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Local Obits for Wed. Oct 30th, 2019

Habersham

Jerry Ramey, 63, Cornelia
Jerry Earl Ramey, age 63, of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, October 30, 2019. Mr. Ramey was born on January 25, 1956 in Habersham County, Georgia. He was preceded i ...

Hall

Jeffrey Lamar Knight, 54, Gillsville
Mr. Jeffrey Lamar Knight, age 54 of Gillsville, passed away on Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at his residence following an extended illness.       F ...
Helen Jocelyn Shockley, 72, Gainesville
Mrs. Helen Jocelyn Shockley age 72 of Gainesville passed away on Wednesday October 30, 2019 at Emory Decatur Hospital in Decatur, Ga following an extended illness. Funeral serv ...
Damien Arnold Turpin, born February 27, 1973 in Ann Arbor, Michigan, passed away October 30, 2019.  He is survived by his wife of 17 years, Heather Casey Turpin and 2 children ...
James Harry Baird, 74, Flowery Branch
James Harry Baird, age 74, of Flowery Branch passed away Wednesday, October 30, 2019.  Funeral services will be held Sunday, November 3, 2019 2:00 PM at Lawson Funeral Home Ch ...
David Wallace Basco, 62, Gainesville
David Wallace Basco, age 62, of Gainesville, GA. Died Thursday, October 30, 2019. Funeral services will be held Saturday, November 2, 2019 at Gainesville First United Methodist Chu ...
Kent F. Morgan, 62, Gillsville
Kent F. Morgan age 62 of Gillsville passed away Wednesday Oct. 30, 2019 at his residence after suffering with congestive heart failure. Kent was born November 14, 1956 in Commer ...

Jackson

Charles Eugene Smith, 60, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Charles Eugene Smith, age 60 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Wednesday, October 30, 2019.  Mr. Smith was born in Colu ...

Stephens

Mrs. Brenda Burnette Gillis age 74 of Hwy 106 passed away October 30, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Braselton. A daughter of the late Odell and Mildred Lusk Burnet ...
Mrs. Helen Louise Howard Payne, age 76 of Williams Bridge Road, Toccoa passed away Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at her residence. A daughter of the late James and Sarah Burton Ho ...

White

Hazel Mae Evans Holbrook, 84, Cleveland
Mrs. Hazel Mae Evans Holbrook, age 84, of Cleveland, Georgia formerly of Mt. Airy, Georgia passed away on Wednesday,, October 30, 2019. Mrs. Holbrook was born on April 8, 1935 t ...
Celebrated singer-songwriter John Prine has died at 73
Singer-songwriter John Prine has died at 73 after spending days on a ventilator due to the coronavirus in Nashville, Tennessee
‘Lean On Me,’ ‘Lovely Day’ singer Bill Withers dies at 81
Singer Bill Withers has died
Joseph Lowery, civil rights leader and MLK aide, dies at 98
The Rev. Joseph E
Harlem Globetrotters great Curly Neal dies at 77
Fred “Curly” Neal, the dribbling wizard who entertained millions with the Harlem Globetrotters for parts of three decades, has died
Henry Skipper, former Flowery Branch mayor, dies at 96
Henry Skipper, a former mayor and city councilman for the city of Flowery Branch, died Tuesday at the age of 96.
Singer, actor, 'The Gambler': Kenny Rogers dies at 81
Actor-singer Kenny Rogers, who embodied “The Gambler” persona and whose musical career spanned jazz, folk, country and pop, has died at 81
Former dean at Gainesville College dies
A former dean at what was then Gainesville College, Steve Gurr, has died at the age of 78.
Lyle Waggoner, foil on 'The Carol Burnett Show,' dies at 84
Lyle Waggoner, who played comic foil on “The Carol Burnett Show," has died