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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Nov 11th, 2018

Forsyth

Ruth Eleanor Bond, 95, Cumming
Ruth Eleanor Bond, age 95, of Cumming, GA., passed away Sunday, November 11, 2018. She was born in 1923, to the late Elmer and Ida Fisher. In addition to her parents, she is preced ...
Velma Jean Gazaway, 82, Cumming
Velma Jean Gazaway, 82, of Cumming passed away Saturday, November 10, 2018. She was a long-time attendee of Lanierland Music Park and was a member of Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church.&nbs ...

Habersham

Earnest Jay McCollum, 70, Demorest
Earnest Jay McCollum, age 70, passed away on Sunday, November 11, 2018. He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Susan; daughter, Melissa Lovell; son, Daniel McCollum; sister and ...

Hall

Dina Delacruz, 55, Gainesville
  Dina Delacruz, age 55, of Gainesville, GA passed away Sunday, November 11, 2018 following a brief illness. She was a teacher at The Goddard School and a wonderful wife ...

Jackson

Garry Russell Fancher, 72, Athens
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Garry Russell Fancher, age 72, of Athens, Georgia, (south Jackson county community) who passed away on Sunday, November 11, 2018. Mr. ...

Other

Karen McCollum Cleveland, 66 of Lavonia passed away Sunday November 11, 2018 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. The family will have a memorial service at a later date. ...
Montese Phillips, 88, Apharetta
Montese Phillips, age 88 of Alpharetta, Georgia, passed away Thursday, November 8, 2018. No services are planned at this time. Care and trust placed in McDonald and Son Funeral ...

Stephens

William Reeves Harrison, 77, Eastanollee
Mr. William Reeves Harrison, age 77, residing on East Silver Shoals Road in Eastanollee passed away Saturday, November 10, 2018 at Stephens County Hospital. A son of the late Ca ...

White

Nancy Ballard Droege, 61, Cleveland
  Nancy Ballard Droege, age 61 of Cleveland, formerly of Fort Wayne, Indiana, went home to Jesus on Sunday, November 11, 2018, after extended illnesses. Mrs. Droege was ...
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