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Local Obits for Fri. Jan 17th, 2020


Patricia Kay Canup, 74, Winder
Patricia Kay Canup, age 74, of Winder passed away Friday, January 17, 2020.  Funeral services will be determined.  Funeral arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 5 ...


Carmen Mercedes Martinez 86, of Cumming, Ga passed away on Friday, January 17, 2020. Carmen is preceded in death by her son Erasmo Martinez Jr. She is survived by her beloved ...


Nancy Young Hooper, 73, Buford
Nancy Young Hooper, age 73, of Buford, GA passed away Friday, January 17, 2020.  She was preceded in death by her husband of fifty-two years, Monroe Hooper; parents, Ray and L ...


Anthony Ellison, 62, Clarkesville
Anthony William "Tony" Ellison, age 62 of Clarkesville, Georgia passed away on Friday, January 17, 2020. Born in Habersham County on August 9, 1957, Tony was the son o ...
J. C. Mealor, 73, Mt. Airy
Graveside services for J. C. Mealor, age 73 of Mt. Airy will be held at 12:00 PM, Saturday, January 18, 2020 at Harmony Baptist Church Cemetery, Baldwin. Mr. Mealor passed away ...


Mitchell Kegan Brett, 26, Flowery Branch
Mr. Mitchell Kegan Brett, age 26, of Flowery Branch passed away Friday, January 17, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Braselton. Funeral Mass will be 10:30 a.m., ...
Zacq Billy Reid, Murrayville
Mr. Zacq Billy Reid of Murrayville, GA, passed away January 17, 2020 after a sudden illness. Born April 7, 1939 in Maysville, GA, he was a graduate of Gainesville High School and e ...
Mildred Marie Crawford, 78, Flowery Branch
Miss Mildred Marie Crawford, 78, of Flowery Branch passed away Friday, January 17, 2020.   Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 22, 2020 in the ...
Lorraine I. Neale, 90, Gainesville
Mrs. Lorraine I. Neale, 90 of Gainesville passed away Friday January 17, 2020. Services to be announced later. Little & Davenport Funeral Home and Crematory, 355 Dawsonvi ...
Zach BIlly Reed, 80, Murrayville
Zach Billy Reid, 80 of Murrayville passed away Friday January 17, 2020. Services are incomplete and will be announced later. Little & Davenport Funeral Home and Crematory ...


Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Barbara Faye Whitehead Rowland, age 83 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Thursday, January 16, 2020.  Mrs. Rowland was ...


James Benny Chester, 66, Dahlonega
  Mr. James Benny Chester, age 66, of Dahlonega, passed away Friday, January 17, 2020.   Mr. Chester was born in Lumpkin County on September 29, 1953 to the late ...
John ("Gus") Lennon Evans, 73, Dahlonega
Mr. John ("Gus") Lennon Evans was born February 17, 1946 in Mobile, AL and died in Dahlonega, GA on January 17, 2020 where he had lived since 1980. He was predeceased by ...
Amy B. Waters, 85, Dahlonega
Mrs. Amy B. Waters, age 85, of Dahlonega, passed away Friday, January 17, 2020. Mrs. Waters was born in Alabama on June 11, 1934 to the late George and Wanda Mae Golden Mason.&n ...
Shelby White, 19, Dawsonville
Shelby White, 19, of Dawsonville passed away Friday January 17, 2020. Shelby was born March 14, 2000 and was a 2018 graduate of Dawson County High School.  She was pre ...
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...