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Local Obits for Wed. May 10th, 2017


Betty Sue Smith Walls, 76, Cumming
Betty Sue Smith Walls, 76, of Cumming passed away after a brief illness Wednesday, May 10, 2017.  She is preceded in death by her husband, James Edmond (Doodle) Walls, her par ...


Viorel Captiu, 79, Suwanee
Viorel Captiu, age 79, of Suwanee, GA, died Wednesday, May 10, 2017. Funeral service will be held on Saturday, May 13, 2017 at 2:00 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel. Rev. Teofil ...


J.B. Freeman, 78, Cornelia
J.B. Freeman, age 78 of Cornelia, passed away on Wednesday, May 10, 2017. Born in White County, Georgia on January 29, 1939, he was a son of the late Charlie and Nellie Mae Pres ...


Jason Dwight McNeal, 43, Flowery Branch
Mr. Jason Dwight McNeal, age 43, of Flowery Branch passed away Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at Oakes of Limestone. Funeral Services will be 11:00 a.m., Saturday, May 13, 2017 in the ...
Dickerson B. Hawkins, 82, Gillsville
Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Saturday May 13, 2017 at Ward’s Funeral Home Chapel for Dickerson B. Hawkins, age 82 of Gillsville. The Rev. Marshall Dale will ...
Josefa Pla, 98, Gainesville
Josefa Pla, affectionately known as TaTa, when she was a young child a Catholic school nun changed her name to Josephine. She was born on July 20, 1918 in Key West, Florida to t ...


Harry Lavelle Evans, 64, Commerce
  Mr. Harry Lavelle Evans, age 64 of Commerce died Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.  Mr. Evans was born in Hattiesburg, MS to the late, Tul ...
James Bryce Satterfield, 84, Jefferson
Evans funeral home announces the death of Mr. James Bryce Satterfield, age 84 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Wednesday, May 10, 2017.  Mr. Satterfield was born in ...
Michael Brian Pruitt, 45, Athens
Michael Brian Pruitt age 45 of Athens (Jackson County) passed away May 10, 2017 at his residence.                       &nbs ...


Mr. Emory Harrison Williams, age 71 of 489 Currahee Circle, Toccoa passed away Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at his residence. A son of the late Thomas E. and Grace Wilmot Williams, h ...
Lillie Mae Green, co-founder of Green's Grocery, dies at 99
The woman who founded and ran Green's Grocery with her husband in 1950 died Thursday.
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.