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Local Obits for Mon. Aug 21st, 2017


Maria Ticarat, 67, Auburn
Maria Ticarat, age 67, of Auburn, died Monday, August 21, 2017. Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, August 26, 2017 at 1:00 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel. Interment wil ...


Carl E. Peterson, 81, Dawsonville
Carl E. Peterson, 81 of Dawsonville, GA passed away on Monday August 21, 2017. There are no services planned at this time. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson. ...
Virginia Shealy, 55, Dawsonville
Virginia Shealy, 55, of Dawsonville passed away Monday August 21, 2017 following a period of declining health. Born September 17, 1961, she was a lifelong resident of Dawson Cou ...


“J.P.” James Pendleton Holbrook 82, of Cumming, Georgia passed away on August 21, 2017 surrounded by his loving family. He is survived by his children Frankie Holbro ...


Daisy Smith Gentry, 78, Buford
Daisy Smith Gentry, age 78, of Buford, GA passed away on Monday, August 21, 2017. She is survived by her husband of sixty-one years, Elmo Willis Gentry, Buford, GA; children, Kathy ...
Gerald Paul Angie, 79, Duluth
Gerald Paul Angie, age 79, of Duluth, GA passed away on Monday, August 21, 2017. He was preceded in death by his wife, Maryellen Angie. He is survived by his son, Franklin P. Angie ...


Lois Clark Holden, 73, Mt. Airy
Lois Clark Holden, age 73, of Mt. Airy, Georgia, passed away on Monday, August 21, 2017. Ms. Holden was born on November 22, 1943, in Mt. Airy, Georgia, to the late Verner and G ...
Marjorie Gabrels Jones, 88, Hollywood Community
  Marjorie Gabrels Jones, age 88, of the Hollywood Community passed away on Monday, August 21, 2017, at her residence. Mrs. Jones was born on November 24, 1928, in Mac ...


Tony R. Mickle, 62, Flowery Branch
Tony R. Mickle, age 62 of Flowery Branch, GA died Monday, August 21, 2017. Tony is survived by his wife, Terri K. Lane; mother, Margaret Williams; brother and sister in-law, David ...
Grady D. Walls, 90, Gainesville
Grady D. Walls, 90, went home to his Lord and Savior peacefully on August 21, 2017.  Grady and his wife of 67 years Evelyn Grogan Walls, were a testament to all on how to lo ...


Margie Lee Schnackel, 87, Dahlonega
Margie Lee Schnackel, age 87, of Dahlonega, GA, passed away Monday, August 21, 2017. She is preceded in death by her loving husband, Paul Schnackel, and parents, Lloyd and Beulah S ...


E.J. Wyatt, 80, Ball Ground
E.J. Wyatt, 80 of Ball Ground, GA passed away on Monday August 21, 2107.  The family will receive friends on Wednesday August 23, 2017 from 2pm to 9pm at McDonald and Son F ...


Valetta Ann Bergen Shook, 74, Eastanollee
Mrs. Valetta Ann Bergen Shook, age 74 of 1024 Highway 145, Eastanollee passed away Monday, August 21, 2017 at her residence. A daughter of the later Robert and Clara Cooksey Ber ...


Aubrey Clyde Everett, 53, Cleveland
Aubrey Clyde Everett, age 53 of Cleveland, passed away Monday, August 21, 2017.    Mr. Everett was born October 9, 1963 in Gainesville to Sarah Everett and the late ...
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. Thomas  William “Billy” Taylor Sr. age 60, of Cleveland. “Billy” as he was affectionatel ...
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.