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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. May 24th, 2017

Gwinnett

Ashley Lauren Dickson, 31, Duluth
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Miss Ashley Lauren Dickson, age 31 of Duluth, Georgia who entered into rest Wednesday, May 24, 2017.  Miss Dickson was born in Decatu ...
Edward Allan Tomey, 76, Sugar Hill
Edward Allan Tomey, age 76, of Sugar Hill, passed away Thursday, May 24, 2017. He was preceded in death by his parents, Louis R. and Grace Tomey; son, David Tomey. Survivors inc ...

Habersham

Rev. Olivia Elizabeth Patrick Christopherson, age 77, of Demorest, Georgia went to her Heavenly Home on Wednesday, May 24, 2017 following a sudden illness. Rev. Christopherson w ...
Shella Ann Dyer Guardado, 46, Mt. Airy
Shella Ann Dyer Guardado, age 46 of Mt. Airy, passed away on May 24, 2017. Born in Toccoa, Georgia on November 15, 1970, she was a daughter of Ralph Dyer, Jr. of Mt. Airy and Iv ...

Hall

Geneva Gipson, 91, Gainesville
Mrs. Geneva Gipson age 91 of Gainesville passed away on Wednesday May 24, 2017 at Bell Minor Nursing Home following an extended illness.   Graveside services are sched ...
Richard “Ricky” Monroe Stover, age 61, of Murrayville went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, May 24, 2017, following a courageous battle with brain cancer.  Fu ...
Lee Weldon Washington, 57, Gainesville
Mr. Lee Weldon Washington, age 57 of Gainesville, passed away on Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness. Funeral services are sch ...

Lumpkin

Lily Ann Lago, 22, Dahlonega
Lily Ann Lago age 22 of Dahlonega passed away on May 24, 2017.  Lily was best described as an artist, activist, encourager, and true caregiver.  She had a heart for all m ...
Mary Renfroe Vaughan, 89, Dawsonville
Mrs. Mary Renfroe Vaughan, age 89, of Dawsonville, Lumpkin County, passed away Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at her residence following a period of declining health. Born August 15, 1 ...

Other

James Rickey Kimbrell, 59, Jasper
James Rickey Kimbrell, 59 of Jasper, GA passed away on Wednesday May 24, 2017 at Northside Cherokee Hospital. There are no services planned at this time. Condolences may be e ...
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.