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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Apr 30th, 2018

Banks

Junior Savage, 88, Maysville
Mr. Junior Savage, age 88, of Maysville died Monday, April 30, 2018 at Brookside Assisted Living.  Mr. Savage was born in Homer to the late, Joe and Eurek Smith Savage, Sr. Mr ...

Forsyth

Dr. Avery Y. Howell, Jr. passed away April 30, 2018 at the age of 95. He was born April 5, 1923 in Boone, North Carolina. He is survived by his wife of 72 years, Montine Tatum H ...

Gwinnett

Bonnie Klippel, 57, Suwanee
Bonnie Klippel 57, of Suwanee, Ga passed away on April 30, 2018. The family will hold a private service at a later date. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson.co ...

Hall

Steven Abbott, 61, Gainesville
  Steven Abbott, age 61, of Gainesville, GA passed away Monday, April 30, 2018. Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 PM Saturday, May 5, 2018 at Hillside Chapel Funer ...
Gary R. Stevens, 60, Gainesville
Visitation for Gary R. Stevens, 60, of Gainesville will be held from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 1 and Wednesday, May 2 at Ward’s F ...

Jackson

Vanh Chanthaboune, 58, Jefferson
Vanh Chanthaboune, age 58, of Jefferson, Georgia passed away on Monday, April 30, 2018. Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, May 5, 2018 at Whitfield Funeral Ho ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Kerry Lynn Rutkowski Akkent, age 52 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Monday, April 30, 2018.  Mrs. Akkent was born in ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Virginia Ann Harkins Griffin, age 77 of Hoschton, Georgia who entered into rest Monday, April 30, 2018.  Mrs. Griffin was born i ...

Lumpkin

Clifford Lamer Stancil, 85, Dahlonega
Mr. Clifford Lamar Stancil, age 85 of Dahlonega went home to be with The Lord on April 30, 2018 with his wife and family by his side. Mr. Stancil was born in Lumpkin County on M ...

Other

Carl Albert Hokanson, 81, Martin
Mr. Carl Albert Hokanson, age 81 of 132 Stovall Boulevard, Martin, Georgia passed away Monday, April 30, 2018 at his residence. A son of the late Paul and Gertrude Wells Hokanso ...

White

Cleveland Funeral Home announced that William "Bill" Joseph Morris passed away on Monday, April 30, 2018 after battling an extended illness for some time. Bill was bor ...
Nancy Thiessen, Cleveland
Cleveland Funeral Home announces that Mrs. Nancy Thiessen of Cleveland, Georgia passed away on April 30, 2018. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. 
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.