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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. May 30th, 2016

Gwinnett

William Bryce Haynes, Sr., age 88, of Suwanee, formerly of Macon, passed away Monday, May 30, 2016.  A veteran of the U.S. Army, serving in Korea, Mr. Haynes was retired Execu ...

Habersham

Mary Dodd Hopkins, age 86, of Alto, Georgia, passed away on Monday, May 30, 2016. Mrs. Hopkins was born on June 28, 1929, in Banks County, Georgia, to the late Travis and Ester ...
Syble Hester Sweat, 73, Clarkesville
Syble Hester Sweat, age 73 of Clarksville, passed away on Monday, May 30, 2016. She was a member of Carter Hill Christian Church in Bethlehem, GA. Syble was a retired seamstress at ...

Hall

William Danny Allison, 56, Gainesville
       Mr. William Danny Allison, age 56 of Gainesville, passed away on Monday, May 30, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended ...
David G. Owens, 60, Gainesville
Mr. David “Dave” G. Owens, age 60, of Gainesville, GA passed away peacefully Monday, May 30, 2016 surrounded by his family following an extended illness. Born on Jun ...

Jackson

Milton E. (Bill) Moore, 97, Commerce
Milton E. Moore (Bill), age 97, went to his heavenly home May 30, 2016 at his home in Atlanta, GA.  Mr. Moore was born in St. Louis, MO to the late Erle and Mildred Moore.&nbs ...

Stephens

  Mrs. Elizabeth Katherine Collins (“Betty”), age 84 of Lovers Lane, Toccoa passed away into the presence of her Lord and Savior on Monday, May 30, 2016 at her ...
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.