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Local Obits for Sat. Sep 19th, 2020

Banks

William Jack Bryant, 90, Gillsville
Mr. William Jack Bryant, age 90, of Gillsville, GA died Wednesday, September 16, 2020 at his residence.  Mr. Bryan was born in Murrayville, GA to the late George Dewey and Mar ...
Mr. Harlee Josie Pearce, Jr., age 80 of Homer passed away Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.  Mr. Pearce was born in Florence, SC to the late, Ha ...
Donald Wayne Frazier, 55, Maysville
Donald Wayne Frazier, age 55, of Maysville passed away Thursday September 17, 2020 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center following injuries sustained in a car accident.  ...
Sheila Diane Grindle, 62, Maysville
Mrs. Sheila Diane Grindle age 62 of Maysville, Ga passed away on Thursday September 17, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness. Funeral services are ...
Cindy L. Williams, 61, Maysville
Cindy L. Williams, age 61 of Maysville, GA passed away Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020 at her residence.   Born on April 14, 1959 in Niagara Falls, NY, Mrs. Williams was the d ...

Barrow

Mary Lee Mosely, 78, Winder
Mary Lee Mosely, age 78 of Winder passed away Wednesday, September 16, 2020.  Funeral service will be held 2:00 PM Monday, September 21, 2020 in the chapel at Lawson Funeral H ...
Ronald Fred Dixon Sr, 87, Winder
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Ronald Fred Dixon Sr., age 87, of  Winder, Georgia, who passed away on Sunday, September 6, 2020. Mr. Dixon was born in Atlanta, ...

Dawson

Larry Allen Bailey, 77, Dawsonville
Larry Allen Bailey, 77, of Dawsonville, GA passed away on Wednesday, September 16, 2020 after an extended illness.  He was born to the late John Beland and Maxine Lucinda Bail ...

Forsyth

Evelyn Bettis Bagley, 93, Cumming
Evelyn Bettis Bagley, age 93, of Cumming, GA, passed away on Wednesday, September 16, 2020. She was born in 1927, to the late, Carter Grady and Celia Bettis. Evelyn was a member of ...
Virginia Marie Ammons, 90, Cumming
Virginia Marie Ammons 90, of Cumming, Georgia passed away on Friday, September 11th, 2020.   Visitation will be on Saturday, October 3rd, 2020 from 11:00am – 12:00 ...
William Robinson Hudson, Cumming formerly of Tucker
William Robinson Hudson, of Cumming, formerly of Tucker, Georgia went home to his beloved Savior on September 16, 2020 surrounded by his children. William was a devoted and loving ...
Suzanne Michelle McNamara 61, of Cumming, Georgia passed away on Saturday, September 12, 2020. A memorial service will be held on a later date.  Condolences may be expre ...
Morgan Brittany Morrell, age 25, of Cumming, GA passed away September 12, 2020. She was preceded in death by her father, David Manuel and brother, Dylan Morrell. She was loved by m ...
James Halsey Van Gieson, Jr. of Cumming, Georgia passed away on September 18, 2020.  Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson.com. Arrangements by McDonald and ...

Gwinnett

Alberta Southard Williams, 94, of Buford, GA, died Monday, September 14, 2020. Mrs. Williams has been cremated and no service is planned at this time. Alberta was preceded in death ...
Randy D. Nisewonger, 62, Buford
Randy D. Nisewonger, age 62, of Buford, GA passed away September 16, 2020. Randy was born March 21, 1958 in Doraville, GA.  Randy’s funeral services will be held at H ...
Perry Pealock, 58, Buford
  On Saturday, September 12, Perry Pealock of Buford, GA passed away at the age of 58 years. He was preceded in death by his parents Bob Pealock and Jane Pruitt Pealock ...
Monie Tewangoitewa, 47, Norcross
Monie Tewangoitewa, age 47, of Norcross, GA passed away Friday, September 11, 2020. She was preceded in death by her father, Melvin Tewangoitewa; and siblings, Pernell Tewangoitewa ...

Habersham

Joyce Ann Wallford Davenport, 78, Clarkesville
  Joyce Ann Wallford Davenport, age 78 of Clarkesville, passed away Thursday, September 10, 2020.  No services will be held at this time.  An online guest ...
SMSgt James Ronal Higgins, age 77, of Baldwin, GA passed away on Wednesday, September 9, 2020. He was preceded in death by his parents, Elber and Rilla Mae Higgins. Mr. Higgins is ...
James Oliver “Jim” Good, Jr., age 74 of Demorest, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Friday, September 18, 2020. Born in Braddock, Pennsylvania on August 15, 1 ...
Joe C. Goss, 76, Cornelia
Joe C. Goss, age 76. of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Tuesday, September 15, 2020. Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 pm, Monday, September 21, 2020, at the Whitfield Fun ...
Charles Eugene “Gene” Houston, age 82, of Alto, passed away on Saturday, September 19, 2020.  Born on April 14, 1938, in Nokesville, Virginia, he was a son of t ...
Francine Payne Reems, 73, Baldwin
Francine Payne Reems, age 73, of the Hollingsworth Community, Baldwin. Georgia passed away on Thursday, September 17, 2020. Ms. Reems was born on August 8, 1947 in Banks County, ...
Lois Arletha Daniels Skinner, age 92 of Demorest, passed away September 12, 2020. Born in Fort Myers, Florida on April 18, 1928, Mrs. Skinner was the daughter of the late Guy Da ...
Kenneth Edgar Woodall, 78, Demorest
Kenneth Edgar Woodall, age 78, of Demorest, Georgia, passed away in the morning of Wednesday, September 16, 2020 following a brief illness. Kenneth was the son of Edgar and Bess ...

