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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Jul 21st, 2018

Habersham

Russell "Russ" Martin Loggins, 65, Clarkesville
Hillside Memorial Chapel announces the death of Russell “Russ” Martin Loggins, age 65 of Clarkesville.  He passed away Saturday, July 21, 2018 at his home.   ...
Mara Smith, 67, Demorest
Mara Smith, age 67, of Demorest, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, July 21, 2018, following an extended illness. Mrs. Smith was born on January 3, 1951, in Whitinsville, Massach ...

Hall

Ashley Nicole Allen, 39, Gaines
Ashley Nicole “Nikki” Allen, age 39 of Gainesville, passed away Saturday, July 21, 2018. Ms. Allen was born in Clayton County to Larry and Jill Allen of Cleveland. Nikk ...
Mary Patricia Cook Murray, 79, Gainesville
Mary Patricia Cook Murray, age 79 of Gainesville, passed away on Saturday, July 21, 2018 in Toccoa, Georgia. Graveside services will be held Tuesday, July 24, 2018 at 2:00pm in ...

Stephens

Ronald David Looney, 69, Davidson
Ronald David Looney, 69, of Davidson, formerly of Kannapolis, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, July 21, 2018 at CHC-Northeast Medical Center, Concord following a period of dec ...

White

Lawrence (Larry) Allen Simser, age 88 of Sautee, passed away Saturday, July 21, 2018. Mr. Simser was born in Oswego,NY to the late Jerbin and Harriet Dehm Simser. Larry was a retir ...
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.