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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 ...
Funeral Tuesday for well-known Gainesville businessman, attorney Sonny Sykes
Funeral services for Gainesville attorney and businessman William I. "Sonny" Sykes, Jr. are scheduled for Tuesday, July 13 at Free Chapel Worship Center.
Former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld dies at 88
The family of former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld says he has died
Local philanthropist and journalist Lessie Smithgall dies at 110
Lessie Smithgall, a longtime Gainesville philanthropist and journalist, died Friday, June 25 at the age of 110.
Frank Bonner, Herb on 'WKRP in Cincinnati,' dies at 79
Frank Bonner, who played a brash salesman with a love of flashy plaid suits on the TV comedy “WKRP in Cincinnati,” has died
Ned Beatty, indelible in 'Deliverance,' 'Network' dies at 83
Ned Beatty, the indelible character actor whose first film role as a genial vacationer raped by a backwoodsman in 1972′s “Deliverance” launched him on a long, prolific and accomplished career, has died
'Hooked on a Feeling' singer B.J. Thomas dies at 78
One of the country’s most popular and versatile singers, B
Former US Sen. John Warner of Virginia dies at 94
Former Sen. John W
Charles Grodin, 'Midnight Run,' 'Heartbreak Kid,' star, dies
Charles Grodin, the offbeat actor and writer who scored as a newlywed cad in “The Heartbreak Kid” and the father in the “Beethoven” comedies, has died