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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. May 31st, 2018

Banks

Mrs. Juanita LaRose Brown, age 87, of Commerce, GA died Thursday, May 31, 2018 at her residence.  Mrs. Brown was born in Commerce to the late Perry and Rosa Lee Edwards Webb.& ...

Barrow

Rita Pilgrim, 52, Auburn
Rita Pilgrim, age 52, of Auburn, Georgia passed away on May 31, 2018. Rita is preceded in death by her step-father Ronald Evans and father Charles Everett Johnson. She is surviv ...

Gwinnett

Tanja Lakisha Phelps Brownlee, age 35, of Buford, GA passed away on Thursday, May 31, 2018. She is survived by her husband, Randall Brownlee, Buford, GA; children, Isiah Brownlee, ...
Lanell Fowler, 85, Buford
Lanell Fowler, age 85, of Buford passed away Thursday, May 31, 2018.  Beloved mother of three, Ms. Fowler grew up in Athens and moved to Atlanta when was only sixteen years ol ...

Habersham

Boyce “Bugs” Martin, age 77, of Alto, Georgia passed away on Thursday, May 31, 2018. Mr. Martin was born June 19, 1940 in Banks County, Georgia to the late Vance and ...

Hall

   Patsy Sue McFarland, age 63 of Lula, passed away on Thursday, May 31, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.             Funeral se ...
Mr. Uel Henry Patrick Sawyer, age 87 of Oakwood, passed away on Thursday, May 31, 2018 at Waterford Assisted Living following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled ...

Other

Fern McCurry Lavinder, 89, St. Simons Island
Fern McCurry Lavinder, age 89 of St. Simons Island, GA, passed away Thursday, May 31, 2018 after a battle with Alzheimer’s. A funeral service will be held Monday, June 4, 201 ...

White

Marvin L. “Junior” Worrell, Sr, age 77, of Cleveland, GA passed away Thursday, May 31, 2018. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Shawn Peppers. Mr. Worrell is sur ...
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.