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Local Obits for Sat. Jan 18th, 2020

Banks

Steven Dale Baxter, 66, Maysville
  Mr. Steven Dale Baxter, age 66, of Maysville, GA died Thursday, January 16, 2020 at Northridge Medical Center.  Mr. Baxter was born in Commerce to the late Joe T. an ...

Barrow

Vickie Fulenwider Hightower, age 51 of Auburn, GA, died Monday, January 13, 2020. Funeral service will be held Sunday, January 19, 2020 at 3 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel. Dr ...
Patricia Kay Canup, 74, Winder
Patricia Kay Canup, age 74, of Winder passed away Friday, January 17, 2020.  Funeral services will be determined.  Funeral arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 5 ...
Martin Randall Vinson, 60, Winder
  Martin Randall Vinson, age 60, of Winder passed away Monday, January 13, 2020.  No services will be held at this time.  Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 453 ...

Forsyth

Shelby Kate Condon, 23, Cumming
  Shelby Kate Condon 23, of Cumming, GA passed away on Saturday, January 11, 2020. No services are currently scheduled at this time. Condolences may be expressed at w ...
Jeffrey Price Kilgore, 58, Cumming
Mr. Jeffrey Price Kilgore, age 58, of Cumming passed away Sunday, January 12, 2020, surrounded by his family. Memorial Services will be 2:00 p.m., Saturday, January 18, 2020 at ...
Jim Lambert, 79, Cumming
Jim Lambert, age 79, of Cumming, Georgia passed away Tuesday, January 14, 2019. Mr. Lambert loved golf and was a golf ranger at Laurel Springs Golf Club. Jim is survived by his wif ...
Wendy Louise Garofalo, 34, Cumming
Wendy Louise Garofalo 34, of Cumming, GA passed away on Sunday, January 12, 2020. Wendy is survived by her husband Vincenzo Garofalo of Cumming, GA. Parents; Clifford and Nan ...
Dennis Glenn Major, Sr., 64, of Cumming passed away Thursday, January 16, 2020.  Always a jokester, Mr. Major was a loving husband and father.  He was a good coach and en ...
Thomas Warden, Cumming
Thomas Lee Warden, March 19th, 1939 – January 14th 2020. On January 14, 2020, we lost a wonderful Husband and devoted Father, Thomas Lee Warden. His love, kindness, percep ...

Gwinnett

Ervin Stallworth, Jr, 74, Sugar Hill
Ervin Stallworth, Jr., age 74 of Sugar Hill, GA, died on Sunday, January 5, 2020. Funeral service will be held on Saturday, January 18, 2020 at 12:00 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial C ...
Elliot Joel Arnstein, 74, Sugar Hill
Elliot Joel Arnstein, age 74, of Sugar Hill, Georgia passed away peacefully on January 14, 2020. Elliot is survived by his loving wife: Deborah Watson Arnstein of 30 years. Chil ...
Jeanne Jones, 74, Dacula
Jeanne Jones, age 74 of Dacula, GA, died Thursday, January 16, 2020. Mrs. Jones has been cremated and no service is planned at this time. Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel 770-945-6 ...
Herbert I. “Herb” Krulik, age 81 of Buford, GA, died Sunday, January 12, 2020. Mr. Krulik has been cremated and the family will receive friends Saturday, January 18, 20 ...
Lois M. Walters Lemons, age 95, of Dacula, GA passed away Wednesday, January 15, 2020. She was preceded in death by husband of forty-three years, Lilbern “Tex” Lemons, ...
David Sanchez, 74, Buford
David Sanchez, age 74, of Buford, GA passed away Monday, January 13, 2020.  He was preceded in death by his parents, William Harry Sanchez and Bessie Wilson Sanchez; Uncle and ...

Habersham

Kathleen Imogene “Katie” Brady Williams, age 84, of Habersham County, passed away on Thursday, January 16, 2020. Born in Baldwin, Georgia on December 2, 1935 to the ...
A memorial service for Patricia Ann Davis Alewine, age 76 of Alto, will be held at 4:00 PM, Saturday, January 18, 2020 at Hillside Memorial Chapel, Clarkesville with the Rev. Dwigh ...
James "Jake" Pink Dill, 75, Mt. Airy
James "Jake" Pink Dill, age 75, of Mt. Airy, GA, passed away on Saturday, January 18, 2020, following an extended illness. Mr. Dill was born on June 14, 1944, in Clark ...
J. C. Mealor, 73, Mt. Airy
Graveside services for J. C. Mealor, age 73 of Mt. Airy will be held at 12:00 PM, Saturday, January 18, 2020 at Harmony Baptist Church Cemetery, Baldwin. Mr. Mealor passed away ...
Donald Alvin Nellesen, 63, Clarkesville
Donald Alvin Nellesen, age 63 of Clarkesville, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, January 08, 2020. Born in St. Louis, Missouri on November 26, 1956, he was a son of the late Alv ...

