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Local Obits for Mon. Jun 1st, 2020

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Melody D. Brockhoft, 59, Flagstaff
Melody D. Brockhoft, age 59 of Flagstaff, entered heavens gates on Tuesday, May 26, 2020. She was born in Los Angeles, California to Phillip R. Willocks and Beverly E. LaPisto Soll ...
Larry Mason Mitchell, 70, Bethlehem
Larry Mason Mitchell, age 70, of Bethlehem, GA passed away Saturday, May 30, 2020. He was preceded in death by his wife of thirty-nine years, Kathleen Gay Kennedy. Mr. Mitchell is ...
James Randy Stinchcomb, age 59, of Winder passed away Friday, May 29, 2020.  Funeral service will be held 2:00 PM, Monday, June 1, 2020 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel.  Th ...

Forsyth

Virginia Lee Easley, 97, Cumming
  Virginia Lee Easley,97 of Cumming, Georgia passed away May 27, 2020. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson.com. Arrangements by McDonald and Son Funera ...
Juan Carlos Pizano, 31, Cumming
Juan Carlos Pizano, age 31, of Cumming, Georgia passed away Wednesday, May 27, 2020. Funeral service will be 1PM, Monday, June 1, 2020 with the family receiving friends from 11AM t ...
Bohdan Petryk, 89, Cumming
Bohdan Petryk, age 89, of Cumming, GA, passed away Thursday, May 28, 2020. Bohdan was born in Zolochiv, Ukraine on May 15, 1931. He proudly served in the United States Army during ...
Hope D. Woods, 77, Cumming
Hope D. Woods, age 77, of Cumming, Georgia passed away on May 27, 2020. Mrs. Woods was a strong, dedicated, and loving mother. Her zest for life was her deep appreciation ...

Gwinnett

Darlene Childers Hartley, age 66 of Buford, GA, died Tuesday, May 26, 2020. A memorial service will be held Monday, June 1, 2020 at 1 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel. Rev. Crai ...
Clarence Sherley Hood, 91, Stone Mountain
Clarence Sherley Hood, age 91, of Stone Mountain, GA, died Thursday evening, May 28, 2020 with his daughter by his side.  A graveside service will be held Tuesday, June 2, 202 ...
Kenneth Edward Mannix, 70, Suwanee
Kenneth Edward Mannix, 70, of Suwanee passed away Sunday, May 31, 2020. Ken was a loving husband, father & brother. His passion for motorcycles led him to become one of the fou ...
Richard A. Mechler, 85, Buford
Richard A Mechler was born June 12, 1934.  He was raised in Victor, NY and later moved to Webster, NY. He worked for Mobil Oil for 18 years as a driver and then as a superviso ...
Mary Shaver Mitchell, 87, Buford
Mary Shaver Mitchell, age 87 of Buford, GA, died Wednesday, May 27, 2020. Ms. Mitchell has been cremated and no services are planned at this time. Mary was born in Miami, FL and wo ...
  Ada Pearl Hulsey Parks, age 84, of Buford, GA passed away on Sunday, May 31, 2020. She was preceded in death by her husband of thirty-five years, Eugene Parks and parents ...

Habersham

Vernell Doretha Sweat, 91, Cornelia
Mrs. Vernell Doretha Sweat, age 91, of Cornelia passed away Monday, May 25, 2020 at The Oaks at Scenic View. Graveside Services will take place at a later date. Mrs. Sweat wa ...
Ivy Hinds Clemons, 97, Clarkesville
Ivy Hinds Clemons, age 97, of Clarkesville, Georgia formerly of Cullman, Alabama, passed away on May 30, 2020 following an extended illness. Mrs. Clemons was born on October 31, ...
Nora Church Colston, 95, Demorest
Nora Church Colston, age 95, of Demorest, Georgia went to her Heavenly Home on May 30, 2020. Mrs. Colston was born on June 26, 1924 in Habersham County, Georgia to the late Char ...
Carlos Lovell, Batesville
Carlos Lovell, age 92, passed away on May 25, 2020.  Carlos was born on January 20, 1928, in the Batesville community to the late Virgil Lovell and Lillie Kastner Lovell.  ...
Carolyn Ann Moore, 71, Demorest
Carolyn Ann Moore, age 71, of Demorest, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, May 24, 2020. Private Graveside Services will be held at Yonah Memorial Gardens. In lieu ...
Bertha Jean Rebello Pontes, age 77 of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, May 27, 2020. Born in Swansea, Massachusetts on December 01, 1942, she was a daughter of the la ...
Ethel Louise Broome Purdy, age 89 of Baldwin, passed away Friday, May 29, 2020. Born in Homer, Georgia on June 29, 1930, Mrs. Purdy was the daughter of the late Henry and Josie ...
Martha Mae Stewart Smith, 82, Cornelia
Martha Mae Stewart Smith, age 82, of Cornelia, passed away on Saturday, May 30, 2020. Born on June 19, 1937, in Clarkesville, she was a daughter of the late Lee Roy and Myrtis M ...
Robert "Bob" Wells, 75, Alto
Robert "Bob" Wells, age 75, of Alto, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, May 26, 2020. Mr. Wells was born on October 12, 1944 in Fort Worth, Texas. He was preceded in deat ...

