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Local Obits for Thu. May 11th, 2017


Curtis Strickland, 92, Dawsonville
Curtis Strickland, age 92, of Dawsonville, passed away Thursday, May 11, 2017. Survivors include his daughter, Margie Dixon of Dawsonville; grandchildren, Shelly Seabolt, Angie ...


Byron Willie Ray Burgess, 77 of Cumming, GA passed away on Thursday May 11, 2017. The family will receive friends on Saturday May 13, 2017 from 5-9pm at the McDonald and Son Fun ...


Dilcie Gardin, 90, Suwanee
Dilcie Gardin, age 90, of Suwanee, GA passed away Thursday, May 11, 2017. French Pankey and Dilcy Leak Pankey bore 10 children, 2 sets of twins in the 10. Oldest to youngest: Pauli ...
Lisa Beard Rounds, 49, Buford
Lisa Beard Rounds, 49 of Buford, Ga, entered the presence of the Lord, Thursday morning, May 11.  Lisa, a native of Buford, was loving and thoughtful and known for her service ...


Charles Warner Abbott, 88, Flowery Branch
Mr. Charles Warner Abbott, age 88 of Flowery Branch, passed away on Thursday, May 11, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center of Braselton, following an extended illness.  ...
Beverly Latimer Martin, 75, Flowery Branch
Ms. Beverly Latimer Martin, 75, of Flowery Branch passed away May 11, 2017 following a sudden illness. Memorial services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 13, 2017 in t ...
Anna Mary Partlow, 96, Gainesville
Anna Mary Partlow, 96, of Gainesville and a long time native of California, went to be with her Lord on Thursday, May 11, 2017 at her residence in the Lanier Village Estates. An ...
Roger Lee Wilmont, 98, Gainesville
Mr. Roger Lee Wilmont age 98 of Gainesville passed away at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.      Funeral services are sch ...


Laura Edda Dassow, 69, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Laura Edda Dassow, age 69, of Jefferson, Georgia, who passed away on Thursday, May 11, 2017. Mrs. Dassow was born in Manhattan, New Y ...
Dorothy Elaine Lewis, 86, Maysville
Dorothy Elaine Lewis, age 86 of Maysville, GA passed away Thursday, May 11, 2017.   Born March 28, 1931 in Green Lake, Wisconsin, Mrs. Lewis was the daughter of the late ...


Chester Francis Derck, 88, Ellijay
Chester Francis Derck, age 88, of Ellijay, passed away Thursday, May 11, 2017. Memorial services will be held Saturday, May 13th at 12:00 noon at Ingram Funeral Home Chapel with ...
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.