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Local Obits for Tue. Dec 13th, 2016

Banks

Leonard Autry Ginn, 78, Maysville
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Leonard Autry Ginn, age 78 of Maysville, Georgia who entered into rest Tuesday, December 13, 2016. Mr. Ginn was born in Jefferson, Geo ...

Barrow

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Dorothy Josephine Tant Scarborough, age 91 of Winder, Georgia who entered into rest Tuesday, December 13, 2016.  Mrs. Scarboroug ...

Dawson

Nelda Jo Allen, 66, Dawsonville
Nelda Jo Allen, age 66 of Dawsonville, passed away on Tuesday, December 13, 2016.  Nelda adored her children and grandchildren and was the best mother and grandmother on the p ...

Forsyth

Jerry William Bagwell, 74, Cumming
Jerry William Bagwell, age 74 of Cumming, passed away on Tuesday, December 13, 2016.  Jerry was a member of Roanoke Baptist Church where he had served as an Ordained Deacon fo ...
Eljoria Aline Hudson, of Cumming, GA, passed away Tuesday, December 13, 2016. Memorial Service for Ms. Hudson will be held Tuesday, December 20, 2016, at 2:00 p.m. at Coal Moun ...

Hall

Charlie Douglas Hawkins, 66, Gainesville
Mr. Charlie Douglas Hawkins, 66, of Gainesville passed away on December 13, 2016. A graveside service is scheduled for Friday, December 16, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. in Solid Rock Bapt ...

Jackson

James Herbert Matthews, 67, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. James Herbert Matthews, age 67 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Tuesday, December 13, 2016. Mr. Matthews was born in Jackso ...

Other

Charles Edward Chambers, age 66 of Royston, GA passed away Tuesday, December 13, 2016.   Mr. Chambers was the son of the late Henry Clyde and Annie Lou Shubert Chamber ...
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.