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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Jan 11th, 2016

Dawson

Kathleen M. Setterberg, 71, Dawsonville
Kathleen M. Setterberg, 71, of Dawsonville passed away Monday January 11, 2016 at Gracemont Assisted Living. Born November 17, 1944 in Minneapolis, MN to the late Joseph and Hel ...

Habersham

Lillie Gladys Holcomb, 101, Clarkesville
Lillie Gladys Holcomb, age 101, passed away Monday, January 11, 2016, following an extended illness.   Born on March 2, 1914, in the Amy’s Creek community of Habersha ...
Delvina Loggins Marcus, 85, Demorest
Delvina Loggins Marcus, age 85, of Demorest, Georgia, went to be with The Lord on Monday, January 11, 2016 following an extended illness. Mrs. Marcus was born on April 2, 1 ...
Barbara Jo McEntire, 74, Clarkesville
Barbara Jo McEntire, age 74 of Clarkesville, went home to be with the Lord Monday, January 11, 2016. Born in Hall County on September 23, 1941, she was the daughter of the late ...

Hall

M.E. “Red” Cantrell, 89, Gainesville
M.E. “Red” Cantrell, 89, of Gainesville passed away Monday, January 11, 2016.   Born on January 9, 1927, he was a lifetime resident of Hall County. He was t ...
Alice Marie (Strawn) Elmore, 93, Gainesville
  Alice Marie (Strawn) Elmore passed away at home in the presence of her family on Monday, January 11, 2016, following an extended illness.   Alice was born in C ...
Beverly Yvonne Henderson, 60, Gainesville
Ms. Beverly Yvonne (Martin) Henderson was born August 24, 1955 to the late Leonard Cantrell and Mary (Martin) Bryson in Gainesville, GA.  She departed this life Monday, Januar ...
Gary Lynn Mahan, 73, Flowery Branch
Mahan, Gary Lynn, 73 of Flowery Branch, GA. was reunited with the Lord on Monday, January 11, 2016. He passed peacefully surrounding by his loving family.   Gary was born ...
Laura Ann Cagle Poole, 107, Gillsville
Memorial Park North Riverside Chapel announces the Home Going of Mrs. Laura Ann Cagle Poole, 107, of Gillsville, Ga. on January 11, 2016 at the Oaks on Limestone. ...

Lumpkin

Thomas Kenneth Kilpatrick, 82, Dahlonega
Thomas Kenneth Kilpatrick passed away peacefully on January 11, 2016. Thomas Kenneth Kilpatrick was born in Forest Park, Ga. November 5, 1933. He was the second born son of Mr. &am ...
Barbara Ann "Bobbie Sue" Thompson, age 73, of Dahlonega, GA passed away Monday, January 11, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, GA. "Bobbie S ...

Other

Phillip “Phil” Garrison, 74, Pigeon Forge, Tennessee and formerly of Cornelia
Phillip Lewis “Phil” Garrison, age 74 of Pigeon Forge, Tennessee and formerly of Cornelia, passed away Monday, January 11, 2016. Born in Habersham County on April 2, ...
Charlotte Genevieve Jones, 94, Vincennes
Charlotte Genevieve Jones was born on April 4, 1920 in Vincennes, Indiana to the late John and Nellie Volz.    (Her friends called her Geny). Geny and her family mo ...
James Albert (Faust) Massey, 74, Danielsville
James Albert (Faust) Massey, age 74 of Danielsville, GA passed away Monday January 11, 2016.  Mr. Massey was born on April 18, 1941 to the late Eugene and Grace Chapman Mas ...

Rabun

Nancy Mae Kilby, Clayton
Nancy Mae Kilby of Clayton, GA passed peacefully surrounded by her loving children late Monday evening, January 11, 2016.  She was preceded in death by her youngest daughte ...
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.