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Local Obits for Thu. Jan 9th, 2020


Eugene Delaney, 85, Buford
Eugene Delaney, age 85, of Buford, GA passed away on Thursday, January 9, 2020. He was preceded in death by his wife, Walstine Waters Delaney and brother, Bobby Cantrell. Mr. Delan ...


Tommy Mason Turner, 83, Gainesville
Tommy Mason Turner, age 83 of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday, January 9, 2020. Mr. Turner was born on May 17, 1936, in Atlanta, Georgia, to the late Grady and Jerrine Adam ...
Brandon Scott Yarbrough, 30, Gainesville
Brandon Scott Yarbrough age 30 of Gainesville, GA passed away on Thursday, January 9, 2020. Mr. Yarbrough lived in Gainesville, GA all of his life. Brandon was joyful and full of l ...
Robin “Reid” Blalock, 55, Flowery Branch
Robin “Reid” Blalock, age 55, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away Thursday, January 9, 2020. He was preceded in death by father, Albert Blalock and mother, Bonnie Loui ...
Patrick Ausborn Pruitt, 66, Gainesville
Patrick Ausborn Pruitt, age 66, of Gainesville, Georgia passed away on Thursday, January 9, 2020. Mr. Pruitt was born on July 29, 1953 in Sacramento, California to the late Hill ...


Clara Braselton Jackson, 88, Braselton
Clara Braselton Jackson (Pam), age 88, of Braselton passed away Thursday, January 9, 2020.  Funeral service will be held at 2:00 pm Sunday, January 12, 2020 at Lawson Funeral ...
Dale Glenn Allen, 53, Commerce
Dale Glenn Allen, age 53, of Commerce passed away Thursday, January 9, 2020.  Memorial service will be held 7:00 pm Saturday, January 11, 2020 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel.&n ...


Linda Jones, 65, Dawsonville
Linda Jones, 65, of Dawsonville passed away Thursday January 9, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a period of declining health. Born April 17, 1954 in Norfolk, ...


Margaret Duck, 63, Greensboro
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Margaret Driskell Duck, age 63 of Greensboro, Georgia, formerly of Braselton, Georgia who entered into rest Thursday, January 9, 2020 ...
Joseph Gerard Wolfort, 84, Hayesville, NC
Mr. Joseph Gerard Wolfort age 84 of Hayesville, North Carolina passed away on Thursday January 9, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness.  &n ...


Larry David Allen, 75, Cleveland
Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. Larry David Allen, age 75 of Cleveland. Larry passed away Thursday, January 9, 2019 following a period of declining hea ...
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...