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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Oct 19th, 2016

Banks

Faye Woodall Peavey, 74, Homer
Faye Woodall Peavey, age 74 of Homer, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, October 19, 2016. Born in Memphis, Tennessee on September 1, 1942, she was a daughter of the late James Ra ...

Gwinnett

Harry L. Wilson, 74, Dacula
Harry L. Wilson, age 74 of Dacula, GA died suddenly on Wednesday, October 19, 2016. Mr. Wilson has been cremated and a memorial service will be held Sunday, October 23, 2016 from 1 ...

Habersham

Lou Ellen Rich, 84, Mt. Airy
Lou Ellen Rich age 84, of Mt. Airy, Georgia, went to be with The Lord on Wednesday, October 19, 2016. Ms. Rich was born on April 15, 1932 in Mt. Airy, Georgia. She was prec ...
Benjamin “Benny” S. Rucker, age 66 of Cornelia, passed away on Wednesday, October 19, 2016. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced so ...

Hall

Mr. Clyde Gilbert “Gib” Cronic age 66 of Oakwood passed away on Wednesday October 19, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness.  Funer ...

Jackson

Olive Mozelle Scarborough Clark, age 90 of Commerce, GA passed away Wednesday, October 19, 2016.   Mrs. Clark was the daughter of the late Joe and Blanche Gurley Scarbor ...
Mr. Kenneth Mitchell Howington, age 83, of Nicholson died Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at Gentiva Hospice IPU at Athens Regional.  Mr. Howington was born in Nicholson to the la ...

Lumpkin

Samuel “Sam” Kent Ingram, Sr., age 62, a life-long resident Dahlonega, GA passed away on October 19, 2016.   Sam was born on September 29, 1954 in Dahlonega, ...

Other

Halia Cham Doskotch, 89, Athens
Halia Cham Doskotch, age 89, of Athens passed away Wednesday, October 19, 2016.  She is survived by her husband Raymond Walter Doskotch; son Steven Raymond Doskotch; daughter ...
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.