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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Jan 25th, 2020

Forsyth

Alice Castelli, 95, Cumming
Alice G.  Castelli, age 95 of Cumming, Georgia passed away Saturday, January 25, 2020. Mrs. Castelli was a member of St. Benedict Catholic Church in Johns Creek, Georgia. The ...
On January 25, 2020, Lynette Patricia “Lynne” Knowles of Cumming, Georgia passed away peacefully at age 67 at home in the presence of her beloved family.  A devote ...

Gwinnett

Sharon Poole, 75, Buford
Sharon Poole, age 75, of Buford, GA passed away Saturday, January 25, 2020.  She was preceded in death by her mother, Ruth Crowe Poole; aunts, Piccola Crowe Sears, Roberta Cro ...
Patricia Ann Martin, 66, Suwanee
Patricia Ann Martin, age 66, of Suwanee, GA passed away on Saturday, January 25, 2020. She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert Mayn and Mabel Brown Mayn. She is survived b ...

Habersham

William Merrick, 92, Clarkesville
William Grant “Bill” Merrick, Jr. age 92 of Clarkesville, Georgia passed away on Saturday, January 25, 2020. Born in Waycross, Georgia on June 25, 1927, he was a son ...

Hall

Jack Davenport, 83, Gainesville
Jack Davenport, 83 of Gainesville passed away Saturday January 25, 2020.  Jack was born on July 31, 1936 in Nueberts, TN to the late Mack D. and Mary Davenport.  He was r ...
Sarah Anne Williams, 31, Gillsville
Sarah Anne Williams, age 31, of Gillsville, Georgia passed away on Saturday, January 25, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Gainesville. Funeral services are scheduled for ...

Jackson

Nancy Riley Jensen, Commerce
Nancy Riley Jensen died peacefully in her home on the morning of January 25, 2020.  Nancy was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and sister, and is left behind by her loving ...

Lumpkin

Debra "Debbie" Ann Anderson, 61, Cartersville
Debra “Debbie” Ann Anderson, age 61, of Cartersville, Georgia, passed away on January 25, 2020. She is preceded in death by her husband: Roy Keith Anderson; sister: Bre ...
Betty White, TV’s Golden Girl, dies at 99
Actor Betty White, whose saucy, up-for-anything charm made her a television mainstay for more than 60 years, has died
Former US Senate majority leader Harry Reid dies at 82
Harry Reid, the former Senate majority leader and Nevada’s longest-serving member of Congress, has died at home in Henderson, Nevada
John Madden, Hall of Fame coach and broadcaster, dies at 85
The NFL says Hall of Fame coach turned broadcaster John Madden has died at age 85
Gainesville businessman James Simpson dies at 77, truck parade to be held in his honor
Gainesville businessman James Simpson, the force behind Simpson Trucking & Grading, Inc. in Gainesville, will be remembered in a funeral service Friday, Dec. 17 at Hopewell Baptist Church.
Michael Nesmith, the Monkee for all seasons, dies at 78
Michael Nesmith, the wool-hatted, guitar-strumming member of the 1960s, made-for-television rock band The Monkees, has died at 78
Al Unser, a four-time winner of Indianapolis 500, dies at 82
Al Unser, one of only four drivers to win the Indianapolis 500 a record four times, died Thursday following years of health issues
Pro Bowler, Super Bowl champ, GA Tech star wideout Demaryius Thomas dies at 33
Former NFL wide receiver Demaryius Thomas has died at the age of 33
Georgia Racing Hall of Famer Bud Lunsford passes away
Legendary Georgia racer and hall of famer Bud Lunsford of Gainesville passed away on Monday at the age of 86. Lunsford, a member of both the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame...