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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Jan 18th, 2020

Gwinnett

Grace Hammond, 82, Buford
Grace Hammond, age 82, of Buford, GA passed away Saturday, January 18, 2020.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Victor Laud Hammond.  Mrs. Hammond is survived by ...

Habersham

James "Jake" Pink Dill, 75, Mt. Airy
James "Jake" Pink Dill, age 75, of Mt. Airy, GA, passed away on Saturday, January 18, 2020, following an extended illness. Mr. Dill was born on June 14, 1944, in Clark ...

Hall

Harold Monroe "Deano" Benefield, 76, Chestnut Mountain
Harold Monroe "Deano" Benefield, 76 of  Chestnut Mountain  passed away Saturday January 18, 2020. A lifelong resident of Hall County, Mr. Benefield was the s ...
Jessie Mae Braselton, 88, Gainesville
Jessie Mae Braselton, 88 of Gainesville passed away Saturday January 18, 2020. Born in Barrow County, Mrs. Braselton had lived in Hall County for a number of years.  She wa ...
Augusta A. Merck Martin, 88, Gainesville
Mrs. Augusta A. Merck Martin, 88, went to be with the Lord on January 18th, 2020. Best known as “Gussie,” Augusta is survived by her 3 children (Jim, Kathy, Cheryl a ...

Lumpkin

Edward Brown, 69, Dahlonega
Mr. Edward Brown, age 69, of Dahlonega passed away Saturday, January 18, 2020. Mr. Brown was born in Lumpkin County on October 31, 1950 to the late H.M. and Annie Bell Milsap Br ...

Union

Rosa Mae Haygood, 89, Suches
Mrs. Rosa Mae Haygood, age 89, of Suches, passed away Wednesday, January 15, 2020. Mrs. Haygood was born in Suches on December 7, 1930 to the late Sherman David and Theressa Mae ...
Kennesaw State's second president, Betty Siegel, dies at 89
Kennesaw State University is mourning the death of its second president, Dr. Betty L
Bill Ensley, coach who revitalized UNG basketball program, dies at 84
Funeral services will be held Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020 for the man who is credited with reviving the basektball program at the University of North Georgia in Dahlonega.
Robert Conrad, star of "The Wild, Wild West," dies at 84
Robert Conrad, the rugged, contentious actor who starred in the hugely popular 1960s television series "Hawaiian Eye" and "The Wild, Wild West," has died
Gainesville banker Bill Galardi dies
Gainesville banker Bill Galardi has died at the age of 73 following a long illness.
Actor-comedian Orson Bean, 91, hit and killed by car in LA
Authorities in Los Angeles say actor and comedian Orson Bean was hit and killed by a car in Los Angeles
Kirk Douglas, longtime influential movie star, dies at 103
Kirk Douglas, the muscular actor with the dimpled chin who starred in "Spartacus," "Lust for Life" and dozens of other films and helped fatally weaken the Hollywood blacklist, has died at 103
Former NASCAR, IndyCar racer John Andretti passes away
Veteran race car driver John Andretti passed away on Thursday at the age of 56. Andretti, the nephew of Indianapolis 500 winner Mario Andretti, was diagnosed in 2017 with colon cancer.
'NewsHour' host and debate moderator Jim Lehrer dies at 85
A longtime host of the nightly PBS “NewsHour” whose serious, sober demeanor made him the choice to moderate 11 presidential debates, has died