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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.  ...
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