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Local Obits for Sat. Apr 15th, 2017


John Hunter Franklin, 28, Dawsonville
John Hunter Franklin, 28, of Dawsonville went home to be with his Savior on Saturday April 15, 2017.  John is now free from the struggles of drugs, alcohol and the demons ...
Floyd Edward Thomas, 87, Dawsonville
Mr. Floyd Edward Thomas, age 87, of Dawsonville passed away on Saturday April 15, 2017 in Ellijay following a brief illness.           Funeral Services ...


Geneva Fowler Rogers, 82, Toccoa
Mrs. Geneva Fowler Rogers, age 82, of Oak Valley Road in Toccoa passed away Saturday, April 15, 2017at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, Ga.  A daughter of ...
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.