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Local Obits for Fri. Jul 21st, 2017


Harold William Mooney, 78, Dawsonville
Mr. Harold William Mooney, age 78 of Dawsonville, (formerly of Gainesville) passed away peacefully at his home Friday, July 21, 2017.   He is survived by his wife of 60 ...
Nora L. Neal, 93, Dawsonville
Nora L. Neal, 93, of Dawsonville passed away Friday July 21, 2017 at The Bell Minor Home following a period of declining health. Born April 7, 1924 to the late Earl and Mae Rola ...


John Richard McKenney Sr. 54 of Cumming, Georgia passed away on July 21, 2017. He was predeceased in death by his father Richard McKenney. He is survived his mother Betty McKenne ...


Ray Crossley, 64, Sugar Hill
Ray Crossley, age 64, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Friday, July 21, 2017. He is survived by his wife of thirty-seven years, Beverly Crossley, Sugar Hill, GA; children, Matthew ...


Mildred “Millie” Louise (Zahniser) Evans, 68, passed away Friday, July 21, 2017, in her Gainesville, GA residence following a long illness. She ...
Mary Virginia Gowder Sloan, 88, Gainesville
Mrs. Mary Virginia Gowder Sloan, 88, of Gainesville passed away Friday, July 21, 2017. Mrs. Sloan was preceded in death by her father and mother, George and Esther Gowder and he ...
Brandon Michael Hutcheson, 22, Murrayville
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr Brandon Michael Hutcheson of Murrayville. He was born on September 21, 1994 and passed away July 21, 2017. Brandon was ...
John Scott Pocock, 56, Gainesville
John Scott Pocock, age 56, of Gainesville, GA  was born in Detroit, Michigan on June 23, 1961 to the late James Walter Pocock and his widow, Fay Ellen.  John died peacefu ...
Kenneth Charles Russell, 64, Gainesville
Kenneth Charles Russell, age 64, of Gainesville, GA passed away on Friday, July 21, 2017 in Gainesville, GA.  Ken was born on July 7, 1953 in Biloxi, MS at Kessler Airforce Ba ...


Mae Bell Cheek Payne, 87, Toccoa
Mrs. Mae Bell Cheek Payne, age 87 of Andrews Road in Toccoa passed away Friday July 21, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, Ga.   Mrs. Payne was the ...
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.