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Obituary Archive
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 ...
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