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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Oct 15th, 2018

Gwinnett

Mary Steel Landrum, 91, Suwanee
Mary Steel Landrum, of Discovery Village Independent Living, 1220 Satellite Blvd., Suwanee, Ga., died October 15, 2018, from complications of congestive heart failure.  She wa ...
Alfred B. “Al” Burks, age 85 of Buford, GA died Monday, October 15, 2018 after an extended illness. Mr. Burks has been cremated and no service is planned at this time. ...

Habersham

James L. “Jim” Roper III, age 96, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Sunday, July 1, 2018. Mr. Roper was born on October 20, 1921, in Cornelia, Georgia; a son of t ...

Hall

Barbara Jean Gooch, 72, Lula
Barbara Jean Gooch, 72, of Lula passed away Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 20, 2 ...

Jackson

Sandra “Nana” J. Bird, 77, Braselton and formerly of Griffin
Sandra “Nana” J. Bird, age 77, of Braselton and formerly of Griffin, GA passed away Monday, October 15, 2018. She is survived by her daughters Dianne Fenner and husband ...

White

Martha Rae Kimsey, 102, Helen
Martha Rae Kimsey, age 102 of Helen, passed away on Monday, October 15, 2018. Mrs. Kimsey was born on July 9, 1916, in Gwinnett County, to the late William Oscar Reese and Matti ...
Elbert "Berlin" Wike, 90, Cleveland
Cleveland Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Elbert "Berlin" Wike, age 90 of Cleveland, Georgia. Mr. Wike passed away on October 16, 2018 at Gateway Health and Rehab ...
Actress and director Penny Marshall dies at age 75
'Laverne & Shirley' star and movie director Penny Marshall has died at age 75
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