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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Jan 3rd, 2018

Dawson

Marie Ann Luranc, 79, Dawsonville
Marie Ann Luranc, 79, of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday, January 3, 2018 in her home following a brief illness.  Marie was born in Utica, New York in 1938, the first ch ...

Forsyth

Mildred Imogene Bolton Allison, 80, of Cumming passed away Wednesday, January 3, 2018, in the comfort of her home, surrounded by her family.  Mildred loved the outdoors and ga ...
Fairy Byrd Croy, 82, Cumming
Fairy Byrd Croy, 82, of Cumming passed away Wednesday, January 3, 2018.  Fairy was a very loving and amazing wife, mother, and Nana. Survivors include her husband, Jack A. ...
Skylar Lane Picklesimer, inf, Cumming
Little Miss Skylar Lane Picklesimer, 3 month old daughter of Jacob and Elizabeth Picklesimer, passed away Wednesday, January 3, 2018.  She is preceded in death by her grandfat ...

Gwinnett

Michael Burdeshaw, 45, Suwanee
Michael Burdeshaw, age 45, of Suwanee, passed away on Wednesday, January 3, 2018.   No services are planned at this time.   Ingram Funeral Home & Cremator ...

Habersham

James Carlton Jarrell, Jr, 88, Clarkesville
  James Carlton Jarrell, Jr., age 88 of Clarkesville, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, January 03, 2018 following an extended illness. Born in Clarkesville, Georgia on ...

Hall

Mark David Allen, 55, Flowery Branch
Mark David Allen, age 55, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away Wednesday, January 3, 2018. He is survived by his son, Joshua David Allen, Danielsville, GA and Daniel Jeremiah Allen, F ...
Betty Fennell Leonard, 85, Gainesville formerly of Cleveland
Betty Fennell Leonard, age 85 of Gainesville and formerly of Cleveland, passed away on Wednesday, January 3, 2018. Born on July 14, 1932 in Clarkesville, Georgia, she was a daug ...
Antonia Sica, 94, Flowery Branch
Antonia Sica of Flowery Branch passed away on January 3, 2018 at the age of 94.  She is predeceased by her husband of 54 years, Bill, her parents, Onofio and Agostina, her sis ...
Patricia Ann "Pat" Minor, 81, Gainesville
Mrs. Patricia Ann "Pat" Minor, 81 of Gainesville passed away Wednesday January 3, 2017 at her residence Born in Chicago, Illinois, Mrs. Minor had lived in Hall County ...
Susan E. Newman, 56, Gainesville
Susan E. Newman of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away suddenly on Wednesday morning December 27, 2017. Susan was born in Newnan, Georgia on September 13th, 1961. She was a 1979 grad ...
  Ernest Council Williams, MD Beloved father and respected surgeon passed away at Lanier Village Estates in Gainesville, Georgia on January 3, 2018. He was born in Blowing ...

Lumpkin

Tony Waters, 70, Dahlonega
Tony Waters, age 70, of Dahlonega, GA, passed away Wednesday, January 3, 2018. Tony attended Pleasant Hill Full Gospel Church in Dawsonville, GA. He was a mechanic for many years. ...
Larry Lane Cates, 67, Dahlonega
Mr. Larry Lane Cates, age 67, of Dahlonega passed away Wednesday, January 3, 2018. Larry was born in Atlanta, GA on February 22, 1950 to the late Robert Carlton and Katherin ...

Other

Hunter Holman, 7, Ball Ground
Hunter Holman, age 7, passed away Wednesday, January 3, 2018. Survivors include his parents, Kimberly Holman and Justin Nash both of Ball Ground, GA.; grandparents, Dorthy Holm ...

White

Emory Ray Dover, 77, Cleveland
Emory Ray Dover, age 77 of Cleveland, passed away Wednesday, January 3, 2018.  Mr. Dover was born January 23, 1940 in Blairsville, GA to the late Grady and Cora Collins Dov ...
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.