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Spencer Hinton, Winder
Spencer Hinton of Winder, GA passed away on November 19, 2018. Funeral service will be held on Saturday at White Oaks Springs Baptist Church at 1:00 PM. Professional Ser ...
Royce McDaniel, 75, Winder
Royce McDaniel, age 75, of Winder passed away Monday, November 19, 2018. Funeral services will be held 2:00 pm Saturday, November 24, 2018 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel. Pastor ...

Forsyth

Muriel Cannon, 96, Cumming
Muriel Cannon, peacefully went home to Jesus at 12:05pm on Oct. 19th, 2018. Aged 96, this gentle Christian lady, mother of 8, grandmother, great grandmother and ...
Marcus "Buster" Elrod, 80, Cumming
Marcus "Buster" Elrod, 80, of Cumming passed away Monday, November 19, 2018. He is preceded in death by his parents, Ina and Bill Elrod; sisters, Shirley (Elrod) Reid, Ba ...
Margie Lee Hughes, 89, Cumming
Margie Lee Hughes, age 89, of Cumming, GA, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday, November 19, 2018. Margie was born in 1929, to the late Carlos Frank and Jennie Mae J ...
Joseph Fredrick Walcher 63, of Cumming, Ga passed away on November 19, 2018. Joe graduated from Southwood High School Shreveport, La. and Northeast Louisiana University, Monroe, ...
Nancy Carol Wood, 74, Cumming
Nancy Carol Wood 74, of Cumming, Ga passed away on November 19, 2018 at Northside Hospital Forsyth.  She is survived by her husband Ronnie A. Wood.  Children; John ...

Gwinnett

Steven D. Russell, 63, Dacula
Steven D. Russell, age 63, of Dacula, GA passed away Monday, November 19, 2018. He was preceded in death by his father and stepmother, Douglas and Teresa Russell, and mother and st ...
Maria Ionescu, 82, Lilburn
Maria Ionescu, age 82 of Lilburn, GA, died Monday, November 19, 2018 after an extended illness. Funeral services will be held Saturday, December 1, 2018 at 11:00 AM at Hamilton Mil ...

Habersham

Lillian (Lil) Campbell Reed, age 91 of Cornelia, passed away on Monday, November 19, 2018. She was preceded in death by her parents, K.P. and Edith Jones Campbell; husband, Jame ...

Hall

Thomas Hanie Paris, Jr, 79, Gainesville
Tom Paris, Jr., passed away peacefully following a brief illness on Monday, November 19, 2018, at the age of 79.  A native of Gainesville, Georgia, Tom was a devoted son, brot ...
Jimmy Lee Jones, 80, New Holland
Jimmy Lee Jones, 80, of New Holland passed away at his residence Monday, November 19, 2018. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, November 21, 2018 at 2:30 p.m. in the cha ...

Jackson

Roger “Roy” Junior Barner, age 73 of Pendergrass, GA passed away Monday, Nov. 19, 2018. Born on July 2, 1945 in Winder, GA, he was the son of the late Joe and Maude ...
Ruth H. Owens, 83, Nicholson
Ruth H. Owens, age 83 of Nicholson, GA passed away Monday, Nov. 19, 2018 at her residence. Born on Nov. 13, 1935 in Toccoa, GA, she was the daughter of the late Dwayne B. and Be ...

Lumpkin

John Benjamin Abercrombie, 88, Dahlonega
Mr. John Benjamin Abercrombie, age 88, of Dahlonega passed away Monday, November 19, 2018. Mr. Abercrombie was a native and lifelong resident of Lumpkin County. He was born on J ...

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Dionisio Contreras Duran, 47, Charlotte, NC
Dionisio Contreras Duran, age 47 of Charlotte, North Carolina passed away on Monday, November 19, 2018. Born in Guanajuato, Mexico on December 26, 1970, he was the son of Manuel ...

Stephens

Mrs. Geraldine Kimbrell Hunt, age 96 of Savannah Street, Toccoa passed away Monday, November 19, 2018 at Bell Minor Home, Gainesville, Georgia. A daughter of the late George and ...
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.