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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Jan 22nd, 2020

Forsyth

Joan Corn Waters, 71, Cumming
Joan Corn Waters, 71, of Cumming passed away Wednesday, January 22, 2020.  Joan was a loving wife, mother and Nanny.   A lifelong resident of Forsyth County, she att ...

Habersham

Stacey Lynn Cash, 21, Cornelia
Stacey Lynn Cash, age 21, of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, January 22, 2020. Ms. Cash was born on December 8, 1998 in Winter Park, Florida to Tommy Dale Cash and A ...

Hall

Richard Swafford, 85, Gainesville
  Mr. Richard Swafford age 85 of Gainesville, Ga passed away on Wednesday January 22, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.   &nbs ...
William Carey Gibson, 68, Gainesville
William Carey Gibson, 68 of Gainesville, passed away Saturday January 18, 2020 at his residence. A Memorial service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday January 24, 2020 at the Jef ...
Annie Pearl Winters Holland, 78, Gainesville
Ms. Annie Pearl Winters Holland was born on January 20,1942 to the late Marcus and Myrdell Cheeks Winters. She departed her life on January 22, 2020 following an extended illness. ...

Jackson

Alan Young Pittard, Jr., 72, Braselton
Alan Young Pittard, Jr., 72, of Braselton, GA, passed away early on January 22, 2020 after a brief illness. He was born in Duluth, GA in 1947, graduated from Duluth High School and ...
Audrey Wells Tucker, 87, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Audrey Wells Tucker, age 87 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Wednesday, January 22, 2020.  Mrs. Tucker was born in Wi ...

Other

Roberti Galvez, 49, Norman Park, Ga.
Roberti Galvez, 49, of Norman Park GA passed away Wednesday, January 22, 2020 in Lee County. A graveside service will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 1, 2020 in Memo ...
Kaushik Babubhai Patel, 61, Alpharetta
Kaushik Babubhai Patel 61, of Alpharetta, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, January 22, 2020. Funeral services will take place Sunday, January 26, 2020 from 9:00am until 12:00pm ...

Stephens

Mary R. Banks Black, 71, Toccoa
Mrs. Mary R. Banks Black, age 71 of Mize Road, Toccoa passed away Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at Pruitt Health Toccoa. A daughter of Claudine Turpin Fricks and the late Paul Ban ...

White

Verdell Woodall, 82, Cleveland
Verdell Nix Woodall, age 82, of Cleveland, passed away on Wednesday, January 22, 2020. Mrs. Woodall was born on September 19, 1937 to the late Frances and Ray Nix.  She was ...
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