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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Aug 30th, 2018

Gwinnett

Freddie Powell Long, 63, Buford
Freddie Powell Long, age 63, of Buford, GA passed away Thursday, August 30, 2018. He was preceded in death by parents, Robert O. Long and Louise O’Kelley Long. Mr. Long is su ...

Hall

Amanda Faye Martin, 32, Gainesville
Amanda Faye Martin, 32, of Gainesville passed away on Thursday, August 30, 2018 following a sudden illness. Memorial services will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 5 ...
Geraldine Moore, 73, Flowery Branch
Geraldine Moore, 73, of Flowery Branch passed away Thursday August 30, 2018 at her residence following a period of declining health. Born July 12, 1945 to the late Virgil and El ...
Betty June Phillips, 92, Gainesville
Betty June Phillips, 92 of Gainesville GA, died August 30, 2018.  Betty (June) lived at Smokey Springs, an independent living facility in Gainesville.  Born October 17, 1 ...
Ouida Jones Strickland, 82, Flowery Branch
 Mrs. Ouida Jones Strickland, age 82, of Flowery Branch, passed away peacefully after an extended illness on Thursday, August 30, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. ...
William Larry Waters, 69, Gainesville
Funeral services are scheduled for 4:00 p.m. Saturday September 1, 2018 at Ward’s Funeral Home Chapel for William Larry Waters, age 69 of Gainesville. The Rev. Bryan Smith wi ...

Other

Rita Lane Dyer, 49, Eatonton
Rita Lane Dyer, age 49, of Eatonton passed away Thursday, August 30, 2018. Funeral services will be held Sunday, September 2, 2018 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Ronald&nbs ...
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.