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Local Obits for Fri. Nov 8th, 2019


Rubin Monroe Garland, 82, Cumming
Rubin Monroe Garland, 82, of Cumming passed away Thursday, November 7, 2019.  Monroe was a hardworking man who was always busy and loved to fish.  A U.S. Army veteran, he ...
Larry Stephen Samples, 72, Cumming
Larry Stephen Samples, 72, of Cumming passed away Friday, November 8, 2019.  Larry was a great husband, father and brother.  He enjoyed deer hunting, golf and NASCAR raci ...


Linda Louise Thacker City passed away on November 8, 2019. She was born on September 30, 1948 in Bloomington, Indiana. She graduated from Worthington-Jefferson High School in 1966. ...
Cathy Lee Barnett Sangokoya, 58, of Duluth passed away Friday, November 8, 2019. The family will receive friends at Memorial Park Funeral Home on Monday, November 11, 2019 from ...


Joan Maddox, 75, Gainesville
Joan Maddox, 75, of Gainesville passed away Friday, November 8, 2019 at her residence. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 14, 2019 in the Chapel of ...
Laura Sue Lee, 75, passed away on Friday November 8, 2019.  Laura was born in Jackson County but lived most of her life in Hall County.  She was a homemaker and ...
Ginny G. Moore, 65, Gainesville
Ms. Ginny G. Moore age 65 of Gainesville, Ga passed away on Friday November 8, 2019 following an extended illness.           &n ...


Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Thomas David Cantrell, Jr., age 64 of Braselton, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, November 8, 2019.  Mr. Cantrell was born i ...


Bascom Junior Martin, 68, Dahlonega
Mr. Bascom Junior Martin, age 68, of Dahlonega passed away Friday, November 8, 2019. Mr. Martin was born in Hall County on July 18, 1951 to the late Willie Bascom, Sr. and Sarah ...


Tina Denise Cheeks Norman, 57, Dayton, Ga. formerly of Gainesville, Ga.
Tina Denise Cheeks Norman, 57, of Dayton, GA, formerly of Gainesville, GA, died November 8, 2019. Dexter T. Sims Mortuary, LLC, Gainesville, has charge of arrangements.


Joseph E. Topper, 83, Cleveland
Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. Joseph E. Topper, age 83, of Cleveland. Mr. Topper passed away Friday, November 8, 2019.    Funeral arr ...
Joseph Edgar Topper, Jr., 83, Cleveland
Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. Joseph Edgar Topper Jr., age 83 of Cleveland. Mr. Topper passed away Friday, November 8, 2019. No local services are pl ...
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.