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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Feb 5th, 2018

Banks

Betty Sue Hooper Latty, 71, Maysville
Betty Sue Hooper Latty, age 71, of Maysville, GA passed away Monday, February 5, 2018, at her residence. Ms. Latty was born August 24th, 1946 in Commerce, GA to the late Charles Ho ...

Forsyth

Katherine Dural, 68, Cumming
Katherine Dural 68 of Cumming, Ga passed away on February 5, 2018. A service will be held in Florida at a later date. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson.com. ...
Mildred Carroll Medlin, 82, Cumming
Mildred Carroll Medlin, age 82, of Cumming, GA, passed away on Monday, February 5, 2018.  She is preceded in death by her husband, James “J.B.” Medlin; son, James ...
Katherine Dural, 68, Cumming
Katherine Dural, 68, of Cumming, Ga passed away on February 5, 2018. A service will be held in Florida at a later date. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson.com. ...

Gwinnett

Ellen Whitworth Alexander, 83, Lawrenceville
Ellen Whitworth Alexander, age 83, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on Monday, February 5, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband of sixty-one years, Hugh Eugene Alexander; ...
Luzmila Lazarte, 79, Buford
Luzmila Lazarte, age 79, of Buford, GA passed away on Monday, February 5, 2018. She is survived by her father,  Antonio Lazarte, Buford, GA; four children, Julio Lazarte, New ...

Hall

Joseph C. Faust, 82, Flowery Branch
Mr. Joseph C. Faust, age 82, of Flowery Branch passed away Monday, February 5, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Gainesville, surrounded by his family. Funeral Se ...
James Riley Westberry, Jr, 73, Flowery Branch
Mr. James Riley Westberry, Jr., age 73, of Flowery Branch, GA, joined Jesus in Heaven on Monday, February 05, 2018.      Jim was born in Blackshear, GA ...
Norma Jean Meggs, 86, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Norma Jean Meggs, age 86, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away Monday, February 5, 2018. She was a retired nurse and a member of Mount Salem Baptist Church in Flowery Branch. ...

Other

Mark Andrew Smith, 46, San Jose, California
Mark Andrew Smith, 46, passed away on January 1, 2018 in San Jose, California.  He was born in Atlanta and spent his youth in North Georgia. Mark was the son of Joseph B. Smit ...
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.