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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 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...