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Local Obits for Sat. Oct 26th, 2019

Forsyth

Samuel Wilson, 79, Cumming
  Samuel Wilson 79, of Cumming, Ga passed away on Saturday, October 26, 2019. No services are scheduled at this time. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldands ...

Gwinnett

Lena Maynard Burnette, 81, Buford
Lena Maynard Burnette, age 81, of Buford, GA passed away on Saturday, October 26, 2019. She was preceded in death by her husband of fifty-three years, E. J. Burnette; parents, Evel ...
Laura Cantrell Pealock, 64, Suwanee
Laura Cantrell Pealock, age 64, of Suwanee, GA passed away on Saturday, October 26, 2019. She was preceded in death by her husband of thirty-one years, Michael Pealock; sister, Jil ...

Habersham

Paisley Sue Painter, inf, Cornelia
  Infant Paisley Sue Painter, age 25 days, went to be with Jesus on October 26, 2019. Born in Gainesville on October 1, 2019, Paisley was the daughter of Brittany Nicole ...
Royce Ray Hamric, 81, Cornelia
Royce Ray "Bud" Hamric age 81, of Cornelia Georgia, passed away on Saturday October 26th, 2019. Mr. Hamric was born in Atalla, Alabama on April 17, 1938 to the late D. E ...
Dorothy Inez Greason “Dot” Poole, age 77 of Baldwin, passed away on Saturday, October 26, 2019 at her residence. Born on December 4, 1941, in Calhoun, Georgia, s ...

Hall

Gregory “Greg” Jones, 61, Gainesville
Gregory “Greg” Jones, 61, of Gainesville passed away Saturday, October 26, 2019 in Athens following a brief illness. Funeral services will be held at 4:00 p.m. on We ...
Patricia Louise (Vasialka) LaFrance, of Oakwood, GA, passed away at the age of 58, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, North Tower, in Gainesville, GA, on Saturday, October 26, 20 ...
Samuel “Sam” Kennedy Pinson, 23, Flowery Branch
Mr. Samuel “Sam” Kennedy Pinson, age 23, of Flowery Branch passed away Saturday, October 26, 2019. Funeral services will be held on Friday, November 1, 2019 at 11:00 ...
Viola Evelyn Parker Campbell, age 78 of Gillsville, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, October 26, 2019 following an extended illness. Born in Lula, Georgia in ...
Linda Gail Thomason, 68, Gainesville
After a courageous and lengthy battle against cancer, Linda Gail Thomason passed away peacefully at her home on Saturday, October 26, 2019.  Linda’s wishes were to be cr ...

Jackson

Leroy Howington, 75, Maysville
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Leroy Howington, age 75 of Maysville, Georgia who entered into rest Saturday, October 26, 2019.  Mr. Howington was born in Commer ...

White

Wolfgang "Willie" Haug, 84, Cleveland
Cleveland Funeral Home announces that Wolfgang "Willie" Haug, age 84 of Cleveland, Georgia passed away on October 26, 2019.  The family will receive friends ...
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