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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Jan 17th, 2017

Banks

Blakley Eugene Lewallen, 84, Macon, formerly of Banks County
Blakley Eugene Lewallen, age 84, passed away Monday, January 16, 2017. A celebration of his life will be held Saturday, January 21, 2017 at 11:00am in the Chapel of Whitfield Funer ...

Barrow

Kendall Darrell Wolf, 66, Auburn
Kendall Darrell Wolf, age 66, of Auburn passed away peacefully at his home on Saturday, December 17, 2016.  Kenny was born September 14, 1950 in Lexington, Kentucky, the secon ...

Dawson

Katherine Coleman, 83, Dawsonville
Katherine Coleman, 83, of Dawsonville passed away Tuesday January 17, 2017 at North Georgia Assisted Living following a period of declining health. Born August 15, 1933 in Milto ...

Forsyth

Stephen C. Bartley, 91, Cumming
On January 17, 2017, Stephen C. Bartley, 91, passed away peacefully at home while surrounded by family. He led a long and successful life having served his country in the military, ...

Habersham

Heather Dawin Landers London, 32, Clarkesville
Heather Dawn Landers London, age 32 of Clarkesville, went home to be with Jesus on Tuesday, January 17, 2017, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born in Demorest, Georgia ...
Betty Ann Nix, 70, Clarkesville
Betty Ann Smallwood Nix, age 70 of Clarkesville, passed away Tuesday, January 17, 2017, at Habersham Medical Center. Born in Roanoke, Alabama on April 11, 1946, she was a daugh ...
Joyce Townsend, 70, Baldwin
Joyce Lee Streeter Townsend, age 70 of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, January 17, 2017. Born in St. Lawrence, New York on December 5, 1946 she was a daughter of the l ...

Hall

Larry Tate Ryder, 84, Flowery Branch
  Larry Tate Ryder, 84 of Flowery Branch, GA passed Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A lifelong resident of Hall County, Mr. Ryder was ...
Dorothy Ellen Simpson Becton, 93, Gainesville
Mrs. Dorothy Ellen Simpson Becton age 93 of Gainesville passed away on Monday January 16, 2017 at New Horizon Lanier Park following an extended illness. Funeral service are sche ...

Lumpkin

Larry Rufus Duckworth, 62, Monroe formerly of Dahlonega
Mr. Larry Rufus Duckworth, age 62, of Monroe, Georgia, formerly of Dahlonega, passed away on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 following a period of declining health. Larry was born in Tow ...

Other

Chris Gregory Childs, 60, Danielsville
Chris Gregory Childs, age 60 of Danielsville, GA passed away Tuesday January 17, 2017.   Mr. Childs was the son of the late Jesse Hope and Ruth Roach Childs. He was an a ...

Stephens

Mr. Robert “Bob” Nelson Hurley, age 85 of 295 Davis Road, Eastanollee passed away Tuesday January 17, 2017 at St. Mary’s Hospice House. A son of the late Geor ...

White

Easton Cain, 3, Cleveland
Easton Levi Cain, 3, beloved son, brother, grandson,and nephew, was called to his eternal resting place on January 17, 2017. He entered this world on November 14, 2013 at ...
Rex Allen Dover Jr., 37, Cleveland
Mr. Rex Allen Dover, Jr. age 37 of Cleveland passed away on Monday January 16, 2017 at Northeast Georgia medical Center following a sudden illness.       ...
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.