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Local Obits for Wed. Oct 14th, 2020


Sherry Evans Berry, 49, Bethlehem
Sherry Evans Berry, age 49, of Bethlehem, GA passed away on Wednesday, October 14, 2020. She was preceded in death by her brother, Brad Raben Evans. Mrs. Evans is survived by her h ...


Charlotte Lou Guffey, 80, Cumming
Charlotte Lou Guffey, age 80, of Cumming, Ga. passed away on Wednesday October 14th, 2020. Charlotte was born in 1940 to the late Lewis and Roberta White. In addition to her parent ...
Mark Edwin Jamerson, 54, Cumming
Mark Edwin Jamerson 54, of Cumming, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, October 13th, 2020. Mark was employed as an Industrial Engraver at TextureSource for 28 years and was a dedic ...
Jewel Rogers, 94, Cumming
Jewel Rogers 94, of Cumming, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, October 14th, 2020. Jewel is preceded in death by her husband; Billy Rogers. A celebration of Jewel’s lif ...


Lucy Jane Thomason Smith, 72, passed away peacefully and around loved ones on Oct. 14, 2020. She finished a lengthy fight with dementia, and overcame challenges with bravery and fe ...


Rachel Virginia Seay, 91, Gainesville
Rachel Virginia Seay, 91 of Gainesville passed away Wednesday October 14, 2020  following an extended illness. A lifelong resident of Hall County, Ms. Seay was the daughter ...
Mr. Jackie “Jack” Dean Allred, age 83 of Gainesville, GA went to be with his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, October 14, 2020.  We give all praise and glory to Him f ...
Greg Erskin Thrasher, 59, Flowery Branch
Mr. Greg Erskin Thrasher, age 59, of Flowery Branch, passed away Wednesday, October 14, 2020. Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m., Saturday, October 17, 2020 in the Chapel of Mem ...


Sandra Ayers, 76, Commerce
Sandra Ayers, age 76 of Commerce, GA passed away Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020.   Born on Oct. 31, 1943 in Nicholson, GA, Ms. Ayers was the daughter of the late Robert E. Lee ...
Dorothy Mae Hill, 84, Commerce
Mrs. Dorothy Mae Hill, age 84, of Commerce, GA died Wednesday, October 14, 2020 at her residence.  Mrs. Hill was born in Commerce to the late Charlie and Lottie Mae Owensby Br ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Kenneth Alvin “Duck” Reese, age 67 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Wednesday, October 14, 2020.  Mr. Rees ...


  James Warren “Jimmy” Chapman, 65, of Colbert GA, passed away October 14, 2020 at his residence following an extended illness. The family will receive frien ...


Mr. Harold James “Jay” Ansley, age 77, of Toccoa, passed away Wednesday, October 14, 2020 at Stephens County Hospital. Family members include his wife, Maryann Domek ...
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