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Local Obits for Thu. Aug 10th, 2017

Banks

Steve Whitehead, 62, Gillsville
Steve Whitehead, age 62 of Gillsville, GA passed into heaven to be with our Lord Jesus Christ on Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017 at his residence.   Born in Athens, GA on Dec. 2 ...

Forsyth

Julianne Goeringer, 62, Cumming
Julianne Goeringer, age 62, of Cumming, GA, passed away Thursday, August 10, 2017. She is preceded in death by her parents, Willard and Mildred Green. She is survived by her chi ...
Mrs. Margaret Vickers Miller age 86 of Cumming passed away on Thursday August 10, 2017 at New Horizons Lanier Park following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled ...
Donald Ladan Payne, 59, Cumming
Donald Ladan Payne, 59, of Cumming passed away Thursday, August 10, 2017. He was a loving father and Child of God. Donald is preceded in death by his wife, Connie Payne and his fat ...

Gwinnett

Luvern C. Rutherford, 97, Lilburn
Luvern C. Rutherford, age 97, of Lilburn, GA, formerly of Buford, GA, passed away Thursday, August 10, 2017. She was preceded in death by husband William “Bill” Rutherf ...
Richard Julius Fribus, 98, Buford
Richard Julius Fribus, age 98, passed away on Thursday at his home in Buford, Georgia. He was born on January 28, 1919 in Union City, New Jersey. His parents were Richard Alfred an ...
George E. Mathis, 87, Buford
George E. Mathis, age 87, of Buford, GA passed away Thursday, August 10, 2017. He was preceded in death by his grandson, Denver Mathis; parents, Bonnie and Jessie Mathis; father-in ...

Habersham

James Emmett Dorweiler, 77, Cornelia
Mr. James Emmett Dorweiler, 77, of Cornelia went to be with his heavenly father on Thursday, August 10, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. The family would like to especiall ...
Elizabeth Henderson, 95, Clarkesville
Elizabeth Henderson, age 95, passed away Thursday, August 10, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.    Mrs. Henderson was born in Atlanta to the late William Wil ...
Edward Vinson, 61, Cornelia
Edward Vinson, age 61, passed away on Sunday, July 16, 2017, at his residence. Private services will be held at a later date. An online guest register is available and may be ...

Hall

Mrs. Virginia “Ginner” England Brewer, 85, of Gainesville, GA went to her heavenly home, Thursday, August 10, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudde ...
Trung Hon La, 59, Flowery Branch
Mr. Trung Hon La, age 59, of Flowery Branch passed away Thursday, August 10, 2017 at his residence, surrounded by family. The family will receive friends 6:00 – 8:00 p.m., ...
Christopher “Ryan” Stewart, 21 of Gainesville, died August 10, 2017 as a result of injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident while traveling from Glacier National ...
Judy Lynn Griggs, 34, Lula
Funeral services will be held 3:00 pm Sunday August 13, 2017 in Wards Funeral Home Chapel for Judy Lynn Griggs, 34, of Lula. Rev. Johnny Stone will officiate. Interment will follow ...
Karen Edwards Mosley, 50, Flowery Branch
Karen Edwards Mosley, age 50, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away Thursday, August 10, 2017. She was preceded in death by her father, Jackie Edwards. Mrs. Mosley is survived by her c ...

Lumpkin

Inez Perry Key, 85, Dahlonega
  Mrs. Inez Perry Key, 85, of Dahlonega, Georgia passed away on Thursday, August 10, 2017. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, August 14, 2017 in the c ...

White

Barbara Anne Taylor Peebles, age 72 of Cleveland passed away Thursday, August 10, 2017.  Memorial services will be held on Sunday, August 13, 2017 at 4:00 PM from &nbs ...
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.