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Local Obits for Tue. May 10th, 2016

Habersham

Clifford Clay Kimsey, Jr, 94, Cornelia
Clifford Clay Kimsey, Jr., age 94, of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, May 10, 2016, at his residence.   Mr. Kimsey was born on August 3, 1921, in Cornelia, Geo ...

Hall

Frederick “Buck” Buckalew, 72, Flowery Branch
  Mr. Frederick “Buck” Buckalew, age 72, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away Tuesday, May 10, 2016 following an extended illness. He was born in Louisville, KY ...
Raquel Contreras, 45, Gainesville
Raquel Contreras, 45, of Gainesville passed away May 10, 2016.   Little & Davenport Funeral Home 355 Dawsonville Hwy Gainesville Ga is in charge of arrangements.
Gail Hand, 57, Gainesville
Gail Hand, 57, of Gainesville passed away on Tuesday, May 10, 2016.   Little & Davenport Funeral Home and Crematory 355 Dawsonville Hwy Gainesville, GA is in charge ...
Dennis Wesley (Tojo) Kinsey, 67, Gainesville
Funeral Services are scheduled for 2:30 p.m. Friday May 13, 2016 at Montgomery Memorial Baptist Church for Dennis Wesley Kinsey aka “Tojo”, age 67 of Gainesville. The R ...
Dorothy Chaney Schrader, 94, Gainesville
  Dorothy Chaney (Snookie) Schrader, 94, passed away on Tuesday, May 10, 2016, at New Horizons Lanier Park Health Care Facility in Gainesville, Georgia. Snookie f ...
Jessie Kenneth Wellborn, 78, Flowery Branch
Mr. Jessie Kenneth Wellborn, age 78, of Flowery Branch passed away Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Braselton, surrounded by family.   F ...

Jackson

LC Funderburk, 83, Jefferson
LC Funderburk, age 83, of Jefferson passed away Tuesday, May 10, 2016.  LC loved his family, fishing and he was a big NASCAR car fan.  Survivors include his wife Irene Ho ...

Lumpkin

Mr. Vernon Cecil “V.C.” Palmer, age 89 , of Dahlonega passed away on Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at Gold City Nursing Center following a period of declining health.   ...
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.