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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 ...
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