Hall

Mr. Charles Eugene "Gene" Allison, 54 of Gainesville passed away January 8, 2020 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A lifelong resident of Hall County, Gene was ...
Irene Fowler Allison, 85, Gainesville
Irene Fowler Allison age 85 of Gainesville passed away Thursday January 16, 2020 at her residence. A complete obituary and service arrangements will be forthcoming. Online co ...
George A. (Andy) Anderson, Jr., 71, of the Village of Deaton Creek in Hoschton, GA, passed peacefully away on January 7, 2020 after a battle with liver cancer. Born in Greenvill ...
Margaret Ann Hullett, 57, Gainesville
Mrs. Margaret Ann Hullett, age 57 of Gainesville, passed away on Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at her residence following a long battle with Lupus Disease.  Funeral services a ...
Mary K. Loomis, 57, Clermont
Mary K. Loomis age 57 of Clermont, Ga passed away on Wednesday January 15, 2020 at her residence following a long battle with breast cancer. Funeral services will be held on Tue ...
Benjamin Lamar O'Neal, Jr, 85, Gainesville
 Benjamin Lamar O'Neal, Jr., age 85, of Gainesville Ga., passed away January 11, 2020. A memorial service will be held at 1:00 PM January 21, 2020 at Lanier Village Est ...
Daniel Joseph Simon, 85, Gainesville
Mr. Daniel Joseph Simon, age 85, of Gainesville passed away Sunday, January 12, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Gainesville, surrounded by his family. Memorial ...
Barbra Fafeita Upshaw, 67, Gainesville
Barbra Fafeita Upshaw age 67 of Gainesville, Ga passed away on Thursday January 16, 2020 at her residence following an extended illness.   Memorial services are schedu ...
Larry Parks Westmoreland, 73, Flowery Branch
Mr. Larry Parks Westmoreland, 73 of Flowery Branch passed away Tuesday January 14, 2020 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center/ Braselton. Funeral services will be held at 2 pm ...
Mongah “Jo” Haynes Young, 94, passed away Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at her home in Clermont, Georgia.  Mongah was born May 15, 1925 in Gainesville, Georgia. ...
Russell Lee Ashworth, inf, Buford
Infant Russell Lee Ashworth of Buford, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, January 15, 2020. Memorial Park Funeral Home Braselton Chapel, 5257 Green Street Hwy 53, Braselton, Geor ...
Janice Jackson Clark, 81, Clermont
Janice Jackson Clark, 81 of Clermont, passed away Thursday, January 16, 2020 at her residence.   The family will receive friends on Monday, January 20, 2020 from 6:00- ...
Mildred Marie Crawford, 78, Flowery Branch
Miss Mildred Marie Crawford, 78, of Flowery Branch passed away Friday, January 17, 2020.   Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 22, 2020 in the ...
Robin Keith England, 60, Gainesville
Mr. Robin Keith England age 60 of Gainesville, Ga passed away on Tuesday January 14, 2020 at his residence following a sudden illness.   No memorial services are schedul ...
Thomas Lamar Hendrix, 79, Clermont
Lamar Hendrix, age 79 of Clermont, GA, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by loving family on Tuesday, January 7, after a brave fight against cancer.  Lamar was born in ...
Kimberly Suzanne Matheson, 55 of Clermont passed away Saturday January 11, 2020 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center - Winder Campus. Memorial services will be announced late ...
Mrs. Alene Annette Stevens Mayfield age 98 of Gainesville, Georgia passed away on Tuesday January 14, 2020 at New Horizons Limestone following an extended illness.    ...
James Peterson, 64, Flowery Branch
James Peterson, 64, of Flowery Branch GA, passed away on January 15 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Braselton from liver and heart complications. Memorial Services will b ...

Jackson

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Barbara Faye Whitehead Rowland, age 83 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Thursday, January 16, 2020.  Mrs. Rowland was ...
Rickey Dale Johnson, 58, Commerce
Ivie Funeral Home announces services for Rickey Dale Johnson 58 who passed away Wednesday Jan. 15,2020.  He was the son of the late John and Olivia Hogg Johnson.  Survivo ...
Mrs. Gloria Rose Pesaresi Lombardo, age 93, of Jefferson, GA died Sunday, January 12, 2020 at her residence.  Mrs. Lombardo was born in Marlton, NJ to the late Nazzareno and J ...
Larry Hanks Scott, 63, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Larry Hanks Scott, age 63 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Saturday, January 11, 2020.  Mr. Scott, was born in Memphis ...

