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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Jan 8th, 2017

Gwinnett

John Kenneth Lofton, 49, Buford formerly of Gainesville
Mr. John Kenneth Lofton, 49, Buford formerly of Gainesville died Sunday January 8, 2017. Services are incomplete at this time. Little & Davenport Funeral Home and Cremato ...

Hall

Mrs. Misty Brianna Delong, 37, of Lula, passed away on Sunday, January 8, 2017 following an extended illness. A Graveside service is scheduled for Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at ...
Patricia Ann Rail, 80, Gainesville
Mrs. Patricia Ann Rail, 80, of Gainesville died Sunday January 8, 2017 at her daughter's residence in Bethlehem, Ga. Born March 25, 1936 in Tate, Ga., Mrs. Rail had lived in ...
Margaret Perry Tinsley, 86, Oakwood
Mrs. Margaret Perry Tinsley 86, of Oakwood, passed away on Sunday, January 8, 2017 following an extended illness. A Funeral service is scheduled for Wednesday, January 11, 2017 ...

Jackson

Sanford Rufos Brown, 80, Maysville
Mr. Sanford Rufos Brown, age 80, of Maysville died Sunday, January 8, 2017 at Northridge Health and Rehab Center.  Mr. Brown was born in Maysville to the late, Bert and Flora ...

Other

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Jackie Spencer Braswell, age 71 of Athens, Georgia who entered into rest Sunday, January 8, 2017 at her home. Mrs. Braswell was bo ...

Rabun

Clifford Donald Ramey, 83, Clayton
Clifford Donald Ramey, 83, of Clayton, GA passed away January 8, 2017. Clifford was born in Rabun County the son of late Burch Ramey and the late Essie Page Ramey. Clifford aft ...
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.