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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Apr 28th, 2018

Forsyth

Floyd Chester, 75, Cumming
Floyd Chester, 75, of Cumming passed away Saturday April 28, 2018 at Seasons Hospice following a period of declining health. Born and raised in Dawsonville, Floyd has been a res ...
Elizabeth (Dink) McIntyre, 89, of Cumming passed away Saturday, April 28, 2018.  She is preceded in death by her husband, Floyd L. McIntyre, a brother, Stanley Hendrix, and he ...

Hall

Linda Leyda, 80, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Linda Leyda, age 80, of Flowery Branch passed away Saturday, April 28, 2018 at her residence, surrounded by her family. Funeral Services will be 11:00 a.m., Friday, May 4, ...
Garry Wade Miller, 64, Flowery Branch
Garry Wade Miller, age 64, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away Saturday, April 28,2018 at Emory University Hospital, surrounded by his family. Memorial Services will be at 11:00 ...

Jackson

Joseph Samuel "Sam" Akins, 87, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Joseph Samuel “Sam” Akins, age 87 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Saturday, April 28, 2018.  Mr. Akins wa ...
Timothy Alan Richey, 56, Commerce
Timothy Alan Richey age 56 of Commerce passed away Saturday April 28, 2018 at the Piedmont Athens Regional Hospital.   Mr. Richey was born Sept. 4, 1961 in Athens, Georgia t ...

Lumpkin

Jerrell Ingram, 67, Dahlonega
Mr. Jerrell Ingram, age 67, of Dahlonega, passed away Saturday, April 28, 2018.  Mr. Ingram was born and raised in Lumpkin County.  He was preceded in death by parents ...
Luther David Justus, 86, Dahlonega
Luther David Justus, age 86, of Dahlonega passed away Saturday, April 28, 2018. Mr. Justus was born March 8, 1932 in Lumpkin County to the late Luther J. and Elsie Jones Justus. ...

Other

Linda Mullinax Poole, 67, Bloomingdale
Linda Mullinax Poole, age 67, of Bloomingdale, GA, passed away Saturday, April 28, 2018. She is survived by her husband, Bill Poole of Bloomingdale; children, Cendia and Larry R ...

Stephens

Mrs. Lola Mae Gaines Sessoms Simpson, age 93 of Irene Street, Toccoa, GA passed away Saturday, April 28, 2018 at the Stephens County Hospital. A daughter of the late William and ...
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.