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Local Obits for Mon. Oct 10th, 2016

Forsyth

Jesse Clifford Hawkins, 35, Cumming
Jesse Clifford Hawkins, age 35 of Cumming, passed away on Monday, October 10, 2016 Memorial services will be held Friday, October 14, 2016 at 11:00 am at Ingram Funeral Home Cha ...
Bobby Dooley, Cumming
Bobby Dooley passed away on Sunday, October 16, 2016. He loved the outdoors, especially hunting and fishing. He was a soul searcher in life. Bobby is preceded in death by his pa ...

Habersham

George Garland Gibson, 94, Clarkesville
Mr. George Garland Gibson, age 94 of 139 Dee Cee Drive, Clarkesville, Georgia passed away Monday, October 10, 2016 at his residence. A son of the late Lon and Mary Ann Burch Gi ...

Hall

Albert Lee May, Jr, 81, Gainesville
Mr. Albert Lee May, Jr., 81 of Gainesville died Monday October 10, 2016 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born in Habersham County, Mr. May was the son of the late Albert ...

Jackson

Raymond Dowe Harvel, 77, Commerce
Mr. Raymond Dowe Harvel, age 77, of Commerce, GA died Monday, October 10, 2016 at St. Mary’s Hospital.  Mr. Harvel was born in Herrin, IL to the late Elmer and Edna Brad ...

Lumpkin

Johnnie Gay Peck, 89, Dahlonega
Johnnie Gay Peck, age 89, of Dahlonega, GA passed away on October 10, 2016. Mrs. Peck was a lifelong resident of Lumpkin County, a homemaker, and member of Cavender Creek Baptis ...

White

Starla Marie Towe, 25, Cleveland
Starla Marie Towe, age 25, of Cleveland passed away Monday October 10, 2016.  Starla was born in Habersham County the daughter of Keith Pardue and the late Samantha Morgan ...
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.