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Local Obits for Sat. Mar 25th, 2017


Stephen LeRoy Chase, 58, Cumming
Stephen LeRoy Chase, 58, of Cumming passed away Saturday, March 25, 2017. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Ingram Funeral Home & Crematory, Cumming, Georg ...
Claudia "Lucille" Blankenship, 101, of Cumming, GA passed away Saturday, March 25, 2017.  She is preceded in death by her husband, C. Clyde Blankenship, Sr.; baby da ...
Billy Brooks, 90, Cumming
Billy Brooks, age 90, of Cumming, passed away Saturday, March 25, 2017. He was a member of Cumming Baptist Church. Billy was an Army veteran who served in WWII in the Philippines a ...
Kenneth McDonald Raines, age 73, of Cumming, passed away Saturday, March 25, 2017.   Funeral services will be held Tuesday, March 28th at 4:00 pm at Ingram Funeral Home ...
Vida Dale Ruis, 65, Cumming
Vida Dale Ruis, age 65, of Cumming, passed away Saturday, March 25, 2017. She attended War Hill Christian Center. Dale was preceded in death by her parents, Marcus and V. Z. Barret ...


Journey Preston Gower, 94, Buford
Journey Preston Gower, age 94 of Buford, Georgia, died Saturday, March 25, 2017 after a brief illness.  Funeral service will be held Saturday, April 1, 2017 at 2:00 PM at Hami ...


This phenomenal woman, Brenda T. Nicely, graced this world on the twenty-ninth day of December in the year nineteen hundred and fifty. She was truly the mother and friend to so man ...
Garnett William Yearwood, 79, Demorest
Garnett William Yearwood, age 79, of Demorest, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, March 25, 2017. Mr. Yearwood was born on June 4, 1937, in Cornelia, Georgia; a son ...


Join the family in celebrating the life of a wonderful wife and mother. Winifred (Winkie) Natalie Forbes Boomershine was born in Atlanta on April 24, 1929. She passed away on Satur ...


Maddalena G. Frontera, 84, Hoschton
Mrs. Maddalena G. Frontera, age 84, of Hoschton passed away Saturday, March 25, 2017 after an extended battle with Alzheimer’s Diseaase. Prayer Services will be 11:00 a.m. ...
Barbara Linda Turner, 61, Hoschton
Barbara Linda Turner, age 61 of Hoschton, passed away Saturday, March 25, 2017. Funeral services will be held on Monday, March 27, 2017 at 2:00pm in Lawson Funeral Home Chapel with ...


Evelyn Lemley Rice, 85, Dawsonville
Mrs. Evelyn Lemley Rice, age 85, of Dawsonville, GA (Lumpkin County), passed away Saturday, March 25, 2017 at her residence.   Evelyn was a native and lifelong resident ...


Frances R Stuart of Gainesville, GA, born January 21, 1928 in Mammoth Springs, Arkansas, daughter of Laura and Holly Sheffield, passed away on March 25th, 2017. Frances is survi ...
Janie Marie Hill Watson, 61, Cape Coral, FL formerly of Toccoa
Mrs. Janie Marie Hill Watson, age 61 of Cape Coral, Florida and formerly of Toccoa passed away Saturday, March 25, 2017 at Gulf Coast Hospital, Ft. Myers, Florida. A daughter of ...


Jack C. Mott, 90, Cleveland
Jack C. Mott, age 90, died March 25th as the results of burns sustained February 24th while burning brush. Community members, especially colleagues Roger Williams and John Lumsden, ...


Betty Patton Hansen, 61, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Ms. Betty Patton Hansen, age 61 of Cleveland. Ms. Hansen passed away Saturday, March 25, 2017. Graveside services are sch ...
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.