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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Mar 3rd, 2018


William Bennett Good, 64, Winder
William Bennett Good, age 64, of Winder passed away Saturday, March 3, 2018. He enjoyed all kinds of sports especially football and baseball. William loved his family and work ...


Ruth Lynn Hallford Banks, 82, Sugar Hill
Ruth Lynn Hallford Banks, age 82, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Saturday, March 3, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband of twenty-nine years, Dallas Clifton Banks, Jr. ...
Edwin K. Jones, 82, Buford
Edwin K. Jones, age 82, of Buford, GA passed away on Saturday, March 3, 2018. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Tammy Jones; parents, H. Clinton and Ara Higgins Jones; s ...


Betty Sisk, Demorest
  Betty Sisk of Mt. Airy was given a grand entrance into the eternal Kingdom of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, March 3, 2018. Mrs. Sisk was a daughter of the late Lar ...


Marilyn Bennett, 80, Gainesville
Marilyn Bennett, 80, passed away Saturday, March 3, 2018 surrounded by her family at Hospice Legacy House in Ocala, FL.  They resided in Ocala for several years after retireme ...
Freddie Hershel Williams, 59, Gainesville
Freddie Hershel Williams, Jr., 59, of Gainesville, GA., passed away Saturday, March 3, 2018 following an extended illness. A memorial service will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesda ...


James Walter Eubanks, Sr. age 82 of Commerce passed away Saturday March 3, 2018 at Piedmont Athens Regional Hospital. Mr. Eubanks was born October 21, 1935 in Homer to the late ...
Lorine Bond McConnell, 82, Maysville
Mrs. Lorine Bond McConnell, age 82, of Maysville died Saturday, March 3, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton.  Mrs. McConnell was born in Danielsville to the la ...


Donald Martin DeHart, 76, Dahlonega
Donald Martin DeHart, age 76 of Dahlonega passed away Saturday, March 3, 2018. Mr. DeHart was born May 20, 1941 in Robbinsville, NC to the late Fred James DeHart and Rosie L. Pr ...


Thomas "Sam" Chandler Pittman "The Mule Man", age 62, of Royston passed away Saturday, March 3, 2018. The family will receive friends 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Sun ...


Mrs. Doris Fennell Flanagan Rumsey, age 89. Of West Currahee Street in Toccoa went to be with The Lord on Saturday, March 3, 2018. She passed away at Stephens County Hospital in To ...


Joseph (Joe) Phillip Boyd, Sr., age 99, of Cleveland passed away Saturday March 3, 2018. Mr. Boyd was born in Henry County Georgia the son of the late William Green and Sally Hu ...
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.