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Local Obits for Wed. Feb 27th, 2013

Banks

Lois Michelle McClure, 44, Maysville
Ms. Lois Michelle McClure, age 44, of Maysville, GA died Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Ms. McClure was born in Ft. Worth, TX to Lydia Melissa D ...

Habersham

Betty Jane Ivie Barnette, 80, Demorest
BETTY JANE IVIE BARNETTE, age 80, of Demorest, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, February 27, 2013. Mrs. Barnette was born in Habersham County, Georgia, on June 1, 1932, to the la ...
George (Reynolds) Holcomb, age 83, of Demorest, Georgia passed away on February 27, 2013, at a local area hospital following a three year period of declining health. Mr. Holcomb wa ...

Hall

Aubrey Lynn White 8/30/1959-2/27/2013 A life well lived. There will be a celebration of life held at New Holland Baptist Church at 7 Quarry Street Gainesville GA 30501 on Saturday ...
Clara Buell "Mimi" Pirkle, age 93 of Lula, a devoted wife, mother and grandmother, passed away on Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at The Oaks at Limestone following an exten ...
George W. Hale, 84, Gainesville
George W. Hale, age 84 of Gainesville, passed away on Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at Halcyon Hospice House following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled ...

Jackson

Dorothy F. Miller, 82, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Dorothy F. Miller, 82, of Jefferson, Ga., who passed away Wednesday, February 27, 2013.Mrs. Miller was born in Rochester, New York, a ...
Elbert Stanley Best, 68, Braselton
Elbert Stanley Best, age 68, of Braselton passed away Wednesday, February 27, 2013. Stan was in the milk business for over 30 years, he retired from Quality Food and was a Free M ...
Stan Elbert Best, 68, Braselton
Stan Elbert Best, age 68, of Braselton passed away Wednesday, February 27, 2013. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Highway 53, Hoschton, Ga. 30548 ...

Lumpkin

Y.D. Abercrombie, 77, Dahlonega
Mr. Y.D. Abercrombie, age 77, of Dahlonega, GA, passed away Wednesday, February 27, 2013.Y.D. was a lifelong resident of Lumpkin County where he spent his life as a poultry farmer. ...

Other

Jack C. Williams, 77, Paintsville, Kentucky
Jack C. Williams, of Paintsville, KY, age 77, passed away on February 27, 2013. He is preceded in death by his wife, Melba J. Williams.Survivors include his children, Jackie Willia ...

White

William Chester (Billy) Helton, age 71 of Cleveland, passed away Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at his residence.Mr. Helton was born January 18, 1942 in Wheeling, WV to the late Jame ...
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.