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Local Obits for Thu. Sep 27th, 2018

Dawson

Denise Williams, 54, Dawsonville
Denise Williams, 54, of Dawsonville passed away Thursday September 27, 2018 at her residence following a period of declining health. Born August 18, 1964, Denise was a lifelong ...

Gwinnett

Roger J. Deems, 57, Buford
Roger J. Deems, age 57, of Buford, GA passed away Thursday, September 27, 2018. He was preceded in death by his father, James Deems. Mr. Deems is survived by daughters, Jammie Deem ...
Larry Watkins, 69, Auburn
Larry “ Papa Jack”  Watkins, age 69, of Auburn, GA  passed away Thursday, September 27, 2018.  He was proceded in death by his wife of forty-four years, ...

Habersham

Roy Junior Thomas, 75, Alto
Roy Junior Thomas, age 75, of Alto, Georgia passed away on Thursday, September 27, 2018 following a brief battle with lung cancer. Mr. Thomas was born on June 23, 1943 to the la ...

Hall

Roger Lee Cole, 65, Gainesville
Roger Lee Cole, 65, of Gainesville passed away September 27, 2018 following a truck accident. Funeral services will be held at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 3, 2018 in the Cha ...
Edith M. Williams, 96, Gainesville, formerly of Roswell
Edith M. Williams of Gainesville, formerly of Roswell, GA, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend passed away on September 27, 2018, at the age of 96.  ...
George Cochran, 90, Murrayville
George W. Cochran, 90 of Murrayville, Ga. passed away Thursday September 27, 2018 at the Bell-Minor Nursing Home following a recent illness. Mr. Cochran was born in Hall County ...

Other

Ruby Lee Patterson, 84, Jackson
Ruby Lee Patterson, 84, of Jackson, GA passed away Thursday, September 27, 2018.  Ruby retired from the Clayton County (GA) Police Department and then was the Secretary at Hig ...
Mrs. Wilmatine English Smith, age 88 of Atlanta, GA, passed away Thursday, September 27, 2018 at the Dekalb Medical Center. A daughter of the late Raleigh and Nannie Hooper Engl ...

White

Deborah Eloise McCarty, 59, Cleveland
Deborah Eloise McCarty, age 59 of Cleveland, passed away on Thursday, September 27, 2018. Mrs. McCarty was born on April 6, 1959, in Cumming, GA, to the late Norman and Ruth Cal ...
Phillip Gary Adams, 56, Cleveland
Phillip Gary Adams, age 56 of Cleveland, passed away on Thursday, September 27, 2018. Mr. Adams was born on March 22, 1962, in Jasper, Georgia, to Gary Claude Adams and the late ...
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.