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Local Obits for Fri. Oct 23rd, 2020


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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. ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...
Walter Mondale, Carter's vice president, dies at 93
Former Vice President Walter Mondale, a liberal icon who lost one of the most lopsided presidential elections after bluntly telling voters to expect a tax increase if he won, has died
Hank Huckaby dies at 79 after 'unparalleled' Georgia career
Former University System of Georgia Chancellor and state budget director Hank Huckaby has died
Beloved Gainesville pediatrician Everett Roseberry dies at 79
Longtime Gainesville pediatrician Everett Roseberry, who was instrumental in the founding of The Longstreet Clinic, died Sunday, April 11 at the age of 79.
G. Gordon Liddy, Watergate mastermind, dead at 90
Beloved children’s author Beverly Cleary dies at 104
Children’s author Beverly Cleary, the writer behind the popular characters Ramona Quimby and Henry Huggins, has died
Vernon Jordan, activist, former Clinton adviser, has died
According to a statement from his daughter, Vernon Jordan, a civil rights activist and former adviser to President Bill Clinton, has died
Mincey Marble founder, marble innovator dies at 86
​Kenneth Mincey, who founded Gainesville-based Mincey Marble cast marble company, passed away at the age of 86 Friday.
Jo Ann Adams, Gainesville's first female pharmacist, dies at 93
When Jo Ann Trapnell Adams graduated from the University of Georgia School of Pharmacy, she was just 20 years old.