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Local Obits for Tue. Apr 28th, 2015


John William Mitchell, 73, Suwanee
John William Mitchell 73, of Suwanee, Ga died April 28th, 2015. Visitation will be held on Sunday May 3rd, 2015 at McDonald and Son Funeral Home from 1-5pm. Funeral services wil ...
Christopher Scott Tucker, 29, Lawrenceville
Christopher Scott Tucker, age 29, of Lawrenceville passed away Saturday, April 25, 2015.  Chris had a passion for motorcycles and fast cars.  He was a loving father   ...


Ralph Harrison Cronic, 86, Flowery Branch
Ralph Harrison Cronic, age 86 of Flowery Branch, passed away Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness.     &nbs ...
Charles Massey, 48, Gainesville
Charles Benson Massey, Jr. of Gainesville passed away Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at Haven Hospice in Lake City Florida following an extended illness.  Funeral Services will be ...
Charles J. Monkus, 85, Gainesville
Charles Monkus, 85, of Nicholls formerly of Gainesville passed away on Tuesday, April 28, 2015. Born on October 7, 1929, he was the son of the late Charlie and Lelia Buchanan Monku ...
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs. Marilyn Patricia Wallace Norton, age 66 of Clermont. Mrs. Norton passed away Tuesday, April 28, 2015. Graveside serv ...
Henry Sherman Pinyan, Jr., 93, Gainesville
Henry Sherman Pinyan, Jr., 93, of Gainesville passed away on Tuesday, April 28, 2015.Born in Canton, Ga on May 24, 1921, he was the son of the late Henry Sherman Pinyan, Sr. and Sa ...
James Jerrold Swafford, 67, Murrayville
James Jerrold Swafford, age 67, of Murrayville, Georgia, passed away Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at his residence.   Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday May ...


Peggy Sue Samples, 67, Hoschton
Peggy Sue Samples, age 67, of Hoschton passed away Tuesday,April 28, 2015.  Mrs. Samples was employed with the Gwinnett County Water Resources Department for 31 years.  S ...


Mrs. Sharon Elaine Duyck Palmer, age 58, of Dahlonega, GA passed away Tuesday April 28, 2015 at her home with her loving family at her bedside. Sharon was a North Carolina nativ ...


Edna Mae Pruitt, 88, Cleveland
Ms. Edna Mae Pruitt, age 88 of Cleveland, passed away on Tuesday, April 28, 2015. Ms. Pruitt was born on November 13, 1926 to the late Frank and Willie Greene Sanders.  She ...
Keith Henry, 61, Sautee Nacoochee
Keith Henry, age 61 of Sautee, passed away on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at his residence. Mr. Henry was born on December 11, 1953, in Dumas, Texas to the late William Earl and Rub ...
John (Jack) Johnston, 82, Sautee Nacoochee
John (Jack) Johnston, age 82 of Sautee Nacoochee, passed away on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at his residence. Jack Johnston was born in Belfast, Ireland, on April 11, 1933.  T ...
Thelma Frances Abernathy Palmer, age 96 of Cleveland, passed away on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.  Mrs. Palmer was born on May 2, 1918, in J ...
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.