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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Feb 20th, 2014

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Douglas Dewey Harris, 79, Winder
Douglas Dewey Harris, age 79, of Winder, GA passed away on Wednesday, February 19, 2014. He is survived by his daughter, Sonya Turner, Bethlehem, GA; two grandchildren, Abigail Tur ...

Dawson

James R. 'J. R.' Wright, 84, Dawsonville
James R. "J. R." Wright, 84, of Dawsonville passed away Thursday February 20, 2014.Born July 3, 1929 in Atlanta, GA to the late William E. and Ruby Wright, he had lived i ...

Gwinnett

Hart B. Noll, 78, Sugar Hill
Hart B. Noll, age 78, of Sugar Hill, GA died on Thursday, February 20, 2014 at Embracing Hospice in Cumming, GA. He was preceded in death by his son, Joseph Ellwood Noll. He is sur ...

Habersham

Thelma Fry Nix, 90, Cornelia
THELMA FRY NIX, age 90 of Cornelia, passed away Thursday, February 20, 2014, at Habersham Home East. Born in the Macedonia Community of Habersham County, Georgia on August 5, 1923, ...

Hall

Elizabeth Nyoka Maness, 71, Gainesville
Elizabeth Nyoka Maness, 71, of Gainesville passed away Thursday February 20, 2014 at her residence following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held Saturday ...
Jarvis Dirk Summerour, 55, Gainesville
Jarvis Dirk Summerour, age 55, of Gainesville, Ga. passed away February, 20, 2014. Funeral Services are Tuesday at 1:00 p.m. at St. Paul UMC, Summit St. SE. Professional services e ...
Max O'Neil Watson, Sr, 85, Gainesville
Max O'Neil Watson, Sr. of Gainesville, Georgia, age 85, died peacefully in his sleep February 20, 2014 after a brief illness. Born May 26, 1928 in Sharpsburg, Georgia to Frank ...

Jackson

Dorothy Mae Sampson, 75, Maysville
Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, announces services for Dorothy Mae Sampson, age 75, of Maysville who passed away on Thursday, February 20th, 2014 at the Oaks of Limestone in Gainesvil ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Thomas Hartwell Blackstock, age 79, of Jefferson, Georgia, who entered into rest, Thursday, February 20, 2014. Mr. Blackstock was born ...
Zadie Adams, 80, Commerce
Zadie AdamsFebruary 23rd, 1933 - February 20th, 2014God opened up the gates of heaven for our dear mother, grandmother, and friend on February 20th, 2014. Zadie entered into life o ...

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Evelyne Kaufman Jones, 88, Dahlonega
Evelyne Kaufman Jones, 88, a long-time resident of Atlanta passed away in Dahlonega, GA on Thursday, February 20. Evelyne was born in Tallahassee, FL to Herbert and Emily Kaufman. ...

White

Betty Louise Savage, 82, Cleveland
Mrs. Betty Louise Savage, age 82 of Cleveland, GA passed away Thursday, February 20, 2014. Mrs. Savage was born in White County, to Albert T. and Ethel Vandiver Jarrard on January ...
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.