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Local Obits for Fri. May 11th, 2018

Banks

Thomas Buckner, Sr., 72, Maysville
Thomas Buckner, Sr., age 72 of Maysville, GA (formerly of Lynn Haven, FL) passed away Friday, May 11th, 2018 at Brookside Assisted Living.   Mr. Buckner was born Septem ...
Crystal Dawn Manus, 37, Commerce
Crystal Dawn Manus age 37 of Commerce passed away May 9, 2018 at her residence.   Crystal was born August 30, 1980 in Commerce to Mabel Mathis Manus and the late John Boswel ...
Bettye Ruth Rucker, 67, Commerce
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Bettye Ruth Rucker, age 67 of Commerce, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, May 11, 2018.  Ms. Rucker was born in Commerce, Ge ...

Barrow

 Hilda Blackstock Tonge, 98, passed away on Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at her home.  She was born on the Blackstock farm October 7, 1919, the daughter of Leila Bailey and Cla ...

Forsyth

Dorothy May Nicholas, 91, Cumming
Dorothy May Nicholas, 91, of Cumming, GA passed away on Friday, May 11, 2018. There are no services planned at this time. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson.c ...

Gwinnett

Jimmy C. Reed, 73, Buford
Jimmy C. Reed, age 73, of Buford, GA passed away on Friday, May 11, 2018. He was preceded in death by his granddaughter, Amelia Missler; parents, Clyde and Loyce Davis Reed; brothe ...
Betty C. Westbrook, 87, Hoschton
Mrs. Betty C. Westbrook, age 87, of Hoschton, GA died Friday, May 11, 2018. Funeral service will be held on Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 11 AM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel, Buford. ...

Habersham

Graveside services for Braelyn Skye Nixon, infant daughter of Hampton “Shaw” Nixon and Connie Rita Grier Arrowood of Baldwin will be held at 11:00 AM Tuesday, May 15, 2 ...

Hall

Linda Conyers, 74, Gainesville
Linda D. Conyers, age 74 of Gainesville passed away Friday May 11, 2018 Mrs. Conyers was born in Worcester, Massachusetts to the late Douglas Duke Dean and Mable Thompson Dean. ...
Hazel Martin, 72, Lula
Funeral services are scheduled for 11:00 a.m. Wednesday May 16, 2018 at Ward’s Funeral Home Chapel for Hazel Helen Martin age 72 of Lula. The Rev. Eric Stewart will officiate ...

Jackson

Clifton Lee Riales, 74, Hoschton
Clifton Lee Riales, age 74, of Hoschton passed away Friday, May 11, 2018.  Mr. Riales was a United States Army veteran.  He was a sports fan and  loved his dogs Lucy ...
Betty Ruth Rucker, 67, Commerce
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Betty Ruth Rucker, age 67 of Commerce, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, May 11, 2018.  Mrs. Rucker was born in Commerce, Ge ...

Lumpkin

Tony Reban Johnson, 61, Dahlonega
Mr. Tony Reban Johnson, age 61, of Dahlonega passed away Friday, May 11, 2018. Tony was born in Atlanta on December 3, 1956 to the late Troyce and Birdie Callahan Johnson Sr. In ...
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.