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Obituaries & Related Stories

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 ...
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

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 ...
Whitey Ford, 91, pitcher who epitomized mighty Yankees, dies
The great New York Yankees pitcher Whitey Ford has died
Guitar rock legend Eddie Van Halen dies of cancer at 65
Guitar virtuoso Eddie Van Halen is being mourned across the world of music
Thomas Jefferson Byrd, known for Spike Lee films, killed
Police say actor Thomas Jefferson Byrd has been shot dead in Atlanta
Country star and hit Elvis songwriter Mac Davis dies at 78
Country star and hit Elvis songwriter Mac Davis has died
'I Am Woman' singer Helen Reddy, '70s hitmaker, dies at 78
Helen Reddy, the Australian-born singer who scored an enduring hit with her feminist anthem “I Am Woman,” has died at 78 in Los Angeles
Gale Sayers, Bears Hall of Fame running back, dies at 77
Chicago Bears Hall of Fame running back Gale Sayers has died
'Forrest Gump' author Winston Groom dead at 77
Winston Groom, the writer whose novel “Forrest Gump” was made into an Oscar winning 1994 movie that became an enduring cultural phenomenon, has died
Tom Seaver, heart and mighty arm of Miracle Mets, dies at 75
Hall of Fame pitcher and New York Mets icon Tom Seaver has died at 75