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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Oct 8th, 2020

Habersham

Angela "Diane" Burton, 67, Demorest
Angela “Diane” Burton was 67 years old when she went to be with the Lord at 12:06 pm Thursday, October 8th, 2020. Diane was born in Jacksonville, Fl on February 13th, 1 ...

Hall

Mary June Chivers, 81, Gainesville
Mary June Chivers passed away peacefully on September 30, 2020 at 81 years of age in Gainesville, GA. Mary was a remarkable lady who touched a lot of lives in many special ways. ...
Bettie Jane Chriss, 90, Gainesville
Ms. Bettie Jane Chriss age 90 of Gainesville, Ga passed away on Wednesday, October 07, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.     &nbs ...
Shelly Hembree Martin, 58, Clermont
Shelly Hembree Martin, 58, of Clermont, Ga. died on October 8, 2020. A Memorial Service will be held at graveside at 2:00 p.m., on Tuesday, October 13, 2020, at Trinity United Meth ...
Peggy Epps Patton, 85, Gainesville
Peggy Epps Patton, 85 of Gainesville passed away Monday August 3, 2020. Born in Madison County, Mrs. Patton had lived in Hall County for most of her life.  She was the daug ...

Jackson

Floyd C. Thompson, 82, Hoschton
Floyd C. Thompson, 82, of Hoschton, GA, died Thursday, October 8, 2020. A graveside service will be held Sunday, October 11, 2020 at 3 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Gardens. Rev. Ha ...

Lumpkin

Mervin G. Blank, 90, Dahlonega
RIP Dad (aka. Pop Pop Merv) Mervin G. Blank, 90, passed away in Dahlonega, Georgia, on October 8, 2020. He was born in Elverson, PA on November 1, 1929, and spent most of his li ...
Nancy Martin, 81, Dahlonega
Nancy Martin, born in Georgetown, Washington DC in 1939. She later relocated to Dahlonega with her husband in 1992 where she is a member of Dahlonega United Methodist Church.  ...

White

Betty Humphrey Boggs, 91, Cleveland
Betty Humphrey Boggs age 91 of Cleveland passed away Thursday, October 8, 2020. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced later by Barrett Funeral Home of C ...
J.D. Farmer, 90, Cleveland
J.D. Farmer, age 90 of Cleveland, GA, passed away October 8, 2020 at his residence following an extended illness. Memorial services are scheduled for 4:00 PM, Saturday, October ...
Crystal Lynn Grizzle, 39, Cleveland
Crystal Lynn Grizzle, age 39, of Cleveland, passed away on October 8, 2020. Crystal was born on October 8, 1981, in California.  She worked as a home health nurse.  Cr ...
Brenda Sue Sosebee, 72, Cleveland
Brenda Sue Sosebee, age 72 of Cleveland, passed away Thursday, October 8, 2020. Mrs. Sosebee was born in Demorest, GA to the late Fred and Bell Simmons Tanksley. Brenda worked m ...
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.
Marty Schottenheimer, NFL coach with 200 wins, dies at 77
The longtime NFL coach Marty Schottenheimer has died