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Local Obits for Sat. Jan 4th, 2020

Banks

George Stewart Bolton, 87, Maysville
George Stewart Bolton, age 87 of Maysville, GA passed away Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020.   Born on March 5, 1932 in Maysville, GA, he was the son of the late Ellis and Annie ...

Barrow

Clara Dalton Sammons, 80, Auburn
Clara Dalton Sammons, age 80, of Auburn, GA passed away on Saturday, January 4, 2020. She was preceded in death by her husband, George Sammons. She is survived by her children, Ter ...

Gwinnett

Anthony Siso, 81, Lawrenceville
Anthony Siso, age 81 of Lawrenceville, GA, died Saturday, January 4, 2020. Mr. Siso has been cremated and a Celebration of Life service will be held at a later date. Hamilton Mill ...
Margaret Frances Tedesco, age 93, of Buford, GA passed away Saturday, January 4, 2020.  She was preceded in death by her husband of sixty-five years, Michael Tedesco; son, Mic ...

Habersham

Betty Sims Gunn, 81, Baldwin
Betty Sims Gunn, age 81, of Baldwin, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, January 4, 2020, following an extended illness. Mrs. Gunn was born in Demorest, Georgia on Se ...

Hall

Cynthia Ann Newell, 69, Lula
Cynthia Ann Newell age 69 of Lula, Ga. died Saturday January 4, 2020 at the N.E. Ga. Medical Center. A memorial service is scheduled for 11 am Saturday January 11, 2020 at the Litt ...
Wilma Idell Hollifield, 89, Gainesville
Mrs. Wilma Idell Hollifield, 89, of Gainesville passed away Saturday, January 4, 2020. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, January 6, 2020 in the Chapel of Mem ...
Mary Moore Hayes Thompson, 52, Gainesville
Mary Moore Hayes Thompson, 52, of Gainesville passed away Saturday, January 4, 2020 at her residence.   Graveside services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, January ...
Gary Verner, Sr, 72, Hoschton
Gary Verner, Sr., age 72 of Hoschton, GA, died Saturday, January 4, 2020. Mr. Verner has been cremated and a service will be held at a later date. Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel 770 ...

Jackson

Colleen Dawn “Chief” Bauer Kidd age 57 of Pendergrass passed away Saturday January 4, 2020 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Winder. Chief was born July 2, 19 ...

Lumpkin

Patricia Lucille Ellis, 65, Dahlonega
Mrs. Patricia Lucille Ellis, age 65, of Dahlonega passed away Saturday, January 4, 2020.  Mrs. Ellis was born on December 9, 1954 to the late William and Marlene McCrary El ...
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...