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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 ...
Ford, Bush presidential adviser Brent Scowcroft dies at 95
A longtime adviser to Presidents Gerald Ford and George H
Wilford Brimley, 'Cocoon' and 'Natural' actor, dies at 85
Wilford Brimley, who worked his way up from movie stunt rider to indelible character actor in films including “Cocoon” and “The Natural,” has died
Olivia de Havilland, Oscar-winning actress, dies at 104
Oscar winner Olivia de Havilland, best known as the kindly Melanie in “Gone With the Wind,” has died
NASCAR Hall of Famer Maurice Petty passes away
NASCAR Hall of Fame engine builder Maurice Petty passed away Saturday morning, according to a statement released by Richard Petty Motorsports. He was 81 years old.
Report: Television personality Regis Philbin dies at 88
People magazine reports that legendary television personality Regis Philbin has died at 88
Civil rights trailblazer C.T. Vivian to be laid to rest
The nation will pay its final respects Thursday to the Rev. CT Vivian
Remembering John Lewis, rights icon and `American hero'
John Lewis, who carried the struggle against racial discrimination from Southern battlegrounds of the 1960s to the halls of Congress, has died
Kelly Preston, actor and wife of John Travolta, dies at 57
Actor Kelly Preston has died at age 57