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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 ...
Robert Clary, last of the ‘Hogan’s Heroes’ stars, dies at 96
Robert Clary, who played a prisoner of war in the TV sitcom “Hogan’s Heroes,” has died
Rev. Dr. William Hugh Cauthen dies at 92
The Reverend Dr. William Hugh Cauthen passed away peacefully onto his next life on Wednesday, November 9, 2022.
JGR co-owner Coy Gibbs, 49, dies hours after son wins title
Coy Gibbs, the vice chairman of Joe Gibbs Racing for his NFL and NASCAR Hall of Fame father, died Sunday morning just hours after his son won the Xfinity Series championship.
Jerry Lee Lewis, outrageous rock ‘n’ roll star, dies at 87
The untamable and often outrageous rock ‘n’ roll pioneer Jerry Lee Lewis has died at 87
Thomas Cahill, popular history writer, dead at 82
Thomas Cahill, a scholar of ancient languages and belief systems with a knack for popular storytelling who engaged history readers with such bestsellers as “How the Irish Saved Civilization” and “Desire of the Everlasting Hills,” has died at age 82
French iconic painter of black Pierre Soulages dead at 102
French painter Pierre Soulages, an icon of post-World War II European abstract art famed for his use of black, has died, according to the Soulages Museum in his hometown of Rodez
Actor in cult favorite 'American Movie' dead at 56
Musician Mike Schank, who was best known for his good guy role in the award-winning documentary film "American Movie," has died at age 56, according to a close friend
Champion driver Bobby East fatally stabbed at gas station
Bobby East, a three-time USAC national champion driver, has died after being stabbed this week at a Southern California gas station. He was 37.