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Local Obits for Sat. Nov 12th, 2016

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Charles Edgar Lamb, 72, Cumming
Charles Edgar Lamb, age 72 of Cumming, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Saturday, November 12, 2016.  He was co-owner of Bennett's Marine. He spent most of his life ...

Hall

Daniel Richard Matthew Diaddigo, Gainesville, GA passed away peacefully on November 12, 2016. He was born on October 18, 1938 in Aliquippa, PA.  Richard graduated from ...
Lisa Shivers Myers, 45, Gainesville
Mrs. Lisa Shivers Myers age 45, of Gainesville passed away on Saturday, November 12, 2016 following a brief illness. Funeral services are scheduled for Friday, November 18, 2 ...
James Donald "Don" Nix, 75, Gainesville
Mr. James Donald (Don) Nix, age 75, of Gainesville passed away on Saturday, November 12, 2016 at his residence following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled for ...

Other

Michael Delone Wortham, age 62, of Athens passed away Saturday, November 12, 2016.  Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 706-654-0 ...
Idell Moore Byers, 95, Douglasville
Idell Moore Byers, age 95 of Doulgasville and formerly of Demorest, passed away November 12, 2016, at her residence. Born in Turnerville, Georgia on March 14, 1921, she was a da ...
Leeanne Wooten Carroll, 51, Marble Hill
Leeanne Wooten Carroll age 51 of Marble Hill, GA left this world on Saturday November 12, 2016 to be with the Lord.  She was born in Jacksonville, FL, the daughter of Ann and ...
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.