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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Feb 24th, 2016

Banks

Maggie Lee Harrison, 81, Commerce
Maggie Lee Harrison, age 81, of Commerce, GA peacefully departed this life at The Oaks of Athens Nursing Home on Tuesday, February 23, 2016. Maggie was born to the late Harold and ...

Dawson

Karol Lynn Flanders, 67, Dawsonville
  Karol Lynn Flanders, 67, of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday February 24, 2016 at her residence surrounded by her loving family. Born October 30, 1948 in Macon, Georg ...

Habersham

Gladys Leigh Kincaid, 82, Clarkesville
Gladys Leigh Kincaid, age 82 of Clarkesville, passed away on Wednesday, February 24, 2016.  Mrs. Kincaid was born on February 8, 1934, in Victoria, Virginia, to the late Ju ...

Hall

Mogene Boggs, 81, Gainesville
Ms. Mogene Boggs, age 81 of Gainesville, passed away on Tuesday, February 23, 2016 at Emory Healthcare of Atlanta, following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled ...
Ruth Morris Burt, 84, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Ruth Morris Burt, age 84, of Flowery Branch passed away Wednesday, February 24, 2016.   Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m., Saturday, February 27, 2016 in the Chape ...
Harold Radd Cape, 77, Gillsville
Harold Radd Cape, 77, of Gillsville, GA. passed away on Wednesday, February 24, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   Born in Banks County, GA. on October 31, 1938 ...
Elmo Roger Clark, 80, Clermont
 Mr. Elmo Roger Clark, age 80 of Clermont, passed away on Tuesday, February 23, 2016 at his residence following an extended illness. Memorial services will be held at a lat ...
Douglas Bay Edmundson, 75, Flowery Branch
Douglas Bay Edmundson, age 75, passed away on Wednesday, Feb 24, 2016, as a result of a tragic accident at his home in Flowery Branch, GA.  He was born to the late Robert Bay ...
Marion Eugene “Johnny” Thomas, age 80 of Gainesville, passed away Wednesday, February 23, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness. Funera ...

Stephens

Roy Lee Whitfield, 73, Toccoa
Mr. Roy Lee Whitfield, age 73 of 2716 Oak Valley Road, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Wednesday, February 24, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   A son of the late ...

White

Zoraline Gooch Grindle, 92, Cleveland
Mrs. Zoraline Gooch Grindle, age 92 of Cleveland, passed away on Wednesday, February 24, 2016 at Gateway Health & Rehab following an extended illness.    &nbs ...
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.