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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Mar 22nd, 2015

Dawson

Edwin F. "Frank" Kreischer, 63, Dawsonville
Edwin F. "Frank" Kreischer, 63, of Dawsonville passed away Sunday March 22, 2015 at Mesun Hospice following a period of declining health.Born December 6, 1951 in Macon, G ...

Forsyth

Josephine Thornton Ramsey, age 69, of Buford, GA passed away on Sunday, March 22, 2015. She was preceded in death by her husband of forty-five years, Eddie Fred Ramsey. She is su ...

Hall

John David Garrett, Sr., 66, Braselton
John David Garrett, Sr., 66, of Braselton passed away on Saturday, March 21, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, March 24, ...
Karen Ann Freeman Cash, 57, of Lula passed away on March 22, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Graveside services will be held on Thursday, March 26, 2015 at ...
Mary Ruth Holcomb, 87, Georgetown. TX formerly of Gainesville
Mary Ruth Holcomb was born in Gainesville, Georgia to John Edward and Odell Allison. Ruth passed away Sunday, March 22nd, in Georgetown, Texas, where she has been living with her ...
Ricky Lee Martin, 62, Gainesville
Ricky Lee Martin, 62 of Gainesville passed away on Saturday March 21, 2015 as a result of a motorcycle accident.A lifelong resident of Hall County, Mr. Martin was born January 27, ...
Sarah Nell Howell Carter, 94, Gainesville
Mrs. Sarah Nell Howell Carter, age 94, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Sunday March 22, 2015. A Celebration of Life service will be held at 2:00 pm Tuesday, March ...
T. Leroy Whiting, 87, Flowery Branch
Mr. T. Leroy Whiting, 87 of Flowery Branch died Sunday March 22, 2015 at his residence.A lifelong resident of Hall County, Mr. Whiting was the son of the late E. Parks and Jean Eva ...
Thomas Ray White, 81, Lula
Mr. Thomas Ray White, 81, of Lula, passed away on Tuesday, March 22, 2015. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.Little & Davenport Funeral Home and Crematory ...

Jackson

Carl Elbert 'Coody' Gibbs, 67, Pendergrass
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Carl Elbert "Coody" Gibbs, age 67, of Pendergrass Georgia, who entered into rest Saturday, March 22, 2015. Mr. Gibbs was bo ...
Ethel Ann Gary, 84, Commerce
Mrs.Ethel Ann Gary, age 84, of Commerce, GA died Sunday, March 22, 2015 at Landmark Hospital. Mrs. Gary was born in Commerce to the late William Thad and Bessie Snipes Pendergras ...

Lumpkin

Gracie 'Ruth' Cain, 73, Dahlonega
Gracie "Ruth" Cain, age 73, of Dahlonega, GA passed away Sunday, March 22, 2015.She was a lifelong resident of Lumpkin County and retired from Burlington Industries Pine ...

Stephens

Mrs. Betty Hitt Swords Garrison, age 91 of Prather Bridge Road, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Sunday, March 22, 2015 at Morningside Assisted Living in Gainesville, Georgia.A daughter ...
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.