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Local Obits for Fri. Aug 17th, 2018

Barrow

Christopher Dale Taylor, age 57, of Winder passed away Friday, August 17, 2018.  Mr. Taylor loved to fish, watch baseball and he also coached Dixie Youth Baseball.  He wa ...

Forsyth

Betty Inez Heard, 86, Cumming
Betty Inez Heard, age 86 of Cumming, passed away Friday, August 17, 2018. Betty loved singing. She was preceded in death by her parents, Egbert and Genelia Heard; brothers, Frank H ...
Clifford Leroy Tyson, 92, Cumming
Clifford Leroy Tyson, age 92, of Cumming, passed away on August 17, 2018. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lerah Sterling Tyson; infant son, Johnny; sisters, Aline Coleman, Lo ...

Habersham

Mary Ruth Wade Armour, age 85 of Alto, passed away on Friday, August 17, 2018. Born in Alto, Georgia on April 6, 1933 to the late Lewis & Delia Ferguson Wade. Mrs. Armour re ...
Ellen Norris Elrod, 91, Demorest
Funeral services for Ellen Norris Elrod, age 91 of Demorest, will be held at 4:00 PM, Monday, August 20, 2018 at Bethel Temple Church.  Rev. Jonathan Fitzpatrick and Rev. John ...
William Stuart Seay, Jr., 78, Clarkesville
William Stuart Seay, Jr, age 78 of Clarkesville, passed away Friday, August 17, 2018, at his residence.  Born in Richmond, Virginia on August 6, 1940, he was a son of the l ...

Hall

Dr. Charles Hopkins, 87, Gainesville
Dr. Charles Hopkins passed away peacefully on Friday, August 17, after 87 years of a life lived well.  He loved his God.  He was devoted to his loving wife for 65 years.& ...
Willa Rae Patten, 90, Gainesville
Mrs. Willa Rae Patten, 90 of Gainesville passed away Friday August 17, 2018 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. Sunday August 19, ...
Mary Acquin Schneider, 87, Gainesville
Mary Acquin Schneider And she said, “Hail Mary, full of Grace, the Lord is with thee. Blessed are thou among women and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus. Holy Mary, ...

Jackson

Mr. Glendon Willard Shadburn age 83 of Talmo passed away on Friday August 17, 2018 at his residence following an extended illness.   Funeral services are scheduled for ...

Lumpkin

Joni Flynn, 37, Dahlonega
Joni Flynn, age 37, of Dahlonega passed away on Friday, August 17, 2018.   Joni attended Lumpkin County High School and went on to graduate from the University of Nort ...

Stephens

Frances Elaine Norris, 67, Toccoa
Frances Elaine Norris, age 67, of Toccoa, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Friday, August 17, 2018, after a battle of aggressive cancer. Mrs. Norris was born on July 20, 195 ...

White

Doris Ann (Rust) Griffith, 84, Cleveland
Doris Ann (Rust) Griffith. age 84 of Cleveland, Georgia passed away on August 17, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mrs. Griffith's wishes were to be cremated and no se ...
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.