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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 ...
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