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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 ...
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
Tatjana Patitz, supermodel of '80s and '90s, dies at 56
One of an elite group of glamorous supermodels who graced magazine covers in the ’80s and ’90s and appeared in George Michael’s “Freedom
Nate Thayer, reporter who interviewed Pol Pot, dies
Nate Thayer, a fearless reporter who survived several brushes with death while covering conflict in Southeast Asia and was the last Western journalist to interview Khmer Rouge leader Pol Pot, has died
Bob Penny, bit actor in numerous Hollywood films, dies at 87
An Alabama actor who played small roles in movies including “Forrest Gump” and “Sweet Home Alabama” has died at age 87
Pelé, Brazil’s mighty king of ‘beautiful game,’ has died
Pelé, Brazil’s mighty king of soccer, has died