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Local Obits for Wed. Nov 14th, 2018

Dawson

Donald Hugh Lunceford, Sr., 91, Dawsonville
Donald Hugh Lunceford, Sr., age 91 of Dawsonville, passed away on Wednesday, November 14, 2018. Mr. Lunceford was born on July 8, 1927, in Habersham County, to the late Byron Yo ...

Forsyth

Patsy L. Bagley, 72, Cumming
Patsy L. Bagley, age 72, of Cumming, GA., passed away peacefully Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at her home surrounded by family and friends. She was preceded in by death her husband ...

Habersham

Shirley Lagerblad Walter, 84, Tallulah Falls formerly of Columbus
Shirley Lagerblad Walter, 84, formerly of Columbus, passed away on November 14, 2018. Shirley was the daughter of Gilbert and Daisy Lagerblad of Savannah, Georgia. She attended ...
William Clay Strange, 87, Cornelia
William Clay Strange, age 87 of Cornelia, passed away on Wednesday, November 14, 2018. Born on July 30, 1931 and raised in Habersham County, he was a son of the late Clarence &a ...

Hall

Mary Benefield, 73, Flowery Branch
Mary Benefield, 73, of Flowery Branch passed away Tuesday, November 14, 2018. Born in Jackson County, Ga., to James and Kate Bales, Mary spent her childhood in Barrow County the ...
Essie “Jo” Carter, 79, Gainesville
Essie “Jo” Carter, age 79, of Gainesville, GA passed away Wednesday, November 14, 2018 following a brief illness. She was born on January 3, 1939 in Logan County WV. ...
Wiley Kennedy Lancaster, 88, Gainesville
Funeral services will be held Saturday November 17, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at Belmont Baptist Church for Wiley Kennedy Lancaster, 88, of Gainesville. Rev. Bill Compton will officiate. ...
Stephanie Jan Moore, 36, Gainesville
Stephanie Jan Moore, age 36, of Gainesville, GA passed away Wednesday, November 14, 2018.   She was a lifelong resident of Hall County, a member of Poplar Springs Baptis ...
Jerry Ralph Peek, 92, Gainesville
Jerry Ralph Peek, 92 of Gainesville passed away Wednesday November 14, 2018. Funeral Services will be held 2:00 p.m. Friday, November 16, 2018 at the Church of God of Prophecy, ...

Jackson

Flora Patrick Holman, 93, Hoschton
Flora Patrick Holman, age 93, of Hoschton, GA passed away Wednesday, November 14, 2018. She was preceded in death by husband, Herman P. Holman, daughter, Wanda Holman; parents, All ...

Lumpkin

Emma JoAnn Abercrombie, 65, Murrayville
Mrs. Emma JoAnn Abercrombie, age 65, of Murrayville passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her family on Wednesday, November 14, 2018. JoAnn was born on March 13, 1953 ...
JoAnne Ambercrombie, 65, Dahlonega
Mrs. JoAnne Abercrombie, age 65, of Dahlonega passed away Wednesday, November 14, 2018. Complete funeral arrangements will be announced later by Anderson-Underwood Funeral Home ...
Alice Jean Anderson Butler, age 87, of Dahlonega passed away Wednesday, November 14, 2018.  She was born in Lumpkin County on September 4, 1931. Alice worked as a food insp ...
Gladys Mary Grizzle, 94, Dahlonega
Mrs. Gladys Mary Grizzle, age 94, of Dahlonega went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, November 14, 2018. Mrs. Grizzle was born in Oneida, TN on August 23, 1924 to the lat ...
Michele Thompson, 58, Dahlonega
Michele Thompson age 58 of Dahlonega passed away on November 14, 2018 following an extended illness. Mrs. Thompson was previously from Gainesville, GA. Mrs. Thompson is preceded ...

Other

Jane Granger Alvarez, 63, Ball Ground
Jane Granger Alvarez, 63, of Ball Ground passed away Wednesday, November 14, 2018. While we mourn Jane’s passing, we know in Jesus she’s been given a new, eternal li ...
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.