Lumpkin

James Benny Chester, 66, Dahlonega
Mr. James Benny Chester, age 66, of Dahlonega passed away Friday, January 17, 2020. Complete funeral arrangements will be announced by Anderson-Underwood Funeral Home of Dahlone ...
Michael Lee Davis, 32, Dahlonega
Mr. Michael Lee Davis, age 32, of Dahlonega passed away Sunday, January 12, 2020. Michael was born in Demorest on October 9, 1987.  He was preceded in death by his brother ...
John L. Evans, 73, Dahlonega
Mr. John L. Evans, age 73, of Dahlonega passed away Friday, January 17, 2020.  Complete funeral arrangements will be announced later by Anderson-Underwood Funeral Home of D ...
Amy B. Waters, 85, Dahlonega
Mrs. Amy B. Waters, age 85, of Dahlonega, passed away Friday, January 17, 2020. Mrs. Waters was born in Alabama on June 11, 1934 to the late George and Wanda Mae Golden Mason.&n ...

Other

Nickey Robert Carswell, 69, Austell
Mr. Nickey Robert Carswell, age 69 of Austell passed away Monday, January 13, 2020 at Wellstar Cobb Hospital, Austell, Georgia. A son of the late Robert Vernon Carswell and Cleo ...
Billy Thomas Phillips, 76, Chesapeake, Virginia
Mr. Billy Thomas Phillips, age 76 of Chesapeake, Virginia went to glory on January 13, 2020, surrounded by his loving family.  He had many struggles along the way with his hea ...
Sandra Raines Plant, 84, Moultrie
Sandra Raines Plant age 84 of Moultrie, Georgia passed away January 15, 2020.  She was presently living in Cumming, Georgia and had been an active member of the Moultrie 1s ...
Joshua Barry, 59, Long Beach, California
Joshua Terpstra Barry, 59 passed away January 5th. 2020 after an extended illness. He was born in Long Beach, California and raised in Indianapolis, Indiana. He was an avid ...
Beverly Irwin, 75, Lavonia
Mrs. Beverly Kirk Irwin, 75, of Lavonia, GA passed away on Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at North East Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, Ga. Mrs. Irwin was born on August 23, ...

Stephens

Mrs. Vickie Lynn Ayers Pitts, age 61 of Sweetgum Road, Toccoa passed away Saturday, January 11, 2020 at the Stephens County Hospital. A daughter of the late James Carlton Ayers ...
John Glenn Sewell, 55, Toccoa
Mr. John Glenn Sewell, age 55 of Falls Road, Toccoa passed away Wednesday, January 15, 2020 Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A son of the late Guy and Marie Ferris Sewell, he w ...

Union

Rosa Mae Haygood, 89, Suches
Mrs. Rosa Mae Haygood, age 89, of Suches, passed away Wednesday, January 15, 2020. Mrs. Haygood was born in Suches on December 7, 1930 to the late Sherman David and Theressa Mae ...

White

Larry David Allen, 75, Cleveland
Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. Larry David Allen, age 75 of Cleveland. Larry passed away Thursday, January 9, 2019 following a period of declining hea ...
Jackie Robert Hill, 77, Cleveland
Jackie Robert Hill, age 77, of Cleveland passed away Thursday, January 16, 2020. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced later by Barrett Funeral Home of ...
Jackie Robert Hill Sr, 77, Cleveland
Jackie Robert Hill Sr., age 77, of Cleveland, passed away Friday, January 16, 2020. Mr. Hill was born in Blairsville, Georgia, the son of the late Lloyd Bonnell Hill and Neppie ...
Madeline Parker, 77, Cleveland
Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs. Madeline Parker, age 77, of Cleveland. Mrs. Parker passed away on Wednesday, January 8, 2020. Memorial services are ...
Larsen, who threw only perfect World Series game, dies at 90
Don Larsen, the New York Yankees pitcher who threw the only perfect game in World Series history, has died
Former NBA Commissioner David Stern dies at 77
Former NBA Commissioner David Stern dies at 77 weeks after suffering brain hemorrhage
Final goodbye: Recalling influential people who died in 2019
This year saw the deaths of people who shifted culture through prose, pragmatism and persistence
‘Mame,’ ‘Hello, Dolly!’ composer Jerry Herman dies at 88
Tributes are pouring in from across Broadway in honor of Tony Award-winning composer Jerry Herman
Sam Dayton: Leader of regional planning group for 20 years dies
A Gainesville man who headed the Georgia Mountains Area Planning and Development Commission for 20 years has died.
James Shepherd, who founded Atlanta's Shepherd Center, dies
James Shepherd, the co-founder of a Georgia hospital specializing in spinal injuries, has died
Racing legend Junior Johnson passes away at age 88
NASCAR Hall of Fame member and 1960 Daytona 500 winner Junior Johnson has died. Johnson, the former moonshiner turned winning NASCAR driver and championship winning team owner, was 88 years of age.
Motorsports safety pioneer Bill Simpson dies after stroke
Bill Simpson, a pioneer in motorsports safety credited with creating equipment that saved too many drivers to count from death or serious injury, died Monday from complications of a stroke suffered three days earlier.