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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Jan 23rd, 2017

Banks

Richard Jay Friend, 63, Maysville
Mr. Richard Jay Friend age 63 of Maysville passed away on Monday January 23, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness. Funeral services are scheduled ...

Barrow

Muriel Holder Guffin, 84, Winder
  Mrs. Muriel Holder Guffin, age 84, of Winder, Georgia passed away January 23, 2017 at her residence.  She was a lifelong resident of Barrow County and was a daughter of ...

Habersham

Grace Leona Whitworth Gosnell, 87, Clarkesville
Funeral services for Grace Leona Whitworth Gosnell, age 87 of Clarkesville will be held on Thursday, January 26, 2017 at 2:00 PM from the Hillside Memorial Chapel.  Rev. Austi ...

Hall

Jack Alba Elliott, Jr, 77, Gainesville
 Mr. Jack Alba Elliott, Jr., age 77 of Gainesville, passed away on Monday, January 23, 2017 at his residence following a sudden illness.  Funeral services are schedule ...
Alonzo Brantley “A.B.” Sailors, Jr., of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away on January 23, 2017, at his home surrounded by loved ones following a brief illness. A.B. w ...
Peggy Cooper Stephens, 63, Gainesville
Peggy Cooper Stephens, 63, of Gainesville, GA passed away on Monday, January 23, 2017 at Seasons Hospice, Cumming, GA.  She was a member of Byne Memorial Baptist Church, ...
Christoper Morris, 37, Gillsville
Christopher Morris, 37 of Gillsville passed away on Friday January 20, 2017 at Northeast Georgia medical Center. Mr. Morris was born on December 22, 1979 in Atlanta, GA., He was ...

Other

Todd Wilson, 47, Marietta
Todd Wilson, 47, of Marietta, GA, passed away Monday, January 23, 2017, after an 11 year battle with Prostate Cancer.  Todd was born in Dallas, Texas on March 17, 1969 but has ...
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.