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Local Obits for Wed. Sep 9th, 2015


              Mr. Wilton “Pee Wee” Massey, age 85, of Homer, GA died Wednesday, September 9, 2015 at Nort ...


Mrs. Wilda June Owenby Tudor, age 73 of 1224 Mize Road, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Wednesday, September 9, 2015 at Habersham County Medical Center.   A daughter of the ...


Vell Thomas Chappell, 79, Clarkesville
  Vell Thomas Chappell, age 79, of Clarkesville, passed away Wednesday, September 9, 2015. Born on February 24, 1936, in Clayton, he was a son of the late Ben and Connie ...
Miss Brittany Nichole Miller, age 16 of Alto, passed away on Wednesday Morning, September 9, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following injuries sustained in an automobile ...


“Lovada” Jane Collins Burkhalter, 92, of Lula, GA passed away on Wednesday, September 9, 2015 at her residence surrounded by her loving family. Born on October 16, 1 ...
John Calvin "J.C." Fricks, 89, Gainesville
   Mr. John Calvin “ J.C.”  Fricks, age 89, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, September 9, 2015.       &nb ...


Verlin Lee Byers, 63, Commerce
Verlin Lee Byers age 63 of Commerce passed away Wednesday Sept. 9, 2015 at his residence. Mr. Byers was born April 23, 1952 in Hayesville, N.C. to the late Frank & Katie P ...
Evelyn Annie Davis, 82, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Evelyn Annie Davis, age 82, of Jefferson, who passed away on September 9, 2015.   Mrs. Davis was born in Jefferson, Georgi ...
Nellie Mae Standridge, 98, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Nellie Mae Standridge, age 98, of Jefferson, who passed away on Wednesday, September 9, 2015. Mrs. Standridge was born in Commerce, a ...


Thurmon W. Cochran, 70, Dahlonega
  Thurmon W. Cochran, age 70, of Dahlonega, GA passed away Wednesday, September 9, 2015 at Gold City Convalescent Center in Dahlonega, GA.   Thurmon was born in ...


Tola Gardner Jenkins, 88, Alpharetta
  Tola Gardner Jenkins 88, of Alpharetta, Georgia died on September 9th, 2015. She was preceded in death by her husband Charles Herbert Jenkins JR.   Visitation ...


Willis Brison Davenport, 65, Cleveland
Willis Brison Davenport, age 65 of Cleveland, passed away on Wednesday, September 9, 2015 at his residence. Mr. Davenport was born on December 12, 1949, in Helen, GA, to the lat ...
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.