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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Mar 17th, 2016

Habersham

Roy Lee Keller, 57, Mt. Airy
Roy Lee Keller, age 57 of Mt. Airy, passed away Thursday, March 17, 2016, at his residence.  Born in Habersham County on December 2, 1958, he was a son of Kirby Lee Keller an ...

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Loy Charles Collins, 87, Gainesville
  Loy Charles Collins, age 87 of  Gainesville, Georgia died  Thursday March 17, 2016 from an extend illness.   Loy was born on December 13, 1928 to ...
Mamie Lou Henderson, 72, Gainesville
Mrs. Mamie Lou Henderson age 72 of Gainesville, Georgia passed away on Wednesday March 16, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.   &n ...
Roberta “Sis” Hunter, 91, Gainesville
Mrs. Roberta “Sis” Hunter, age 91, of Gainesville passed away Thursday, March 17, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Gainesville, with her family. &nbs ...
Kathryn Lynn Poff, 27, Gainesville
         Miss Kathryn Lynn Poff, age 27 of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday, March 17, 2016 in Milledgeville, Georgia from injuries sust ...

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Unie Olean Turner, 85, Cleveland
Unie Olean Turner, age 85 of Cleveland, passed away Thursday, March 17, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.  Mrs. Turner was the daughter of the late Wilburn and Mart ...
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.