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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Fri. Aug 31st, 2018

Gwinnett

James Donald Fields, 77, Suwanee
James Donald Fields, age 77, of Suwanee, GA, passed away Friday, August 31, 2018. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ben Fields and Louise Fleenor. Mr. Fields is survived by ...

Habersham

Sara Juanita Smith Melton, age 57, of Alto, Georgia, passed away on Friday, August 31, 2018. Ms. Melton was born on April 19, 1961, in Augusta, Georgia. She was preceded in deat ...

Hall

Loyd Cecil Martin, Gainesville
The family of Loyd Cecil Martin mournfully announce the death of our beloved father, Cecil. Cecil was a member of North Hall High School's first graduating class of 1958 and ...
Karen Anglin Raper, 62, Gainesville
Karen Anglin Raper, 62, of Gainesville passed away Friday, August 31, 2018. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, September 2, 2018 in the Chapel of Memorial Par ...

Lumpkin

Jared Daniel Attaway, 27, Dahlonega
It is with great sadness that the family of Jared Daniel Attaway, age 27, of Dahlonega announces his passing on August 31, 2018. Jared was born in Atlanta on November 28, 1990. ...
Joseph Dewayne Swafford, 47, Dahlonega
Mr. Joseph Dewayne Swafford, age 47, of Dahlonega passed away Friday, August 31, 2018. Complete funeral arrangements will be announced later by Banister Funeral Home of Dahloneg ...
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.