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Local Obits for Thu. Oct 1st, 2020


Lennie Patricia Penland, age 62 of Winder passed away Thursday, October 1, 2020.  Funeral service will be held 2:00 PM Sunday, October 4, 2020 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel.&n ...


Johnny J. Brady, 76, Clarkesville
Brother Johnny J. Brady, age 76 of Clarkesville, went to his heavenly home on Thursday, October 1, 2020.  Born in Martin, Georgia on July 9, 1944, he was a son of the late ...
Mary Eldarado Erwin Garrett, age 78 of Demorest, passed away on Thursday, October 1, 2020.  Born in Cornelia, Georgia on October 4, 1941, she was a daughter of the late Ivo ...


Laurie Ann Polzin Davis, 68, Dahlonega
Laurie Ann Polzin Davis, 68, of Dahlonega, GA passed away on October 1, 2020 after an extended battle with pancreatic cancer. She was born in Decatur, Georgia to Evelyn Lawrence an ...
Celma Ann Abercrombie, 83, Dahlonega
Mrs. Celma Ann Abercrombie, age 83, of Dahlonega passed away Thursday, October 1, 2020.  Mrs. Abercrombie was born on September 2, 1937 to the late Francis L. and Barbara A ...


Sharon Vonzeal Baker, 58, Colbert
Sharon Vonzeal Baker, age 58 of Colbert, GA passed away Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020.   Born on July 2, 1962 in Winder, GA, Mrs. Baker was the daughter of the late Billy and E ...
Gladys Wheeler, 91, Cleveland
Gladys Wheeler, age 91 of Dalton formerly of Cleveland, passed away Thursday, October 1, 2020. Mrs. Wheeler was born March 20, 1929 in Blue Ridge, GA to the late Elmer and Alice ...


Melvin Norman Nelms, 82, Cleveland
Melvin Norman Nelms, age 82, of Cleveland, passed away on Thursday, October 1, 2020. Mr. Nelms was born on August 29, 1938, in Haysville, North Carolina.  Melvin was a good ...
Jane Brown, 101, Cleveland
Jane Brown, age 101, of Cleveland, passed away on October 1, 2020. Mrs. Brown was born on December 11, 1918, in Hall County, to the late Branson and Lona Staton Standridge.  ...
Funeral Tuesday for well-known Gainesville businessman, attorney Sonny Sykes
Funeral services for Gainesville attorney and businessman William I. "Sonny" Sykes, Jr. are scheduled for Tuesday, July 13 at Free Chapel Worship Center.
Former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld dies at 88
The family of former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld says he has died
Local philanthropist and journalist Lessie Smithgall dies at 110
Lessie Smithgall, a longtime Gainesville philanthropist and journalist, died Friday, June 25 at the age of 110.
Frank Bonner, Herb on 'WKRP in Cincinnati,' dies at 79
Frank Bonner, who played a brash salesman with a love of flashy plaid suits on the TV comedy “WKRP in Cincinnati,” has died
Ned Beatty, indelible in 'Deliverance,' 'Network' dies at 83
Ned Beatty, the indelible character actor whose first film role as a genial vacationer raped by a backwoodsman in 1972′s “Deliverance” launched him on a long, prolific and accomplished career, has died
'Hooked on a Feeling' singer B.J. Thomas dies at 78
One of the country’s most popular and versatile singers, B
Former US Sen. John Warner of Virginia dies at 94
Former Sen. John W
Charles Grodin, 'Midnight Run,' 'Heartbreak Kid,' star, dies
Charles Grodin, the offbeat actor and writer who scored as a newlywed cad in “The Heartbreak Kid” and the father in the “Beethoven” comedies, has died