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Cecilia J. Burton, 62, Winder
Cecilia J. Burton age 62 of Winder passed away Friday, October 2, 2020. Cecilia Juanita Burton was born January 10, 1958 to Emma Burton- Campbell and Pete Thurmond of Statham, ...

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Arlene Estelle Avakian, 56, Cumming
Arlene Estelle Avakian, age 56, of Cumming, GA, passed away on Friday, October 2, 2020. She was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ and Latter-Day Saints in Cumming, GA. Arlene ...
Mary Margaret (Peggy) Patterson Kerr, 87, of Cumming, Ga passed away on Friday October 2, 2020.   She was born in Steubenville, Ohio in November 1933 She was preceded ...
Ryan Pierce, 53, Cumming
Ryan Pierce, age 53, went to be with the Lord on Friday, October 2, 2020. A United States Army veteran , he is survived by his loving wife of 21 years, Tina Pierce and his siblings ...
John Thomas Vanderhoof, 89, Cumming
John Thomas Vanderhoof, age 89, of Cumming, GA, passed away on Friday, October 2, 2020. John was born in 1930, to the late Cornelius and Helen Vanderhoof. He was a United States Na ...
Walter M. Weber Jr., 92, Cumming
Walter M. Weber Jr., age 92, of Cumming, Georgia passed away peacefully on Friday October 2, 2020 at the Oaks at Post Road Assisted Living and Memory Care where he had been a ...

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Corene Lucy Tatum, 94, Gainesville
Mrs. Corene Lucy Tatum, 94, of Gainesville passed away Friday, October 2, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center of a sudden illness. To protect our vulnerable family members, ...
Joel Tramel Cleveland, Jr., 70, Gainesville
Joel Tramel Cleveland, Jr. age 70 of Gainesville passed away October 2, 2020 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville. Tramel was born April 4, 1950 in Gainesville t ...
Memorial Services for Mr. Tadrick Terrian Osborne of Lula, Georgia will be held Sunday, October 4, 2020, at 3:00 pm at Springfield Baptist Church, 6155 Hammett Street, Lula, G ...
Johnnie B. Parker, 90, Gainesville
Mrs. Johnnie B. Parker, devoted wife, loving mother and adored grandmother, died following a brief illness on October 2, 2020 at the age of 90. Johnnie was born on June 29, 1930 ...
Ornie Lee Whelchel, 93, Gainesville
Ornie Lee Whelchel was born on July 18, 1927 in Lumpkin County, Georgia.  She born to the late Walter and Earmon Jackson Whelchel. Ornie Lee Whelchel grew up under the guidanc ...

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Ricky Wayne Brooks, 62, Pendergrass
Mr. Ricky Wayne Brooks, age 62, of Pendergrass, Georgia, passed away peacefully on Friday, October 2, 2020. Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 pm Sunday, October 4, 2020 at ...
Brenda Gail Wilson, 68, Commerce
Brenda Gail Wilson, age 68 of Commerce, GA passed away Friday, Oct. 2, 2020.   Born on Feb. 19, 1952 in Commerce, GA, Mrs. Wilson was the daughter of the late Thurston C ...
Donald Edward Lingerfelt, 61, Braselton
Donald Edward Lingerfelt, 61, of Braselton Georgia passed away in his sleep at his mother’s home on Friday, October 2nd. Don is survived by his mother, Virginia Lingerfelt ...
Emmagene Fleeman Merk, 86, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Emmagene Fleeman Merk, age 86, of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest on Friday, October 2, 2020. Mrs. Merk was the daughter of ...
Mrs. Artie Louise Crumley Seymour, age 97, of Commerce, GA died Friday, October 2, 2020 at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center.  Mrs. Seymour was born in Commerce to the l ...

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Dennis Cornelius “Mullet” Adams, age 82 of Toccoa, passed away Friday, October 2, 2020, at a private healthcare facility.  No formal services will be held at th ...

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Charlet Marie Corle, 48, Cleveland
Charlet Marie Corle, age 48, of Cleveland, passed away on October 2, 2020. Ms. Corle was born on April 21, 1972, in Atlanta, Georgia.  Charlet was an accountant and owned a ...
Betty White, TV’s Golden Girl, dies at 99
Actor Betty White, whose saucy, up-for-anything charm made her a television mainstay for more than 60 years, has died
Former US Senate majority leader Harry Reid dies at 82
Harry Reid, the former Senate majority leader and Nevada’s longest-serving member of Congress, has died at home in Henderson, Nevada
John Madden, Hall of Fame coach and broadcaster, dies at 85
The NFL says Hall of Fame coach turned broadcaster John Madden has died at age 85
Gainesville businessman James Simpson dies at 77, truck parade to be held in his honor
Gainesville businessman James Simpson, the force behind Simpson Trucking & Grading, Inc. in Gainesville, will be remembered in a funeral service Friday, Dec. 17 at Hopewell Baptist Church.
Michael Nesmith, the Monkee for all seasons, dies at 78
Michael Nesmith, the wool-hatted, guitar-strumming member of the 1960s, made-for-television rock band The Monkees, has died at 78
Al Unser, a four-time winner of Indianapolis 500, dies at 82
Al Unser, one of only four drivers to win the Indianapolis 500 a record four times, died Thursday following years of health issues
Pro Bowler, Super Bowl champ, GA Tech star wideout Demaryius Thomas dies at 33
Former NFL wide receiver Demaryius Thomas has died at the age of 33
Georgia Racing Hall of Famer Bud Lunsford passes away
Legendary Georgia racer and hall of famer Bud Lunsford of Gainesville passed away on Monday at the age of 86. Lunsford, a member of both the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame...