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Local Obits for Fri. Jul 27th, 2018

Dawson

Wayne Thomas, 82, Dawsonville
Wayne Thomas, 82, of Dawsonville passed away Friday July 27, 2018 following a sudden illness. Mr. Thomas was born December 17, 1935 and raised in Robertsdale, Alabama.  He ...

Gwinnett

Sarah Marie Eason, 91, Dacula
Sarah Marie Eason, age 91 of Dacula, GA, died Monday, July 23, 2018 after an extended illness. A funeral service will be held Saturday, July 28, 2018 at 10:00 AM at Hamilton Mil ...

Hall

Brandon Franklin, 20, Gainesville
Brandon Franklin, age 20 of Gainesville, passed away on July 21, 2018. Arrangements are pending and will be announced by Memorial Park North Riverside Chapel.  
James David "Jim" Welborn, 76, Flowery Branch
James David “Jim” Welborn, age 76, of Flowery Branch, Georgia formerly of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, July 25, 2018. Mr. Welborn was born on Novembe ...

Jackson

Vernon Z. Carter, 98, Jefferson
JEFFERSON – Mr. Vernon Z. Carter,  98, passed away  Thursday, July 26, 2018, surrounded by his loving family. Visitation will be held Tuesday, July 31, 2018, 1:00 & ...

Lumpkin

Harriet Elfresh Dixon, 98, Dahlonega
Harriet McElfresh Dixon, age 98, formerly of Irwin, PA, of Cumming Nursing Home, passed away peacefully Friday, July 27, 2018 at the nursing home.   Born June 28, 192 ...

White

Charles Nolan Walden, 77, Cleveland
Charles Nolan Walden, age 77 of Cleveland, passed away Thursday, July 26, 2018.   Mr. Walden was born December 2, 1940 in Smyre Village, NC to the late W.S. “PeeWe ...
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.