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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Fri. Oct 23rd, 2020

Banks

Mrs. Nancy Fincher Sullivan, age 75, of Homer, GA died Friday, October 23, 2020 at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center.  Mrs. Sullivan was born in Clayton to the late, Joh ...

Forsyth

Maria Magdalena Cox, 87, Cumming
Maria Magdalena Cox, 87, of Cumming, Georgia passed away on Friday, October 23rd, 2020. Maria is survived by her children; George Cox of Cumming, Georgia; and Susan Cox of Roswe ...

Gwinnett

Patrick Stroup, 66, Buford
Patrick “Pat” Stroup, age 66, of Buford, GA passed away Friday, October 23, 2020. He was preceded in death by his son, Matthew Stroup and mother, Jean Marie Stroup. He ...

Hall

Brenda Joyce Collins, 73, Gainesville
           Brenda Joyce Collins, age 73 of Gainesville, passed away Friday, October 23, 2020 at her residence.    ...
Joseph Walker Carruth, Jr., 86, Gainesville
Mr. Joseph Walker Carruth, Jr., 86, of Gainesville passed away Friday, October 23, 2020 peacefully at home. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, October 27, 2 ...
Viola Nell Fahey, 72, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Viola Nell Fahey, age 72, of Flowery Branch passed away Thursday, October 22, 2020. Memorial Services will be 3:00 p.m., Sunday, October 25, 2020 at Zion Hill Baptist Churc ...
Joe Tom McEntire, Jr., 93, Flowery Branch
Joe Tom McEntire Jr. age 93, of Flowery Branch, Georgia, passed away on October 23, 2020. A service celebrating his life will be held at Saturday 11 a.m. November 7, 2020 in chapel ...
Barbara Juanita Williams Moore, 90 of Gainesville passed away Friday, October 23, 2020 at her residence. Born in Donaldsonville, Georgia, Mrs. Moore had lived in Hall County for ...
John Fitzgerald "Ken" Rucker, passed away Friday, October 23, 2020. Funeral services are scheduled for 11:00 am Saturday, October 31, 2020 at Memorial Park North River ...
David Michael Tisdell, 25, Oakwood
Mr. David Michael Tisdell, 25, of Oakwood, passed away Friday, October 23, 2020. A Celebration of the Life service will be held on November 14, 2020 from 2:00 p.m. until 3:00 p. ...

Jackson

Richard Wesley Whitener, 77, Nicholson
Richard Wesley Whitener, Sr, age 77, of Nicholson, GA passed away on Friday, October 23, 2020. His life is being celebrated by the large family he left behind: His loving wife, Jea ...

Lumpkin

George Joseph Petro Sr., 64, Dahlonega
Mr. George Petro, Sr., age 64, of Dahlonega passed away Friday, October 23, 2020 following a courageous battle with cancer. Mr. Petro was born in Pittston, PA on February 1, 195 ...

Other

Kenneth (Ken) Labbe, 79, McDonough
Kenneth (Ken) Labbe, 79, of McDonough, GA tragically passed away on October 23, 2020 from injuries sustained in motor vehicle accident. He was born April 19, 1941, in Akron, OH ...
Ryan Spielman, 28, Roswell
Ryan Spielman, age 28, of Roswell, Georgia passed away on Friday, October 23, 2020. He was born on October 5, 1992 in Milledgeville, Georgia. Ryan graduated from Buford High Sch ...

Stephens

Mark Timothy Holbrooks, 61, Eastanollee
Mr. Mark Timothy Holbrooks, age 61 of Eastanollee passed away Friday, October 23, 2020 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville. A son of the late Fairy Fancy and Gr ...

White

J.L. Zini, 78, Cleveland
Mr. J L Zini, age 78, of Cleveland went to Heaven Friday, October 23, 2020. Mr. Zini was born October 16, 1942 in Springfield, Massachusetts to the late Cesare and Josephine Zin ...
Betty Lynn, Thelma Lou on 'The Andy Griffith Show,' has died
Betty Lynn, who was best known as Barney Fife's sweetheart Thelma Lou on “The Andy Griffith Show,” has died at the age of 95
Former NASCAR driver Townley killed in shooting in Athens
A former NASCAR driver was killed Saturday in a shooting in Georgia that also wounded a woman, investigators said. John Wes Townley, 31, died in the shooting in a neighborhood...
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