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Local Obits for Wed. Oct 28th, 2020

Banks

Mary Lou Cotton, 81, Homer
  Ms. Mary Lou Cotton, age 81, of Homer, GA died Wednesday, October 28, 2020 at her residence.  Ms. Cotton was born in Commerce to the late George and Omie Baugh Cotto ...

Barrow

David F. Banner, 73, Winder
David F. Banner, age 73, of Winder, GA passed away on Wednesday, October 28, 2020. He is survived by his wife, Kathie Richards Banner, Winder; children, Todd Banner, Council, OH, K ...

Forsyth

Rose Louise Mathis Holbrook, 94, of Cumming Georgia peacefully went to her Heavenly reward Wednesday morning October 28, 2020.  Louise was born to Grady and Della Mathis Ma ...
Mamie Turner Jackson, 90, Cumming
Mamie Turner Jackson 90, of Cumming, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, October 28, 2020. Graveside services will be held on Friday, October 30th, 2020 at 2:00pm at Sawnee View M ...
  Philip “Buddy” Keith Nichols 79, of Cumming, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, October 28th, 2020. Philip is preceded in death by his parents; Philip and W ...
Kathryn (Kitty) Smith Ross, age 94, residing at the Oaks Assisted Living on Post Road, passed away on Wednesday, October 28, 2020. She was born on November 4, 1925 to the late Jose ...

Habersham

Betty Ann Jordan White, 88, Cornelia
Betty Ann Jordan White of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Thursday, Oct. 28, 2020 surrounded by family. Betty was the daughter of the late Coleman Jefferson Jordan and Lucill ...

Hall

Omar Escamilla Lopez, 39, Gillsville
Omar Escamilla Lopez, age 39 of Gillsville, GA passed away Wednesday, October 28, 2020. The family will receive friends at Hillside Chapel Funeral Home in Gainesville, GA from 4 ...
Donald Milton Davis, Sr, 75, Gainesville
Mr. Donald Milton Davis, Sr. age 75 of Gainesville, Ga passed away on Wednesday October 28, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center- Braselton, Ga flowing an extended illness.&nbs ...
Sandra Jean Knight, 72, Gainesville
Sandra Jean Knight, age 72 of Gainesville, GA passed away peacefully Wednesday, October 28, 2020. Sandra was a devoted wife, mother and “Nana”. She retired from ...
Phillip Alan Lindsey, 68, Gainesville
Phillip Alan Lindsey, age 68, of Gainesville, GA passed away on Wednesday, October 28, 2020. He is survived by his wife of six years, Vickie Turner Lindsey, Gainesville, GA; daught ...
John Aaron McMurray, Sr, 24, Gainesville
Mr. John Aaron McMurray, Sr. age 24 of Gainesville, Ga passed away on Wednesday October 28, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Memorial services are scheduled for Saturd ...
Joshua D'andre Millsap, N/A, Gainesville
Joshua D'andre  Millsap of Gainesville, Georgia passed on October 28, 2020.  Celebration of Life Graveside Services for Joshua D'andre  Millsap of Ga ...

Jackson

Joseph Borders, 89, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Joseph Borders, age 89 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Wednesday, October 28, 2020.  Mr. Borders was born  in Je ...

Lumpkin

Donny Joel McKinzie, 66, Dahlonega
Donny Joel McKinzie, age 66, of Dahlonega, GA passed away October 28, 2020. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. He was preceded in death by his parents, Jessie & Clara McKinzi ...
GEORGE HENRY FAULKNER 3/24/30 – 10/27/20 Loving husband to Daphne for 70 years and loving father to his children Wayne, Danny, Barry, Renee, and Melinda. Born in Troy Alab ...
Bruce Jones, 78, Dahlonega
Mr. Joseph Bruce Jones, age 78, of Dahlonega, Georgia passed away Wednesday, October 28, 2020. Bruce was born in Dahlonega on October 26, 1942 to the late Walter Lee and Izora L ...

Other

Jerry Lee Mays, Sr., 73, Roswell
Jerry Lee Mays, Sr., age 73, of Roswell, Georgia (born in Lake Providence, Louisiana) passed away Wednesday, October 28, 2020.   Mr. Mays was a hard worker and a great ...
Jackie Porter Brock, 54, Carnesville
  Jackie Porter Brock, age 54, of Carnesville, GA passed away on Wednesday, October 28, 2020. She was preceded in death by her husband, Curtis Aubrey Brock; father, James B ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Rhonda Sue Lavender Day, age 57 of Athens, Georgia (South Jackson Community) who entered into rest Wednesday, October 28, 2020.  ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Rhonda Sue Lavender Day, age 57 of Athens, Georgia (South Jackson Community) who entered into rest Wednesday, October 28, 2020.  ...
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
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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.