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Local Obits for Thu. Mar 30th, 2017

Dawson

Vivian Wynell Coker, 75, Dawsonville
Vivian Wynell Coker, age 75, of Dawsonville, passed away Thursday, March 30, 2017. She was a member of Crossroads Baptist Church. She retired from Dawson County School System after ...

Forsyth

Cinda Jones, 59, Cumming
Cinda Jones 59, of Cumming, Ga passed away on March 30, 2017. Cinda was a paraprofessional and worked for the Forsyth County Board of Education for ten years. She was predece ...

Gwinnett

Douglas Everett Warren, 55, Sugar Hill
Douglas Everett Warren, 55, of Sugar Hill passed away Thursday, March 30, 2017.  He is preceded in death by his parent, Everett William and Essie Grace Higgins Warren. Surv ...
Troy Vernon Adams, 87, Buford
Mr. Troy Vernon Adams, age 87, of Buford, GA, passed away on Thursday, March 30, 2017. Funeral service will be held Sunday, April 2, 2017 at 3:00 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chape ...

Habersham

Jane Denton Tyler, 64, Turnerville
Jane Denton Tyler, age 64 of Turnerville, passed away on Thursday, March 30, 2017. Born in Clayton, Georgia on August 20, 1952, she was the daughter of the late Ray and Claris R ...

Hall

Manley Hoyt Jones, 94, Gainesville
Manley Hoyt Jones, age 94, passed away Thursday, March 30, 2017.   Hoyt was born in Gainesville on December 26, 1922 to Manley C. and Levicie Jones.  He proudly served ...

Lumpkin

  Mary Belle Boston, age 73, of Dahlonega, GA passed away on Thursday, March 30, 2017. She was a dedicated matriarch and strong independent woman who lived for her famil ...
Ronald Mason Benitez, 61, Dahlonega
Ronald Mason Benitez, age 61 of Dahlonega passed away Thursday, March 30, 2017.  Mr. Benitez was born January 30, 1956 in Miami, FL to the late Armando J. and Joyce E. Beni ...

Stephens

Betty Troup Moore, 83, Toccoa
Mrs. Betty Troup Moore, age 83 of Walnut Street, Toccoa, GA, passed away Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, GA. A daughter of the ...
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.