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Local Obits for Sun. Nov 8th, 2020


Donna Elaine Jones, 52, Dawsonville
Donna Elaine Jones, 52 of Dawsonville, GA passed away suddenly on Sunday, November 8, 2020.  She was born to the late Donald and Lucy Jones.  She loved to go to concerts ...


Thora Tweed, 86, Cumming
Thora Tweed 86, of Cumming, Georgia passed away on Sunday, November 8th, 2020. No services are currently scheduled. Condolences may be expressed at ...
Ali Allen Zoughi, Sandy Springs and Cumming
  Ali Allen Zoughi of Sandy Springs and Cumming passed away Sunday, November 8, 2020. Survivors include his wife Pamela Zoughi, daughter Amanda and son Jonathan Allen ...
Rhea Danielle Poole, 43, Cumming
Rhea Danielle Poole, age 43, of Cumming, GA, passed away on Sunday, November 8, 2020. She was a member of Zion Hill Baptist Church in Cumming, GA. Rhea enjoyed fixing hair, makeup, ...
Sarah Jane (Sally) Roehm passed away at the age of 87 on November 8, 2020. Sally is survived by her beloved husband, Harper Roehm, of Cumming, GA; her daughter and son-in-law, J ...


Eileen J. Wheeler Howard, 69, Braselton
Eileen J. Wheeler Howard, age 69, of Braselton, GA passed away on Sunday, November 8, 2020. She was preceded in death by her parents, Francis and Mildred Wheeler and brother, Glen ...
William "Bill" H. Shepherd, 75, of Buford died Sunday November 8, 2020. Little & Davenport Funeral Home, Gainesville.


William Howard Burke, 83, Demorest
William Howard Burke, of Demorest, Georgia, loving husband and father of three sons, passed away at the age of 83. Howard was born on July 28, 1937 in Habersham County, Geo ...
Robert Conway Hackney, 96, Clarkesville
Robert C. Hackney, age 96, of Clarkesville, passed away on Sunday, November 8, 2020. Mr. Hackney was born on September 29, 1924, in Wichita Falls, Texas, to the late Milard and ...
Mike D. "Catfish" Hall, 66, Baldwin
Mike D. "Catfish" Hall, age 66, of Baldwin, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, November 8, 2020, following a sudden illness. Mr. Hall was born on September 1 ...
Donnie Murray, 67, Clarkesville
Donnie Murray, age 67, of Clarkesville, Georgia passed away on Sunday, November 8, 2020. Mr. Murray was born on December 14, 1952 in Stephens County, Georgia to the late Floyd P ...


Terry Lee Allen, 63, Flowery Branch
Terry Lee Allen age 63 of Flowery Branch, Ga. died Sunday November 8, 2020 following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday November 12, 2020 ...


Mary Louise Hiland Lord, 79, Commerce
Mrs. Mary Louise Hiland Lord, age 79, of Commerce, GA died Sunday, November 8, 2020 at Northridge Health and Rehab.  Mrs. Lord was born in Maysville to the late Ezra and Gertr ...


Anderson-Underwood Funeral Home announces that Amanda “Paige” Mitcham, age 32, of Dahlonega passed away on Sunday November 8, 2020. Paige was born on April 29, 1988 in ...


Jose Mendoza Sr., 68, Monterrey, Mexico
"Beloved Father and loving husband” Jose Mendoza Sr. was called home by our Lord and Savior on Sunday November 8, 2020.  Mr. Mendoza was born October 16, 1952 in ...
Mrs. Janice Gail Sertain Smith, age 58 of Butterfly Court, Lavonia passed away Sunday, November 8, 2020 at the Piedmont Athens Regional Hospital, Athens, Georgia. A daughter of ...
Otis Lewis Williamson, Jr, age 76 of Griffin, passed away Sunday, November 8, 2020.  Born July 30, 1944, in Griffin, GA, he was the son of O. L. Williamson, Sr and Loette J ...
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...