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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Aug 4th, 2020

Banks

  Mrs. Avinell Cotton Carlan, age 94, of Homer passed away on Monday, August 3, 2020 at her residence.  Mrs. Carlan was born in Commerce to the late, George and Omie B ...
Peggy Lou White Goodson, age 80, of Alto, passed away on Sunday August 2, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Dahlonega, Georgia.  Mrs. Goodson is survived by her h ...

Barrow

Eldona “Polly” Watson 92 of Winder passed away Sunday August 2nd. Professional Funeral Service Entrusted to Wimberly Funeral Home. 

Dawson

Raymond Lee Beck, 78, Dawsonville
Raymond Lee Beck, 78, of Dawsonville - master fly-tier, biscuit maker, fisherman, deer hunter, and die-hard Georgia Bulldog and Atlanta Falcons fan - died at home with hi ...
Jeffery Todd Edmonds, 49, Dawsonville
Jeffery Todd Edmonds, 49, of Dawsonville passed away Monday, August 3, 2020. Graveside services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 6, 2020 in New Holland Cemetery. Re ...
Mary Ann Robbins, 86, Dawsonville
Mary Ann Robbins, 86, of Dawsonville entered the pearly gates of Heaven on Sunday August 2, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Born July 18, ...
James W. “Punch” Hammond, 77, Dawsonville
James W. “Punch” Hammond, 77, of Dawsonville passed away Tuesday July 28, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Born December 29, 1 ...

Forsyth

Linda Ann Meyers, Cumming
Linda Ann Meyers of Cumming, Georgia passed away on Sunday, August 2, 2020. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson.com. Arrangements by McDonald and Son Funeral H ...
William Jerry Hunt, 82, Cumming
William Jerry Hunt, Sr., 82, a lifelong resident of Cumming passed away Wednesday, July 29, 2020. Jerry was a U.S. Navy veteran and retired from Sawnee Electric after 40 years of s ...
Sergio Lechuga, 52, Cumming
Sergio Lechuga 52, of Cumming, Georgia passed away on July 30, 2020. Service dates and times are pending. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson.com. Arrangeme ...
Willene Fields Neighbors, 80, of Cumming passed away Thursday, July 30, 2020. Willene was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and sister who loved her family and ...
Richard Theron Roberts, 86, Cumming
Richard Theron Roberts passed away July 26, 2020 at Northside Forsyth Hospital from Covid-19 virus.  He was born March 23, 1934 in Hapeville, Georgia and grew up in Mountain V ...

Gwinnett

Larry Ralph Hulsey, 59, Buford
Larry Ralph Hulsey, age 59 yrs., of Buford, GA passed away July 29, 2020.  He is survived by his wife of 27 years,  Lisa Buice Hulsey, Buford, GA; mother, Shelvie Mauldin ...
Richard Leroy Lewis, 82, Sugar Hill
Richard Leroy Lewis, age 82, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away August 01, 2020. He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and one sister. He retired from Overnight Transpor ...
Philip  “Phil” Wayne Martin, 63 yrs., of Buford, GA passed away July 29, 2020.  He is preceded in death by his parents, Bonnie D. and Laura Mauldin Martin; si ...

Habersham

Linda Paula Bryant Loggins, age 71, of Mt. Airy, passed away on Tuesday, August 4, 2020.  Born on September 13, 1948, in Acworth, she was raised a poor share cropper by her ...
Karen (Henderson/Burrell) Cantrell, age 73, of Cornelia, Georgia crossed over on Thursday, July 30, 2020. Memorial Service Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced. ...
Josephine "Jo" Cox Gunter, age 84, of Cornelia, Georgia went home to be with The Lord on Thursday, July 30, 2020. Mrs. Gunter was born on February 12, 1936 to the late ...
Henry Thomas “Tommy” Hughes, age 80, of Mt. Airy, passed away on Friday, July 31, 2020.    Born on May 18, 1940, in Carrolton, Alabama, he was a son of ...
Scarlett Rose LaCount, 4, Cornelia
Little Miss Scarlett Rose LaCount, age 4 of Cornelia, Georgia took her heavenly flight home to be with the Lord on Friday, July 31, 2020 at her residence surrounded by her fam ...
Scarlett Rose LaCount, 4, Cornelia
Little Miss Scarlett Rose LaCount, age 4 of Cornelia, Georgia took her heavenly flight home to be with the Lord on Friday, July 31, 2020 at her residence surrounded by her fam ...
William Pau O'Kelley, 76, Baldwin
William Paul O'Kelley, age 76, of Baldwin, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, August 2, 2020.   Mr. O'Kelley was born on June 21, 1944 in Madison ...
Garth Irwin Smith, 85, Mt. Airy
Garth Irwin Smith, age 85 of Mt. Airy, passed away on Monday, August 3, 2020.  Born in Toronto-Ontario, Canada, on March 26, 1935, he was a son of the late Arthur William S ...

