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Local Obits for Mon. Sep 18th, 2017


Mrs. Ernestine, “Tina” Tankersley, 98, of Homer, Georgia passed away September 18, 2017 following an extended illness. Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wedn ...


Dot Bennett, 83, Cumming
Dot Bennett, age 83, of Cumming, passed away Monday, September 18, 2017.  Dot was a member of Riverside Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bud Bennett; ...
Victoria Vizueth, inf, Cumming
Infant Victoria Vizueth 1 day old passed away on September 18, 2017. Visitation will be on September 21, 2017 from 12pm - 1pm at McDonald and Son Funeral Home. Funeral s ...


David Ross Beaver, 67, Sugar Hill
  Mr. David Ross Beaver, age 67, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Monday, September 18, 2017. Mr. Beaver is survived by his wife, Patricia Norris Beaver, Sugar Hill, GA; ch ...


Michael Adam Hicks, 37, Mt. Airy
  Michael Adam Hicks, age 37 of Mt. Airy, passed away Monday, September 18, 2017. Born in Stephens County, Georgia on June 3, 1980, Mr. Hicks was a 1998 graduate of Habe ...
Ella Mae Stamey, 77, Demorest
Ella Mae Stamey, age 77, of Demorest, Georgia, passed away on Monday, September 18, 2017. Mrs. Stamey was born on February 16, 1940, in Clayton, Georgia; a daughter of the late ...
Ohlen O’Neal “Bo” Miller, age 67 of Baldwin, Georgia passed away on Monday, September 18, 2017 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness. ...


Glenda Elizabeth Edge Green, 63, Gainesville
Glenda Elizabeth Edge Green, 63, of Gainesville, passed away Monday, September 18, 2017 at the Northeast Georgia Regional Medical Center following a sudden illness. Born June 7, ...
Willie James Palmer, 44, of Lula passed away on September 18, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 23, 20 ...


Dennis Lamar Thomas, 58, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Dennis Lamar Thomas, age 58, of Jefferson, who passed away on Monday, September 18, 2017. Mr. Thomas was born in Athens, Georgia, a so ...


Thomas William Chastain, 30, Dahlonega
Thomas William Chastain, 30, of Dahlonega, GA died Monday September 18, 2017 following a brief illness. Thomas is survived by his parents Lynn and Lisa Puckett of Dahlonega. Sister ...


Mrs. Audrey Richardson Ayers, age 89 of 1524 Mize Road, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Monday, September 18, 2017 at the Oaks at Scenic View Nursing Home. A daughter of the late N. ...
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.