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Local Obits for Wed. Jan 8th, 2020


Betty Jo Arrendale, 86, Dawsonville
Betty Jo Arrendale, 86, of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday January 8, 2020 at Seasons Hospice following a period of declining health. Born November 14, 1933, Betty Jo was a li ...
Joe Slaton, 85, Dawsonville
Joe Slaton, 85, of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday January 8, 2020 at St. Joseph’s Hospital. Born December 5, 1934 in Dawson County to the late Jewell and Annabelle Slat ...


Joseph William Bertrand, Jr., 85, of Cumming, GA passed away Wednesday, January 8, 2020. Daddy, Papa and Poppy was born on June 17, 1934 in Waterbury, Connecticut. He joined the Ar ...
John Albert Heinig, 82, Cumming
John Albert Heinig, age 82, of Cumming, GA passed away on Wednesday, January 8, 2020.  John was born in 1937, to the late Frederick and Margareta Heinig.  He was an avid ...


Donald Alvin Nellesen, 63, Clarkesville
Donald Alvin Nellesen, age 63 of Clarkesville, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, January 08, 2020. Born in St. Louis, Missouri on November 26, 1956, he was a son of the late Alv ...


Geraldine Miller Wilson age 80 of Lula entered into her heavenly home Wednesday January 8, 2020 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Geraldine was born October 20, 1939 in G ...
Mr. Charles Eugene "Gene" Allison, 54 of Gainesville passed away January 8, 2020 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A lifelong resident of Hall County, Gene was ...


Madeline Parker, 77, Cleveland
Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs. Madeline Parker, age 77, of Cleveland. Mrs. Parker passed away on Wednesday, January 8, 2020. Memorial services are ...
Disgraced children's TV entertainer Rolf Harris dies at 93
Rolf Harris, the veteran entertainer whose decades-long career as a family favorite on British and Australian television was shattered when he was convicted of sexual assaults on young girls, has died
Former Hall County State Court Solicitor, Jerry Rylee, dead at 79
A former solicitor with the State Court of Hall County, Jerry Rylee, passed away Wednesday at the age of 79.
Jerry Springer, politician turned TV ringmaster, dies at 79
Jerry Springer, the former Cincinnati mayor and news anchor whose namesake TV show unleashed strippers, homewreckers and skinheads to brawl and spew obscenities on weekday afternoons, has died
Charles Stanley, influential Baptist preacher, dies at 90
Charles Stanley, a prominent televangelist who once led the Southern Baptist Convention, died Tuesday at his home in Atlanta at age 90
Lynyrd Skynyrd founding member Gary Rossington dead at 71
Gary Rossington, Lynyrd Skynyrd’s last surviving original member who also helped write the classic “Sweet Home Alabama,” died Sunday at the age of 71
Tim McCarver, big league catcher and broadcaster, dies at 81
The famed broadcaster and former St. Louis Cardinals star Tim McCarver has died
'Laverne & Shirley' actor Cindy Williams dies at 75
Cindy Williams, who played Shirley opposite Penny Marshall’s Laverne on the popular sitcom “Laverne & Shirley,” has died
Robbie Knievel, daredevil son of Evel Knievel, dies at 60
Robbie Knievel, an American stunt motorcycle performer and son of thrill-seeking father Evel Knievel, has died