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Local Obits for Sun. Oct 18th, 2020

Gwinnett

David Pursley, 83, Buford
Pursley, David, age 83 of Buford, went home to be with his Lord and on October 18, 2020. He is happy to be reunited with his wife Ruth who moved to heaven ahead of him in June. Dav ...

Habersham

Guen Anton Adkins, 44, Demorest
Guen Anton Adkins, age 44, of Demorest, Georgia formerly of Glen Ellyn, Illinois passed away on Sunday, October 18, 2020. Service Arrangements are incomplete and will be announc ...
Gary Eugene Lilly, 70, Cornelia
Gary Eugene Lilly, age 70, of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Sunday, October 18, 2020 in Milledgeville, GA.   He was born and raised in Kentucky, a retired Kentucky Corre ...

Hall

Harry Knox Forrester, 75, Gainesville
  Mr. Harry Knox Forrester, age 75 of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Sunday, October 18, 2020. Graveside services will held at 2:00 pm Thursday, October 22, 2020 at M ...
Brian Knox Forrester, 47, Gainesville
Brian Knox Forrester, age 47, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Sunday, October 18, 2020 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.  Graveside services are sched ...
Chuck McKissick, 70, Gainesville
Chuck McKissick, age 70, of Gainesville, passed away on Sunday, October 18, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Chuck began playing drums when he was 13 years old and was ...
Daniel Jerome Rice, 56, Braselton
Daniel Jerome Rice 56 of Braselton passed away on Sunday October 18, 2020. Professional Service Entrusted to Wimberly Funeral Home.
Daniel Jerome Rice, 57, Flowery Branch
A TIME TO BE BORN Through the infinite wisdom of God, on November 9, 1963, a beloved child, Daniel Jerome Rice was born in Boston, Massachusetts, to the late Martha E. ...
Norman “Bud” Lawrence Stewart, age 86, died peacefully at home on October 18, 2020. He was born to the late Earl and Nellie Stewart on October 27, 1933 in Des Moines, I ...

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Jack William Tinsley, 78, Cleveland
Jack William Tinsley age 78, of Cleveland passed away Sunday October 18, 2020 at his home in Cleveland.  A longtime resident of Conyers, GA, Mr. Tinsley had resided in Clevela ...
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