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Local Obits for Fri. Dec 13th, 2019


Hazel Campbell Gunter, age 72, of Homer passed away Friday, December 13, 2019.  Funeral service will be held 2:00 PM Wednesday, December 18, 2019 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel ...


Glenda Jane Morris, 51, Dawsonville
Glenda Jane Morris, 51, of Winder passed away Friday December 13, 2019 at her residence. Born December 27, 1967 in Buford, Georgia, she had lived in Winder for 20 years.  S ...


J’Lin Micah Kimble, 22, Cumming
J’Lin Micah Kimble, age 22, of Cumming, Georgia passed away Thursday, December 12, 2019. The family will receive friends from 11AM to 12PM at McDonald and Son Funeral Home an ...
Robert “Bob” Nelson Land, age 55, of Cumming, GA passed away Friday, December 13, 2019.  He was a loving husband, father, son, brother and friend to many. Bob love ...


Brigitte DeFranco, 88, Buford
Brigitte DeFranco, age 88, of Buford, GA passed away Saturday, December 13, 2019.  She was preceded in death by her husband of fifty years, Henry DeFranco; son-in-law, Chris N ...
Dr. Jama Denise Evans, 61, Buford
Dr. Jama Denise Evans, age 61, passed away peacefully and surrounded by family on Friday, December 13, 2019 at Northside Hospital in Duluth, Georgia. She was born August 3, 1958 in ...
Carol Lee Peebles, 80, Buford
Carol Lee Peebles, age 80, of Buford, GA passed away on Friday, December 13, 2019. She was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Ruth Slusher; granddaughter, Brandi Burley; a ...
Ethel Justus Puckett, 101, Buford
Ethel Justus Puckett, age 101, of Buford, GA passed away Friday, December 13, 2019. She was preceded in death by husband, Stanford Puckett; parents, Ben and Lillie Justus; son-i ...


Daniel Laboy "Bo" Hicks, 41, Gainesville
Daniel Labouy “Bo” Hicks, 41, of Gainesville passed away December 13, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. ...
Marion M. Yarbrough, 92, Oakwood
Memorial services for Marion M. Yarbrough, age 92 of Oakwood, will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, December 18, 2019 at Bethlehem Baptist Church.  Dr. Craig Ward and Rev. To ...


Homer J.D. Kinsey, 88, Cleveland
Homer J.D. Kinsey, age 88 of Cleveland, passed away Friday, December 13, 2019. Mr. Kinsey was born October 26, 1931 in Cleveland to the late Lester and Elzoria McAllister Kinsey ...
Richard Karl Schmidt, 76, Cleveland
Richard Karl Schmidt, age 76, of Cleveland, GA passed away Friday, December 13, 2019.  He was preceded in death by his wife of twenty-six years, Carol Anne Buckley Schmidt.&nb ...
Funeral Tuesday for well-known Gainesville businessman, attorney Sonny Sykes
Funeral services for Gainesville attorney and businessman William I. "Sonny" Sykes, Jr. are scheduled for Tuesday, July 13 at Free Chapel Worship Center.
Former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld dies at 88
The family of former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld says he has died
Local philanthropist and journalist Lessie Smithgall dies at 110
Lessie Smithgall, a longtime Gainesville philanthropist and journalist, died Friday, June 25 at the age of 110.
Frank Bonner, Herb on 'WKRP in Cincinnati,' dies at 79
Frank Bonner, who played a brash salesman with a love of flashy plaid suits on the TV comedy “WKRP in Cincinnati,” has died
Ned Beatty, indelible in 'Deliverance,' 'Network' dies at 83
Ned Beatty, the indelible character actor whose first film role as a genial vacationer raped by a backwoodsman in 1972′s “Deliverance” launched him on a long, prolific and accomplished career, has died
'Hooked on a Feeling' singer B.J. Thomas dies at 78
One of the country’s most popular and versatile singers, B
Former US Sen. John Warner of Virginia dies at 94
Former Sen. John W
Charles Grodin, 'Midnight Run,' 'Heartbreak Kid,' star, dies
Charles Grodin, the offbeat actor and writer who scored as a newlywed cad in “The Heartbreak Kid” and the father in the “Beethoven” comedies, has died