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Local Obits for Wed. Aug 29th, 2018

Habersham

Sudie Dover, 103, Clarkesville
Sudie Dover, age 103, of Clarkesville, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, August 29, 2018.  Ms. Dover was born on July 27, 1915, in Banks County, Georgia, to the late Rev ...
Bennie Joseph 'Joey' Smith, 54, Clarkesville
Bennie Joseph “Joey” Smith, age 54, of Clarkesville, passed away on Wednesday, August 29, 2018. Born in Hazelhurst, Mississippi on December 27, 1963, he was a son of ...

Jackson

John Ed Guyton, 90, Pendergrass
John Ed Guyton, 90, of Pendergrass passed away on Wednesday August 29, 2018 at Kindred Hospice in Athens. Funeral services will be held at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, September 1, 20 ...

Lumpkin

John Avery Grizzle, 85, Dahlonega
Mr. John Avery Grizzle, age 85 of Dahlonega, passed away on Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at his residence. Born August 21, 1933, in Lumpkin County to parents Grayson and Louise To ...
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.