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Local Obits for Tue. Sep 12th, 2017


Rhonda Kay Allen, 51, Commerce
Rhonda Kay Allen, age 51 of Commerce, GA passed away Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017.   Born in Commerce, GA on May 16, 1966, she was the daughter of Bobby and Juainta Robertson Ginn ...
Geraldine Bond Pruitt, age 75 of Homer, GA passed away Monday, September 11, 2017.   Born in Lula, GA on March 07, 1942, Mrs. Pruitt was the daughter of the late Asbury ...


Howard Ashley Batchelor, age 47, of Cumming, passed away Tuesday, September 12, 2017.  Howard was born in High Wycombe, England and moved with his family to Roswell, Georgia w ...


Lillian Pass Buice, 94, Sugar Hill
Lillian Pass Buice, age 94, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Tuesday, September 12, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband, Victor Pass; and sons, Bobby Pass and Randal Pas ...
Morris J. Sargent, 76, Conyers formerly of Sugar Hill
Morris J. Sargent, age 76, of Conyers, GA formerly of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Tuesday, September 12, 2017. Mr. Sargent is survived by his wife of thirty-two years, Cathy Stub ...
Lisa Annette Carson, 52, Sugar Hill
Lisa Annette Carson, age 52, of Sugar Hill, GA, died Saturday, September 9, 2017 after an extended illness. A Funeral Service will be held Saturday, September 16, 2017 at 11:00 AM ...


Gladys Sheppard Pickens, 91, Clarkesville
Funeral services for Gladys Sheppard Pickens, age 91 of the Batesville Community, Clarkesville will be held on Saturday, September 16, 2017 at 11:30 AM from the Clarkesville United ...


Powell Lee Butler, 78, Gainesville
Powell Lee Butler, age 78 of Gainesville, passed away on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton. Mr. Butler was born on July 23, 1939 in Gaine ...
Clarence "Ray" Keeling, 86, Gainesville
Mr.Clarence "Ray" Keeling, age 86, of Gainesville, passed away Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at his residence.   Born August 6, 1931 in Stephens County Georgia, he ...
William Gilbert, 73, Gainesville
William Gilbert, 73, Gainesville died Tuesday September 12, 2017. Funeral services are incomplete and will be announced later. Little & Davenport Funeral Home and Cremato ...
Ophelia L. Hughes, 78, Oakwood
Ophelia L. Hughes, 78 of Oakwood died Tuesday September 12, 2017 at her residence. Memorial services will be held at 4:00 p.m. Thursday September 14, 2017 in the chapel of Littl ...
Cumby Noah Stinson Chandler, 21, Gainesville
Noah Stinson Chandler Cumby, age 21 of Gainesville, passed away on September 12, 2017. Services will be announced at a later date. Online condolences can be made at ...


Nilsa Acevedo-Soto, 55, Commerce
Nilsa Acevedo-Soto age 55 of Commerce passed away Tuesday Sept. 12, 2017 at Piedmont Athens Regional Hospital.   Nilsa was born April 10, 1962 in Puerto Rico to Sixto Ac ...


Ronald Hoffman, 76, Dahlonega
Mr. Ronald Hoffman, age 76, of Dahlonega passed away Tuesday, September 12, 2017.    Complete funeral arrangements will be announced later by Banister Funeral Home ...


Nadean Bray Foster, 70, Martin
Mrs. Nadean Bray Foster, age 70 of Red Hollow Road, Martin passed away Sunday, September 10, 2017 at her residence.   A daughter of the late Fred L. and Margaret Gibson ...


Alice Evelyn Cain Turner, 88, Cleveland
Mrs. Alice Evelyn Cain Turner, age 88 of Cleveland, passed away Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at Ashton Senior Living in Gainesville, GA. Mrs. Turner was born in Dahlonega the dau ...
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.