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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Feb 13th, 2018


Stephen Owen King, 52, Bethlehem
Stephen Owen King, age 52, of Bethlehem passed away Tuesday, February 13, 2018.  Survivors include his wife Alecia King; mother Alice King; sons Stephen Owen King, Jr., Steven ...


Ralph Diodati Drew, 86, Dawsonville
Ralph Diodati Drew, 86, passed away on Tuesday morning in the arms of his wife Becky at their home in Dawsonville. A committed and faithful servant of the Lord, a devoted husban ...


Vivian Louise Jackson Dailey, 90, Johns Creek
Vivian Louise Jackson Dailey, 90 of Johns Creek, Ga. passed away Tuesday February 13, 2018. Services are incomplete and will be announced later. Little & Davenport F ...


Funeral services for Ruby Faulkner Grier, age 92, of Lula will be held Friday February 16,  at 2:00 P.m. in Strickland Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will be in Holly Springs ...
Margaret Shope Murphy, 82, Gainesville
Margaret Shope Murphy, 82 of Gainesville passed away Tuesday February 13, 2018. A lifelong resident of Hall County, Mrs. Murphy was the daughter of the late John Byrd and Roxie ...
Euphemia Stephens, 93, Gainesville
Euphemia Stephens, nickname “Femer” but Grandma to many, 93 of Gainesville went to be with her Lord and reunited with her husband and family Tuesday February 13, 2018. ...
Margaret Cratin Ward, 94, Gainesville
Margaret Cratin Ward, 94 of Gainesville passed away Tuesday February 13, 2018 at her residence following an extended illness. Born in Memphis, Tennessee on July 9, 1923, Mr ...
Mildred Green "Billie" Gaines, 91, Flowery Branch
Mildred Green "Billie" Gaines, 91 of Flowery Branch passed away Tuesday February 13, 2018. A lifelong resident of Hall County, Mrs. Gaines was the daughter of the late ...
Johnny Singleton, 63, Gainesville
Johnny Singleton age 63 of Gainesville, Ga passed away on February 13, 2018.  Professional Services Entrusted to Wimberly & Jackson Funeral Home. 
Jerry Thomas, 70, Clermont
Jerry Thomas, 70 of Clermont passed away Tuesday February 13, 2018 at his residence. A lifelong resident of Hall County, Mr. Thomas was the son of the late Eugene and Louise Eli ...
Cruz Velasquez, 64, Gainesville
Cruz Velasquez, 64, of Gainesville passed away on Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, Februa ...
Margaret C. Ward, 94, Gainesville
Margaret C. Ward, 94 of Gainesville passed away Tuesday February 13, 2018 at her residence. Funeral services are incomplete and will be announced later. Little & Davenpor ...


Frances Jenkins Garrison, 95, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Frances Jenkins Garrison, age 95, of Jefferson, who passed away on Tuesday, February 13, 2018. Mrs. Garrison was born in Ambrose, Geo ...


James N. Carusos, 82, Dahlonega
Mr. James N. Carusos, age 82, of Dahlonega, passed away Tuesday, February 13, 2018.   Complete funeral arrangements will be announced later by Banister Funeral Home of D ...
Oscar Newton Davis, 82, Dahlonega
Mr. Oscar Newton Davis, age 82, of Dahlonega passed away Tuesday, February 13, 2018. Oscar was born in Lumpkin County on May 17, 1935 to the late Austell Newton and Sydney Lou ...
Joseph William Mize, 63, Dahlonega
Joseph William Mize, ('Bill,') died peacefully Tuesday, February 13 at his home near Dahlonega, Georgia at the age of Sixty three.  He was survived by his wife Gloria, ...


Annie Lora Howard, 93, Marietta
Funeral services are scheduled for 12:00 PM, Friday February 16, 2018 at Wards Funeral Home Chapel for Annie Lora Howard, age 93 of Marietta, GA. The family will receive friends f ...


Howard Joseph Hornick, 76, Toccoa
Mr. Howard Joseph Hornick, age 76 of 506 Rothell Road, Toccoa passed away Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at Pruitt Health Toccoa. A son of the late William P. and Mary G. Fouse ...
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.