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Local Obits for Thu. Jul 26th, 2018

Dawson

Mary M. Maher, 73, Dawsonville
  Mary M. Maher, 73, of Dawsonville passed away Thursday July 26, 2018 at her residence following a period of declining health. Born June 11, 1945 in New York, Mary had ...

Forsyth

Diane Jackson, 65, Cumming
Diane Jackson, age 65, of Cumming, GA, passed away at her home on Thursday, July 26, 2018. Mrs. Jackson was a devoted wife, sister, mother, grandmother and aunt. She spent many yea ...
Betty Padgett Payne, 80, Cumming
Betty Padgett Payne, age 80, of Cumming passed away Thursday, July 26,2018. She was a member of Friendship Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold Payne; h ...

Gwinnett

James “Jimmy” Stewart, 73, Sugar Hill
James “Jimmy” Stewart, age 73, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away Thursday, July 26, 2018. He is survived by his wife of fifty years, Margie Ann Burch Stewart, Sugar Hill, G ...

Habersham

Freda Ivester Sanders Whitner, 84, Clarkesville
Freda Ivester Sanders Whitner, age 84 of Clarkesville, passed away on Thursday, July 26, 2018. Born in Clarkesville, Georgia on March 1, 1934, she was a daughter of the late Art ...
William Newell Cook, Sr., 89, Clarkesville
William Newell Cook, Sr., age 89 of Clarkesville, passed away on Thursday, July 26, 2018. Born in Fulton County, Georgia on December 24, 1928, he was a son of the late William L ...

Hall

William Howell Hudson, 81, Gainesville
William Howell Hudson of Columbus, affectionately known as Bill, passed away peacefully on July 25, 2018 surrounded by loved ones.  Mr. Hudson, was the son of the late Benjami ...

Jackson

Donald Holcomb, 63, Hoschton
Donald Holcomb, age 63, of Hoschton passed away Thursday, July 26, 2018. He worked at Jackson County Rescue, West Jackson Volunteer Fire Department for 10 years, and he enjoyed ...
Annie Ruth Snelling, 97, Commerce
Ms. Annie Ruth Snelling, 97, of Commerce, Georgia died July 26, 2018.  Ms. Snelling was born in Tignall, GA on October 8, 1920.  She was preceded in death by her parents, ...

Other

Joan B. Cochran, 75, Alpharetta
Joan B. Cochran, 75, of Alpharetta, GA, passed away Thursday, July 26, 2018.  A native of Fulton County, Joan was a travel agent for over 30 years. She was a devoted wife, mot ...

Stephens

Robert Lewis Thompson, 64, Toccoa
Mr. Robert Lewis Thompson age 64 of Pine Street, Toccoa passed away Thursday July 26, 2018 at his residence. A son of the late James and Gladys Burton Thompson, he was born Sept ...
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.