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Local Obits for Fri. Nov 6th, 2020


John Easton, 61, Braselton
John Easton, 61, of Braselton, GA, died Friday, November 6, 2020. Mr. Easton has been cremated and a service will be held at a later date. Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel 770-945-692 ...


Boots Dunaway Sparrow, 95, Pinehurst
Boots Dunaway Sparrow, age 95, of 511 Rocky Ford Road, Pinehurst, died Friday, November 6, 2020, at Summerhill Nursing Center in Perry. Born in Unadilla, she was the daugh ...
David Andrew Yearwood, 64, Demorest
David Andrew Yearwood, age 64, of Demorest, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Friday, November 6, 2020 after a corageous battle with cancer. Mr. Yearwood was born on Dece ...


Glendavere G. Godden, 86, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Glendavere G. Godden, age 86, of Flowery Branch passed away Friday, November 6, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Gainesville. Private Memorial Services will ...
Adeline Burdine Lindsey Griffith graduated to heaven on Nov. 6, 2020, after several years of declining health. She was 88.   Adeline was born April 15, 1932, in Dallas, Te ...
John Steven Hulsey, 64, Gainesville
Mr. John Steven Hulsey, 64, of Gainesville passed away Friday, November 6, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wedn ...
William Hobert Wehunt, 56, Gainesville
Mr. William Hobert Wehunt, 56, of Gainesville passed away Friday, November 6, 2020. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 12, 2020 in the Chapel of Me ...


Ralph Edward Stowe, 66, Taccoa
Ralph Edward Stowe, 66 of Toccoa, GA, passed away peacefully at his home, Friday, November 6, 2020. Ralph was born on March 9, 1954, in Toccoa, GA to Fay Edward and Sara Stowe. ...


John Clifton Anthony Jr, 96, Sautee Nacoochee
?Mr John Clifton Anthony Jr of Sautee Nacoochee passed away on Wednesday, Nov 6 at the Gardens of Gainesville Assisted Living Facility in Gainesville, GA. He was 96. Mr Antho ...
Susan Lillian Morro, Cleveland
Susan Lillian Morro was born in Fall River, Massachusetts in 1959.  Susan lived in Keansburgh, NJ. where she earned her LPN. She later moved to Cleveland, Georgia and worked i ...
Bonnie Marie Pontiere Shirley, 84, Myrtle Beach South Carolina and Cleveland, Ga.
Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs. Bonnie Marie Pontiere Shirley, age 84 of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina and Cleveland, Georgia. Bonnie passed away Frida ...
Betty White, TV’s Golden Girl, dies at 99
Actor Betty White, whose saucy, up-for-anything charm made her a television mainstay for more than 60 years, has died
Former US Senate majority leader Harry Reid dies at 82
Harry Reid, the former Senate majority leader and Nevada’s longest-serving member of Congress, has died at home in Henderson, Nevada
John Madden, Hall of Fame coach and broadcaster, dies at 85
The NFL says Hall of Fame coach turned broadcaster John Madden has died at age 85
Gainesville businessman James Simpson dies at 77, truck parade to be held in his honor
Gainesville businessman James Simpson, the force behind Simpson Trucking & Grading, Inc. in Gainesville, will be remembered in a funeral service Friday, Dec. 17 at Hopewell Baptist Church.
Michael Nesmith, the Monkee for all seasons, dies at 78
Michael Nesmith, the wool-hatted, guitar-strumming member of the 1960s, made-for-television rock band The Monkees, has died at 78
Al Unser, a four-time winner of Indianapolis 500, dies at 82
Al Unser, one of only four drivers to win the Indianapolis 500 a record four times, died Thursday following years of health issues
Pro Bowler, Super Bowl champ, GA Tech star wideout Demaryius Thomas dies at 33
Former NFL wide receiver Demaryius Thomas has died at the age of 33
Georgia Racing Hall of Famer Bud Lunsford passes away
Legendary Georgia racer and hall of famer Bud Lunsford of Gainesville passed away on Monday at the age of 86. Lunsford, a member of both the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame...