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Local Obits for Sat. Dec 5th, 2020


Raymond Scott Latham, 58, Winder
Raymond Scott Latham, age 58, of Winder passed away Saturday, December 5, 2020.  Funeral services will be held 7:00 pm Wednesday, December 9, 2020 at Lawson Funeral ...


Christine Glover Bennett was known to all for her great love of life. Born August 25th,1930, she was lovingly known as Neen. Neen passed away peacefully Friday, December 5, 2020 at ...


Kenneth W. Burnt, 79, Buford
Kenneth W. Burnt, age 79, of Buford, GA passed away Saturday, December 5, 2020. He is survived by his wife of forty-nine years, Susan Bishop-Burnt, Buford, GA. Mr. Burnt was born D ...


James “Jimmy” Randy Acrey, age 63 of Cornelia, passed away on Saturday, December 5, 2020.    Born in Demorest, Georgia on January 25, 1957, he was the s ...
Buffalo Bill Brown, 79, Baldwin
Buffalo Bill Brown, age 79, of Baldwin, Hollingsworth Community, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, December 5, 2020. Mr. Brown was born in the Hollingsworth Community in Banks C ...
Helen Heaton Howell, 80, Baldwin
Helen Heaton Howell, age 80 of Baldwin, passed away Saturday, December 5, 2020, at Habersham Medical Center.  Born in Habersham County on January 1, 1940, she was a daughte ...
James Earl Tench, 88, Cornelia
  James Earl Tench, age 88, of Cornelia, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, December 5, 2020. Mr. Tench was born in Alto, Georgia, on December 22, 1931, to t ...


Ruby Crow Carlisle, 91, Flowery Branch
Ruby Crow Carlisle, 91, of Flowery Branch, GA, died Saturday, December 5, 2020. Funeral service will be held Thursday, December 10, 2020 at 1 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel. P ...
Sandra Sue Furey, 57, Gainesville
Sandra Sue Furey age 57 of Gainesville passed away Saturday December 5, 2020 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Sandra was born October 5, 1963 in New Jersey and was a hom ...


Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Howard Kenneth “H.K.” Gillilan, Jr. age 76 of Jefferson, Georgia who passed away December 5, 2020 surrounded by family.&nb ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Martha Elizabeth Hodges Vancel, age 89, of Jefferson, Georgia, who passed away on Saturday, December 5, 2020, at her home. Mrs. Vance ...
Terry Joel Cooper, 66, Pendergrass
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Terry Joel Cooper, age 66 of Pendergrass, Georgia who entered into rest Saturday, December 5, 2020.  Mr. Cooper was born in Comme ...


Ralph Edgar Hardy, 77, Dougherty formerly of Jefferson
   Ecclesiastes chapter three eloquently states that God has appointed a time and a season for all things under His sun; a time to mourn, a time to rej ...
Mrs. Glenda Louise Cabe Dodd, age 78 of Chappelear Road, Lavonia passed away Saturday, December 5, 2020 at The Clary Center in Toccoa. The daughter of the late S.L. and Laurene ...


Mrs. Gloria Jean Hardy Gibson, age 74 of Foxglove Road, Toccoa passed away Saturday, December 5, 2020 at the Stephens County Hospital.   A daughter of the late Claude an ...
Vernon Jordan, activist, former Clinton adviser, has died
According to a statement from his daughter, Vernon Jordan, a civil rights activist and former adviser to President Bill Clinton, has died
Mincey Marble founder, marble innovator dies at 86
​Kenneth Mincey, who founded Gainesville-based Mincey Marble cast marble company, passed away at the age of 86 Friday.
Jo Ann Adams, Gainesville's first female pharmacist, dies at 93
When Jo Ann Trapnell Adams graduated from the University of Georgia School of Pharmacy, she was just 20 years old.
Marty Schottenheimer, NFL coach with 200 wins, dies at 77
The longtime NFL coach Marty Schottenheimer has died
Mary Wilson, longest-reigning original Supreme, dies at 76
Mary Wilson, the longest-reigning original Supreme, has died at 76 years old
Former heavyweight champion Leon Spinks Jr. dies at 67
Former heavyweight champion Leon Spinks Jr. has died after battling prostate and other cancers
Oscar winner, ‘Sound of Music’ star Christopher Plummer dies
Christopher Plummer, the dashing award-winning actor who played Captain von Trapp in the film “The Sound of Music” and at 82 became the oldest Academy Award winner in history, has died
Hal Holbrook, prolific actor who played Twain, dies at 95
Award-winning character actor Hal Holbrook who toured the world as Mark Twain in a one-man show and uttered the immortal advice “Follow the money” in the political thriller “All the President’s Men,” has died