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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Apr 28th, 2016

Forsyth

Ben Ed Bramblett, 80, Cumming
Ben Ed Bramblett, age 80 of Cumming, passed away on Thursday, April 28, 2016. He was a member of Orange United Methodist Church. Ben Ed was an avid hobbyist of coin collecting and& ...

Gwinnett

Elizabeth Russell, 69, Buford
Elizabeth Russell, age 69 of Buford, GA died Thursday, April 28, 2016 after a brief illness. Funeral service will be held Monday, May 2, 2016 at 7:00 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial C ...

Habersham

V. L. Lovell, 96, Batesville
Mr. V. L. Lovell, age 96, of Batesville passed away on April 28, 2016 following an extended illness. Mr. Lovell was born on May 14, 1919 in Habersham County, Georgia, to the l ...
Jacqueline Wilson, 70, Alto
Jacqueline Wilson age 70 of Alto passed away Thursday April 28, 2016. Funeral Services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Monday May 2, 2016 at Ward's Funeral Home Chapel. Interment w ...

Hall

Vicki Peeples Allen Edmonds,, 67, Gainesville
 Ms. Vicki Peeples Allen Edmonds, age 67, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, April 28, 2016.      A memorial service i ...
Dr. Robert C. Grant, 83, Gainesville
  Dr. Robert C. Grant passed away on April 28th at 83 years of age.  Dr. Grant was a kind man who served countless patients for 40 years through his medical practic ...
Mary Colleen Poole Howard, 89, Gainesville
    Mrs. Mary Colleen Poole Howard age 89, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Thursday, April 28, 2016. Graveside services are scheduled for 3:00 pm Monday, May ...

Jackson

Joe Dennis Garrison, 68, Maysville
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Joe Dennis Garrison, age 68 of Maysville, Georgia,  who entered into rest Thursday, April 28, 2016.  Mr. Garrison was born i ...
Mary Bell Hayes, Jefferson
Mrs. Mary Bell Hayes (Witt) was born in Jefferson, GA to the late Rate Moss and Woodie Witt.  Mrs. Hayes moved to Cincinnati, Ohio for many years where she met her late husban ...
Robert Edward Lee, 66, Hoschton
Robert Edward Lee, age 66, of Hoschton passed away Monday, April 25, 2016.  Robert was a Vietnam Army Veteran, he was a minister of the Gospel, he collected antiques, he was a ...
James Larry Lord, 76, Commerce
Mr. James Larry Lord, age 76, of Commerce died Thursday, April 28, 2016 at Athens Regional Medical Center.  Mr. Lord was born in Commerce to the late, James Woodie and Margare ...

Lumpkin

Billy Richard Johnson, 66, Dahlonega
Billy Richard Johnson passed away at his home in Dahlonega, GA on Thursday, April 28, 2016 at the age of 66. Bill is predeceased by his parents, Delvin and Anna Johnson, his bro ...
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.