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Local Obits for Mon. Mar 5th, 2018


Emmie Ruth Ledbetter, 82, Winder
Emmie Ruth Ledbetter, age 82, of Winder passed away Monday, March 5, 2018. Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. Sunday, March 11, 2018 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel. The fa ...


Marvin Leroy Huth, 87, Cumming
Marvin Leroy Huth 87, of Cumming passed away on March 5, 2018. No services are scheduled at this time. Condolences may be expressed at Arrangements by ...


Jessica Kathryn Hill, 18, Gainesville
 Miss Jessica Kathryn Hill, age 18 of Gainesville, passed away on Monday, March 5, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. The family will receive friends on Saturday, Ma ...
Vera Mae Johnson Cantrell, 89, Gainesville
Vera Mae Johnson Cantrell was born August 15, 1928 in Jefferson, Ga to the late Mr. Earlie Johnson and Virginia Holder Johnson. She entered in the gates of Heaven March 5, 2018. ...


Myrtle L. Baker, 60, Jefferson
Myrtle L. Baker, age 60 of Jefferson, GA passed away Monday, March 5, 2018 at her residence.   Born on July 21, 1957 in Laurens Co., GA to the late Glenn and Renie F ...
Dustin Blake Martin, 33, Commerce
Mr. Dustin Blake Martin, age 33, of Commerce, GA died Monday, March 5, 2018.  Mr. Martin was born in Athens, GA to William Martin (Lori) of Maxeys and Donna Dills Webb (Vince) ...
Tommy Wayne Miller, 71, Commerce
  Mr. Tommy Wayne Miller, age 71, of Commerce, GA died Monday, March 5, 2018 at his residence.  Mr. Miller was born in Winnsboro, SC to the late Thomas Luther Carl and ...
James "Hoyt" Harris, 81, Jefferson
  Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. James “Hoyt” Harris, age 81, of Jefferson, who passed away on Monday, March 5, 2018. Mr. Harris was born in Jeff ...


Leroy Barber, 77, Athens
  Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Leroy Barber, age 77, Athens, Georgia of the South Jackson Community, passed away on Monday, March 5, 2018. Mr. Barber was b ...


James "Jim" William Crane, 79, Cleveland
James "Jim" William Crane, age 79 of Cleveland, passed away on Monday, March 5, 2018. Mr. Crane was born on August 3, 1938, in Cleveland, Georgia, to the late James La ...
Claudine Essie Nelms, 78, Cleveland
Claudine Essie Nelms, age 78 of Cleveland, passed away on Monday, March 5, 2018. Mrs. Nelms was born on August 20, 1939, in Clarkesville, Georgia, to the late Rev. Estes Littlet ...
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.