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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 ...
Robbie Knievel, daredevil son of Evel Knievel, dies at 60
Robbie Knievel, an American stunt motorcycle performer and son of thrill-seeking father Evel Knievel, has died
Tatjana Patitz, supermodel of '80s and '90s, dies at 56
One of an elite group of glamorous supermodels who graced magazine covers in the ’80s and ’90s and appeared in George Michael’s “Freedom
Nate Thayer, reporter who interviewed Pol Pot, dies
Nate Thayer, a fearless reporter who survived several brushes with death while covering conflict in Southeast Asia and was the last Western journalist to interview Khmer Rouge leader Pol Pot, has died
Bob Penny, bit actor in numerous Hollywood films, dies at 87
An Alabama actor who played small roles in movies including “Forrest Gump” and “Sweet Home Alabama” has died at age 87
Pelé, Brazil’s mighty king of ‘beautiful game,’ has died
Pelé, Brazil’s mighty king of soccer, has died
Eloise R. Gilmer dead at 97
Eloise R. Gilmer of Gainesville passed away at the age of 97 Wednesday, December 7, 2022.
Robert Clary, last of the ‘Hogan’s Heroes’ stars, dies at 96
Robert Clary, who played a prisoner of war in the TV sitcom “Hogan’s Heroes,” has died
Rev. Dr. William Hugh Cauthen dies at 92
The Reverend Dr. William Hugh Cauthen passed away peacefully onto his next life on Wednesday, November 9, 2022.