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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 ...
Football Hall of Famer Claude Humphrey dies as age 77
Pro Football Hall of Famer Claude Humphrey has died at the age of 77
Lee Elder, 1st Black golfer to play Masters, dies at age 87
Golf pioneer Lee Elder has died at the age of 87
Frank Williams, founder of Formula One team, dies at 79
Sir Frank Williams, the founder and former team principal of Williams Racing, has died. He was 79. Williams took his motor racing team from an empty carpet warehouse to the summit of Formula One, overseeing 114 victories, a combined 16 drivers’ and constructors’ world championships, while becoming the longest-serving team boss in the sport’s history.
Towering musical theater master Stephen Sondheim dies at 91
Stephen Sondheim, the songwriter who reshaped the American musical theater in the second half of the 20th century, has died
Prince, poultry pioneer, dies at 93
Jack Prince of Gainesville, the man who invented the chicken deboning machine, has died at the age of 93.
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