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Local Obits for Fri. Mar 9th, 2018


Vicki Lea Phillips, 68, Cumming
Vicki Lea Phillips, age 68, of Cumming, GA, passed away Friday, March 9, 2018. Vicki was a giving soul who made friends with anyone and was loved by everyone. Vicki and her husband ...
Eula Kinsey, 76, Cumming
Eula Kinsey, age 76, of Cumming, passed away on Friday, March 9, 2018. She was a Christian. She was preceded in death by her husband, Junior Kinsey; grandson, Kaleb Payne; parents, ...
Mildred Castleberry Shirley, age 85, of Cumming, passed away on Friday, March 9, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edwin Shirley. Survivors include her children, G ...
Mattie Conner Watson, 93, Cumming
Mattie Conner Watson, age 93, of Cumming, passed away on Friday, March 9, 2018. She was a member of Harmony Grove Baptist Church where she sang in the Choir, and the Birthday Card ...


Patricia “Pat” Merkner, age 79, of Buford, GA passed away on Friday, March 9, 2018. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Lynda Merkner. She is survived by her hus ...


Nicole Kelly, 46, Clarkesville
Nicole Kelly, age 46, of Clarkesville, Georgia passed away on Friday, March 9, 2018 Ms. Kelly was born on September 28, 1971 in Atlanta, Georgia. A Memorial Service will ...


Kimberly Dawn Hicks, 46, Flowery Branch
Ms. Kimberly Dawn Hicks, age 46, of Flowery Branch passed away Friday, March 9, 2018. Memorial Services will be 2:00 p.m., Friday, March 16, 2018 at Memorial Park South Funeral ...
Robert Granville 'Bob" Layne, 90, Gainesville
Robert Granville “Bob” Layne passed away peacefully on March 8, 2018. He was born March 3, 1928 in Flat River, Missouri to Beatrice Stephens Layne and John Granville La ...


Arnold Earnest Bomia, 49, Nicholson
Arnold Earnest Bomia, age 49 of Nicholson, GA passed away Friday, March 9, 2018 at his residence.   Born on July 6, 1968 in Ann Arbor, Michigan to the late Merrell and D ...
Nathan George Ballenger, 53, Maysville
Nathan George Ballenger, age 53, of Maysville, GA passed away Friday, March 9, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville.   He was born November 14, 1964 in Co ...
Rev. John F. Webber, 91, Commerce
Reverend John F. Webber, age 91 of Commerce, GA, passed away Friday, March 9, 2018 at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center.   He was born June 10, 1926 in San Diego, Cali ...


Brenda J. Pritchett, 70, Cleveland
Brenda J. Pritchett, age 70 of Cleveland passed away Friday, March 9, 2018.  Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced later by Barrett Funeral Home, C ...
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.