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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Jan 18th, 2016

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William Donald Dyar, 83, Winder
William Donald Dyar, age 83, of Winder passed away Monday, January 18, 2016.  No services have been arranged at this time.  Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA ...

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Josh Manus, 44, Cumming
Josh Manus was 44 when he parted from this world to be with his Lord and Savior on January 18, 2016. He resided in Cumming, GA where he was the owner and operator of Manus Upholste ...
Ron Shannon, 75, Cumming
Ron Shannon, of Cumming, GA, departed this life to be embraced in the arms of God on January 18, 2016 at the age of 75.  Ron was a very proud and successful business executive ...

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Funeral services for Raymond “Ray” Irvin Phillips , age 84, of Demorest will be held Wednesday, January 20, 2016 at 3:00 PM from Hillside Memorial Chapel with Rev. W. A ...
Larry S. Sanders, 62, Clarkesville
Funeral services for Larry S. Sanders, age 62, of Clarkesville will be held Friday, January 22, 2016 at 8:00 PM from the Hillside Memorial Chapel.  The family will receive fri ...

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Chester Strickland, 85, Gainesville
Chester Strickland age 85 of Gainesville, GA passed away on Monday January 18, 2016.  Memorial Services will be held on Friday, January 29, 2016 at 11am at King ...
Cherie Louise Ghosh, 69, Gainesville
Mrs. Cherie Louise Ghosh, age 69 of Gainesville, passed away on Monday, January 18, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Memorial services wil ...
Louise Walls Humphries, 98, Gainesville
         Mrs. Louise Walls Humphries, age 98 of New Holland, passed away on Monday, January 18, 2016 at Autumn Breeze Assisted Living Home f ...
Evan Rosas, 22, Oakwood
Mr. Evan Rosas, age 22, of Oakwood passed away Monday, January 18, 2016.   Funeral Mass will be 11:00 a.m., Friday, January 22, 2016 at Prince of Peace Catholic Church.& ...

Jackson

Mr. Timothy Jackson Ray Williams, age 25 of Talmo, passed away on Monday, January 18, 2016 in Jackson County.             ...

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Leroy Elliott, 86, Dahlonega
Leroy Elliott, age 86, a lifelong resident of Dahlonega, GA passed way January 18, 2016 at his residence.   Leroy was a sawmiller and a member of St. Paul United Methodi ...

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Edna Turner, 100, Cleveland
Mrs. Edna Turner, age 100, of Cleveland, passed away Monday, January 18, 2016.  Mrs. Turner was born in Habersham County to the late Bernard and Lila Lloyd Free.  She ...
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.