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Local Obits for Sun. Dec 13th, 2020


Lounell Grizzle, 75, Alto
Mrs. Lounell Grizzle, 75, of Alto, GA, passed away Sunday, December 13, 2020 following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 17, ...


Bonnie Shoemake Holloway, 72, Dawsonville
Bonnie Shoemake Holloway, 72, of Dawsonville, GA passed away on Sunday, December 13, 2020 at her residence after an extended illness.  She was born to the late William Roy and ...


Sarah West Ledford, 85, Buford
Sarah West Ledford, age 85, of Buford, GA, passed away Sunday, December 13, 2020. She was preceded in death by her husband of sixty-four years, Donald J. Ledford. She is survived b ...


James Hugh Tatum, 93, Cornelia
James Hugh Tatum, age 93 of Cornelia, passed away on Sunday, December 13, 2020 surrounded by love and family.  Born in Cornelia, Georgia on February 14, 1927, he was a son ...


Felipe Ramirez-Pena, 76, Gainesville
Mr. Felipe Ramirez-Pena, 76, of Gainesville, passed away Sunday, December 13, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, ...
Don Stroud, 86, Gainesville
  Mr. Don Stroud, age 86 of Gainesville, GA, passed away on Sunday, December 13, 2020. Don was born on November 6, 1934, in Habersham County to the late Alfred Luther ...
Dorothy Nell Kinsey, 81, Clermont
Dorothy Nell Kinsey August 30, 1939 – December 13, 2020 Dorothy Nell Kinsey, age 81 of Clermont, went to her eternal home to be with Jesus on December 13, 2020. She pas ...
Ruby Mae Smith, 93, Oakwood
Mrs. Ruby Mae Smith, age 93, of Oakwood passed away Sunday, December 13, 2020 at New Horizon – Limestone. A Private Memorial Service will be held at a later date. Mrs. ...


Barbara Jane Bennett, 79, Commerce
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Barbara Jane Bennett, age 79 of Commerce, Georgia who entered into rest Sunday, December 13, 2020.  Mrs. Bennett was Born in Bay ...
Artis Ray Johnson, 84, Braselton
Artis Ray Johnson, age 84, of Braselton entered into rest Sunday, December 13, 2020.  Funeral services will be held 2:30 pm Tuesday, December 15, 2020 at Lawson Funeral Home C ...
Sister Loretta Sharon Trotman, age 72, of Hoschton passed away Sunday, December 13, 2020.  Funeral services will be held 12:00 pm Friday, December 18, 2020 at Lawson F ...


Eris Stevens Floyd, 93, Dahlonega
Mrs. Eris Stevens Floyd, age 93, of Dahlonega, GA passed away on December 13, 2020. Mrs. Floyd was born March 15, 1927 in Miami, FL to the late Carlton Enloe and Marie Louise St ...


Mr. William Clark “Bill” Hill, age 65, of McDonough, GA died Sunday, December 13, 2020 at Piedmont Henry Hospital.  Mr. Hill was born in Atlanta to Ernest Clark an ...


Scott Eugene Dowdy, 58, Cleveland
Scott Eugene Dowdy, age 58, of Cleveland, GA, formerly of Buford, GA, passed away Sunday, December 13, 2020. He was preceded in death by his father, Harold Dowdy. He is survived by ...
Mrs. Altha Meaders Loggins entered her Heavenly home peacefully on December 13, 2020. Altha was born on January 5, 1935, to Cheaver and Arie Meaders.  She married Duane Log ...
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...