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Local Obits for Wed. Feb 14th, 2018


Tonie Louise Ingram, 73, Maysville
 Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 pm Saturday February 17, 2018  at The Light House Congregational Holiness Church for Tonie Louise  Ingram, age 73, of Mays ...


Larry Wayne Forquer, 82, Cumming
Larry Wayne Forquer 82 of Cumming, Ga passed away on February 14, 2018. He is survived by his wife Mari, daughter; Tammy Beeman, and his brothers Gary and Gene. Visitation wi ...
Ralph Roper, 89, Cumming
Ralph Roper, age 89, and a lifelong resident of Cumming, passed away on Wednesday, February 14, 2018. Ralph spent 2 years in the United States Army. He retired from Georgia Tech af ...
Joan S. Kyle, age 85, was taken home by our lord February 14, 2018 after a short Illness.    She was born December 27, 1932 to Thomas & Mary Sullivan in Pittsbu ...


Reva Faye Stiles West, 83, Dacula
  Reva Faye Stiles West, age 83, of Dacula, GA passed away on Wednesday, February 14, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband of sixty-two years, Wayne C. West; son, ...
  Lisa Shianne Strickland 73, of Buford, Ga passed away on February 14, 2018. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdona ...


Cardoza Clark, 58, Gainesville
Cardoza Clark age 58 of Gainesville, Ga passed way February 8, 2018. Professional Services Entrusted to Wimberly & Jackson Funeral Home. 
Mary Jane Ghent, 78, Gainesville
Mary Jane Ghent, age 78 of Gainesville, Georgia passed away peacefully in her sleep on February 14, 2018. Mary Jane was diagnosed with Adrenal Cancer this past October. Mary Jan ...


Mike Roy Lacey, 67, Commerce
Mr. Mike Roy Lacey, age 67, of Commerce, GA died Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at his residence.  Mr. Lacey was born in Commerce to the late Roy R. and Helen Tucker Lacey.  ...


  Blonnie Jean Henderson, age 89, of Canton, passed away on Wednesday, February 14, 2018. She was a member of Shady Grove Baptist Church.  Blonnie was preceded in deat ...


Lester William Speed, 86, Dillard
Lester William Speed, age 86 of Dillard, GA passed away on February 14 2018. The family will receive friends at the Head of Tennessee Baptist Church from 1 until 3 pm on Saturday F ...


William Frank Ligon, 90, Cleveland
Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. William Frank Ligon Jr., age 90 of Cleveland. "Bill" as he was known, passed away Wednesday, February 14, 201 ...
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.