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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Mar 17th, 2018

Dawson

Frances Roselyn Griffeth, 100, Dawsonville
Frances Roselyn Griffeth, 100, of Dawsonville, GA passed away on Saturday, March 17, 2018 at North Georgia Assisted Living, Dawsonville, GA after a short illness.  The family ...

Gwinnett

Clifford David Greeson, 68, Lawrenceville
Clifford David Greeson, age 68 of Lawrenceville, GA and formerly of Buford, GA passed away peacefully March 17, 2018 after a brief illness. Funeral service will be held Wednesda ...
Linda Gail Valeri, 78, Lawrenceville
Linda Gail Valeri, age 78, of Lawrenceville, died Friday, March 16, 2018. A graveside service will be held Monday, March 19, 2018 at 2:00 PM at Broadlawn Memorial Gardens. Rev. Ste ...

Habersham

Bobby Mayton Bowen, 84, Clarkesville
Bobby Mayton Bowen, 84, of Clarkesville, Georgia passed away peacefully at his home on March 17, 2018. Born in Lyons, Georgia, he was the son of the late Tommie Lewis and Reba B ...
Ray M. Gerrells, 72, Mt. Airy
Ray M. Gerrells, age 72 of Mt. Airy, passed away on Saturday, March 17, 2018. Born in Cleveland, Georgia on December 5, 1945, he was a son of the late Herman and Bessie Lou Pilg ...

Hall

Margaret Hulsey Peeples, 92 of Lula passed away Saturday March 17, 2018 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center A lifelong resident of Hall County, Mrs. Peeples was the daughter ...
Jacqueline “Jackie” A. Shoemake, 76, of Gainesville, GA passed away on Saturday, March 17, 2018 at New Horizon’s Limestone. Arrangements are incomplete at this ...

Jackson

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Mary Pauline “ Polly” Dotson Kraft, age 86, of Jefferson, who passed away Saturday, March 17, 2018. Mrs. Kraft was bor ...
Mrs. Mary Rosalyn Taft Barfield Thompson, age 88 of Nicholson died Saturday, March 17, 2018 at Brookside Assisted Living.  Mrs. Thompson was born in Waverly Hall, GA to the la ...
Joe Will Laster, 70, Commerce
  Mr. Joe Will Laster, age 70, of Commerce, GA died Saturday, March 17, 2018 at his residence.  Mr. Laster was born in Augusta to the late Farris and Ida Watson Laster ...

Lumpkin

George Marvin Brown, 63, Dahlonega
Mr. George Marvin Brown, age 63, of Dahlonega, GA passed away Saturday, March 17, 2018 in Dahlonega, GA due to injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident. George was a native ...

Other

Steve Douglas Venable, 59, Athens
Steve Douglas Venable, age 59 of Athens, GA (Jackson County) passed away Saturday, March 17, 2018 at his residence.   Born on January 4, 1959 in Athens, GA, he was the s ...
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.