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Local Obits for Fri. Mar 2nd, 2018


Johnny "Keith" Hammond, 56, Bethlehem
Johnny "Keith" Hammond, age 56, of Bethlehem passed away Friday, March 2, 2018. He loved to hunt and fish. He enjoyed watching Nascar and sports. Johnny loved life, ...


Mary Catherine Turner, 72, Dawsonville
Mary Catherine Turner, 72, of Dawsonville, GA passed away at Northside Hospital Forsyth after a period of declining health.  She was born to the late Raymond and Mae Davis.&nb ...


James Comer Hall, 78, Cumming
James Comer Hall, 78, of Cumming passed away Friday March 2, 2018 at his residence following an extended illness. Born Dec. 17, 1939 to the late William and Mary Hall he had bee ...


Jong Sook Kim, 77, Lawrenceville
Jong Sook Kim, age 77, of Lawrenceville, GA, died Thursday, March 1, 2018 after an extended illness. An Evening Service will be held Sunday, March 4, 2018 at 6:00 PM at Hamilton ...


Mary Elizabeth Stephens Strickland, age 75 of Alto, passed away Friday, March 2, 2018. Born in Mecklinburg County, North Carolina on December 27, 1942, she was a daughter of t ...


Irene Loza Tavira, 80, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Irene Loza Tavira age 80 of Flowery Branch passed away on Friday March 02, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral services are sch ...


Connie Wilson, 92, Commerce
    Mrs. Connie Wilson, age 92, of Commerce died Friday March 2, 2018 at Northridge Health and Rehab Center.  Mrs. Wilson was born in Maysville to the late, Wi ...
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.