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Local Obits for Tue. Aug 22nd, 2017


Janie Grace Cox, 87, Cumming
Janie Grace Cox, age 87, of Cumming, GA, passed away Tuesday, August 22, 2017. Janie was a member of Zion Hill Baptist Church in Cumming, GA. She will always be remembered as a lov ...


Clyde Thomason, 86, Murrayville
            Clyde Thomason SMSgt, USAF, Retired, age 86 of Murrayville, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his ...
Nancy Jeanett Etris, 68, Gainesville
Nancy Jeanett Etris, 68, of Gainesville, Georgia went to her heavenly home on Tuesday, August 22, 2017 at her residence. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, ...


John Edward Gray, 52, Jefferson
John Edward Gray, age 52, of Jefferson passed away Tuesday, August 22, 2017.  John enjoyed being outdoors and playing his guitar.  Survivors include his mother Cynthia Ha ...


Gean Brookshire Sutton, 94, Dahlonega
Mrs. Gean Brookshire Sutton, age 94, of Dahlonega, passed away Tuesday, August 22, 2017 at Northeast GA Medical Center.  Mrs. Sutton was a native and lifetime resident of ...


John Daniel Goza, 74, East Point
John Daniel Goza, age 74, of East Point passed away Tuesday, August 22, 2017.  Mr. Goza was a builder and worked on cars.  He was a collector of different items.  Su ...
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.