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Local Obits for Fri. Oct 4th, 2019


Maggie Mae Halsey, 40, Winder
Maggie Mae Halsey, age 40, of Winder passed away Friday October 4, 2019.  Funeral services will be held 7:00 PM Wednesday October 9, 2019 at Lawson Funeral Home chapel.  ...
Maggie Mae Halsey, 40, Winder
Maggie Mae Halsey, age 40, of Winder passed away Friday October 4, 2019.  Funeral services will be held 7:00 PM Wednesday October 9, 2019 at Lawson Funeral Home chapel.&nbs ...


Clay Frederick Layton Goudy (Clay) was born to the late Fay Layton Goudy and Paul Ralph Goudy on October 13, 1957 in Bayside Wisconsin, and departed this life on October 4, 2019 co ...


Deborah “Debbie” Dispain Wilson, age 67, of Buford, GA passed away Friday, October 4, 2019.  She is survived by her husband of thirty-seven years, Frankie L. Wilso ...


Milton C. Ferguson, 72, Cornelia
Milton C. Ferguson, age 72, of Cornelia, passed away on Friday, October 4, 2019. Born on January 7, 1947, in Cornelia, he was a son of the late Roy and Clyde Colbert Ferguson. M ...


Betty Patricia Gordon, 78, Gainesville
Betty Patricia Gordon age 78 of Gainesville passed away Friday Oct. 4, 2019 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mrs. Gordon was born Nov. 16, 1940 in Hall County to the lat ...
Mary Ruth Reeves, 80, Gainesville
Services are scheduled for 3:30pm on Sunday, October 13, 2019 at Riverbend Baptist Church for Mary Ruth Reeves, age 80 of Gainesville.  Maxey Ladd will officiate.  The fa ...


Jerald Head, 77, Dahlonega
Jerald B. “Jerry” Head, age 77, of Dahlonega, GA (formally of Buford, GA) passed away Friday, October 4, 2019. He was preceded in death by his parents, Charlie and Ruth ...


Raymond Moore, 77, Athens
Mr. Raymond Walter Moore, age 77, of Athens, GA died Friday, October 04, 2019 at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center.  Mr. Moore was born in Jefferson to the late Mell and ...


James H. Bohannon, 69, Toccoa
James H. Bohannon, age 69 of Toccoa, passed away Friday, October 4, 2019. No public services will be held. An online guest register is available and may be viewed at www.habe ...
Brandon Keith Peavler, 32, Toccoa
Brandon Peavler, 32 of Toccoa passed away on Friday October 4, 2019.  He was born March 24, 1987. He enjoyed nature, woodworking, and music. Brandon was the son of Brenda P ...
Betty White, TV’s Golden Girl, dies at 99
Actor Betty White, whose saucy, up-for-anything charm made her a television mainstay for more than 60 years, has died
Former US Senate majority leader Harry Reid dies at 82
Harry Reid, the former Senate majority leader and Nevada’s longest-serving member of Congress, has died at home in Henderson, Nevada
John Madden, Hall of Fame coach and broadcaster, dies at 85
The NFL says Hall of Fame coach turned broadcaster John Madden has died at age 85
Gainesville businessman James Simpson dies at 77, truck parade to be held in his honor
Gainesville businessman James Simpson, the force behind Simpson Trucking & Grading, Inc. in Gainesville, will be remembered in a funeral service Friday, Dec. 17 at Hopewell Baptist Church.
Michael Nesmith, the Monkee for all seasons, dies at 78
Michael Nesmith, the wool-hatted, guitar-strumming member of the 1960s, made-for-television rock band The Monkees, has died at 78
Al Unser, a four-time winner of Indianapolis 500, dies at 82
Al Unser, one of only four drivers to win the Indianapolis 500 a record four times, died Thursday following years of health issues
Pro Bowler, Super Bowl champ, GA Tech star wideout Demaryius Thomas dies at 33
Former NFL wide receiver Demaryius Thomas has died at the age of 33
Georgia Racing Hall of Famer Bud Lunsford passes away
Legendary Georgia racer and hall of famer Bud Lunsford of Gainesville passed away on Monday at the age of 86. Lunsford, a member of both the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame...