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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 ...
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
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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.
Marty Schottenheimer, NFL coach with 200 wins, dies at 77
The longtime NFL coach Marty Schottenheimer has died