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Local Obits for Sun. May 28th, 2017


Paul Owen Cherry, 68, Suwanee
Paul Owen Cherry, age 68, of Suwanee, GA passed away on Sunday, May 28, 2017. He is survived by his wife of thirty-seven years, Shanna Austin Cherry, Suwanee, GA; children, Jessica ...
Richard "Buddy" Sanderson, 59, Sugar Hill
Richard "Buddy" Sanderson, age 59, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Sunday, May 28, 2017.    He was preceded in death by his father, Richard M. Sanderson. ...


Larry Franklin Moss, 79, Demorest
Graveside services for Larry Franklin Moss, age 79, of Demorest will be held on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 4:30 PM from the Habersham Cemetery with Rev. Grady Walden will officiatin ...


Patty Denise Jackson Knight, age 57 of Braselton, GA died Sunday, May 28, 2017 after an extended illness. Funeral service will be held Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at 2:00 PM at Hamilt ...


Betty J. Major Raines, 69, Murrayville
Betty J. Major Raines, age 69, of Murrayville, GA (Lumpkin County), passed away Sunday May 28, 2017 at Northeast GA Medical Center in Gainesville, GA. Betty was a native and lif ...


Philip Lawrence Meyers, 86, Alpharetta
Philip Lawrence Meyers, 86 of Alpharetta, GA passed away on May 28, 2017. He was born on February 8, 1931 in New York City, NY the son of Philip and Emily Meyers who have both p ...
Jane Marie Konopa Brown, 78, Rabun Gap
Jane Marie Konopa Brown, age 78, of Rabun Gap, Georgia, passed away May 28, 2017. Jane was born in Vesper, Wisconsin the daughter of the late Abdon and Marian Zellner Konopa. Ja ...


John Wayne King, 64, Toccoa
Mr. John Wayne King, age 64, of Hillendale Drive in Toccoa passed away Sunday, May 28, 2017 at his residence.    The son of Mrs. Ruby Adams King and the late Roy Ja ...


Hattie Miller, 89, Cleveland
Mrs. Hattie Miller, age 89, of Cleveland, passed away Sunday, May 28, 2017.    Mrs. Miller was born in Murphy, North Carolina, to the late William and Edith Rose Ga ...
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.