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Local Obits for Fri. Mar 2nd, 2018

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Johnny "Keith" Hammond, 56, Bethlehem
Johnny "Keith" Hammond, age 56, of Bethlehem passed away Friday, March 2, 2018. He loved to hunt and fish. He enjoyed watching Nascar and sports. Johnny loved life, ...

Dawson

Mary Catherine Turner, 72, Dawsonville
Mary Catherine Turner, 72, of Dawsonville, GA passed away at Northside Hospital Forsyth after a period of declining health.  She was born to the late Raymond and Mae Davis.&nb ...

Forsyth

James Comer Hall, 78, Cumming
James Comer Hall, 78, of Cumming passed away Friday March 2, 2018 at his residence following an extended illness. Born Dec. 17, 1939 to the late William and Mary Hall he had bee ...

Gwinnett

Jong Sook Kim, 77, Lawrenceville
Jong Sook Kim, age 77, of Lawrenceville, GA, died Thursday, March 1, 2018 after an extended illness. An Evening Service will be held Sunday, March 4, 2018 at 6:00 PM at Hamilton ...

Habersham

Mary Elizabeth Stephens Strickland, age 75 of Alto, passed away Friday, March 2, 2018. Born in Mecklinburg County, North Carolina on December 27, 1942, she was a daughter of the l ...

Hall

Irene Loza Tavira, 80, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Irene Loza Tavira age 80 of Flowery Branch passed away on Friday March 02, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral services are sch ...

Jackson

Connie Wilson, 92, Commerce
    Mrs. Connie Wilson, age 92, of Commerce died Friday March 2, 2018 at Northridge Health and Rehab Center.  Mrs. Wilson was born in Maysville to the late, Wi ...
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.