Hall

William Thomas Johnson, 68, Flowery Branch
Mr. William Thomas Johnson age 68 of Flowery Branch, Ga passed away on Thursday September 17, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.  Funer ...
Ernest Edward King, 74, Gainesville
Ernest Edward King (Ernie) age 74, of Gainesville, passed away September 10, 2020. Ernie was married to the love of his life, Paula for 53 years. Ernie was a retired toolmaker ...
Charles Edward Matthews, 75, Gainesville
Charles Edward Matthews, age 75 of Gainesville, GA passed away Wednesday, September 16, 2020. Ed was one of two children of the late Charles and Shirrel Matthews of Reidsville, ...
Betty Rose Parker, 83, Gainesville
Mrs. Betty Rose Parker, 83, passed away Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 19, 20 ...
Michael Ross, Gainesville
Michael Ross – January 25, 1955 – September 12, 2020. Michael was one of seven children of the late Wesley and Edith Ross of Mineral Bluff, Georgia. He was preceded ...
Frank Barrett Bailey, 84, Murrayville
Frank Barrett Bailey, 84, of Murrayville, Georgia passed away on September 6, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center of natural causes. He was born December 25, 1935 in Canton ...
Dr. John Knox Burns, III, 96, Gainesville
Dr. John Knox Burns, III was born in Gainesville, January 2, 1924. He was the son of Gladys Asbury Burns and Dr. John Knox Burns, Jr. Dr. Burns attended Gainesville High School ...
Kevin Michael Costello, 52, Flowery Branch
Kevin Michael Costello, age 52 of Flowery Branch, passed away Wednesday, September 16, 2020 at his residence.  Memorial services will be held on Thursday, September 24, 2020 ...
Connie Farmer Fincke, 84, Gainesville
Ms. Connie Farmer Fincke, 84, of Gainesville, passed away Sunday September 13, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Ms. Fincke was born Novemb ...
Barbara Nell Hughes, Gainesville
Mrs. Barbara Nell Hughes of  Gainesville, Georgia passed on Monday, September 14, 2020. Arrangements announced later.   YOUNG'S FUNERAL HOME W. Roger You ...
Milton M. Martin, 91, Gainesville
Mr. Milton M. Martin, 91 of Gainesville passed away Monday, September 14, 2020 at his residence. Services for Mr. Martin will be announced soon. Memorial Park Funeral Home, 2 ...
Larry Donnell Robinson, 71, Gainesville
Larry Donnell Robinson, age 71, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Thursday, September 10, 2020. Celebration of Life service will be held at 2:00 pm Saturday, September 19, 20 ...
Mrs. Magnolia Elizabeth Smith of Gainesville, Georgia passed on September 11, 2020. Public visitation Saturday, September 19, 2020, 12:00-1:00 P.M. at Young's Funeral H ...
Tiffany Allison Smith, 40, Gainesville
Ms. Tiffany Allison Smith age 40 of Gainesville, GA passed away on Wednesday September 16, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness. To protect our v ...
Mary Elizabeth Westbrook, 92, Gainesville
Mary Elizabeth Westbrook. 92 of Gainesville died Friday, September 18, 2020.    Professional Services Entrusted to Wimberly Funeral Home.

Jackson

Clifford (Cliff) Frank Carpenter of Jefferson GA  passed away Monday September 14, 2020 at the age of 76. Cliff suffered cardiac arrest while receiving a CT scan at Emory Hosp ...
Sheridan Davenport, 35, Jefferson
Sheridan Davenport, 35, of Jefferson, GA, died Thursday, September 10, 2020 after an extended illness. Funeral service will be held Sunday, September 20, 2020 at 1 PM at Hamilton M ...
Richard Dennis "Rick" Owens, age 66 of Braselton passed away Tuesday, September 15, 2020.  Graveside service will be held 2:00 PM Sunday, September 20, 2020 at Caven ...
Buster Gerald Richey, 88, Commerce
Mr. Buster Gerald Richey, age 88, of Commerce passed away Saturday, September 12, 2020 at St. Gabriel of Athens.  Mr. Richey was born in Commerce to the late, Roy Victor and G ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. John Melvin Warbington Jr., age 61, of Jefferson, Georgia, who passed away on Monday, September 14, 2020. Mr. Warbington was born in A ...
Grace Mauldin Yaughn, 89, Braselton
Grace Mauldin Yaughn, age 89, of Braselton passed away Tuesday, September 15, 2020.  Funeral services will be held 2:00 pm Sunday, September 20, 2020 at Lawson Funeral Home Ch ...

