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Local Obits for Thu. May 14th, 2015

Banks

Linda Lou Akins, 70, Homer
Linda Lou Akins, age 70, of Homer, GA passed away on Thursday, May 14, 2015.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Clay and Beulah Frady Akins.  She is survived by h ...
James Roy Brooks, 90, Maysville
           Mr. James Roy Brooks, age 90 of Maysville died Thursday, May 14, 2015 at Northridge Health and Rehab Center.  M ...
May 14th, 2015, our dear mother, Grace Carroll Pittman, went home to be with her Heavenly Father. She passed peaceful with her family at bedside. She was a very special lady that t ...

Barrow

Richard Brock, 83, Winder
     Mr. W. Richard Brock, age 83, of Winder, Georgia passed away May 14, 2015.  A lifelong resident of Barrow County he was a son of the late Henry and W ...

Dawson

Dean Alan Miller, 55, Dawsonville
Dean Alan Miller, 55, of Dawsonville passed away Thursday May 14, 2015 following an extended illness. Mr. Miller was born December 28, 1959 in Bluffton, Ohio.  Previously o ...

Habersham

Edwin Andrews, 77, Baldwin
      Edwin Andrews, age 77 of Baldwin, passed away Thursday, May 14, 2015, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born in Banks County on December 27, 193 ...

Hall

Howard Clifton “Cliff” Bruce Jr., age 55 of Lula, passed away Thursday, May 14, 2015 at his residence. Mr. Bruce was born October 26, 1959 in Kennesaw to Howard Clif ...
Velma Darracott England, 87, Flowery Branch
Velma Darracott England, age 87, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away on Thursday, May 14, 2015. She was preceded in death by her husband of forty-eight years, Charles E. England; par ...
Geraldine Jones, 86, Gainesville
           Funeral services for Mrs. Geraldine Crowe Skinner Jones, age 86, will be held on Sunday, May 17, 2015, at 2:00 p.m ...
Steven Michael Peters, 53, Gainesville
Mr. Steven Michael Peters, 53, passed away Thursday, May 14, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. There will be private services held at a la ...
Barbara Ann West, 79, Gainesville
Funeral Services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Saturday May 16, 2015 at Montgomery Memorial Baptist Church for Barbara Ann West age 79 of Gainesville. The Rev. Darryl Womack will ...
Louvenia Harper Young, 79, Oakwood
Mrs. Louvenia Harper Young was a lifetime resident of Hall County.  She was born in Flowery Branch on December 22nd 1935.  Louvenia entered into rest on Th ...

Jackson

Gerald Alexander Mitton, 87, Jefferson
Rev. Gerald Alexander Mitton, 87 of Jefferson, GA, went home to be with His Lord and Savior on Thursday, May 14, 2015.  Rev. Mitton is better known to most as “Preacher ...
Rev. Gerald Alexander Mitton, 87 of Jefferson, GA, went home to be with His Lord and Savior on Thursday, May 14, 2015.  Rev. Mitton is better known to most as “Preacher ...

Other

Robert L. 'Bob' Radosta, 57, Alpharetta
Robert L. “Bob” Radosta, age 57 of Alpharetta, GA died Thursday, May 14, 2015. Funeral service will be held Monday, May 18, 2015 at 11:00 AM at Hamilton Mill Memorial C ...

Stephens

Mrs. Marie Janett Maxwell Carter, age 100, of Toccoa, passed away May 14, 2015 at Willow Gardens in Toccoa. Born March 19, 1915, in Stephens County, she was a daughter of the la ...

White

Judith Dianne Lowrey, 59, Cleveland
Judith Dianne Lowrey, age 59 of Cleveland, passed away Thursday, May 14, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced ...
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.