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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 ...
Walter Mondale, Carter's vice president, dies at 93
Former Vice President Walter Mondale, a liberal icon who lost one of the most lopsided presidential elections after bluntly telling voters to expect a tax increase if he won, has died
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
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.