived and patriarch of Habersham County, Dan Allen Dixon, age 91, passed away in peace on February 25, 2017 at his Clarkesville residence, surrounded by hi ...
Henry L. Nix, 92, Clarkesville
  Funeral services for Henry L. "Hank" Nix, age 92 of Clarkesville will be held at 2:00 PM on Thursday, March 2, 2017 from the Clarkesville First United Methodist ...


Mildred Alston Horton passed away Saturday February 25, 2017 at home among loving family and friends, attended by Hospice of N.E. Ga. Medical Center. Mildred was born in 1932 in ...
David MaShun Martin, 44, Gainesville
David MaShun Martin was called home on Tuesday, February 21, 2017. He was born on December 8, 1972, to Rev. David J. Martin and Cornelia Hill Martin in Gainesville, Georgia, the fi ...


Linda Smith Cook, 68, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Linda Smith Cook, 68, of Jefferson passed away Saturday, February 25, in the extraordinarily compassionate care of the hospice program at ...
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.