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Local Obits for Wed. Oct 16th, 2019


Eloise Short LaReau, Dawsonville
Eloise Short LaReau, wife of Harvey Harold LaReau, Jr., passed away on October 16, 2019. She is a 22 year resident of Dawsonville and has lived in Georgia for 45 years.  Bo ...


Carol Ann Farr Carrano, 78, Cumming
Carol Ann Farr Carrano, 78, Devoted Wife, Mother & Grandma died Wednesday October 16, 2019 peacefully at home. She is survived by her Loving Husband of 58 years Andrew W Ca ...


Michael Lonnie Burns, 40, Cornelia
Michael Lonnie Burns, 40, was born July 22, 1979. He was a native of Cornelia, GA, in which he spent more than thirty years of his life. He later moved to Gainesville, GA, became a ...


Otis Marion Ellenburg, Jr., 90, Gainesville
Otis Marion Ellenburg, Jr. 90 of Gainesville, Georgia died October 16 at Hospice of Northeast Georgia Medical Center after a long courageous battle with cancer. He was husband, ...
Mr. Eddie Newton Forrester, 70, of Lula passed away Wednesday, October 16, 2019 following an extended illness. A graveside service will be held at Georgia National Cemetery, Canto ...
Susana D. Flores, 92, Gainesville
Susana D. Flores, age 92, of Gainesville, GA passed away October 16, 2019. She is survived by her daughters, Susana Flores Acosta, Maria Ticas, Irma Baires, and Gladys Cuellar; ...


Mrs. Euliela “Eula” Bertha Farmer, 91, of Dahlonega, passed away Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at her residence. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday ...
George (Cliffe) Radcliffe Rice, 69, Dahlonega formerly of Atlanta
  George (Cliffe) Radcliffe Rice, 69, former resident of Atlanta, Georgia (1949-1979) and Dahlonega, Georgia. Passed away at his home in Murrayville, on Monday, Oct. 16, 20 ...
Mrs. Ruthie "Mama Ruthie" Holland Robertson, age 81, of Dahlonega passed away Wednesday, October 16, 2019.  Mrs. Robertson was born in Lumpkin County on September ...


Dorothy Helen Moore, 80, Stockbridge
Dorothy Helen Moore, 80, of Stockbridge passed away, Wednesday, October 16, 2019 following a sudden illness. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 20, 20 ...
David S. Poole, 49, Doraville
David S. Poole, age 49, of Doraville, GA passed away Monday, October 14, 2019.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Harold and Muriel Tench Poole; sister, Donna Poole Gib ...


Mrs. Martha Lucille Richey Fowler, age 91 of Toccoa passed away Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at Habersham Home East, Demorest, Georgia. A daughter of the late Sam and Hortense Ca ...


Robert Edwin Dupray, 77, Cleveland
Robert Edwin Dupray, age 77, passed away on October 16, 2019.  Mr. Dupray was born on August 12, 1942, in Pittsfield, MA, to the late Clarence and Bella Dupray.  He wo ...
Rex Armour, 65, Cleveland
Rex L. Armour, 65, of Cleveland, formerly of Gainesville passed away Wednesday, October 16, 2019. Funeral services will be held at 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, October 20, 2019 in the C ...
Funeral Tuesday for well-known Gainesville businessman, attorney Sonny Sykes
Funeral services for Gainesville attorney and businessman William I. "Sonny" Sykes, Jr. are scheduled for Tuesday, July 13 at Free Chapel Worship Center.
Former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld dies at 88
The family of former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld says he has died
Local philanthropist and journalist Lessie Smithgall dies at 110
Lessie Smithgall, a longtime Gainesville philanthropist and journalist, died Friday, June 25 at the age of 110.
Frank Bonner, Herb on 'WKRP in Cincinnati,' dies at 79
Frank Bonner, who played a brash salesman with a love of flashy plaid suits on the TV comedy “WKRP in Cincinnati,” has died
Ned Beatty, indelible in 'Deliverance,' 'Network' dies at 83
Ned Beatty, the indelible character actor whose first film role as a genial vacationer raped by a backwoodsman in 1972′s “Deliverance” launched him on a long, prolific and accomplished career, has died
'Hooked on a Feeling' singer B.J. Thomas dies at 78
One of the country’s most popular and versatile singers, B
Former US Sen. John Warner of Virginia dies at 94
Former Sen. John W
Charles Grodin, 'Midnight Run,' 'Heartbreak Kid,' star, dies
Charles Grodin, the offbeat actor and writer who scored as a newlywed cad in “The Heartbreak Kid” and the father in the “Beethoven” comedies, has died