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Local Obits for Thu. May 25th, 2017

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Francise Kertesz, 65, Winder
Francise Kertesz, age 65, of Winder passed away Thursday May 25, 2017.  Francise loved working on electronics.  Survivors include his wife of 44 years Julie Kertesz; daug ...

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Robert Clark, Cumming
Robert Clark, of Cumming, GA, left us to be with his Lord and Savior on May 25, 2017. He was born in Beacon, NY and was the son of Cyrus and Ella Clark who predeceased him. Robe ...

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Porfidia Teresa Carrasquero, age 55, of Buford, GA passed away Thursday, May 25, 2017. She is survived by her of fourteen years, Marcial Carrasquero, Buford, GA; children, Pedro Ma ...
Lois Wilson Rogers, 92, Lawrenceville
Lois Wilson Rogers, age 92, of Lawrenceville, Ga., died Thursday, May 25, 2017.    Graveside service will be Saturday, June 17, 2017, at 11 am in Forest Lawn Cemete ...

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Mae Carolyn Bruce Cleveland, 67, Temple formerly of Braselton
Mrs. Mae Carolyn Bruce Cleveland, age 67, of Temple originally of Braselton passed away Thursday, May 25, 2017 at West Georgia Hospice, surrounded by her family. Funeral Service ...
Mrs. Silvia Gabriela Escalante-Garcia, age 39 of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday, May 25, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness.   Fun ...
Hazel Darnell Ledford, Gainesville
Hazel Darnell Ledford, of Gainesville, GA passed away Thursday, May 25, 2017. Hazel was preceded in death by her parents, Paul and Grace Darnell; sister, Jean Brewer; and grandd ...

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Sharon Deloris Sexton Shope, 71, Mountain City
Sharon Deloris Sexton Shope, age, 71, of Mountain City, Ga., passed away May 25, 2017, at Chatuge Regional Hospital. She was born May 9, 1946 the daughter of the late Earl and Para ...
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.