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Local Obits for Sun. Jan 19th, 2020

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Avery Jackson Parks Jr., age 38, of Winder passed away Sunday, January 19, 2020.  Funeral service will be held 7:00 PM Friday, January 24, 2020 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel.& ...

Forsyth

Jimmy Leonard Brackett, Sr, age 80, of Cumming, Ga., passed away Sunday, January 19, 2020 at his home. Jimmy retired from General Motors and owned several businesses including a ca ...
Brenda Paul, 65, Cumming
Brenda Louise Paul, 65, of Cumming passed away Sunday, January 19, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Bor ...

Gwinnett

Anthony Delano Richards, 78, Sugar Hill
Anthony Delano Richards, age 78, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away Sunday, January 19, 2020.  He was preceded in death by son, Omar Richards, and sisters, Valdine Wright and Joyce ...
Walter Langhans, 49, Buford
Walter “Walt” Langhans, Jr., age 49, of Buford, GA passed away on Sunday, January 19, 2020. He is survived by his wife of nine and one half years, Michele Goff-Rose Lan ...
Wilma Sherman Poole, 79, Buford
Wilma Sherman Poole, age 79, of Buford, GA passed away on Sunday, January 19, 2020. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Bobby Sherman; parents, Hubert Lott and Arah Ril ...
Christie Ashmore Theus, 47, Peachtree Corners
Christie Ashmore Theus, 47, of Peachtree Corners passed away Sunday January 19, 2020. Born December 7, 1972, she was a native of Hall County and had lived in Peachtree Corners f ...
Victor Zegarra, 94, Buford
Victor R. Zegarra, age 94, of Buford, GA passed away Sunday, January 19, 2020.  He is survived by his wife of sixty-five years, Olinda Bellido Zegarra, Buford, GA; children, V ...

Habersham

Joyce Bethea, 76, Cornelia
Joyce H. Bethea, age 76, of Cornelia, GA , passed away on Sunday, January 19, 2020, at her residence following an extended illness. Mrs. Bethea was born on August 9, 1943, in Co ...
Joanne Ballew Cameron, 74, Cornelia
Joanne Ballew Cameron, age 74 of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Sunday, January 19, 2020. Mrs. Cameron was born on Monday, May 7th, 1945 in Alto, Georgia to the late Robert E. ...
Alfred William “Al” Green, age 78 of Mt. Airy, passed away on Sunday, January 19, 2020.   Born in Hanover, New York on April 20, 1941 to the late Charles Henry G ...

Jackson

Mr. Roger Glenn “Golf Cart Man” Sprinkles, age 75, of Nicholson, GA died Sunday, January 19, 2020 at his residence.  Mr. Sprinkles was born in Morganton, GA to the ...

Other

Rita Strycula, 89, Rome
Rita Marie (Olszewski) Strycula 89, of Rome, Georgia passed away on Sunday, January 19, 2020 surrounded by her family. Rita enjoyed spending time with her beloved family, a ...
Cynthia Wansley, 57, Stone Mountain
Cynthia Ann Wansley, age 57, of Stone Mountain, GA passed away on Sunday, January 19, 2020. She was preceded in death by her mother, Minnie Ruth Carson and father, James Wansley. S ...

Stephens

Mr. Joshua “Josh” Matthew Canady, age 37 of Defoor Road, Toccoa passed away Sunday, January 19, 2020 in Habersham County. A son of Melissa Simmons Canady and the lat ...
Robert Eddy, 70, Toccoa
Mr. Robert Emry Eddy, age 70 of Estatohe Drive, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Sunday, January 19, 2020 at St. Mary’s Hospital, Athens, Georgia. A son of the late Robert A. E ...

White

Betty Jean Lewis Meaders, 87, Cleveland
Betty Jean Lewis Meaders, age 87, of Cleveland, passed away Sunday, January 19, 2020. Mrs. Meaders was born in Cleveland to the late Steve and Neila Skelton Lewis.  In addi ...
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...