Hall

Elizabeth Moore Abrams, 87, Gainesville
Mrs. Elizabeth Moore Abrams, age 87, of Gainesville passed away Wednesday, July 29, 2020. No services will be held. Mrs. Abrams was born September 20, 1932 in Indianapolis, I ...
Travion Jymere Cockfield, 19, Gainesville
Travion Jymere Cockfield 19 of Gainesville passed away Saturday August 1st.  Travion was born April 2, 2001 to Taurus & Ashia Cockfield. He attended and graduated from Eas ...
Mr. Vernon “Vern” Harrison Durham, age 94, of Gainesville, where he resided the last 6 years, passed away Sunday, August 2, 2020 at Amber Glen Assisted Living. The f ...
Tommy Joe Evans, 54, Gainesville
Tommy Joe Evans age 54 of Gainesville passed away Sunday August 2, 2020 at his daughter’s home in Gainesville. Joe was born April 6, 1966 in Gainesville to the late Ensley ...
Mrs. Sara Alice Lewallen Gilbert, 86, of Clermont passed away Monday, August 3, 2020 following an extended illness. Private services will be held. Born on January 17, 1934 in ...
John D. Harper, 89, Gainesville
John D. Harper, age 89, of Gainesville, Georgia went to be with Jesus on July 30, 2020. He was born April 11, 1931 in Huntsville, AL. He was the son of the late Ben G. Harper, ...
Charles Patrick Phillips, Flowery Branch
Mr. Charles Patrick Phillips, born February 25, 1944 to Hoyt and Lucille Lee Phillips, went to be with the Lord Jesus Christ on Sunday, August 2, 2020, after a brief, but hard figh ...
William Edwin Stanford, 72, Gainesville
William Edwin Stanford, age 72 of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday, July 30, 2020.                 ...
John Yaunt, 81, Gainesville
John Yaunt, age 81, of Gainesville, GA, passed away July 29, 2020.  John is survived by his wife Barbara of 59 years, his daughters Marianne Yaunt and Sarah Raup, son-in-law P ...
Winlyn Romny Baker, 74, Gainesville
Mr. Winlyn R. Baker of Gainesville, passed away at his residence in the presences of his loving family.  Mr. Baker was an Army Veteran who served his nation during the Viet ...
Flora Annice Border, 61, Gainesville
Ms. Flora Annice Borders age 61 of Gainesville, Ga passed away on Thursday July 30, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Memorial services are ...
Roy Stewart Gowder, 95, Lula
Roy Stewart Gowder age 95 of Lula entered heaven on Saturday August 1, 2020 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Roy was born February 1, 1925 in Homer to the late Robert &a ...
Charles “Charlie” Iler, 69, Gainesville
Mr. Charles “Charlie” Iler, 69 of Gainesville, Ga passed away on Sunday August 2, 2020.  Funeral services are scheduled for Wednesday August 5, 2020 at 2:00 p. ...
Alexander Jason Markham, 43, Gainesville
Alexander Jason Markham 43 of Gainesville passed away on Monday August 3rd. Professional Service Entrusted to Wimberly Funeral Home.
Dorcas Barrett McGinley, 83, Gainesville
Mrs. Dorcas Barrett McGinley, 83, of Gainesville passed away Saturday, August 1, 2020 at her residence following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 5:00 p.m ...
Kathy Jean Miller, 56, Oakwood
Kathy Jean Miller age 56 of Oakwood entered heaven Saturday August 1, 2020 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville. Kathy was born June 3, 1964 in Alto to Betty Pau ...
Sharon B. Moore, 70, Gainesville
Mrs. Sharon B. Moore, 70, of Gainesville passed away Monday, July 20, 2020 at her residence. Mrs. Moore is survived by James Richard Moore IV, her loving husband of 24 years, as we ...
Brian R. Murphey, 65, Gainesville
Brian R. Murphey, 65 of Gainesville passed away Friday July 31, 2020. Services are incomplete at this time. Those wishing to send online condolences to the family may do so a ...
Maria Padilla-Conde, 72, Gainesville
Mrs. Maria Padilla-Conde, 72, of Gainesville passed away Sunday, August 2, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center at 2:39 p.m. Born on November 30, 1947 in Tamaulipas, Mexico ...
Peggy Epps Patton, 85, Gainesville
Peggy Epps Patton, 85 of Gainesville passed away Monday August 3, 2020. Born in Madison County, Mrs. Patton had lived in Hall County for most of her life.  She was the daug ...
James Michael Rawls, 63, Gainesville
James Michael Rawls, 63, of Gainesville passed away Monday August 3, 2020.  Little & Davenport Funeral Home.
Virginia Smith Reedy (Ginger) age 63, died peacefully in her sleep on July 31, 2020 at her home in Gainesville, Georgia, after a long, courageous battle with kidney disease and com ...
Katherine "Kit" Rogers, Gainesville
Mrs. Katherine “Kit” Rogers of Gainesville, Georgia passed away on Thursday, July 30, 2020 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Kit was born in Miami, Florida to ...
Larry Sewell, 71, Gainesville
Elder Larry Sewell, age 71, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed July 31, 2020, at Piedmont Hospital.    Born June 4, 1949, in Gainesville, Larry was the son of the ...
Linda Marie Marshall Sexton age 73 of Oakwood passed away Monday August 3, 2020 at her residence.   Linda was born March 17, 1947 in North Carolina to the late Lee & ...
Blondean Ladd Sheridan, 90, Gainesville
Blondean Ladd Sheridan age 90 of Gainesville passed away Monday August 3, 2020 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Blondean was born July 1, 1930 in Gainesville to the late ...
Vernice Ann Smith, 57, Gainesville
Vernice Ann Smith, 57,of Gainesville passed away Thursday July 30, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held Tuesday ...
  Lena Mechelle Burrell Wright, age 49, of Clermont, GA has passed away after a sudden illness. Funeral service details are incomplete at this time, and are to be announ ...

