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Local Obits for Mon. Dec 9th, 2019


Wayne Simpson, 78, Sugar Hill
Wayne Simpson, age 78, o f Sugar Hill, GA passed away Monday, December 9, 2019.  He was preceded in death by his wife of forty-two years, Mabel Yates Simpson; daughter, Donna ...


George Aycock, 86, Alto
George Thomas Aycock, age 86, of Alto, GA, passed away on Monday, December 9, 2019, following an extended illness. Mr. Aycock was born in Anderson, SC, on September 25, 1933, to ...
Ruth Ann Solla, 63, Demorest
Ruth Ann Solla, age 63 of Demorest, passed away Monday, December 9, 2019, at her residence.  No local services are planned at this time.  An online guest register i ...


Maria Guadalupe Almaraz-Ruiz, age 49 of Oakwood, passed away on Monday, December 9, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a prolonged illness. Funeral services are ...
Mary Hazel Murphy Smith, 94, Gainesville
Mary Hazel Murphy Smith, 94 of Gainesville passed away Monday December 9, 2019 at her home surrounded by her family and loved ones. Hazel was born on April 11, 1925 in Gainesvil ...
Marcus Brannon “Marc” Sullens age 64 of Gainesville passed away Monday at the New Horizon West Nursing Home. Mr. Sullens was born March 6, 1955 in Lumpkin County to ...
William H. Carter, 78, Gainesville
CARTER, William H., age 78, died on December 9, 2019 in Gainesville, Georgia.  Bill was born in Weehawken, New Jersey and spent the major portion of his adult life in Georgia. ...


Claude Wayne Spencer, 53, Lavonia
Mr. Claude Wayne Spencer, age 53 of Strickland Way, Lavonia, Georgia passed away Monday, December 9, 2019. A son of Jean Cheek Strickland and the late James Claude Spencer, he w ...
Tommy Trammel, 64, Ellijay
Tommy Trammel, age 64, of Ellijay, GA passed away Monday, December 9, 2019. He was a member of Haw Creek Baptist Church in Cumming, GA. Tommy graduated in 1972, from Forsyth County ...


Phillip Holland, 59, Toccoa
Mr. Phillip Lamar Holland, age 59 of Rock Quarry Circle, Toccoa passed away Monday, December 9, 2019 in Toccoa. A son of Mary Dyer Holland and the late Marvin Walter Holland, he ...


Pamela Ann Hope Wofford, 59, Cleveland
Pamela Ann Hope Wofford, age 59 of Cleveland, passed away Monday, December 9, 2019, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.  No local services are planned.  An online ...
Albert Steve Evans, 71, Cleveland
Mr. Albert Steve Evans age 71 of Cleveland, Ga passed away on Monday December 09, 2019 following an extended illness.   Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday De ...
Betty Lynn, Thelma Lou on 'The Andy Griffith Show,' has died
Betty Lynn, who was best known as Barney Fife's sweetheart Thelma Lou on “The Andy Griffith Show,” has died at the age of 95
Former NASCAR driver Townley killed in shooting in Athens
A former NASCAR driver was killed Saturday in a shooting in Georgia that also wounded a woman, investigators said. John Wes Townley, 31, died in the shooting in a neighborhood...
Jane Powell, Hollywood golden-age musicals star, dies at 92
Jane Powell, who starred in Hollywood golden age musicals, has died
Michael Constantine of 'My Big Fat Greek Wedding' dies at 94
Michael Constantine, an Emmy Award-winning character actor who reached worldwide fame playing the Windex bottle-toting father of the bride in the 2002 film “My Big Fat Greek Wedding,” has died
Willard Scott, weatherman on NBC's 'Today' show, dies at 87
Willard Scott, the beloved weatherman who charmed viewers of NBC’s “Today” show with his self-deprecating humor and cheerful personality, has died
Actor Ed Asner, TV's blustery Lou Grant, dies at 91
Actor Ed Asner, the blustery but lovable Lou Grant in two successful television series, has died
Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts dies at age 80
Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts has died at the age of 80
Country singer Tom T. Hall dies; wrote ‘Harper Valley PTA’
Singer-songwriter Tom T