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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Jan 20th, 2020

Forsyth

Martha Floy Sorrells, 90, Cumming
Martha Floy Sorrells, 90, of Cumming passed away Monday, January 20, 2020. She is preceded in death by her husband, Robert Sorrells; sons, Rudy Sorrells, Randy Sorrells and his wif ...

Gwinnett

Alma A. Fisher, 95, Suwanee
Alma A. Fisher, age 95, of Suwanee, GA passed away on Monday, January 20, 2020.  She was born in 1924, to the late Antonio and Augusta Angeletti. Alma enjoyed tending to her g ...
James Kirkley, 75, Flowery Branch
James Julian Kirkley (Jimmy), 75, of Flowery Branch went to his eternal home on January 20, 2020. He was the husband of Jackie Cofer Kirkley and they shared 37 years together. F ...

Habersham

Richard Dean Burdine, age 74 of Homer, passed away Monday, January 20, 2020, at his residence. Born in Brooklyn, New York on October 2, 1945, he was a son of the late Rupert W. ...

Hall

Ralph Benjamin Couch, 71, Murrayville
Ralph Benjamin Couch, age 71, of Murrayville, Ga died Monday, January 20, 2020 at his residence.  He was retired from Lucent Technologies.  A funeral service will be h ...
Lucy Louella “Lou” Hanson, 92, of Gainesville passed away Monday, January 20, 2020 after a period of declining health. Funeral services will be held on Sunday, January ...

Jackson

Geraldine Gardiner, 98, Commerce
Mrs. Geraldine Gardiner, age 98, of Commerce, GA died Monday, January 20, 2020 at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center.  Mrs. Gardiner was born in Homer to the late Billy a ...

Lumpkin

Daniel Haas, 61, Dahlonega
Dahlonega Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Daniel Kenneth Haas, age 61 of Dahlonega, Georgia. March 7, 1958 - January 20, 2020 He is the son of Sheldon and Anne Haas. He ...

Rabun

Carol Estelle Johnson, 80, Clayton
Carol Estelle Johnson, age 80 of Clayton, passed away Monday, January 20, 2020, at her residence.    A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.  ...
Wayne Colston, first principal of Mt. Vernon Elementary School, dies at age 66
The man who served as the first principal of Mt. Vernon Elementary School has died at the age of 66.
'Good Times' Ja'Net DuBois dies; co-wrote 'Jeffersons' theme
Ja’Net DuBois, who played the vivacious neighbor Willona Woods on “Good Times” and composed and sang the theme song for “The Jeffersons,” has died
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