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Jorge Arango, 84, Winder
  Mr. Jorge Arango, 84 of Winder passed away December 2, 2018. A memorial service will be held by the family at a later date. Memorial Park Funeral Home Braselton Chapel, ...

Forsyth

Dorothy Naslund Bruce, 86, Cumming formerly of Toccoa
Mrs. Dorothy Naslund Bruce, age 86 of Cumming, Georgia and formerly of Toccoa, Georgia passed away Thursday, December 6, 2018 at her home in Vickery Village. A daughter of the ...
Robert (Bob) Edward Eaton, age 84, of Cumming, Georgia passed away Tuesday, December 4, 2018. Mr. Eaton was a Veteran of the United States Armed Forces serving in both the Unite ...
Jamey Curry Simmons, 47, Cumming
Jamey Curry Simmons, age 47, of Cumming, GA, passed away Thursday, December 6, 2018. Jamey was born in Tucker, GA, in 1971 to Adriel and Etta Simmons. He attended and was baptized ...
Billie J. Cooper, 65, Cumming formerly of Hartwell
Billie J. Cooper, age 65, of Cumming, GA, formally of Hartwell, GA, passed away on December 5, 2018. Billie was born on September 5, 1953 in Snyder Texas to the late Bryant, Sr. an ...
Betty Zuidema Darden, 92, Cumming
Betty Zuidema Darden, age 92, of Cumming, GA passed away December 06, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Darden, and son, Stan Darden. Mrs. Darden is surviv ...
Jimmy Gossett, 78, Cumming
Jimmy Gossett, age 78, of Cumming, passed away Friday, December 7, 2018. Jimmy was born in Blountsville, AL to the late James and Reba Gossett on March 2, 1940. He was a former res ...
Edward Carl Heil Sr., 90, Cumming
Edward Carl Heil Sr. 90, of Cumming, Ga passed away on December 5, 2018. Memorial services will be held at a later date. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson.co ...

Gwinnett

Brenda Joyce Hornaday, 66, Dacula
Brenda Joyce Hornaday, age 66, of Dacula, GA passed away on Friday, December 7, 2018. She was preceded in death by her father, Doyle C. Hornaday. She is survived by her mother, Joy ...
Simion Medrea, 77, Suwanee
Simion Medrea, age 77 of Suwanee, GA, died Tuesday, November 27, 2018 following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held Sunday, December 9, 2018 at 3:00 PM at Hamilton M ...

Habersham

David Stanley Duncan, Sr, 71, Cornelia
  David Stanley Duncan, Sr., age 71 of Cornelia, passed away Friday, November 30, 2018. Mr. Duncan was born on August 1, 1947, in South Carolina, to the late Frank and M ...
Adlea Jordan Smith, inf, Clarkesville
Miss Adlea Jordan Smith, Infant of Clarkesville, passed away on December 5, 2018. Born in Hall County, Georgia on December 1, 2018, she is the daughter of Kyle and Jessica Jorda ...
Bruce Smith, 70, Demorest
Bruce Smith, age 70 of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, December 05, 2018. Born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma on September 19, 1948, he was a son of the late George Edwa ...
Gary G. Carroll, 53, Clarkesville
Gary G. Carroll, age 53, of Clarkesville, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, December 6, 2018, following an extended illness. Mr. Carroll was born on September 7, 19 ...
Ralph Donald Hadaway, Jr, 59, Clarkesville
  Ralph Donald Hadaway, Jr., age 59 of Clarkesville, passed away on Tuesday, December 4, 2018. Mr. Hadaway was born on February 17, 1959, in Atlanta, Georgia, to the lat ...
Jackie R. Hughes, 75, Mt. Airy
Jackie R. Hughes, age 75 of Mt. Airy, passed away Saturday, December 8, 2018. Born in Bryson City, North Carolina on July 30, 1943, he was a son of the late Robert and Violet Ma ...
Alan George Swan, 75, N/A
Alan George Swan, 75, a resident of The Orchard for the past four years, died on December 1 at Habersham Medical Center, following a heroic battle with cancer and pneumonia. Ala ...

Hall

  Judith Deanna Clodfelter Canady Dodge, 77, of Gainesville, Georgia passed away December 5, 2018 at Lanier Village Estates with her husband Chip at her side.  Judy wa ...
Mr. Leonard Thomas Herring, Jr., age 84, of Oakwood passed away Thursday, November 29, 2018 at Gold City Health and Rehab, in the arms of his wife, Dian. Funeral Services will b ...
Eugene Lee Logwood, 84, Gainesville
Mr. Eugene Lee Logwood, age 84 of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday, December 6, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness.      ...
Paula Ball Newkirk, 84, Gainesville
Paula Ball Newkirk, 84, of Gainesville,  passed away Saturday December 1, 2018.  She was born on 6 June 1934 to Edgar and Pauline Ball of Gainesville. “Ca ...
Remona Irene Tackett, 71, Gainesville
Mrs. Remona Irene Tackett, age 71, of Gainesville, Georgia passed away Sunday, December 2, 2018 at her residence, surrounded by her family. Memorial Services will be 1:00 p.m., ...
Dakota Cordell Beaty, age 25 of Lula, passed away Saturday, December 8, 2018.   Born in Ocoee, Florida on July 27, 1993, he was a son of Dale Beaty of Troup, TX and the ...
Curtis Charles Loggins, Jr., 64, Gainesville
Curtis Charles Loggins, Jr, 64, of Gainesville passed away Friday, November 30, 2018 at his residence. Memorial services will be held at a later date. Memorial Park Funeral H ...
Peggy R. Bryant Allison Marchman, Age 70, of Oneida, Tennessee passed away on Thursday, November 29, 2018 at her home in Oneida, Tennessee. Peggy was born on March 8, 1948 in Cu ...
Hazel Mullinax McKinzie, 86, Flowery Branch
Hazel Mullinax Mckinzie, age 86, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away Friday, December 7, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband of forty-eight years, Sanford Mckinzie. She ...
Blanche Nix, 91, Gainesville
Blanche Nix, 91, of Gainesville passed away Saturday, December 8, 2018 at her residence surrounded by her loving family following an extended illness. Funeral services will be h ...
Ann Sherby, 104, Gainesville
Ann Sherby, 104 of Gainesville passed away Saturday December 8, 2018 . Graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday December 12, 2018 at the Green Lawn Cemetery in Ros ...
Jessie Leon Truelove, 82, Clermont
Jessie Leon Truelove, 82 of Clermont passed away Friday December 7, 2018 at his residence. A lifelong resident of Hall County, Mr. Truelove was the son of the late Leonard and L ...
Margaret Edith Woodall, 83, Gainesville
Margaret Edith Holcombe Woodall, 83 of Gainesville passed away Saturday December 8, 2018 at her residence. A lifelong resident of Hall County, Mrs. Woodall was the daughter of t ...

