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Local Obits for Sun. Jan 26th, 2020

Banks

Harold Mitchell Gerrin, 83, Baldwon
Harold Mitchell Gerrin, age 83, of Baldwin, Georgia passed away on Sunday, January 26, 2020. Mr. Gerrin was born on August 29, 1936 in Habersham County, Georgia to the late Robe ...

Gwinnett

Teresa Ann Henderson, 59, Buford
Teresa Ann Henderson, age 59, of Buford passed away Sunday, January 26, 2020.  No services will be held at this time.  Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, H ...

Hall

Sidney Leon Turner, 57, Gainesville
Sidney Leon Turner, affectionately known as “Twin” was born on February 21, 1962 in Gainesville Georgia to Rosalyn Turner and the late June Harris. He began h ...
Maria Mendez-De Zavala, 91, Gainesville
Maria Mendez-De Zavala, 91, of Gainesville passed away Sunday, January 26, 2020 at her residence. A graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 2, 2020 in Me ...

Lumpkin

  Local Author and Historian Anne Dismukes Amerson passed away January 26 at her home after a long battle with Parkinson’s Disease.  She was 82. Anne was prec ...
Joyce Carolyn Head, 73, Dahlonega
Mrs. Joyce Carolyn Head, age 73, of Dahlonega passed away Sunday, January 26, 2020. Joyce was born in Lumpkin County on May 28, 1946 to the late Robert James and Hattie Lucille ...

Rabun

Dorothy “Dot” W. Green, 94, of Clayton, passed away on Sunday, January 26, 2020, at Cannon Wood Villages in Tiger. Dot was the youngest daughter of Terrell and Ina Wilk ...
  Barbara Louetta Cannon Jenkins, age 82, of Dillard, Georgia, passed away on January 26, 2020. Barbara was the daughter of the late Irvin Cannon and the late Bessie ...

White

Sylvia Ray Brooks, 79, Cleveland
Sylvia Ray Brooks, age 79 of Cleveland, passed away on Sunday, January 26, 2020. Mrs. Brooks was born on September 6, 1940, in Walterboro, South Carolina, to the late Tiller and ...
Sylvia Gail Snyder, 84, Cleveland
Sylvia Gail Snyder, age 84 of Cleveland, passed away on Sunday, January 26, 2020. Mrs. Snyder was born on November 8, 1935, in Sarasota, Florida, to the late Walter Crosby Yon ...
Wilford Brimley, 'Cocoon' and 'Natural' actor, dies at 85
Wilford Brimley, who worked his way up from movie stunt rider to indelible character actor in films including “Cocoon” and “The Natural,” has died
Olivia de Havilland, Oscar-winning actress, dies at 104
Oscar winner Olivia de Havilland, best known as the kindly Melanie in “Gone With the Wind,” has died
NASCAR Hall of Famer Maurice Petty passes away
NASCAR Hall of Fame engine builder Maurice Petty passed away Saturday morning, according to a statement released by Richard Petty Motorsports. He was 81 years old.
Report: Television personality Regis Philbin dies at 88
People magazine reports that legendary television personality Regis Philbin has died at 88
Civil rights trailblazer C.T. Vivian to be laid to rest
The nation will pay its final respects Thursday to the Rev. CT Vivian
Remembering John Lewis, rights icon and `American hero'
John Lewis, who carried the struggle against racial discrimination from Southern battlegrounds of the 1960s to the halls of Congress, has died
Kelly Preston, actor and wife of John Travolta, dies at 57
Actor Kelly Preston has died at age 57
Country rocker and fiddler Charlie Daniels dies at age 83
Country music pioneer and fiddler Charlie Daniels, who had a hit with “Devil Went Down to Georgia,” has died at age 83