Lumpkin

Rev. John Leshuk, 70, Dahlonega
Rev. John Leshuk, 70, died on Wednesday September 16, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, GA. John was born in Triadelphia West Virginia, October 13,1949.  ...
Mrs. Florence Ruth Troglin Wingo, age 96, of Dahlonega, Georgia passed away peacefully on September 15, 2020 following complications from dementia. Florence was born on October ...
Randy Woody Green, 76, Dahlonega
  Mrs. Randy Woody Green, age 76, of Dahlonega passed away Friday, September 11, 2020. Mrs. Green was born in Lumpkin County on July 1, 1944 to the late Ray and Lou Nell ...
Patsy Gail Mullinax, 73, Dahlonega
Patsy Gail Mullinax passed away on September 17, 2020 in Dahlonega, Georgia. She was 73. Mrs. Mullinax was born on June 28th, 1947 in Quiency, Florida to her parents, Elbert and ...
Lewis Richardson, 69, Dahlonega
Mr. Lewis Richardson, age 69, of Dahlonega passed away Saturday, September 12, 2020.    Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and are in the care of ...
Kathleen Wimpy, 84, Dahlonega
  Mrs. Kathleen Wimpy, age 84, of Dahlonega passed away on Thursday, September 17, 2020. Mrs. Wimpy was born in White County on November 2, 1935 to the late Robert and C ...

Other

Jason Robert Bennett, 42, Canton
On Monday, September 14, 2020 Jason Robert Bennett of Canton, Georgia, loving husband, father, son, brother, and friend passed away at the age of 42.  Jason was born on Jan ...
Jerry H. “Jeremy” Keasler, III, 36, Ball Ground formerly of Dawsonville
Jerry H. “Jeremy” Keasler, III, 36, of Ball Ground, formerly of Dawsonville, passed away Tuesday September 15, 2020. Born May 9, 1984 and a native of Dawson County, ...
Bradley Joseph Stone, 28, Atlanta
Mr. Bradley Joseph Stone, 28, of Atlanta passed away Monday, September 14, 2020 at Northside Hospital Cherokee. No services are planned at this time.     &nb ...
Antiono Zavala Vazquez, 65, Guadalajara, Mexico
Antonio Zavala Vazquez, 65, of Guadalajara, Mexico, passed away, Sunday, September 13, 2020. Antonio was a loving father, husband, and friend to everyone he met. Although his battl ...
LINDSAY, Bruce Patrick, of Atlanta, Georgia, passed away on Tuesday, September 8, 2020, from injuries resulting from a heart attack. He was born on August 11, 1960, in Gainesvil ...

Stephens

Mrs. Dessie Mae Smith Taylor, age 100 of Sunshine Church Road, Toccoa passed away Thursday, September 17, 2020 at her residence. A daughter of the late Tilford and Flora Addison ...
Jason Edward Flower, 39, Toccoa
Jason Edward Fowler, age 39 of Toccoa, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, September 16, 2020. He was born in Stephens County, Georgia on August 28, 1981. Survivors include his ...
Walter "Opossum" Garrett, age 83, of Toccoa, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, August 4, 2020 following a brief illness. Mr. Garrett was born on Novemb ...

Union

Anthony “Tony” Hansen, 66, Blairsville
Mr. Anthony “Tony” Hansen 66, of Blairsville, Georgia passed away on Friday, September 11th, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Tony is preceded in death by h ...

White

Joe Earl Dean, 50, Cleveland
  Mr. Joe Earl Dean, age 50 of Cleveland, Georgia passed away Monday September 14, 2020 from injuries obtained in a motorcycle accident. A son of Sarah Whitmire Wright a ...
Joey Lee Kastner, 36, Cleveland
Mr. Joey Lee Kastner, age 36, of Cleveland, passed away Friday, September 18, 2020. Joey was preceded in death by paternal grandparents, Jr. and Lois Kastner and maternal grandm ...
'Forrest Gump' author Winston Groom dead at 77
Winston Groom, the writer whose novel “Forrest Gump” was made into an Oscar winning 1994 movie that became an enduring cultural phenomenon, has died
Tom Seaver, heart and mighty arm of Miracle Mets, dies at 75
Hall of Fame pitcher and New York Mets icon Tom Seaver has died at 75
Coaching great John Thompson of Georgetown dead at 78
The college basketball coaching great John Thompson of Georgetown has died
Chadwick Boseman, who embodied Black icons, dies of cancer
First Chadwick Boseman slipped on the cleats of Jackie Robinson, then the Godfather of Soul’s dancing shoes, portraying both Black American icons with a searing intensity that commanded respect
Ford, Bush presidential adviser Brent Scowcroft dies at 95
A longtime adviser to Presidents Gerald Ford and George H
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.