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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Sep 13th, 2018

Gwinnett

Joseph Raymond “Joey” Faircloth of Buford, GA died unexpectedly on September 13, 2018 on his 47th birthday. Joey is survived by his beloved fiancée Megan Gillesp ...

Habersham

Hershel Lamar Ansley, 87, Cornelia
 Hershel L. Ansley, age 87, of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Thursday, September 13, 2018. Mr. Ansley was born on October 7, 1930 in Stephens County, Georgia to the late ...
Tom Ross Young III, 51, Alto
Tom Ross Young III, age 51, of Alto, Georgia, passed away on Thursday, September 13, 2018. Mr. Young was born on February 21, 1967, in Malvern, Arkansas; a son of Tom Ross Young ...
Robert W. "Bob" Ruark, 92, Cornelia
Robert W. “Bob” Ruark, age 92, of Cornelia, Georgia joined the Heavenly Choir on Thursday, September 13, 2018 following a brief illness. Mr. Ruark was born in Athens ...

Hall

Edwin A. "Ed" Barfield, 76, Gainesville
Edwin A. “Ed” Barfield, Jr., 76, of Gainesville passed away September 12, 2018 following a sudden illness. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, Se ...

Jackson

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Monroe William “Fireball” Gathright, age 74 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Thursday, September 13, 2018.  ...

Lumpkin

Loyce Dale Shoffeitt, 67, Dahlonega
Loyce Dale Shoffeitt, age 67 of Dahlonega, went to her Heavenly home surrounded by her loving family and friends, on Wednesday, September 12, 2018. Mrs. Shoffeitt was born on Au ...

Stephens

Irene Claire Coronato, 82, Toccoa
Mrs. Irene Claire Coronato, resident of Toccoa, Georgia, went to be with her Lord at 82 years of age, at Habersham Retreat in Baldwin, Georgia on Wednesday, September 12, 2018 & ...
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.