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Local Obits for Sat. Mar 2nd, 2019


Frank Stanton Fletcher, 86, Cumming
Frank Stanton Fletcher, age 86, of Cumming, Georgia passed away Saturday, March 2, 2019. Memorial service will be 11AM, Friday, March 8, 2019 in the Chapel of McDonald and Son Fune ...
David Charles Easoz, 75, Cumming
David Charles Easoz 75, of Cumming, GA passed away on March 2, 2019. Services will be held on a later date. Condolences may be expressed at Arrange ...
Glenda Gibbs Green, 76, Cumming
Glenda Gibbs Green, age 76, of Cumming, GA, went on to be with the Lord peacefully Saturday, March 2, 2019. She was born on January 31, 1943, to the late Coa and Herbert Gibbs. She ...


Janice May, Buford
Janice May, resident of Buford, died Saturday, March 2, 2019. She was preceded in death by her husband, Forrest J. (Jack) May (August 12, 1998). She is survived by a son, Forrest J ...


Tom B. Canup, 88, Mt. Airy
Tom B. Canup, age 88, of Mt. Airy, Georgia passed away on Saturday, March 2, 2019.   Mr. Canup was born on January 7, 1931 in Mt. Airy, Georgia to the late Ed and Samant ...
Funeral services for Clairette Saville Parker Holcomb, age 93 of Demorest, will be held at 2:00 PM, Wednesday, March 6, 2019, at Hillside Memorial Chapel.  Rev. Rick Cox and ...
Willoree Chapman Nix, 81, Mt. Airy
Willoree Chapman Nix, age 81, of Mt. Airy, Georgia passed away to be with the Lord on Saturday, March 2, 2019. Mrs. Nix was born on January 1, 1938 to the late Arthur Joseph and ...


Edna Mae Brookshire Nix, 83, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Edna Mae Brookshire Nix, age 83, of Jefferson, Georgia, who passed away on March 2, 2019. Mrs. Nix was a daughter to the late Arthur ...


William Hoard Hobbs, 54, Dahlonega
William Hoard Hobbs age 54 of Dahlonega, Georgia passed away Saturday, March 2, 2019. Mr. Hobbs loved the owning and operating a photography business. One of his favorite places ...


Mrs. Dorothy “Dot” Hicks Reed, age 86, of Swift Street in Toccoa, Georgia passed away Saturday, March 2, 2019 at Stephens County Hospital.  A daughter of the la ...


Harold Spahr Riley, 90, Cleveland
Harold Spahr Riley of Cleveland, Georgia passed away Saturday, March 2, 2019 at the age of 90.  Mr. Riley was born on January 7, 1929 in McDowell County, West Virginia to t ...
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