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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Fri. Oct 16th, 2020

Dawson

Sam Catanzano, Jr., 92, Dawsonville
Sam Catanzano, Jr., 92, of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday October 14, 2020. Sam was born October 6, 1928 to the late Sam and Rose Catanzano. He was born and raised in Pittsbu ...

Forsyth

Ronnie Lee Hamby, 62, Cumming
Ronnie Lee Hamby, age 62, of Cumming, GA, passed away on Friday, October 16, 2020. Ronnie was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church in Cumming, GA.  He enjoyed baseball, collec ...

Gwinnett

  Robert “Bobby" Kent Griffin died at the age of 66 on October 16, 2020 at his home in Suwanee, Georgia, surrounded by his wife, Beth, his children, Lanier and H ...

Habersham

Jackie Palmour Thomas, 88, Clarkesville
Jackie Palmour Thomas, age 88 of Clarkesville, Georgia passed away Friday, October 16, 2020. Born in White County, Georgia on June 1, 1932, Mr. Thomas was the son of the late Fr ...

Hall

Robert Lee Lott, Gainesville
Celebration of Life Graveside Services for Mr. Robert L. Lott will be held on Wednesday, October 21, 2020, 1:00 PM @ Cross Plains Baptist Church Cemetery, 3230 Cross Plains ...
Dauan Dale Ward, 43, Gainesville
Dauan Dale Ward 43 of Gainesville passed away on Friday October 16, 2020.  Professional Service Entrusted to Wimberly Funeral Home.
Lawrence Edward Morris, 54, Hoschton
Mr. Lawrence Edward Morris, age 54, of Hoschton passed away Friday, October 16, 2020. No Services will be held at this time. Mr. Morris was born November 24, 1965 to the late ...
Margielean M. Watson, 72, Gainesville
Margielean M. Watson age 72 of GA passed away on October 16, 2020. Mrs. Margielean Watson was born on March 25th, 1948, in Barrow County Georgia. She was raised under the loving gu ...
Joseph Zappulla, Jr., 48, Gainesville
Mr. Joseph Zappulla, Jr. 48 of Gainesville passed away Friday, October 16, 2020 following a sudden illness at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Joey was born in Hollywood, Florida ...

Jackson

Emma G. Summers, 68, Commerce
Emma G. Summers, age 68 of Commerce, GA passed away Friday, Oct. 16, 2020. Born in Atlanta, GA on Jan. 29, 1952, Mrs. Summers was the daughter of the late Olan W. and Mary M. Wa ...

Lumpkin

Aleitha Ann Dockery, 63, Dahlonega
Mrs. Aleitha Ann Dockery, age 63, of Dahlonega passed away Friday, October 16, 2020. Aleitha was born in Habersham County on August 15, 1957. She was preceded in death by her fa ...

White

Harold Edward Helms, 73, Cleveland
Harold Edward Helms, age 73, of Cleveland passed away on Friday, October 16, 2020. Mr. Helms was born on September 3, 1947 in Enterprise, Alabama to Edward Helms and Jeanette Helm ...
CLEVELAND, G.A. – Catherine “Cathie” Mary Elizabeth Opava, 77, of 638 Hidden Valley Road, died peacefully in her sleep on Friday morning, October 16, at her resid ...
Football Hall of Famer Claude Humphrey dies as age 77
Pro Football Hall of Famer Claude Humphrey has died at the age of 77
Lee Elder, 1st Black golfer to play Masters, dies at age 87
Golf pioneer Lee Elder has died at the age of 87
Frank Williams, founder of Formula One team, dies at 79
Sir Frank Williams, the founder and former team principal of Williams Racing, has died. He was 79. Williams took his motor racing team from an empty carpet warehouse to the summit of Formula One, overseeing 114 victories, a combined 16 drivers’ and constructors’ world championships, while becoming the longest-serving team boss in the sport’s history.
Towering musical theater master Stephen Sondheim dies at 91
Stephen Sondheim, the songwriter who reshaped the American musical theater in the second half of the 20th century, has died
Prince, poultry pioneer, dies at 93
Jack Prince of Gainesville, the man who invented the chicken deboning machine, has died at the age of 93.
Betty Lynn, Thelma Lou on 'The Andy Griffith Show,' has died
Betty Lynn, who was best known as Barney Fife's sweetheart Thelma Lou on “The Andy Griffith Show,” has died at the age of 95
Former NASCAR driver Townley killed in shooting in Athens
A former NASCAR driver was killed Saturday in a shooting in Georgia that also wounded a woman, investigators said. John Wes Townley, 31, died in the shooting in a neighborhood...
Jane Powell, Hollywood golden-age musicals star, dies at 92
Jane Powell, who starred in Hollywood golden age musicals, has died