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Local Obits for Thu. Dec 26th, 2019


Janet “Jan” Miller (Browning), born April 14, 1950 in Hall County passed away at Northeast Georgia Medical Center on December 26, 2019 at 9:20 pm.   Jan was ...


Hershel F. Frazier, 85, Cumming
Hershel F. Frazier, age 85, of Cumming, Georgia passed away on December 23, 2019. He is survived by his loving wife of 67 years: Sylvia Frazier; children: Bridget Susan Frazier of ...
Shawn Tucker, 49, Cumming
Shawn Bennett Tucker 49, of Cumming, Georgia passed away on Thursday, December 26, 2019. Visitation will be held from 6:00pm – 9:00pm on Monday, December 30, 2019 at McDon ...


Billy Don Cheek, 70, Clarkesville
Mr. Billy Don Cheek age 70 of 630 Hollywood Church Road, Clarkesville passed away December 26, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A son of the late Fred and Bertha Fowler ...
Ralph Junior Dyer, 67, Mt. Airy
Ralph Junior Dyer, age 67 of Mt. Airy, passed away Thursday, December 26, 2019, at Habersham Medical Center.  Born in Toccoa on July 19, 1952, he was a son of the late Ralp ...
Richard Gerald McLaughlin, Sr, age 57 of Demorest, passed away Thursday, December 26, 2019.  No formal services will be held.  An online guest register is available ...


Havis Harvey, 59, Gainesville
Havis Harvey, 59, of Gainesville, GA, died December 26, 2019. Survivors include daughter, Alisha Latoya Harvey Tilmuth; sisters, Patricia (Roger) Harper, Barbara Ann Strong, Reg ...
Havis Harvey, 59, Gainesville
Havis Harvey, 59, of Gainesville, GA, died December 26, 2019. Dexter T. Sims Mortuary, LLC, Gainesville, has charge of arrangements.
Wayne Lee Parrish, Sr., 78, Gainesville
Mr. Wayne Lee Parrish, Sr. age 78, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Thursday, December 26, 2019. Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 pm Sunday, December 29, 2019 at Memo ...
Charles Howard Pethel, 82, Danielsville, formerly of Gainesville
Mr. Charles Howard Pethel, 82, of Danielsville, passed away on December 26, 2019 after an extended illness. Mr. Pethel was born in Gainesville, Georgia to the late Haskell Howar ...


Mark Edward Chalmers, 57, Braselton
Mark Edward Chalmers, age 57, of Braselton passed away Thursday, December 26, 2019.  Memorial service will be held 7:00 pm Friday, January 3, 2020 at Lawson Funeral Home C ...


Sydney Marcus, 22, Dahlonega
Sydney Shea Marcus, age 22, of Dahlonega, Georgia passed away Thursday, December 26, 2019.  Ms. Marcus had a deep affection and love of horses. She loved outdoors such as walk ...


Long Kim, 73, Smyrna
Long Lim, age 73, of Smyrna, GA passed away Thursday, December 26, 2019. He is survived by his wife of fifty-five years, Xuan My Pham Lim, Smyrna; children, Ming Chung Lim, Long So ...


Betty Ann Helton, 77, Cleveland
Betty Ann Helton, age 77 of Cleveland, passed away Thursday, December 26, 2019. Mrs. Helton was born October 11, 1942 to the late J.W. Sutton and Grace Sutton. Betty worked for ...
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...