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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Feb 19th, 2017

Dawson

Jeffrey S. 'Bodine' Roberts, 52, Dawsonville
Jeffrey S. “Bodine” Roberts, 52, of Dawsonville passed away Sunday February 19, 2017 at his residence following a short illness. Born April 24, 1964 in Forsyth Count ...

Forsyth

Damien Matthew Lewis, 20, Cumming
Damien Matthew Lewis, 20 of Cumming, GA passed away on February 19, 2017. There are no services planned at this time. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson.com. ...
Vaune R. Mackie, 94, Cumming
Vaune R. Mackie, 94 of Cumming, GA passed away on Sunday, February 19, 2017.   There are no services planned at this time.   Condolences may be expressed at w ...

Habersham

Jessie Wendolyn Bowman Hill, 76, Clarkesville
Graveside services for Jessie Wendolyn Bowman Hill, age 76, of Clarkesville will be held on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at 2:00 PM from the Veterans of Foreign Wars Memorial Park ...

Hall

Juliua Bales, 74, Lula
Funeral Services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Wednesday February 22, 2017 at Ward’s Funeral Home Chapel for Juliua Veona Bales age 74 of Lula. The Rev. Chris Anderson, Rev. Ke ...
Cecil England Boswell, 99, Gainesville
Funeral Services are scheduled for 2:00pm Thursday February 23, 2017 at Montgomery Memorial Baptist Church for Cecil England Boswell, 99, of Gainesville, Ga. The Rev. Larry Boswell ...
Faye Ruth Jackson, 80, Gainesville
Mrs. Faye Ruth Jackson, 80 of Gainesville died Sunday February 19, 2017 at her residence. ?Funeral services will be held in Mansfield, Ohio but the family will have a visitation ...
Ray Hamilton Martin, 77, Flowery Branch
Mr. Ray Hamilton Martin, 77 of Flowery Branch died Sunday February 19, 2017 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born in Habersham County, Mr. Martin had lived in Hall Cou ...

Jackson

Millicent Louise Martin McCabe, age 74, of Nicholson, Georgia passed away Feb 19, 2017 at her residence after a lengthy illness.    She was born Feb 28, 1942 in Hal ...

Lumpkin

Nina May Haines Smith, 76, Dahlonega
Nina May Haines Smith passed peacefully from this earth surrounded by her immediate family on February 19, 2017 after a long battle with lung cancer.  Nina was born February 2 ...

Other

Sara Ward Reed, 90, Charleston, SC formerly of Gainesville
Sara Ward Reed, 90, died peacefully on Sunday, February 19, 2017 at her home in Charleston, SC., following a brief battle with leukemia. She was a graduate of Atlanta’s Girls ...

White

Julius Westmoreland, 78, Cleveland
Julius Westmoreland, age 78 of Cleveland, passed away on Sunday, February 19, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.  Mr. Westmoreland was born on August 22, 1938, in ...
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.