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Local Obits for Thu. Jan 12th, 2017

Forsyth

Alta Catherine Bagwell, 92, Cumming
Alta Catherine Bagwell, age 92, of Cumming, GA, passed away on Thursday, January 12, 2017. Mrs. Bagwell was born on November 1, 1924, to the late D.N. and Cecil Holbrook. Catherine ...

Habersham

Edward Blackshear Brown Jr., 71, Turnerville
Celebration of Life services for Edward Blackshear Brown Jr., 71, of Turnerville, will be held 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 20 at Clarkesville First United Methodist Church, Clarkesville, w ...

Hall

Gerald Wayne Caston, Sr., 77, Gainesville
Gerald Wayne Caston, Sr. was called home on January 12, 2017.  He was preceded in death by his parents Mauline Hood Caston and Eben Bryant Caston, his siblings Eben Bryan ...

Jackson

Daniel Buford Meeks, Jr., 33, Bethlehem
Daniel Buford Meeks, Jr., age 33, of Bethlehem passed away Tuesday, January 10, 2017.  Daniel served in the United States Army.  He loved music, writing and his family.&n ...
Charles David Pearson, 72, Athens
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Charles David Pearson, Sr., age 68 of Athens, Georgia (South Jackson Community), who entered into rest Thursday, January 12, 2017 ...

Other

Stella Wilson Hardman, 89, Matthews, NC
Stella Wilson Hardman passed away on January 12, 2017 in Matthews, North Carolina, after residing at Weddington Park Assisted Living in Matthews, North Carolina.  She was b ...

Stephens

James Edwin Madison, 87, Toccoa
Mr. James Edwin Madison, age 87, of 51 Smith Road, Toccoa passed away Thursday January 12, 2017 at his residence. A son of the late William and Edna Jacquay Madison, he was ...

White

Maurice Montgomery, 79, Cleveland
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 pm Saturday, January 14, 2017 in the chapel of Little & Davenport Funeral Home for Mr. Maurice Montgomery 79 of Cleveland, Ga. Mr. Mont ...
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.