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Local Obits for Wed. Jun 14th, 2017

Dawson

Teresa Johnston, 66, Dawsonville
Teresa Johnston, 66, of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday June 14, 2017 at Dogwood Forest Assisted Living following a period of declining health. Born June 13, 1951 in Knoxville ...

Habersham

Claudia McConnell Beck, 80, Cornelia
Claudia McConnell Beck, age 80 of Cornelia, passed away on Wednesday, June 14, 2017. Born in Banks County, Georgia on May 29, 1937, she was a daughter of the late Cecil and Zelm ...
Mariela Diego, Inf, Cornelia
Mariela Diego, infant daughter of Diego Pedro and Juana Domingo of Cornelia, passed away Wednesday, June 14, 2017.  Funeral Mass is scheduled for 3:20 PM Saturday, June 17, ...
Lucille Helton, 73, Mt. Airy
Lucille Chastain Helton, age 73, of Mt. Airy, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, June 14, 2017. Mrs. Helton was born on August 20, 1943 in Hiawassee, Georgia to the late Rob ...
Jay McNabb, 92, Baldwin
Jay McNabb, age 92 of Baldwin, passed away Wednesday, June 14, 2017, at his residence.   Born in Oconee County, South Carolina on January 9, 1925, he was a son of the la ...

Hall

Larry Perkins, 73, Gainesville
Larry Perkins, age 73, of Gainesville, passed away peacefully at home on June 14, 2017.  Mr. Perkins was born in Zebulon, Georgia to the late Ruby and Elijah Perkins. He ea ...

Jackson

Roger Wayne Cooper, 65, Braselton
Roger Wayne Cooper, age 65, of Braselton passed away Wednesday, June 14, 2017. Memorials services will be held 6:00 pm Friday, June 16, 2017 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. &nb ...
Susann Royston, 60, Commerce
Mrs. Susann Royston, age 60 of Commerce died Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at her residence.  Mrs. Royston was born in Atlanta to the late, Wayne Lee and Bonnie Carol Phillips Smal ...

Rabun

Harold Donald Morris, 79, Clayton
Harold Donald Morris of Clayton, Georgia died on June 14, 2017. He was 79 years old. Harold was born to Robert and Lucille (Hannah) Morris on April 21, 1938 in Sumter, South Caroli ...

White

William Clyde Adams, 94, Cleveland
William Clyde Adams, age 94 of Cleveland, passed away Wednesday, June 14, 2017.  Mr. Adams was born January 6, 1923 in Walker County, GA to the late William Wesley Adams an ...
Charles Edward Barfield, 85, Cleveland
Mr. Charles Edward Barfield age 85 of Cleveland passed away Wednesday June 14, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.  Mr. Barfield was born on February 29, 1932 to the ...
Edna Henderson, 78, Cleveland
Mrs. Edna Henderson,daughter of the late John Coleman and Beatrice Coleman. Edna passed awaypeacefully on June 14th, 2017, in Cleveland Georgia. Edna dedicatedher life to God and w ...
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.