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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Jan 29th, 2017

Banks

Donald Andrew McClure, age 75 of Lula, passed away on Sunday, January 29, 2017 at his residence. Born in Gillsville, Georgia on July 11, 1941, he was a son of the late Otis McCl ...

Forsyth

Frankland D. Boroughs, 83, Cumming
Frankland D. Boroughs, age 83, of Forsyth County, passed away Sunday, January 29, 2017. Service will be held at a later date. Ingram Funeral Home & Crematory, Cumming, Ge ...
Gordon Kenneth (Ken) Lee, Jr. (Lt. Col. USA, Ret.), 80, died January 29, 2017 at Seasons Hospice in Cumming after several years of declining health.  He was prede ...
Allen Ray Thomas, 61, Cumming
Allen Ray Thomas, age 61, of Cumming, passed away Sunday, January 29, 2017. He was a member of Hightower Baptist Church. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He was pre ...
Sheila Gail Wheeler, 54, Cumming
Sheila Gail Wheeler, age 54, of Cumming, GA, passed away on Sunday, January 29, 2017. Visitation for Mrs. Wheeler will be held Wednesday, February 1, 2017, at Ingram Funeral Hom ...

Habersham

Derric Shaun Adams, 32, Clarkesville
Derric Shaun Adams, age 32 of Clarkesville came into this world on August 15, 1984 and went to be with his Lord on January 29, 2017.  Derric was a loving son, brother, uncl ...
Ruth Yonkers Llornes, 98, Cornelia
Ruth Yonkers Llornes, age 98, of Cornelia, Georgia, formerly of Bronx, New York, passed away on Sunday, January 29, 2017. Mrs. Llornes was born on January 30, 1918 in Natchitoch ...
Ruth Yonkers L’lorens, 98, Cornelia
Ruth Yonkers L’lorens, age 98, of Cornelia, Georgia, formerly of Bronx, New York, passed away on Sunday, January 29, 2017. Mrs. L’lornes was born on January 30, 1918 ...
Louise Graham Oliver, 82, Cornelia
Louise Graham Oliver, age 82 of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Sunday, January 29, 2016. Born in Jacksonville, Georgia on October 14, 1934, she was a daughter of the late Dave ...
Marvin Dewey Wade, Jr, 69, Demorest
  Marvin Dewey Wade, Jr. age 69 of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Sunday, January 29, 2017. Born in Clarkesville, Georgia on August 28, 1947, he was a son of the lat ...

Hall

Charles J. “Chuck” Bishop formerly of Tybee Island, Ga. passed away on January 29, 2017 at his daughter’s residence, Frances Wiley, in Gainesville, Ga. Chuck B ...
Evelyn Marie Myers, 77, Clermont
Funeral services will be held for, Evelyn Marie Myers age 77 of Clermont, Ga.  services will be held at 2:00 pm Wednesday February 1 ,2017 in the funeral home chapel. The Rev. ...

Jackson

Annie Grace Nix Phillips, 92, Jefferson
Annie Grace Nix Phillips age 92 of Jefferson passed away Sunday Jan. 29, 2017 at her residence.   Mrs. Phillips was born February 22, 1924 in Jackson County to the late Char ...

Towns

Iona Katherine Greenwald, 83, Young Harris
Iona Katherine Greenwald, 83,  of Young Harris, GA passed away Sunday, January 29, 2017. Iona was born in Forsyth County and lived in Alpharetta and Cumming before moving to Y ...
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.