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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Oct 9th, 2016

Dawson

Easter Gayton Amos, 88, Dawsonville
Easter Gayton Amos, 88, of Dawsonville passed away Saturday October 8, 2016 at Gold City Nursing Center following a period of declining health. Born April 8, 1928 to the late Jo ...

Forsyth

Larmon Roy Barron, 85, Cumming
Rev. Larmon Roy Barron, age 85, of Cumming passed away Saturday, October 8, 2016. A loving husband, father, father-in-law, grandfather, great grandfather, and brother, Larmon was a ...
Carolyn McAlpin Neely, 76, Cumming
Carolyn McAlpin Neely, 76, of Cumming, GA died at Vitas Hospice Duluth on Sunday, October 9, 2016.  Born in Magee, MS she was the daughter of the late Olice and Newman McAlpin ...

Habersham

Dorothy Oatley Bell, 84, Demorest
Dorothy Oatley Bell, age 84, passed away surrounded by family in the early morning hours of October 9th. Born on December 18th, 1931, in Atlanta, Georgia, she was affectionatel ...

Hall

Bryant Davis, 48, Gainesville
Mr. Bryant Davis, age 48, of Gainesville passed away Sunday, October 9, 2016 at his residence. Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m., Thursday, October 13, 2016 in the Chapel of Me ...
Thomas Edward Garner, 92, Gainesville
Mr. Thomas Edward (Ed) Garner, age 92, of Gainesville passed away into the arms of his savior, Jesus Christ on Sunday, October 9, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – G ...
Margaret Segers Jackson, age 74, of Lula, Georgia (Rock Springs Community) went to be with The Lord on Saturday, October 8, 2016. Mrs. Jackson was born on December 15, 1941 in B ...
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.