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Local Obits for Fri. Feb 23rd, 2018


Robert John Hoover, 74, Cumming
  Robert John Hoover, 74, of Cumming, GA Passed away on Friday, February 23, 2018. He was born on January 10, 1944 in Belfast, Ireland, the son of Melvin E. and Joan Hur ...


Douglas Marchman “Doug” Hall, age 68, of Buford, GA, died Friday, February 23, 2018 after an extended illness. A memorial service will be held Saturday, March 3, 2018 a ...


Johnny Ray Gibson, 63, Turnerville
Mr. Johnny Ray Gibson age 63 of Sawdust Hills, Turnerville passed away Friday February 23, 2018 at his residence. A son of the late Thomas Virgil and Ada Mae Frady Gibson, He wa ...


Gladys Lacey Jones, 106, Gainesville formerly of North Miami, FL.
Gladys Lacey Jones, formerly of North Miami, FL, passed away on Friday, February 23, 2018 at age 106 after a brief hospitalization followed by  in-home Hospice at the home of ...
Thomas H Massey, 72, Gainesville
Little & Davenport Funeral Home announces the death of Thomas H. Massey 72 of Gainesville, Ga. Mr. Massey died Friday Feb. 23, 2018 at his residence. Complete arrangements w ...
Mary Linda Payne, 69, Gainesville
Ms. Mary Linda Payne, 69, of Gainesville, GA was born September 26, 1948.  She attended Fair Street and EE Butler High School.  She departed this world on February 23, 20 ...


John William Turner, 83, Commerce
John William Turner age 83 of Commerce passed away Friday Feb. 23, 2018 at his residence. Mr. Turner was born Sept. 21, 1934 in Commerce to the late Henry & Eva Evans Turner ...


Camerone June Malloy, 77, Dahlonega
Camerone June Malloy, age 77, of Dahlonega passed away on Friday, February 23, 2018 at her residence following a long battle with cancer. Born March 9, 1940 in Birmingham, Alaba ...


Wanda Law Rensink, 86, Cleveland
Wanda Law Rensink, age 86, of Cleveland, Georgia passed away on February 23, 2018. Arrangements are incomplete at this time but will be announced soon by Alexander Funeral Home ...
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.