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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Oct 24th, 2018


Clifford Lee Gazaway, 63, Bethlehem
Clifford Lee Gazaway, age 63, of Bethlehem passed away Wednesday, October 24, 2018. He loved his family and fishing. Survivors include his daughters Stephanie Bradshaw and husband ...


Edward Hix, 62, Alto
Edward Hix, age 62 of Alto, passed away on Wednesday, October 24, 2018. Born in Habersham County, Georgia on August 20, 1956, he was the son of the late Paul and Betty Jean Wade ...


Matthew Paul McLeroy, 37, Flowery Branch
Matthew Paul McLeroy, 37, of Flowery Branch passed away October 24, 2018. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, October 28, 2018 in the Chapel of Memorial Park F ...
Betty L. Young, 80, Gainesville
Betty L. Young, age 80 of Gainesville, passed away on October 24, 2018 at New Horizons Limestone. Mrs. Young was retired from the Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville ...


Angela Marie Marchbanks Roberts, 73 of Talmo passed away Wednesday October 24, 2018 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A lifelong resident of Hall County, Mrs. Roberts was ...
Harold E. Williams, 90, Jefferson
Harold E. Williams, age 90, of Jefferson, GA passed away Wednesday, October 24, 2018. He was preceded in death by son, Robert Harold Williams; sister, Dorothy Greene Solomon; broth ...


Luther James (LJ) Justus, 88, Dahlonega
Luther James (LJ) Justus, age 88 of Dahlonega, GA passed away on October 24, 2018 after a brief illness.   LJ was born in Dahlonega, GA on May 23, 1930 and lived most ...


Ann Westbrook, 87, Roswell
Ann Westbrook, age 87, of Roswell, GA, passed away on Wednesday, October 24, 2018. She is preceded in death by her husband, William A. Westbrook, Jr. and parents, Baxter and Gladys ...


Thomas Landers Meeks, 91, Toccoa
Mr. Thomas Landers Meeks, age 91, residing on Falls Road in Toccoa, Ga. passed away Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at Pruitt Health of Toccoa. A son of the late Jasper Steve Meeks ...
Ms. Suzanne “Sue” Louise Cain Pritchett, age 52 of 340 Whispering Woods Road, Toccoa passed away Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at her residence. A daughter of Michael ...
Mr. Thomas Franklin Leopard, age 78 of Pleasant Drive, Martin passed away Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A son of the late Ravenell and Bon ...
Fred Alfred Watson, 86, Toccoa
Mr. Fred Alfred Watson, age 86 Toccoa passed away Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at the Stephens County Hospital. Mr. Watson, a Toccoa legend was born July 6, 1932 to Fred P. and E ...
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.