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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Apr 17th, 2018

Forsyth

Walter Eugene Smith, 82, Cumming
Walter Eugene Smith, age 82, of Cumming, GA, passed away Tuesday, April 17, 2018. Walter was a member of Beaver Ruin Baptist Church. He retired from General Motors in Doraville in ...

Habersham

Elizabeth McEntire Cook, age 81 of Alto, passed away on Tuesday, April 17, 2018. Born on March 31, 1937 in Demorest, Georgia, she was a daughter of the late Claude and Vivian Ed ...
  Roy Dale Savage, Jr. (Dale), age 30 of Alto, passed away Tuesday, April 17, 2018. Born on March 4, 1988 in Demorest, he was a son of Roy Dale, Sr. and Lisa Marquitt Bu ...

Hall

Mona Lee Brooks, 77, Gainesville
 Ms. Mona Lee Brooks, age 77 of Gainesville, passed away on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at her residence following a sudden illness. Memorial services to be held at a later dat ...
Mary Sue Phillips Sterling, 87, Gainesville
Mary Sue Phillips Sterling, 87, of Gainesville, GA, formerly of College Park, GA passed away Tuesday, April 17, 2018.  Mrs. Sterling was preceded in death by her husband of 60 ...

Stephens

Claudine Jamison Bell, 74, Toccoa
Mrs. Claudine Jamison Bell, age 74 of 72 Oakway Drive, Toccoa passed away Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at the Stephens County Hospital. A daughter of the late Claude Terrell Jamison ...
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.