Jackson

Lizzette G. Aikens, 90, Maysville
Mrs. Lizzette G. Aikens, age 90, of Maysville died Friday, December 7, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.  Mrs. Aikens was born in Gainesville to the late, George Dewey ...
Lois Mozelle Chestnut, 91, Maysville
Lois Mozelle Chestnut, age 91 of Maysville, GA passed away Thursday, December 6th at Northridge Medical Center in Commerce.  Ms. Chestnut was born October 21st, 1927 in Eas ...

Lumpkin

Eva Mae Brooksher, 88, Dahlonega
Mrs. Eva Mae Brooksher, age 88, of Dahlonega passed away Saturday, December 8, 2018. Mrs. Brooksher was born in Suches on July 8, 1930 to the late William Ed and Addie Jane Holl ...
When Mary Willene (Poss) Gipson recorded “After You”, she had no way of knowing that she would be the first to leave the loving union of marriage she shared with her hu ...

Other

Zachary Woodhouse Coleman, 43, Woodstock
Zachary Woodhouse Coleman 43, of Woodstock, Ga passed away on December 5, 2018. Visitation will be on Thursday, December 13, 2018 from 11am to 12pm at McDonald and Son Funeral H ...
Billy Lee Peppers, 72, Elberton
Billy Lee Peppers, age 72, of Elberton passed away Thursday, December 6, 2018.  Billy loved life, fishing and hunting.  He is survived by his sons Billy J. Peppers and wi ...
Buford Oglesby, 73, Hartwell
Buford Oglesby, 73, of Hartwell, GA, died December 5, 2018.    Survivors include wife, Mary Sandra Johnson Oglesby; children, Linda Marlene Willis, Buford James (Ch ...
David Russell Wade, 61, Brookhaven
David Russell Wade, age 61, of Brookhaven, GA passed away Saturday, December 8, 2018. He was preceded in death by his parents, John Albert Wade and Margaret Russell Lindsey. Dav ...

Stephens

Mrs. Kirsty Danielle Schuster Franco, age 25, of Camp Road, Eastanollee, GA, passed away Wednesday, December 5, 2019 due to injuries resulting from an automobile accident. A dau ...
Mrs. Linda Lou Kinsey Gibson, age 67 of King Street in Toccoa, Ga. passed away Saturday, December 8, 2018 at the home. A daughter of the late Herbert Kinsey and Lizzette Pauline ...
Mrs. Dorothy Joyce Marino Grose, age 87 of Greenhill Place in Toccoa, Ga. passed away Friday, December 7, 2018 at her home. A daughter of the late Michael James and Alma Brooks ...

White

  Thomas “Tom” Wilbur Hedrick, Sr., age 66 of Cleveland, passed away on Wednesday, December 5, 2018. Mr. Hedrick was born on January 20, 1952, in Mansfield, ...
Hope Merryn Dover, 2, Cleveland
Hope Merryn Dover, age 2, of Cleveland, went to be with Jesus Saturday, December 8, 2018.  Hope was born August 26, 2016 in Gainesville.  As a precious daughter, grand ...
Funeral services Friday for officer who helped establish Hall County SWAT team
Funeral services have been scheduled for Lt. Bob McMahan, a 23-year veteran of the Hall County Sheriff's Office, who was instrumental in setting up the SWAT team for the department.
'SpongeBob' creator Stephen Hillenburg dies at 57
Stephen Hillenburg, whose daffy animated 'SpongeBob SquarePants' became an international hit, dies at 57.
Wayne Abernathy, Hall County businessman and state Board of Public Safety member, dies
A Lula man, who operated a number of businesses in Gainesville and Cleveland during his lifetime and served more than 35 years on the state Board of Public Safety, has died.
Roy Clark, country guitar virtuoso, 'Hee Haw' star, has died
Country star Roy Clark, the guitar virtuoso and singer who headlined the cornpone TV show "Hee Haw" for nearly a quarter century, has died. He was 85
NASCAR legend David Pearson dies at age 83
David Pearson, winner of three NASCAR premier series championships, has died at the age of 83. Winner of 105 races in just 574 starts – second most to fellow...
Mari Hulman George, Indy's quiet pioneer, dies at 83
Mari Hulman George, auto racing's 'quiet pioneer' who ordered Indy drivers to start their engines, dies at 83
Giants Hall of Famer Willie McCovey dies at 80
Willie McCovey, the sweet-swinging Hall of Famer nicknamed "Stretch" for his 6-foot-4 height and long arms, has died at 80
Funeral services set for Wednesday for former Gainesville police chief
Retired Gainesville Police Chief Jerry Harrison Forrester died Monday at the age of 72.