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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Jun 12th, 2014

Forsyth

Scott Everett Kirby, 48, Cumming
Scott Everett Kirby, age 48, of Cumming, went to be with his Lord on June 11, 2014. Scott was a devoted member and deacon of Pine Crest Baptist Church (Romans 8: 38, 39). He was ...

Gwinnett

Arlene Howard, 59, Suwanee
Arlene Howard, age 59, of Suwanee, passed away Thursday, June 12, 2014. Funeral Services will be held 3:00 p.m. Monday, June 16, 2014 at Lawson Funeral Home. The family will rece ...

Habersham

Brenda Joyce Cook King, 62, Baldwin
Brenda Joyce Cook King, age 62, of Baldwin, passed away Thursday, June 12, 2014, at Habersham Medical Center.Born in Clarkesville, on October 4, 1951, she was a daughter of the lat ...
Elizabeth Kratzer Tipton, 83, Mt. Airy
Elizabeth Kratzer Tipton, age 83, of Mt. Airy, Georgia, passed away on Thursday, June 12, 2014.Mrs. Tipton was born on April 8, 1931 in Bamberg, Germany to the late Hans and Gretch ...

Hall

George "Top-Notch" Germain of Winder, Georgia, passed away suddenly at home on June 3rd 2014. He is survived by his wife, Luella M. Germain; three children, Larry, Rick, ...
Rev. Virgil Glen Megill, 90, Gainesville
​Dr. Virgil Glen Megill, Jr. died Thursday, June 12 in Gainesville, GA the home of his daughter Caroline Newbern. He was 90 years of age.Virgil was born in 1924 in Lyons ...

Other

Alma Brown Beckler, 88, Milton
Alma Brown Beckler, age 88 of Milton, Georgia passed away on Thursday, June 12, 2014 at Angels Garden Senior Community in Dacula, Georgia following a period of declining health. M ...

Stephens

Mrs. Martha Lou Nimmons Davis, age 94, of Toccoa, GA, passed away Thursday June 12, 2014 at her son's home. She was born in Franklin County, GA on June 19, 1920, the daughte ...
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.