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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Nov 6th, 2018


Gregory Clyde Walters, 66, Commerce
Mr. Gregory Clyde Walters, age 66, of Commerce died Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center.  Mr. Walters was born in Lorian, OH to Bernedette Jua ...


Martha Shadburn Grant, 73, Cumming
Martha Shadburn Grant, 73, of Cumming passed away Tuesday, November 6, 2018.  A lifelong resident of Forsyth County, she was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmot ...
James Curtis Mobley, Jr., 56, Houston, Texas
James Curtis Mobley, Jr., age 56, of Houston, TX passed away Tuesday, October 30, 2018 after a short bout with cancer. Curt was born on Christmas Day in 1961. He was of the Presbyt ...


Sue Sears Southerland, 85, Buford
Sue Sears Southerland, age 85, of Buford, Georgia passed away Tuesday, November 6, 2018.  She was preceded in death by her husband of fifty four years, Verlon C. Southerland; ...


Patrick O’Hara Benton, 84, Flowery Branch
Mr. Patrick O’Hara Benton, age 84, of Flowery Branch passed away Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Braselton, surrounded by his family. ...
Mark David Farley, 61, Flowery Branch
Mark David Farley, age 61 of Flowery Branch, GA died suddenly Tuesday, November 6, 2018. Funeral services will be held Saturday, November 10, 2018 at 11 AM at The Church of Jesus C ...
Kimball Grant Turpin, 52, Gainesville
Kimball Grant Turpin, 52, of Gainesville passed away November 6, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, November 14, ...
Edith S. Chambers, Gainesville
Edith S. Chambers of Gainesville passed away peacefully on November 6, 2018. Funeral services will be held in the chapel of Ward’s Funeral Home 10:30 a.m. November 10, 2018. ...
Deborah Strickland Shumake of Hall County, GA was born on June 7, 1954 to William D. Strickland and Opal Grogan Strickland.  She was preceded in death by her father and surviv ...
Guo Yang, 52, Gainesville
Mr. Guo Yang, age 52, of Gainesville passed away on Tuesday November 06, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Memorial service will start at 10:00 a.m. on Monday November 1 ...


Mary Idelle Davis, 98, Murrayville
Mary Idelle Davis, 98, of Murrayville, Lumpkin County, passed away on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville following a brief illness. Bor ...


Louie Hamm, 71, Alpharetta
Mr. Louie Hamm 71, of Alpharetta, GA passed away on November 6th, 2018. He is survived by his children; David Hamm (Jeanette), and Andrew Hamm (Beverly). Siblings; Charlotte Dut ...


John Lewis Aikens Jr., 48, Eastanollee
Mr. John Lewis Aikens Jr., age 48, of 224 Indian Drive, Eastanollee passed away Tuesday November 6, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A son of John L. Aikens, Sr. and th ...
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.