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Local Obits for Fri. Mar 25th, 2016

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Hazel L.Palmer Palmer, 93, Auburn
Mrs. Hazel L. Palmer, age 93, of Auburn, GA died Thursday, April 21, 2016 at Athens Regional Medical Center.  Mrs. Palmer was born in Clarksville to the late John and Belle Ma ...

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Jean Greenway, 91, Dawsonville
Jean Greenway, 91, of Dawsonville passed away Friday March 25, 2016 at her residence following a period of declining health. Jean was born April 2, 1924 in Tennessee and was a l ...
Barbara West, 88, Dawsonville
Barbara West, 88, of Dawson County, Georgia, passed away Thursday March 17, 2016.  She grew up in Atlanta and Chattanooga.  Her parents were Alberta Louise and Noah B. Ne ...

Forsyth

Francis Joseph Sullivan, Frank, beloved husband, father, grandfather "Lito", brother, uncle, and loyal friend passed away peacefully on March 25, 2016 at the age of 80. ...

Gwinnett

Patricia Henslee “Patsy “Stewart, age 76 of Buford, GA died Friday, March 25, 2016. A celebration of life will be held Saturday, April 2, 2016 at 2:00 PM at Hamilton Mi ...

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Thong Sithideth, 74, Cornelia
Thong Sithideth, age 74, Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Sunday, April 3, 2016.   Mr. Sithideth was born on August 8, 1941 in Borican, Laos. He was a member of the Hab ...
Aaron Thompson, 56, Toccoa
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home announces the death of Aaron Thompson, age 56 of Toccoa, who passed away Friday, March 25, 2016.   Arrangements are incomplete ...

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Andrew “Ben” Poole, 82, Gainesville
Andrew “Ben” Poole 82, of Gainesville, passed away on Friday, March 25, 2016. Services are scheduled for 11 am Tuesday March 29, 2016 at Timber Ridge Baptist Church, ...

Jackson

Mr. Troy Gene Brandon, Sr., age 80, of Hoschton passed away Friday, March 25, 2016.  Funeral services will be held 7:00 pm Monday, March 28, 2016 at Lawson Funeral Home ...
Erica Ashley Lemus, 30, Maysville
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Erica Ashley Lemus, age 30 of Maysville, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, March 25, 2016.  Mrs. Lemus was born in Chamblee, ...

Lumpkin

Carolyn Whatley Standridge died on Friday, March 25, 2016 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center due to a sudden brain aneurysm.   Carolyn was born in Atlanta, GA on Au ...
William M. Upshaw, 87, Dahlonega
Rev. William M. (Bill) Upshaw age 87 of Dahlonega entered into heaven in March 25, 2016 after a long battle with lung cancer. He was born in Tucker, Ga to James Upshaw and Ruth Car ...

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Barbara Jean Brown, 79, Toccoa
Mrs. Barbara Jean Brown, age 79 of Queen Street, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Friday, March 25, 2016 at Pruitt Health Toccoa. A daughter of the late Henry Johnson and Vinie Dean ...

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Benjamin Dean Brady, 51, Cleveland
Benjamin Dean Brady, age 51 of Cleveland, passed away on Wednesday, March 30, 2016 at Athens Regional Hospital. Mr. Brady was born on November 18, 1964, in Demorest, Georgia to ...
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.