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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 ...
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...