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Local Obits for Thu. Apr 27th, 2017


Pamela Darlene Watkins, age 55, of Winder passed away Thursday, April 27, 2017.  Funeral services will be held 4:00 pm Sunday, April 30, 2017 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel. In ...


James Stanley Baggett, 89, Cumming
James Stanley Baggett, 89 of Cumming, GA passed away on Thursday April 27, 2017. He was born on August 20, 1927 in Clarkesville, TN the son of Carney and Ruby Bowler Baggett who ...
Maria Elena Vinci, 71, Cumming
Maria Elena Vinci, 71, of Cumming passed away suddenly Thursday, April 27, 2017.  Maria was a beautiful lady that lived life to the fullest.  She loved her family and enj ...


Lois Loudermilk Keller, 81, Mt. Airy
Lois Loudermilk Keller, age 81, of Mt. Airy, Georgia passed away on Thursday, April 27, 2017. Mrs. Keller was born on July 15, 1935 in Mt. Airy, Georgia to the late Dewey a ...


Bobby Clifton Janes, 79, Gainesville
Mr. Bobby Clifton Janes, 79, of Gainesville, Georgia passed away on Thursday, April 27, 2017 following a short illness. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, A ...
Mrs. Clarace Parker Smith Young, age 93, of Hall County, passed away Thursday April 27, 2017 peacefully, after a brief-hospitalization. She was born Clarace Elizabeth Parker on Mar ...


Kenneth T. Heegeman, 69, Hoschton
Mr. Kenneth T. Heegeman, age 69, of Hoschton, Georgia passed away Thursday, April 27, 2017 at his residence, surrounded by his family. Mr. Heegeman was born October 20, 1947 in ...


Barbara Stack Brundage, age 82, of Tiger, Georgia, passed away on April 27, 2017. Barbara was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and more. Her whole life was her family and frie ...
Dave Joseph Reeves, 42, Royston
Dave Joseph Reeves, age 42, of Royston, GA (formerly of Dahlonega, GA) passed away on Thursday, April 27, 2017. Dave was of the Baptist faith, a Christian and loved the Lord.&nb ...
Winnie Mae Yearwood Wilson, 84, Dallas, Ga.
Mrs. Winnie Mae Yearwood Wilson, age 84, of Dallas, GA passed away Thursday, April 27, 2017 at the Aspen Village in Dallas. A daughter of the late David Paul and Elizabeth Rider ...
Cassandra Faye Andrews, 55, Sandy Springs
Cassandra Faye Andrews, 55 of Sandy Springs, GA passed away on Thursday April 27, 2017. There are no services planned at this time. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdona ...
Larry Ray Henson, 65, Roswell
  Larry Ray Henson, 65 of Roswell, GA passed away on Thursday April 27, 2017. He was born in Greenville, SC on November 2, 1951 the son of Leonard and Sendy Elizabeth Hu ...
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.