Local Obits for Wed. Mar 7th, 2018
Alice Marie King, age 73, of Winder passed away Wednesday, March 7, 2018. She loved antiquing and putting puzzles together. Alice was a member of Hebron Baptist Chur ...
Arter Watkins, age 84, of Cumming, passed away on Wednesday, March 7, 2018. He was a member of Friendship Baptist Church where he attended the Super Seniors Group and The Seekers S ...
Ruth C. Godson, 91, of Buford, Georgia, passed away peacefully on March 6, 2018 at her home
surrounded by those she loved.
Born in Fairburn, Georgia, Mrs. Godson was th ...
Rev. James Harvey Franklin passed away on March 7, 2018 at his home in Clarkesville, GA.
James was born in Bessemer, Alabama to the late Harvey and Jeannie Franklin on Apr ...
Rev. Roy Lee Mitchell, age 88 of Cornelia, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, March 7, 2018.
Born in Carnesville, Georgia on February 12, 1930, he was a son of the late ...
Mildred Joyce Simmons, 91 of Lula, Ga. passed away on March 7, 2018 as a result of an extended illness.
Mrs. Simmons was a graduate of Lula High School. She graduat ...
Bernice Bruce, 92, passed away peacefully at home March 7th after a brief encounter with cancer and her decision to go be with God instead.
Bernice found great joy in life ...
Mrs. Edna Ruth Gilstrap, age 91, of Oakwood passed away on Wednesday, March 7, 2018.
Funeral services are scheduled for Monday, March 12, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel o ...
Mrs. Stella Faye Fortner, age 87, of Dahlonega, passed away Wednesday, March 7, 2018.
Complete funeral arrangements will be announced later by Banister Funeral Home of Dahlonega ...
Mrs. Stella Faye Fortner, age 87, of Dahlonega went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, March 7, 2018 with her two daughters by her side.
Mrs. Fortner was a native ...
Charles Cowart, age 83, of Piedmont, SC, formerly of Alpharetta, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, March 7, 2018. He was a member of Alpharetta First Baptist Church and later beca ...
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.