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Local Obits for Sat. Sep 23rd, 2017

Dawson

S. Patricia Holcombe, 81, Dawsonville
S. Patricia Holcombe, 81, of Dawsonville passed away Saturday September 23, 2017 at Season’s Hospice following a short illness. Born December 3, 1935 in Cordele, Georgia t ...

Forsyth

H. Wayne Nix, 71, Cumming
H. Wayne Nix, age 71, of Cumming, GA, passed away on Saturday, September 23, 2017. He is preceded in death  by his wife, Charlotte L. Nix; parents, H. Paul and Velma Mooney Ni ...

Gwinnett

Mrs. Carantha Samples Sanders, age 78, of Auburn, GA passed away on Saturday, September 23, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband of fifty-six years, Leon J. Sanders; p ...

Habersham

Mary Ann Bramlett Duckett, 78, Clarkesville
Mary Ann Bramlett Duckett, age 78 of Clarkesville passed away Saturday, September 23, 2017. Born in Habersham County on February 25, 1939, Mrs. Duckett was the daughter of the l ...
David Stinespring, 71, Baldwin
David Stinespring, age 71, of Baldwin, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, September 23, 2017. Mr. Stinespring was born on July 18, 1946, in Toccoa, Georgia, to the late Curtis P. ...

Hall

Mandy Leigh Dove Brown, 37, Gainesville
Mandy Leigh Dove Brown, 37, passed away Saturday, September 23, 2017. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced soon. Memorial Park Funeral Home Braselton Chapel, 525 ...
Marcella Gertrude Cooper, 89, Gainesville
Mrs. Marcella Gertrude Cooper, 89 of Gainesville passed away Saturday September 23, 2017. At the families request, Mrs. Cooper will be cremated and no formal services will be he ...
Mary C. Martin, 89, Gainesville
Funeral services will be held at St. Paul United Methodist Church on Friday, September 29, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. for Mary C. Martin, 89, of Gainesville.  The Rev. Geoff Grubbs wi ...

Lumpkin

Tammy Phillips Martin, 56, Dahlonega
Ms. Tammy Phillips Martin age 56 of Dahlonega passed away on Saturday September 23rd, 2017 after an extended illness. Born on February 19, 1961 to parents Ann and Hoyt Phillips. ...

Other

Stephanie Lynn Izzo, 32, Atlanta
Stephanie Lynn Izzo, age 32, passed away on Saturday, September 23rd, 2017 in her home in Atlanta, GA. Stephanie was born May 12, 1985 in Huntington Valley, Pa. She was the ...

Stephens

Miss Kimberly Claire Thomason age 25 of Toccoa passed away Saturday September 23, 2017 at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center. A daughter of Sherree Anderson Thomason and th ...
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.