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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Feb 4th, 2018

Banks

Agatha M. Payne, 93, Homer
Mrs. Agatha M. Payne, age 93, of Homer died Sunday, February 4, 2018 at Northridge Health and Rehab Center.  Mrs. Payne was born in Carnesville to the late, Henry Grady and Be ...

Gwinnett

  Dorothy “Dot” Allen Pirkle, age 95, of the Buford, GA Hog Mountain community passed away Sunday, February 4, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband of ...

Habersham

Albert Elijah London, 91, Demorest
Albert Elijah London, age 91 of Demorest, passed away February 4, 2018. Born in White County, Georgia on March 26, 1926, Mr. London was the son of the late Elisha and Ethel Edwa ...

Hall

Jessie Mae Grizzle, 67, Gainesville
Jessie Mae Grizzle, age 67, of Gainesville passed away Sunday, February 4, 2018. Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA 30548, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 706-654-0966.
Carolyn Gail Mills Palmer, 69, Gainesville
               Mrs. Carolyn Gail Mills Palmer, age 69 of Gainesville, passed away Sunday, February 4, 2018 ...
Selma Taylor Rich, 91, Gainesville
Selma Taylor Rich, 91, of Gainesville, GA passed away on Sunday, February 4, 2018 following an extended illness. Graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, February ...

Jackson

Mr. Gerald “Brent” Adams, Jr. age 50, of Nicholson died Sunday, February 4, 2018 at St. Mary’s Hospice House.  Mr. Adams was born in Athens to Beverly Farmer ...

Other

Millicent P. Briggs, 79, Athens
Millicent P. Briggs, 79 of Athens passed away on Sunday, February 4, 2018.    Little & Davenport Funeral Home and Crematory, 355 Dawsonville Highway, SW, Gainesvil ...
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.