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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Jan 28th, 2016

Forsyth

Tony Adkins, 56, beloved husband, father, brother-in-law and friend, was called to his eternal resting place on January 27, 2016 after a courageous battle with chronic kidney disea ...
Marilyn Kirby Alexander, age 87, originally from New York, New York, a 40 year resident of the Atlanta area and most recently of Cumming, Georgia passed away peacefully on Wednesda ...
Naomi Bernice Neely Weaver Dieterle went to be with her Savior on Wednesday, January 20, 2016. She was a great woman of God and of prayer, and she delighted in talking to everyone ...

Hall

Terry W. Kuehn, 72, Gainesville
 Mr. Terry W. Kuehn, age 72 of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday, January 28, 2016 at his residence following an extended illness.       &n ...
Melvin Auten, 77, Murrayville
Melvin Lee Auten, age 87 of Murrayville, passed away Thursday, January 28, 2016.  Mr. Auten was born on June 25, 1928 in North Carolina to the late Johnny and Verdie Johnson A ...
Melvin Lee Autin, 87, Murrayville
Melvin Lee Auten, age 87 of Murrayville, passed away Thursday, January 28, 2016.  Mr. Auten was born on June 25, 1928 in North Carolina to the late Johnny and Verdie John ...
Helen Farmer, 84, Clermont
Funeral services for, Helen Farmer age 84 of Clermont will be held at 3:00 pm Monday Feb. 1, 2016 in Strickland funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will be from 1 to 3 pm Feb. 1, 2016 ...
Troyce Johnson Jr, Gainesville
Troyce Johnson Jr. of Gainesville, GA passed away on January 28, 2016. Troyce enjoyed fishing with his grandchildren and camping. He was known as always being a jokester and to ...
Joseph William Perry, 66, Flowery Branch
Joseph William Perry, age 66, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away Thursday, January 28, 2016 at Northeast GA Medical Center. A memorial service is scheduled for 3 PM Sunday, Janua ...
Joseph William Perry, 66, Flowery Branch
Joseph “Joe” William Perry, age 66, of Flowery Branch, GA went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, January 28, 2016.   He was born in Syracuse, NY and had ...
Johnny Paul Rider, 74, Gainesville
Mr. Johnny Paul Rider, age 74 of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday, January 28, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.        ...
Raymond Young, 63, Gainesville
Funeral Services for Mr. Raymond Young (63) of Gainesville, Georgia will be held on Tuesday, February 2, 2016, 1:00pm @ Cross Plains Baptist Church, 3230 Cross Plains Road, Gainesv ...

Jackson

C.W. Jack Lewis, 84, Maysville
C.W. Jack Lewis, age 84, of Maysville, GA died Thursday, January 28, 2016 at Northridge Health and Rehab.  Mr. Lewis was born in Maysville to the late Sharpe and Stella Wilban ...
Willie Pittman, 76, Commerce
Willie Pittman, age 76 of Commerce, GA passed away on Thursday January 28, 2016. Funeral services entrusted to Wimberly & White Funeral Home. 446 Homer Road, Commerce GA 706-33 ...
  Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Marjory Sue Worley Stockton, age 74 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Thursday, January 28, 2016.  Mrs. Stoc ...
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.