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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Jan 2nd, 2020

Gwinnett

William (Billy) Pennell Grubbs Jr, age 71, died on January 2, 2020, after a long battle with COPD, at home surrounded by family and friends. Billy was preceded in death by his pare ...
Beverly Jones, 88, Suwanee
Beverly Ann Jones, age 88, of Suwanee, GA passed away on Thursday, January 2, 2020. She was preceded in death by her husband of sixty-eight years, James Nelson Jones, Jr.; parents, ...

Habersham

Nancy Swift O'Brien, 59, Cornelia
Nancy Swift O’Brien, age 59 of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Thursday, January 02, 2020. Born in Gainesville, Georgia on July 03, 1960, she was a daughter of the late D ...
Mickey O'Neal Robinson, age 71, of Alto, GA, left us peacefully on Thursday,  January 2, 2020. Mr. Robinson was born in Clarkesville, GA, on June 2, 1948, to the late E ...

Hall

Thomas “Tommy” William Peak, age 65, of Gainesville, GA., went to be with his Lord and Savior on Thursday January 2nd, 2020.  Tommy suffered from cerebral palsy bu ...
Deborah Margaret Wenig Born 8/21/1958 Passed 1/2/2020 Born on August 21, 1958 in Catskill, NY, Deborah Margaret Wenig – Deb – lived a big life full of love and ...
V. Joan Conrad, 88, Gainesville
V. Joan Conrad, 88, of Gainesville passed away Thursday, January 2, 2020 at Bell Minor Home following a period of declining health. Joan was born on July 10, 1931 to the late Ro ...
Richard "Dick" Lee Thompson, 84, Gainesville
Richard (Dick) Lee Thompson, age 84, passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 2, 2020 at The Resting Nest, a caring and loving Personal Care Facility in Gainesville, GA.  ...

Jackson

Sung Sun Hong, 96, Jefferson
Sung Sun Hong, age 96 of Jefferson, GA, died Thursday, January 2, 2020. The family will receive friends Tuesday, January 7, 2020 from 10 – 11 AM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Cha ...
Ms. Reva Blanche Cheek Crane Waddell, age 99, of Commerce passed away January 2, 2020 at Hill Haven Nursing Home.  Born on August 7, 1920 to Burgess Frank Cheek and Lydia Ann ...

Other

Jessie Jeanette Rider Martin, age 79 of Austell, Georgia passed away Thursday, January 2, 2020. She was born to the late Garmon Rider and Dollie Seabolt Rider on April 3, 1940 in D ...

White

Frances Jean Painter Moore, age 84 of Cleveland, passed away Thursday, January 2, 2020, at The Oaks at Scenic View. Born in Dawson County on June 22, 1935, she was a daughter of ...
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...