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Local Obits for Fri. Jan 29th, 2016

Dawson

Billie R. Singleton, 84, Dawsonville
Billie R. Singleton, 84, of Dawsonville passed away Friday January 29, 2016 at North Georgia Assisted Living following a period of declining health. Born August 30, 1931 in Fors ...

Forsyth

Edwin Garner, 81, Cumming
Edwin Garner, age 81 of Cumming, passed away on Friday, January 29, 2016. He was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church. Edwin was an Air Force Veteran of the Korean Conflict. He was ...
Rev. Herbert Clifton Youngblood, age 97, of Cumming, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday, January 29th, 2016. He was born and raised in Forsyth County to the late He ...

Hall

Craig David Minnix, 52, Gainesville
Craig David Minnix, age 52, of Gainesville, passed away Friday, January 29th, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center surrounded by his loving family. On October 13, 1963 Craig was bor ...
William Lovely, 83, Gainesville
               William Lovely, age 83 of Gainesville, passed away Friday, January 29, 2016 at his residence. ...
Beatrice Long Stowers, 88, Clermont
Beatrice Long Stowers of Clermont, Georgia passed away January 29, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center of an extended illness. Funeral services will be held 2:00 pm Sunday, ...

Lumpkin

Mrs. Shanna Elizabeth Stafford Van Buren, age 55, of Dahlonega passed away peacefully at her residence on Tuesday, January 27, 2016 following an extended illness. Mrs. Van Buren ...

Other

Mary Jane Skinner McCraney passed away peacefully at Kennestone Hospital in Marietta, GA surrounded by family on Friday, January 29th, 2016. Mary Jane was born in Brooklyn, NY, but ...

Stephens

Barbara Moore Carter, 60, Toccoa
Mrs. Barbara Moore Carter age 60 of 852 Martin Drive passed away Friday January 29, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   A daughter of the late Willie and Faye Po ...
Actress and director Penny Marshall dies at age 75
'Laverne & Shirley' star and movie director Penny Marshall has died at age 75
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