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Local Obits for Thu. Sep 14th, 2017


Larry Wayne Williams, 72, Maysville
Chief Larry Wayne Williams (Ret), age 72, of Maysville, GA died Thursday, September 14, 2017 at his residence.  Known to his family as Buddy, he was born in Winterville to the ...


Elizabeth Meredith Adams, age 59, of Buford, GA passed away Thursday, September 14, 2017. She is survived by her husband, Tucker Adams, Buford, GA; children, Michael Lee and Collee ...
Robert Wayne Galloway, 66, Sugar Hill
Robert Wayne Galloway, age 66, of Sugar Hill, passed away Thursday, September 14, 2017. He was a Veteran of the United States Army. Memorial services will be held Saturday, Sept ...


Kendall Clark “Skeet” Harrison, age 76 went to be with his Lord on Thursday, September 14, 2017.  Skeet was born on December 9, 1940 in Habersham County to the ...
Phillip Pitts, 86, Cornelia
Phillip Pitts, age 86, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Thursday, September 14, 2017. Mr. Pitts was born on April 18, 1931 in Clarkesville, Georgia to the late Fred Harris ...
Leon Kimbrell, 80, Cornelia
Leon Kimbrell, age 80, of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Thursday, September 14, 2017. Mr. Kimbrell was born on July 16, 1937 in Stephens County, Georgia to the late Weldon an ...
Charles Medlin, 74, Demorest
Charles Medlin, age 74, of Demorest, Georgia, passed away on Thursday, September 14, 2017. No Formal Services will be held. Arrangements are in care of Whitfield Funeral Home ...


Jason E. Hill, 55, Gainesville
          Mr. Jason E. Hill, 55, of Gainesville, passed away Thursday, September 14, 2017. Visitation is scheduled for Tuesday, ...
Ruth Kanaday White, 88, Murrayville
Mrs. Ruth Kanaday White, age 88, of Murrayville, GA passed away Thursday, September 14, 2017 in her home.  Ruth was born in Lumpkin County to the late Joseph H. Kanaday and He ...


Anita Milam Patterson of Dahlonega Georgia passed away September 14 at her home.  Anita is survived by Richard Lowry; her two daughters, Lori Pacheco and Michelle Dixon; and h ...


Mrs. Addie Franklin Presley, age 97 of DeFoor Road, Toccoa, GA, passed away, Thursday, September 14, 2017 at the Stephens County Hospital.   A daughter of the late A. Ed ...


Lillian Hughes, 88, Blairsville
Lillian Hughes, age 88, of Blairsville, Georgia passed away at Union County Nursing Home on Thursday, September 14, 2017. Lillian was born on March 3, 1929 in Amite, Louisiana to t ...


Robert (Bobby) Paul Edwin Underwood, 26, Demorest, formerly of Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home announces that Robert ‘Bobby’ Paul Edwin Underwood, age 26 of Demorest, formally of Cleveland, Georgia passed away on September 10, 2017. Bobb ...
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.