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Obituary Archive
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.  ...
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