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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Oct 20th, 2020

Dawson

Sharon Leigh Hester, 69, Dawsonville
  Sharon Leigh Hester 69, of Dawsonville, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, October 20, 2020. Visitation will be on Sunday, October 25th, 2020 from 1:00pm – 2:00pm. ...

Forsyth

Gregory William Tomko, 40, Cumming
Mr. Gregory William Tomko, 40, of Cumming passed away suddenly Tuesday, October 20, 2020. Services are planned for a later time. Born on June 4, 1980 in Dayton, OH, he was th ...

Gwinnett

Samuel Lavon Bullock, 71, Suwanee
We are saddened to announce the passing of Samuel Lavon Bullock on October 20, 2020 at Emory John’s Creek Hospital, in the Metro Atlanta area. He was born on February 11, 194 ...
Jeanne Thompson Heermance, 67, Loganville
Jeanne Thompson Heermance, age 67, of Loganville, GA passed away on Tuesday, October 20, 2020. She was preceded in death by her parents, John W. Thompson and Mary Ellen Savage Thom ...
Michael Allen Lovett, 68, Dacula
  Michael Allen Lovett, age 68, of Dacula, GA passed away on Tuesday, October 20, 2020. He is survived by his wife, Kim Miller Lovett, Dacula; son, Christopher Allen Lovett ...

Habersham

Doris Vernell Stockton Mize, 90, Clarkesville
Doris Vernell Stockton Mize, age 90 of Clarkesville, passed away Tuesday, October 20, 2020.   Born in Stephens County on June 9, 1930, Vernell was the daughter of the la ...
Keithy Laroyce Rucker, 44, Westminster, SC formerly of Cornelia
Keithy Laroyce Rucker, age 44 of Westminster, South Carolina and formerly of Cornelia, passed away on Tuesday, October 20, 2020.  Born in Demorest, Georgia on July 2, 1976, ...

Hall

William Theophilus (Billy) Ellison, Jr. May 11, 1941- October 20, 2020 Gainesville has lost an icon.  William Theophilus (Billy) Ellison, Jr. passed away Tuesday, Octobe ...
Mark Lanier Pirkle, Gainesville
Funny, kind and loyal, Mark Lanier Pirkle is being remembered as a husband without compare, a supportive father who always had time to snuggle and a giving friend with a wicked sen ...
Michael D Whitfield, 72, Gainesville
Mr. Michael D. Whitfield, 72, of Gainesville, passed away Tuesday, October 20, 2020 at his residence following an extended illness. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. ...

Other

George Ross Kelly, Jr, 74, Statesboro
George Ross Kelly, Jr formerly of Statesboro, GA passed away on Tuesday, October 20th, 2020 at the age of 74. The eldest son of George and Emma Kelly, and one of ten Kelly child ...
Jane Powell, Hollywood golden-age musicals star, dies at 92
Jane Powell, who starred in Hollywood golden age musicals, has died
Michael Constantine of 'My Big Fat Greek Wedding' dies at 94
Michael Constantine, an Emmy Award-winning character actor who reached worldwide fame playing the Windex bottle-toting father of the bride in the 2002 film “My Big Fat Greek Wedding,” has died
Willard Scott, weatherman on NBC's 'Today' show, dies at 87
Willard Scott, the beloved weatherman who charmed viewers of NBC’s “Today” show with his self-deprecating humor and cheerful personality, has died
Actor Ed Asner, TV's blustery Lou Grant, dies at 91
Actor Ed Asner, the blustery but lovable Lou Grant in two successful television series, has died
Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts dies at age 80
Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts has died at the age of 80
Country singer Tom T. Hall dies; wrote ‘Harper Valley PTA’
Singer-songwriter Tom T
Former Hall County School Superintendent Doug Winters dies at 82
Dr. Douglas Harry Winters, a former superintendent for the Hall County School District, died Wednesday, Aug. 11 at the age of 82.
Former CDC official from Gainesville dies at age 69
Gainesville native Dr. Thomas Weston Hodge III, the former Director of Immunogenetics at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, died July 31 in St. Simon's Island, Ga.