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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Apr 10th, 2016

Dawson

Clyde Edwards, 87, Dawsonville
Clyde Edwards, 87, of Dawsonville passed away Sunday April 10, 2016 at his residence following a period of declining health.   Clyde Edwards, a veteran of the Korean War ...

Forsyth

Helen Elizabeth Neely, 85, Cumming
Helen Elizabeth Neely, 85, of Cumming, GA passed away on Sunday, April 10, 2016 at The Oaks at the Hamptons, Cumming, GA.   Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, A ...
Lotta Hope Shelby, 95, Cumming
Lotta Hope Shelby, 95, of Cumming, GA died on April 10 at the Oaks at Hampton. Ms. Shelby moved to Atlanta in the 1940's from the Midwest and embraced the southern lifestyle. S ...

Hall

Jack E. Douglas, 73, Gainesville
Jack E. Douglas, age 73, of Gainesville, passed away on Sunday April 10, 2016 at his residence following an extended illness.         &nb ...
Florence Adelaide Janney, 97, Gainesville
Mrs. Florence Adelaide Janney, age 97 of Gainesville, passed away on Sunday, April 10, 2016 at the residence of her grandson and his fiancé, Lisa Aiello following a brief il ...
Pearlie Sadler, 82, Gainesville
Mrs. Pearlie Sadler passed away on Sunday, April 10, 2016 following an extended illness. Born in Homer, GA on November 17, 1933 she was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Curtis ...
Harry Marshall Veatch, 91, Gainesville
Mr. Harry Marshall Veatch, age 91, longtime resident of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away at his home surrounded by his family on Sunday, April 10, 2016.      ...
Josephine Wilson, 93, Gainesville
Little & Davenport Funeral Home announces the death of Josephine Wilson 93 of Gainesville, Ga. Mrs. Wilson died Sunday April 10, 2016 at the N.E. Ga. Medical Center. Complete a ...

Lumpkin

Robert Eugene Sweat, 84, Dahlonega formerly of Snellville
Robert Eugene Sweat age 84, of Dahlonega formerly of Snellville, GA passed away on April 10, 2016.   Mr. Sweat was of Baptist faith and a US Airforce Veteran.   ...
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.