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Local Obits for Tue. Nov 21st, 2017

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Billy M. Bottoms, 61, Cumming
Billy M. Bottoms, 61, of Cumming passed away Tuesday, November 21, 2017. Billy was a member of Cumming Second Baptist Church and was saved as a 10 year old boy at Mount Tabor Bapti ...

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Coleman Allen, Cornelia
Coleman Allen passed away on November 21, 2017 following an extended illness. He is survived by his son and Drew and daughter-in-law Amber and his grandchildren, Penelope Jane a ...

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  John Robert "Bob" Wofford Jr., 75, of Gainesville passed away on November 21, 2017.    He was born in Memphis, TN on November 4, 1942, to the la ...

Jackson

Nancy Richey Sims Stancil, age 82, of Commerce, GA passed away Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017.   Born on Sept. 10, 1935 in Commerce, GA, she was the daughter of the late Richey ...

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Dwaine Youngblood, 91, Toccoa
Mr. Dwaine Youngblood, age 91 of 283 Easy Street, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A son of the late Frank and Vio ...
Jimmy Milton Cason, 70, Eastanollee
  Mr. Jimmy Milton Cason, age 70 went home to be with his Lord on Tuesday, November 21, 2017.   A son of the late Foy Milton and Agnes Biggs Cason, he was born ...
Mr. William Albert Cordell, age 72, of Bobby Street in Toccoa passed away Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at Landmark Hospital located in Athens, Georgia. He was born February 3 ...

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Laurie Leigh Shelnut, 61, Cleveland
Mrs. Laurie Leigh Shelnut, age 61, of Cleveland, passed away Tuesday, November 21, 2017. Laurie was born in Hall County to the late Kenneth and Vivian Davenport Chambers. She wa ...
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.