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Local Obits for Tue. Jun 20th, 2017

Forsyth

Bernice Mildred Pruitt, 91, Cumming
Bernice Mildred Pruitt, age 91, of Cumming, passed away Tuesday, June 20, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bonnie Calvin Pruitt. Survivors include her children, R ...

Gwinnett

Anne Sullivan, 84, Lawrenceville
Anne Sullivan, age 84, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away Tuesday, June 20, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Robert Sullivan; son, William Thomas Sullivan; and ...

Hall

Victoria “Vicki” Cook, 70, Gainesville
Mrs. Victoria “Vicky” Cook, age 70 of Gainesville, passed away on June 20, 2017. A Celebration of Life service will be held at 11:00am on Friday, June 23, 2017 at St. M ...
Alice Marie Foster Shepard, 97, Gainesville
Alice Marie Foster Shepard was born on December 4, 1919 in Mobile, AL. She was the daughter of Grace Manry Foster of Edison, GA and Dr. Edward E. Foster of Cayman Brac, BWI. During ...

Lumpkin

Jaxon Kistler, 6, Dahlonega
Jaxon James Kistler, age 6, of Dahlonega, passed away suddenly on June 20, 2017 along with his dad, Joshua Nicolas Kistler. Jaxon was born on June 24, 2010. He was a very energe ...
Joshua Kistler, 38, Dahlonega
Mr. Joshua Nicolas Kistler, age 38, of Dahlonega passed away suddenly on June 20, 2017. Josh was born in Canton, Georgia on February 27, 1979 and grew up in Florida. He and his ...

Other

Larry Morris, 68, Ball Ground
Larry Morris, age 68, of Ball Ground, passed away on Tuesday, June 20th, 2017. Larry is survived by his daughter, Caitlin (Douglas) Resendiz; son, Greg Morris; grandsons, Henry ...

White

James W. Forrest, Cleveland
Mr. James Forrest of Blairsville, Ga, formerly of Cleveland, Ga since 1981 passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at the Union General Nursing Home. Mr. Forrest was ...
Nellie May Kinsey, 89, Cleveland
Nellie Mae Kinsey, age 89, of Cleveland, passed away from an extended illness on Tuesday, June 20, 2017.  Mrs. Kinsey was born December 7, 1927 in White County to the late ...
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.