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Local Obits for Fri. Apr 14th, 2017


Talmadge Whitmire, 84, Mt. Airy
Talmadge Whitmire, age 84, of Mt. Airy, Georgia passed away on Friday, April 14, 2017. Mr. Whitmire was born on March 12, 1933 in Dawsonville, Georgia to the late William McKinl ...


Harriett Martin Hulsey, 78, Gainesville
Harriett Martin Hulsey, our finest and most loved family member, passed away on Good Friday, April 14, 2017. Born in Gainesville to Ailene Rollins Martin and Perry Britton Martin ...
Mr. Arthur James “Art” Lueptow, age 92, of Oakwood passed away on Friday April 14, 2017. Mr. Lueptow was born on July 6, 1924 in Milwaukee, WI to the late Arthur Lu ...
Sylvia Cain Mayfield, 93, Gainesville
Sylvia C. Mayfield, 93, passed away at home early Friday morning, April 14, 2017. Funeral services are scheduled for 11:00 a. m. on Tuesday, April 18, 2017, at First Baptist Church ...
S.C. Stowers, 86, Gainesville
Mr. S. C. Stowers, 86 of Gainesville died Friday April 14, 2017 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A lifelong resident of Hall County, Mr. Stowers was the son of the late ...


Cathy Mae Grizzle Vaughan, 66, Rocky Mount, NC formerly of Dahlonega
Cathy Mae Grizzle Vaughan, age 66, of Rocky Mount, NC and formerly of Dahlonega, GA passed away Friday April 14, 2017 following a  period of declining health. Cathy Mae was ...


Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. Michael Todd Headley, age 49 of Sautee. Michael passed away Friday, April 14, 2017. Graveside services are scheduled ...
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.