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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Jun 3rd, 2018

Forsyth

Ira Barrett, 97, Cumming
Ira Barrett, age 97, of Cumming, GA passed away to his heavenly home on June 3, 2018.  He was born on December 31,1920, to Lizzie O'Kelly and Robert Barrett.  His bro ...

Gwinnett

John Francis Martin, 85, Suwanee
John Francis Martin, age 85, of Suwanee, GA, passed away on Sunday, June 3, 2018.   Born on December 31, 1932 in Annapolis, Maryland, to Irene and John Martin, he attende ...

Habersham

Janelle Jones Murphy, 70, Cornelia
Janelle Jones Murphy, age 70 of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Sunday, June 3, 2018 at her residence after a long battle with cancer. Born in Hall County, Georgia on May 23, 1 ...

Hall

Keith Weldon Caston, 54, Gainesville
Keith Weldon Caston, Gainesville, left this earth on Sunday, June 3, 2018 to join his parents in Heaven. Keith was born on November 3, 1963 to Gerald and Barbara Caston. He was a v ...

Jackson

James Jackson Chandler, Sr., age 81, of Commerce, GA died Sunday, June 03, 2018 at Northridge Health and Rehab.  Mr. Chandler was born in Commerce to the late Walter and Nora ...
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.