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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Dec 1st, 2018

Habersham

Linda Trotter Frankum, 74, Demorest
Linda Trotter Frankum, age 74, of Demorest, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, December 1, 2018. Mrs. Frankum was born on October 23, 2018 in Habersham County, Georgia to the lat ...

Hall

Donna Irene Failyer, 96, Gainesville
Donna Irene Failyer, 96, of Gainesville passed away Saturday, December 1, 2018 at New Horizons following an extended illness. Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, ...
Paula Ball Newkirk, 84, Gainesville
Paula Ball Newkirk, 84, of Gainesville,  passed away Saturday December 1, 2018.  She was born on 6 June 1934 to Edgar and Pauline Ball of Gainesville. “Ca ...

Jackson

Geneva Fletcher Weldon, 92, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Geneva Fletcher Weldon, age 92 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Saturday, December 1, 2018.  Mrs. Weldon was born in ...

Lumpkin

Larry Townsend DePriest, 78, Dahlonega
Larry Townsend DePriest of Dahlonega passed away at the age of 78 on Saturday, December 1 following a brief hospitalization. An alumnus of both the University of Tennessee and the ...
Homer Lee Davis, 75, Dahlonega
Homer Lee Davis, age 75 of Dahlonega, passed away on December 1, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.  He was born in Douglas, Georgia to Bryant and Lois Davis on Februar ...

Stephens

Mr. Calvin Freeman Culpepper, 81 of Toccoa, Georgia went home to be with his Lord Saturday, December 1, 2018 in hospice care, Northeast Georgia Medical Center. He was born Febru ...
William Stark Mayhue, 71, Toccoa
Mr. William Stark Mayhue, age 71 of Moreland Drive, Toccoa passed away Saturday, December 1, 2018 at his residence. A son of the late Stark and Opal Hendrix Mayhue, he was born ...
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.