Hall

Duke Johnson Aycock, 71, Gainesville
Duke Johnson Aycock, 71, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, May 31, 2020.  Due to Covid-19 the family will hold private graveside services.  Duke was born Jan ...
Patricia Harris Bennett, 79, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Patricia Harris Bennett, age 79, of Flowery Branch passed away Friday, May 22, 2020 at Brookdale – Buford. Private Graveside Services will be held at Oak Grove Cemete ...
Maria Gomez, 74, Gainesville
Mrs. Maria Gomez, 74, of Gainesville, GA passed away on May 28, 2020 after a battle with an extended illness. Memorial Services are scheduled for Thursday, June 4, 2020 at 2:30 ...
Virginia Dessie Ivey, 86, Gainesville
Mrs. Virginia Dessie Ivey, 86, of Gainesville passed away Monday, May 25, 2020 following an extended illness. A graveside service will be held at in Memorial Park Cemetery. Rev. ...
Robert “Bob” Petersen, 68, Gainesville
Mr. Robert “Bob” Petersen, 68, of Gainesville passed away Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A memorial service will be held at a later date. ...
Sara Elizabeth Batten, 77, Gainesville
Sara Elizabeth Batten, 77, of Gainesville, passed away peacefully on May 30, 2020.  Sara was born at home in Henry County GA to the late William Glynn and Ellen Pearl White Th ...
Orren Randall Bell, 60, Gainesville
Mr. Orren Randall “Randy” Bell, 60, of Gainesville passed away May 29, 2020 at his residence following a sudden illness. A memorial service will be held at 4:00 p.m. ...
Lugene Glasper, Jr., 76, Gainesville
Mr. Lugene Glasper, Jr., 78, of Gainesville, GA passed away May 27, 2020 at his residence. Memorial services are scheduled for a later date. Mr. Glasper was born August 11, 1 ...
Wilma Darracott Hosch, 94, Gainesville
Wilma Darracott Hosch, age 94, died in Gainesville on Saturday, May 30, after a lengthy illness. She lived a long life as a daughter, sister, loving wife, mother and valued friend ...
Janice Howington, 70, Murrayville
Mrs. Janice Howington, 70, of Murrayville passed away Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 3, ...
Annie Morene Fauscett Merck, 83, Gainesville
Annie Morene Fauscett Merck age 83 of Gainesville entered into heaven Sunday May 31, 2020. Annie Morene was born in Hall County to the late Glen Crawford & Reba Pennington F ...
Debbie Saari, 59, Gainesville
Debbie Saari of Gainesville, GA passed away at her home on May 5, 2020. Debbie was born on January 19, 1961 in Bronx, NY to John and Ann Saari. Debbie went to Forest Park High S ...
Wanda Lee Nagel Scroggy, 89, Flowery Branch
Wanda Lee Nagel Scroggy, age 89, of Flowery Branch, passed away on Tuesday, May 26. No immediate services are planned, but celebrations of her life will be held in the near fut ...
Richard Lawson “Dick” Valentine, 64, of Gainesville, Georgia, lost his courageous battle with cancer on May 29, 2020, surrounded by his loving family and friends. He wi ...
Teressa “Lynn” Waters, 64, Gainesville
The family is heartbroken to announce the death of Teressa “Lynn” Waters of Gainesville, GA on May 29th, 2020 at the age of 64 after a courageous 4-year battle with bre ...

Jackson

Doyle L. Cromer, 85, Commerce
Doyle L. Cromer, age 85 of Commerce, GA passed away Sunday, May 31, 2020 at his residence. Born on Nov. 24, 1934 in Madison County, GA, Mr. Cromer was the son of the late Thomas ...
Carl “Wayne” McDearis , age 78 of Commerce, GA passed away Sunday, May 31, 2020. Born on March 24, 1942 in Atlanta, GA.  Mr. McDearis was the son of the late Ca ...

