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Local Obits for Mon. Nov 9th, 2020


Grace C. Gowder, 85, Maysville
Grace C. Gowder, age 85 of Maysville, GA passed away on Monday, Nov. 9, 2020 at her residence. Born on Oct. 24, 1935 in Commerce, GA, Mrs. Gowder was the daughter of the late Jo ...


William Clyde Archer, 92, Ridgeland, MS formerly of Forsyth County
William Clyde Archer, age 92, of Ridgeland, MS former resident of Forsyth County, passed away peacefully on Monday, November 9th surrounded by family. His life work was boat r ...
Christopher Michael Jackson 57, of Cumming, Georgia passed away on Monday, November 9th, 2020. He is survived by his father; Richard Jackson of Atlanta, Georgia; and his mother; ...


Neal Lloyd Thomas, 81, Buford
Neal Lloyd Thomas, age 81, of Buford, GA passed away on November 9, 2020. He was preceded in death by his wife of forty-seven years, Beverly Jones Thomas. Mr. Thomas is survived by ...
Annie Jane Helton, 91, Alto
Annie Jane Helton age 91 of Alto entered heaven Monday November 9, 2020 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Winder. Annie was born in Habersham County to the late John Henr ...
   Linda “Lynne” Maynard Skellie, age 72 of Cornelia, passed away Monday, November 9, 2020. Born in Glens Falls, New York on December 2, 1947, Lynne w ...


Stanley Benny Roberson, 81, Gainesville
Stanley Benny Roberson, 81 of Buford passed away Monday November 9, 2020 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A native of Collinwood. Tennessee, Mr. Roberson was the so ...
Hugo Silva, 64, Gainesville
Mr. Hugo Silva, 64, of Gainesville GA,  passed away on November 9, 2020.  Hugo Aroldo Silva was born in Tiquisate , Guatemala on May 11, 1956. He was one of 10 childre ...
Nellie Louise Dyer, 85, Gainesville
Mrs. Nellie Louise Dyer, 85, of Gainesville passed away Monday, November 9, 2020 at her residence following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Th ...
Janie Carolyn Jackson, 61, Clermont
Janie Carolyn Jackson, age 61 of Clermont passed away Monday, November 9, 2020.  No funeral services will be held at this time.  Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 ...


Martha Ann Baker, 77, Maysville
Mrs. Martha Ann Baker, age 77, of Maysville, GA died Monday, November 9, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.  Mrs. Baker was born in Commerce to the late Rome Jefferson ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Donald Eugene Gentry, Jr. age 62 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Monday, November 9, 2020.  Mr. Gentry was born in Wa ...
Cleveland Howard Rhodes, 81, Nicholson
Mr. Cleveland Howard Rhodes, age 81, of Nicholson, GA died Monday, November 9, 2020 at St. Mary’s Hospital.  Mr. Rhodes was the son of the late Cleve and Vivian Ford Rho ...


Loyce Brown, 87, Dahlonega
Loyce Brown, 87, of Dahlonega, Ga passed away November 9, 2020 with her loving family at her side. She was married to Joseph Brown, her long-time sweetheart, recently celebrating t ...
Jasmine Skyla Luke, 19, Dahlonega
Jasmine Skylar Luke, age 19 of Dahlonega, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Monday, November 09, 2020. Born in Gainesville, Georgia on September 19, 2001, she was a daugh ...


Edward Fleming Polley, Sr., 78 of Tiger passed away Monday November 9, 2020 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Services are incomplete. Those wishing to send online con ...


Henry Bryant Brown, 94, Toccoa
  Mr. Henry Bryant Brown, age 94 of Letourneau Drive, Toccoa passed away Monday, November 9, 2020 at the Stephens County Hospital. A son of the late Franklin and Mary ...
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