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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 ...
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