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Local Obits for Wed. Nov 18th, 2020

Forsyth

Ronald J. Watson, 73, Cumming
Ronald J. Watson, 73, of Cumming passed away Wednesday, November 18, 2020. He was a graduate from Forsyth County High School in 1965. and Clarkesville Technical School in 1967. Ron ...

Gwinnett

Margaret Frankum Hamilton, 71, Lawrenceville
Margaret Frankum Hamilton, age 71, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on November 18, 2020.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Ervin and Ola Mae Jordan Frankum.  Sh ...

Habersham

Jerry Carter, 73, Mt. Airy
  Jerry Carter, age 73 of Mt. Airy, passed away on Wednesday, November 18, 2020.  Born in Clarkesville, Georgia on April 28, 1947, he was a son of the late Jim &a ...
John Lewis Currier, 94, Cornelia
John Lewis Currier, 94, of Jacksonville, Florida passed away on November 18, 2020.    He was born on June 9, 1926 in Cornelia, GA to parents George and Mauneeta ( ...
Joe Ellis Morgan, 73, Cornelia
  Joe Ellis Morgan, age 73 of Cornelia, passed away on Wednesday, November 18, 2020.  Joe was the son of the late Haskell and Annabell Morgan. He was an auto body ...

Hall

Terry Clinton Porter, 62, Gainesville
Mr. Terry Clinton Porter age 62 of Gainesville, Ga passed away on Wednesday November 18, 2020 at his residence following an extended illness.   Funeral services are sc ...
James Smith, 55, Gainesville
James Smith of 55 years passed away on November 18, 2020 in Gainesville Georgia. He is survived by his ex-wife Rozitta Smith and his five daughters Christina McArthur, Jamie Rocq ...
  Alma Jane “Janie” Midyette Whitehead passed away peacefully on November 18, 2020, after an extended battle with Alzheimer’s. Janie was a devoted mother, da ...
Rhonda Kay Beasley, 67, Gainesville
Ms. Rhonda Kay Beasley, 67, of Gainesville passed away Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center with her daughters holding her hand and family surrounding h ...

Lumpkin

Mary Merlene Morris, 87, Dahlonega
Mary Merlene Morris, age 86, of Dahlonega, passed away on November 18, 2020. Mrs. Morris was born on December 11, 1933, in Atlanta, Georgia, to the late Bob and Merle Shue.  ...

White

Michael Andrew Payne, Sr., 63, Cleveland
Michael Andrew Payne, Sr., age 63, of Cleveland, passed away on Wednesday, November 18, 2020. Mr. Payne was born on February 28, 1957, in Hiawassee, Georgia, to the late Charles ...
Funeral Tuesday for well-known Gainesville businessman, attorney Sonny Sykes
Funeral services for Gainesville attorney and businessman William I. "Sonny" Sykes, Jr. are scheduled for Tuesday, July 13 at Free Chapel Worship Center.
Former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld dies at 88
The family of former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld says he has died
Local philanthropist and journalist Lessie Smithgall dies at 110
Lessie Smithgall, a longtime Gainesville philanthropist and journalist, died Friday, June 25 at the age of 110.
Frank Bonner, Herb on 'WKRP in Cincinnati,' dies at 79
Frank Bonner, who played a brash salesman with a love of flashy plaid suits on the TV comedy “WKRP in Cincinnati,” has died
Ned Beatty, indelible in 'Deliverance,' 'Network' dies at 83
Ned Beatty, the indelible character actor whose first film role as a genial vacationer raped by a backwoodsman in 1972′s “Deliverance” launched him on a long, prolific and accomplished career, has died
'Hooked on a Feeling' singer B.J. Thomas dies at 78
One of the country’s most popular and versatile singers, B
Former US Sen. John Warner of Virginia dies at 94
Former Sen. John W
Charles Grodin, 'Midnight Run,' 'Heartbreak Kid,' star, dies
Charles Grodin, the offbeat actor and writer who scored as a newlywed cad in “The Heartbreak Kid” and the father in the “Beethoven” comedies, has died