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Obituaries & Related Stories

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 ...
Former Georgia Supreme Court chief justice dies from virus
A former chief justice of the Georgia Supreme Court has died
Former Hall County Commission chair Whitmire dies at 86
Donald "Don" Ralph Whitmire, a former chairman of the Hall County Commission, died Thursday at the age of 86.
2-time Hawks NBA All-Star 'Fast Eddie' Johnson dies at 65
Eddie Johnson, the two-time All-Star for the Atlanta Hawks whose career was shortened by arrests which led to a life sentence in prison, has died
Actor Sean Connery, the 'original' James Bond, dies at 90
Scottish actor Sean Connery, considered by many to have been the best James Bond, has died, aged 90
Whitey Ford, 91, pitcher who epitomized mighty Yankees, dies
The great New York Yankees pitcher Whitey Ford has died
Guitar rock legend Eddie Van Halen dies of cancer at 65
Guitar virtuoso Eddie Van Halen is being mourned across the world of music
Thomas Jefferson Byrd, known for Spike Lee films, killed
Police say actor Thomas Jefferson Byrd has been shot dead in Atlanta
Country star and hit Elvis songwriter Mac Davis dies at 78
Country star and hit Elvis songwriter Mac Davis has died