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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 ...
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
Country rocker and fiddler Charlie Daniels dies at age 83
Country music pioneer and fiddler Charlie Daniels, who had a hit with “Devil Went Down to Georgia,” has died at age 83