Lumpkin

Tucker Grizzle, 21, Dahlonega
Mr. Tucker Grizzle, age 21, of Dahlonega passed away Wednesday, May 27, 2020. Tucker was born in Hall County on July 12, 1998. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfath ...
Gunnar Nilson, 89, Dahlonega
Mr. Gunnar Nilsen, age 89, of Dahlonega passed away Friday, May 29, 2020.  Complete funeral arrangements will be announced later by Anderson-Underwood Funeral Home of Dahlo ...
Mildred Norell, 79, Dahlonega
Mrs. Mildred Norrell, age 79, of Dahlonega passed away Saturday, May 30, 2020. Mrs. Norrell was a native and lifelong resident of Lumpkin County. She was born on May 23, 1941 to ...

Other

Joanne Hutchins Munday, 65, Lindale, Ga. formerly of Buford
Joanne Hutchins Munday, age 65, of Lindale, GA and formerly of Buford, GA passed away on Sunday, May 31, 2020. She is survived by her husband of forty-seven years, Jackie Munday, L ...
Jane Thurmond Braswell, age 90 of Athens, Georgia died May 24, 2020.  Jane was born September 19, 1929 in Athens, Georgia.  Jane attended Clarke County School and North G ...
Tommy Harold Estes, 72, Ball Ground
Mr. Tommy Harold Estes, age 72, of Ball Ground, GA passed away Monday, May 25, 2020. Mr. Estes was born on January 21, 1948 to the late Dozier and Tina Norton Estes. In addition ...
Robert Lee Kitchens, age 71 of Hull, GA passed away Friday, May 29, 2020. Born on June 3, 1948 in Franklin County, GA, Mr. Kitchens was the son of the late John Hoyt and Kathlee ...
Anthony Clinton Thomas, 33, Danielsville
Anthony Clinton Thomas, age 33 of Danielsville, GA passed away Saturday, May 30, 2020 at his residence.   Born on Feb. 14, 1987 in Augusta, GA, Mr. Thomas was the son of Alb ...
Essie Lee Treadaway, 82, Roswell
Essie Lee Treadaway, age 82, of Roswell, GA, passed away Sunday, May 31, 2020. She was born in 1937, to the late Clifford and Mamie Thompson. She was a member of God’s House ...

Stephens

Mrs. Julia “Judy” Norris Ivester, age 62 of Talmadge Drive, Toccoa passed away Sunday, May 31, 2020 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A daughter of the late F ...
Gerald Marvin "Jerry" Wilkes, age 66 of Toccoa, Georgia, formerly of Madison County went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, May 30, 2020. Born in Athens, Georgia on ...

White

Herbert Lee Alexander, 78, Cleveland
Herbert Lee Alexander, age 78 of Cleveland, passed away Thursday May 28, 2020. Mr. Alexander was born on March 31, 1942, in Cleveland, Georgia, to the late Coy and Thelma Goss A ...
Andrew Dylan Claborn, 33, Sautee-Nacoochee
Andrew Dylan Claborn, age 33 of Sautee-Nacoochee, passed away Friday, May 29, 2020. Mr. Claborn was born October 7, 1986 in Hall County Tony Wayne Claborn and Tammy Howerton. ...
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Ahh, that name
Evangelist who built global ministry dies in Atlanta at 74
Evangelist Ravi Zacharias, who built an international ministry that strives to defend Christianity on intellectual grounds, has died in Georgia
Phyllis George, female sportscasting pioneer, dies at 70
Phyllis George, the former Miss America who became a female sportscasting pioneer on CBS’s “The NFL Today” and served as the first lady of Kentucky, has died
Colorful player, coach Pepper Rodgers dies at age 88
Pepper Rodgers has died at the age of 88
Jerry Stiller, comedian and 'Seinfeld' actor, dies at 92
Comedian Jerry Stiller has died at 92
Little Richard, flamboyant rock ‘n’ roll pioneer, dead at 87
Little Richard, one of the chief architects of rock ‘n’ roll, has died
Shula, winningest coach in pro football history, dies at 90
Miami Heat president Pat Riley says there has been no better man or coach in the history of the profession than Don Shula
Jim Martin, former WDUN General Manager, dies at age 91
Former WDUN General Manager James "Jim" N. Martin, Jr. died in Fairhope, Ala. on Friday, April 24, 2020.