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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Sep 7th, 2016

Forsyth

Elizabeth "Beth" Brooks Bagwell, age 93 of Cumming, passed away Wednesday, September 7, 2016. Beth was a long time member at Brookwood Baptist Church. She was a born agai ...
Ginny Decker, 69, Cumming
Ginny Decker, born Virginia Ann Dare, passed away on September 07 at Northside Hospital after a courageous struggle with ovarian cancer.  Ginny was born in Paterson, New Jerse ...
Bonnie McClure, 97, Cumming
Ms. Bonnie McClure 97 of Cumming passed away on September 7th, 2016. No services are scheduled at this time. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson.com. Arra ...
Barbara Jean Scheuerer, 66, Cumming
Barbara Jean Scheuerer was born in Charleston, SC in 1950. She entered Heaven’s Gate on September 7, 2016 after a 17 year battle with Ovarian Cancer. Barbara was a long-time ...

Habersham

  Daniel Wesley “Danny” Eller, age 49 of Demorest, passed away Wednesday, September 7, 2016. Born in Habersham County, Georgia on November 3, 1966, he was ...
Evelyn Southerland Sosebee Howard, age 88 of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, September 07, 2016 following an extended illness. Born in Habersham County, Georgia on A ...

Hall

Myrtice Irene Adams, 85, Gainesville
Mrs. Myrtice Irene Adams, age 85 of Gainesville, passed away on Tuesday, September 06, 2016 at New Horizons following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled for Fri ...
Marjorie Irene Albertson, 95, Gainesville
Marjorie Irene Benner Albertson, age 95 of Gainesville, GA passed away peacefully on September 7, 2016, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Hospice Center.    Bo ...
George D. Lay, 86, Jonesboro, formerly of Gainesville
Mr. George D. Lay, Jr., 86 of Jonesboro, Ga. formerly of Gainesville died Wednesday September 7, 2016. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday September 10, 2016 in ...
Mary Johnnie Randolph Ward, 88, Buford, formerly Gillsville
Mrs. Mary Johnnie Randolph Ward, age 88 of Buford, formerly of Gillsville, passed away on Wednesday, September 7, 2016 at Brookdale Senior Living following an extended illness. ...

Lumpkin

Charles Leon Hansard II, 57, Dahlonega
Charles Leon Hansard II, age 57 of Dahlonega, passed away on September 7, 2016. Charles loved UGA football, Nascar, and wrestling. He was a 1977 graduate of Duluth High School and ...
Pearl Todd Palmer, 88, Dahlonega
Mrs. Pearl Todd Palmer, age 88, of Dahlonega passed away Wednesday, September 7, 2016 at her residence following a period of declining health. Born in Winterville, Georgia on Au ...

Other

Beverly Charlene Bates Hardy, age 51 of Colbert, GA passed away Wednesday September 07, 2016.   Mrs. Hardy was the daughter of Barbara Worley Bates and the late Harold B ...
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.