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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 ...
Hank Huckaby dies at 79 after 'unparalleled' Georgia career
Former University System of Georgia Chancellor and state budget director Hank Huckaby has died
Beloved Gainesville pediatrician Everett Roseberry dies at 79
Longtime Gainesville pediatrician Everett Roseberry, who was instrumental in the founding of The Longstreet Clinic, died Sunday, April 11 at the age of 79.
G. Gordon Liddy, Watergate mastermind, dead at 90
Beloved children’s author Beverly Cleary dies at 104
Children’s author Beverly Cleary, the writer behind the popular characters Ramona Quimby and Henry Huggins, has died
Vernon Jordan, activist, former Clinton adviser, has died
According to a statement from his daughter, Vernon Jordan, a civil rights activist and former adviser to President Bill Clinton, has died
Mincey Marble founder, marble innovator dies at 86
​Kenneth Mincey, who founded Gainesville-based Mincey Marble cast marble company, passed away at the age of 86 Friday.
Jo Ann Adams, Gainesville's first female pharmacist, dies at 93
When Jo Ann Trapnell Adams graduated from the University of Georgia School of Pharmacy, she was just 20 years old.
Marty Schottenheimer, NFL coach with 200 wins, dies at 77
The longtime NFL coach Marty Schottenheimer has died