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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Feb 21st, 2018

Banks

Henry Franklin O’Kelley, 81, Maysville
Mr. Henry Franklin O’Kelley, age 81, of Maysville, GA, passed away Wednesday, February 21st, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.    Mr. O’Kelley w ...

Forsyth

William Daniel "Bill" Foltz went home to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, Wednesday, February 21, 2018. At half past seven in the evening, while surrounded by h ...

Gwinnett

Kerrey Michelle Elkins, age 46, of Buford, GA passed away on Wednesday, February 21, 2018. She is survived by her husband of thirteen years, Terry Lee Elkins, Buford, GA; children, ...

Hall

Tranis Gene Bryson, 59, Clermont
Tranis Gene Bryson, age 59 of Clermont, passed away on Wednesday, February 21, 2018. Mr. Bryson was born on February 17, 1959, in Towns County, to Elizabeth Dyer Bryson and the ...
Francis Tatum Park, 94, Gainesville
Francis Tatum Park passed away peacefully on February 21, 2018. She was born April 4, 1923 to the late Frank, Sr. and Laura Greenway Tatum, in Banks County. She was raised in Ba ...
Christie J. Smith, Gainesville
Mrs. Christie J. Smith of Gainesville passed away on February 21, 2018 at her residence with her family and friends at her bedside following an extended illness. Funeral service ...
Betty Waters Wofford, 87, Gainesville
Funeral services are scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Monday February 26, 2018 at Ward’s Funeral Home for Betty Waters Wofford age 87 of Gainesville. The Rev. Richard Long will offici ...

Jackson

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Helen Copeland Whatley Mulkey, age 95, of Jefferson, Georgia who passed away on Tuesday, February 20, 2018. Mrs. Mulkey was born in T ...
Lonnie Thomas Patton, 62, Pendergrass
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Lonnie Thomas Patton, age 62, of Pendergrass, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, February 21, 2018. Mr. Patton was born in Atlanta, Geo ...
James Lee Thomas, 68, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson announces the death of Mr. James Lee Thomas, age 68, of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Wednesday, February 21, 2018.  Mr. Thomas ...

Other

Wanda Lee Gaylor, 82, Jasper formerly of Cumming
Wanda Lee Gaylor, age 82, of Jasper, formerly of Cumming, passed away on Wednesday, February 21, 2018. No services are scheduled at this time. Ingram Funeral Home & Crema ...
Richard “Dick” Thurmond McDaniel, age 90, of Atlanta, GA, died Wednesday, February 21, 2018 after an extended illness. A funeral service will be held Saturday, February ...
Margaret Brown Morgan, 91, Plant City, FL
Margaret Brown Morgan, age 91, of Plant City, FL, formerly of Cumming, GA, passed away on Wednesday, February 21, 2018. She was a member of North Dunedin Baptist Church in Duned ...

Stephens

Mr. William Jackson Miller, age 73 of Buena Vista Drive, Toccoa passed away Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at the home of his daughter in Winder, Georgia. A son of the late James ...
Ronnie Earl Smith, 67, Toccoa formerly of Mocksville, NC
Mr. Ronnie Earl Smith, 67, formerly of Mocksville, NC, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, February 21, 2018, at his home. He was born September 18, 1950, in Salisbury, NC, to t ...
Mrs. Joyce Dean Helms Scruggs, age 72, of Sherwood Circle, Toccoa, passed away Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at Greenville Memorial Hospital, Greenville, South Carolina. The dau ...
Mrs. Bonnie Smith Youngblood, age 91 of Hilltop Way, Toccoa passed away Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at the home of her daughter. A daughter of the late Riley David Smith, Sr. a ...
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.