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Local Obits for Sun. Feb 1st, 2015

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Billy Wayne Dooley, 69, Winder
Billy Wayne Dooley, age 69 of Winder, passed away on Sunday, February 1, 2015 at Landmark Hospital in Athens, following a brief illness. Funeral services are sched ...

Forsyth

Edward Robertson Carter, Jr., 82, of Cumming, GA passed away on February 1, 2015. Born in Danville, VA on May 27, 1932, he is preceded in death by his mother, Elizabeth Holmes Sto ...

Gwinnett

Harry Compton, 74, Buford
Harry Compton, 74, of Buford, GA and the New Bethany Community passed away on Sunday, February 1, 2015 at his home, following a brief illness. Harry was a lifelong resident of Bufo ...
Mickey Pugh, 62, Buford
Mickey Pugh, age 62, of Buford, GA passed away on Sunday, February 1, 2015. He was preceded in death by his father, R. A. Pugh. He is survived by his wife of thirty years, D' ...
Sue Higgins Corbin, 76, Sugar Hill
Sue Higgins Corbin, age 76, of Sugar Hill, Georgia passed away on Sunday, February 1, 2015. She was preceded in death by her parents, Choice and Newell Roebuck Higgins; and sister ...

Hall

Mattie Mae Dale, 88, Gainesville
Mrs. Mattie Mae Dale, age 88 of Gainesville, passed away on Sunday, February 1, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral ser ...

Lumpkin

Lucille Kinsler, 88, Dahlonega
Lucille Kinsler, age 88, of Dahlonega, GA passed away Sunday, February 1, 2015 following an extended illness.She spent most of her adult life in Lumpkin County and was a volunteer ...

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Dianna Lynn Lyles, 57, Jonesboro
Dianna Lynn Lyles, age 57, of Jonesboro passed away Sunday, February 1, 2015. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 706 ...

Stephens

Mrs. Doris Evelyn Carter Keeling age 87 of 315 Carnes Creek Road, Toccoa passed away Sunday February 1, 2015 at Stephens County Hospital. A daughter of the late Charles B. and Lill ...
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.