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Local Obits for Fri. Apr 21st, 2017


Lisa Fenn, 54, Cumming
Lisa Fenn, 54, of Cumming passed away Friday, April 21, 2017.  A loving wife, mother, sister, and daughter, she never knew a stranger. Lisa’s gift was loving people and ...
  Kathleen L. Peterson died on April 21, 2017. She was a native of Massachusetts and a graduate of the Hickox School in Boston, Mass. She and her late husband, Donald, live ...


RJ Norton, 84, Alto
RJ Norton, age 84, of Alto, Georgia passed away on Friday, April 21, 2017. Mr. Norton was born on December 28, 1932 in Hart County, Georgia to the late Ryder and Bell Howel ...


Edna White Barrett, 93, Murrayville
Funeral services  for, Edna White Barrett age 93 of Murrayville, Ga.  Services will be held at 2:00 pm Sunday April 23, 2017 in Mount Zion Baptist Church #2. Interment wi ...
Walter McCline Holcomb, 88, Gainesville
Mr. Walter McCline Holcomb, 88 of Gainesville, Ga passed away Thursday, March 23, 2017 at his residence. Walter was born in Hall County August 5, 1928.  Walter joined the U ...
Nancy Julia McCarey, 69, Flowery Branch
Nancy Julia McCarey, 69 of Flowery Branch died Friday April 21, 2017 at her residence. Visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m.  until  noon  Friday April 25, 2017 ...
Aaron E. Whelchel, Jr., 92, Braselton
Mr. Aaron E. Whelchel, Jr., 92 of Braselton died Friday April 21, 2017. Mr. Whelchel was the son of the late Aaron E. Whelchel, Sr. and Cora Bell Spencer Whelchel.   H ...


Wendell Grady Leach, 59, Braselton
Wendell Grady Leach, age 59, of Braselton passed away Friday, April 21, 2017.  Grady was a trainer with JB Hunt Trucking Company and was Driver of the Month. He  loved mo ...
Irene Muthe, 71, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Irene Muthe, who passed away in Jefferson, GA on Friday, April 21, 2017. She was almost 72 and had been suffering from major health i ...
Linda Bolch Stovall, 75, Hoschton
Linda Bolch Stovall, age 75, of Hoschton passed away Friday, April 21, 2017.  Survivors include her son Robert G. Stovall and wife Sharon of Hiawassee; daughter Robin Swett 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.