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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.  ...
Walter Mondale, Carter's vice president, dies at 93
Former Vice President Walter Mondale, a liberal icon who lost one of the most lopsided presidential elections after bluntly telling voters to expect a tax increase if he won, has died
Hank Huckaby dies at 79 after 'unparalleled' Georgia career
Former University System of Georgia Chancellor and state budget director Hank Huckaby has died
Beloved Gainesville pediatrician Everett Roseberry dies at 79
Longtime Gainesville pediatrician Everett Roseberry, who was instrumental in the founding of The Longstreet Clinic, died Sunday, April 11 at the age of 79.
G. Gordon Liddy, Watergate mastermind, dead at 90
Beloved children’s author Beverly Cleary dies at 104
Children’s author Beverly Cleary, the writer behind the popular characters Ramona Quimby and Henry Huggins, has died
Vernon Jordan, activist, former Clinton adviser, has died
According to a statement from his daughter, Vernon Jordan, a civil rights activist and former adviser to President Bill Clinton, has died
Mincey Marble founder, marble innovator dies at 86
​Kenneth Mincey, who founded Gainesville-based Mincey Marble cast marble company, passed away at the age of 86 Friday.
Jo Ann Adams, Gainesville's first female pharmacist, dies at 93
When Jo Ann Trapnell Adams graduated from the University of Georgia School of Pharmacy, she was just 20 years old.