Jackson

Betty Lou Miller, 92, Braselton
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Betty Lou Miller, age 92, of Braselton, Georgia, who passed away on Sunday, August 2, 2020. Mrs. Miller was born in Parkersburg, West ...
Linda Carol Sayre, 77, Pendergrass
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Linda Carol Sayre, age 77, of Pendergrass, Georgia, who went to be with the Lord on August 3, 2020. She knew, with all her heart, tha ...
Michael Deland Cox, 70, Pendergrass
Michael Deland Cox, age 70, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 28, 2020, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, Georgia. He was born September 10, 1949 in Osceola ...
Ronald Cleo Ward, 76, Talmo
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Ronald Cleo Ward, age 76 of Talmo, Georgia who entered into rest Thursday, July 30, 2020.  Mr. Ward was born in Shirley, Arkansas ...

Lumpkin

Ted McCager Self, 82, Dahlonega
Ted McCager Self went to his Heavenly home on July 30, 2020 to be with his Lord and Savior and his family members and friends who made the same cross over before him. Born in Union ...

Other

Raymond M. Collett, 90, Blue Ridge
Raymond M. Collett, age 90, of Blue Ridge, GA, passed away on Wednesday, August 3, 2020. Raymond was born in 1930, to the late Luther and Era Hudson Collett. He was a United States ...
Pattie Dawn Mills, 64, Royston
Pattie Dawn Mills age 64 of Royston passed away Saturday August 2, 2020 at her residence. Pattie was born September 24, 1956 in San Angelo, Texas to Joyce Ingram and the late Go ...
Wendy Darlene Robertson 49, of Ellijay passed away Tuesday July 28, 2020. Born June 27, 1971 in Austell, Georgia to the late B. G. Davis and Johnny Robertson, she had lived in E ...

Rabun

Jack Suddath Short, 86, Clayton
Dr. Jack Suddath Short, age 86 of Clayton, passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, July 30, 2020. Jack was born in Cornelia, Georgia in 1934. He moved to Clayton, Georgia at th ...
John Lee Wyatt, 81, Dillard
  John Lee Wyatt, of Dillard, Georgia, passed away on July 30, 2020, his 81st birthday. Lee was born the son of the late Mertha Lee Wyatt and the late Beverly Gardner R ...

Stephens

Barbara Tatum Archer, 82, Toccoa
Ms. Barbara Tatum Archer, 82, of Toccoa passed away August 1, 2020 following an extended illness. No services are scheduled at this time. Born on October 22, 1937 in Dawson C ...
Mrs. Claudine Turpin Fricks, age 89 of Sweet Gum Road, Toccoa, GA, passed away Saturday, August 1, 2020 Pruitt Health Toccoa. A daughter of the late William and Riller Smith Tur ...

White

Sharon Varnadoe, 77, Sautee
Sharon Varnadoe, age 77, of Sautee, passed away Friday, July 30, 2020. Mrs. Varnadoe was born in Miami, FL to the late Frank and Lenora Driskell Woodhead. In addition to parents ...
Ezekiel Williams, 85, Cleveland
Mr. Ezekiel Williams, age 85, of Gainesville, formerly of Cleveland, passed away Saturday, August 1, 2020.  “Zeke” Williams was born in Knoxville, TN to the lat ...
Wilford Brimley, 'Cocoon' and 'Natural' actor, dies at 85
Wilford Brimley, who worked his way up from movie stunt rider to indelible character actor in films including “Cocoon” and “The Natural,” has died
Olivia de Havilland, Oscar-winning actress, dies at 104
Oscar winner Olivia de Havilland, best known as the kindly Melanie in “Gone With the Wind,” has died
NASCAR Hall of Famer Maurice Petty passes away
NASCAR Hall of Fame engine builder Maurice Petty passed away Saturday morning, according to a statement released by Richard Petty Motorsports. He was 81 years old.
Report: Television personality Regis Philbin dies at 88
People magazine reports that legendary television personality Regis Philbin has died at 88
Civil rights trailblazer C.T. Vivian to be laid to rest
The nation will pay its final respects Thursday to the Rev. CT Vivian
Remembering John Lewis, rights icon and `American hero'
John Lewis, who carried the struggle against racial discrimination from Southern battlegrounds of the 1960s to the halls of Congress, has died
Kelly Preston, actor and wife of John Travolta, dies at 57
Actor Kelly Preston has died at age 57
Country rocker and fiddler Charlie Daniels dies at age 83
Country music pioneer and fiddler Charlie Daniels, who had a hit with “Devil Went Down to Georgia,” has died at age 83