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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Sep 3rd, 2018

Dawson

Raymond ‘Scooter’ Cox, of ‘The Hill’ Dawsonville, GA, departed this life Monday, September 3, 2018. He is survived by wife Amy Sperry Cox, sisters Virgin ...

Forsyth

Reba Joyce Koon, 81, Cumming
Reba Joyce Koon, age 81, of Cumming, GA, formerly of Mooresville, NC, passed away peacefully on Monday, September 3, 2018. Reba was born in 1937, to the late Parnell and Julia Lewi ...
Estell Tidwell Venable, 91, Cumming
Estell Tidwell Venable, 91, of Cumming, Georgia passed away peacefully on September 3, 2018. Estell was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia. She attended J. Allen Couch Grammar ...
Kenneth Roscoe Witherow, 54, of Cumming passed away Sunday, September 2, 2018.  A member of Spirit Baptist Church in Dawsonville, Mr. Witherow was well loved by everyone aroun ...

Gwinnett

Dolores "Dot" (Samples) Williams, 77, Clarksville, TN formerly of Sugar Hill
Dolores "Dot" (Samples) Williams, 77, formerly of Sugar Hill, GA, passed away peacefully in her residence in Clarksville, TN on September 3, 2018. She is preceded in d ...

Habersham

Lee Roy Brookshire, 78, Baldwin
Lee Roy Brookshire, age 78 of Baldwin, passed away on Monday, September 3, 2018. Born in Demorest, Georgia on April 22, 1940 to the late Ausborn and Bonnie Burrell Brookshire. H ...
Mary Lawson Littlejohn, 83, Cornelia
Mary Lawson Littlejohn, age 83 of Cornelia, passed away on Monday, September 3, 2018. Born in Obion, Tennessee on May 24, 1935 to the late Edward Thomas Lawson and Lydia Onna V ...

Hall

David Perry, 68, Flowery Branch
David Perry, 68, of Flowery Branch, died Monday September 3, 2018. Born September 23, 1949, he lived in Hall County all of his life.  David was a family man, raising Jennif ...
James Henry (Jimmy) Steptoe, 86, Gainesville
James Henry Steptoe (Jimmy) passed away on Monday, September 3, 2018 at New Horizons North in Gainesville, Georgia at the age of 86. Jimmy is survived by his wife of 46 years, Ramo ...
Leon Jackson Crow, 91, Flowery Branch
Leon Jackson Crow, age 91, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away on Monday, September 3, 2018. He was preceded in death by his granddaughter, Karen Mosely; and parents, Jim and Edit ...

Lumpkin

Dawn Carolyn Oakley, 70, Dahlonega
Mrs. Dawn Carolyn Oakley, age 70, of Dahlonega passed away Monday, September 3, 2018. Dawn was born in Valdosta on April 2, 1948 to the late Bob and Robbie Garner Weldy.  I ...

Other

Beverly Ann Waters, 73, Geismer, LA
Beverly Ann Waters, 73, of Geismar, LA passed away September 3, 2018 in Baton Rouge, LA.   Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at N ...
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.