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Local Obits for Fri. Sep 21st, 2018

Gwinnett

Thelma Ruth Prescott, 91, Lawrenceville
Thelma Ruth Prescott, age 91, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away September 21, 2018. Formally of Atlanta, GA. She was preceded in death by her husband of fifty years, Laster Raymond ...

Habersham

Amos Ralph Brewster, 84, Mount Airy
Amos Ralph Brewster, age 84, of Mount Airy, Georgia passed away on Friday, September 21, 2018. Mr. Brewster was born on August 16, 1934 in Cleveland, Georgia to the late Raleigh ...

Hall

Barnie Andrew Parks, 91, Gainesville
Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Barnie Andrew Parks, age 91, of Gainesville, who passed away Friday, September 21, 2018. To share a memory of Mr. P ...

Jackson

Joseph Woody Gaither, 85, Nicholson
Joseph Woody Gaither, age 85 of Nicholson, GA passed away Friday, Sept. 21, 2018 at his residence.   Born on Sept. 28, 1932 in Lanett, AL he was the son of the late Rain ...

Other

Huong Giang ( Sheila) Phan, Age 67, of Columbus, GA, passed away Friday, September 21, 2018. She was born in 1951 in Vietnam, to the late An Binh Phan and Ly Thi Ta. Huong loved co ...

Rabun

Mildred Stewart Whittaker, 75, Rabun Gap
  Mildred Stewart Whittaker, 75, of Rabun Gap, passed away Sept. 21, 2018. The family will receive visitors on Monday, Sept. 24 at Beck Funeral Home from 5 p.m. to 8 ...

Stephens

Virginia Kesler, 87, Toccoa
Mrs. Virginia Kesler age 87 of 1071 Jordan Road, Toccoa passed away Friday September 21, 2018 at St. Francis Hospital in Greenville, South Carolina. A daughter of the late Verne ...
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.