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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Jan 13th, 2016

Dawson

Frances Louise Millsap Cowart, 88, of Dawsonville, GA died peacefully on January 13, 2016. She was one of four children of Vincent and Clessie Millsap. She was preceded in death by ...

Habersham

Souphonh Phetmixay, 72, Cornelia
Souphonh Phetmixay, age 72, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, January 13, 2016.  Mr. Phetmixay was born in Vientiane, Laos, on March 29, 1943.  He w ...

Hall

Nellie Mae Miller, 87, Gainesville
   Funeral Services will be held 2:00 pm Friday January 15, 2016 in Wards Funeral Home Chapel for Nellie Mae Miller, 87, of Gainesville. Rev. Phil Carpenter and Rev. H ...
Margret Dover, 79, Gainesville
    Mrs. Margret Dover, age 79, of Gainesville, passed away on Wednesday, January 13, 2016 at her residence following an extended illness.      ...
Doris Inez Dale Tallant, 81, Gainesville
         Mrs. Doris Inez Dale Tallant age 81 of Gainesville passed away on Wednesday January 13, 2016 at her residence following an extended ...

Jackson

Altamese Duffy, N/A, N/A
Altamese Duffey passed away on Wednesday January 13, 2016.  Funeral Services will be held on Saturday at 2:00 pm at Wimberly & White Funeral Home Chapel in Commerce, Ga. & ...
Mike Jones, 66, Commerce
Mike Jones, age 66 of Commerce, GA passed away Wednesday January 13, 2016.       Mr. Jones was the son of the late John Morris and Dorothy Sorrow Jones. ...

Other

John Russell Farmer, 97, Gastonia, NC
Mr. John Russell Farmer, age 97 of 2755 Union Road, Gastonia, North Carolina passed away Wednesday, January 13, 2016 at Morningside Assisted Living in Gastonia, North Carolina. ...

Stephens

Mrs. Elmira Samantha Nichols Wilbanks, age 96 of Skyline Drive, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Wednesday, January 13, 2016 at the Stephens County Hospital.  A daughter of the ...

White

Holly Evans, 49, Clarkesville
Holly Evans, age 49 of Clarkesville, GA, passed away on Wednesday, January 13, 2016 at Habersham County Medical Center. Ms. Evans was born on December 14, 1966, in Delmar, Maryl ...
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.