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Local Obits for Tue. Dec 15th, 2020


Virginia Heard Holbrook, age 93, of Cumming, GA, passed away on Tuesday, December 15, 2020. She was born in 1927, to the late Egbert and Genelia Heard. Virginia was a member of Coa ...


Jane Driggers Horah, 87, Buford
Jane Driggers Horah, age 87, of Buford, GA passed away December 14, 2020.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. Hugh Horah.  She is survived by her daughter, Bec ...


Dr. Thomas Lumpkin Hodges, Jr., 95, Clarkesville
Dr. Thomas Lumpkin Hodges, Jr. was born January 3, 1925 in Douglasville, Georgia to T.L. Hodges, Sr. and Lillian Belle Powell Hodges, and was the first of four brothers, Tom, Bill, ...
Nedra Kay Baisden Eller, 78, Clarkesville
Nedra Kay Baisden Eller, age 78 of Clarkesville, passed away Tuesday, December 15, 2020 at her residence.   Born in Logan, West Virginia on April 8, 1942, Mrs. Eller was ...


Lucile Elizabeth Beaver, 94, Gainesville
Gainesville native Lucile Elizabeth Beaver, 94, died peacefully on December 15, 2020 at the Virginia Hospital Center in Arlington, VA.   A life member of the Riverside Mi ...
Larry Henry Brinkman, 83, Gainesville
Larry Henry Brinkman, 83, passed away peacefully on December 15 at home in Gainesville, Georgia.   He was the husband of Judith Johnson Brinkman.  They shared 61 ...
Emma Marie Cory, 68, Gainesville
Ms. Emma Marie Cory age 68 of Gainesville, Ga passed away on Tuesday December 15, 2020 at New Horizons Limestone following an extended illness. Memorial services will be held at ...
Graveside Celebration of Life Services for Rodney Eugene Niles will be held on Saturday, December 19, 2020,1:00 PM at Fairfield Church Cemetery 2142 Highway 82  ...


Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Thelma Daniel Sikes Qualls, age 96 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Tuesday, December 15, 2020.  Mrs. Qualls was born ...
Clara Sykes Banks, 90, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. , age 90 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Tuesday, December 15, 2020.  Mrs. Banks was born in Carnesville, Georgia, a ...


Burrell Alan Young, 68, Clayton
Burrell Alan Young, age 68, of Clayton, Georgia, passed away on December 15, 2020. Alan was born the son of the late Burrell Young and the late Carrie Belle Henslee Young on Nov ...


Oma Jane Watson, 88, Cleveland
Oma Jane Watson, age 88, of Cleveland, passed away on Tuesday, December 15, 2020. Mrs. Watson was born on November 28, 1932, in Beech Bottom, West Virginia, to the late Dewie an ...
Football Hall of Famer Claude Humphrey dies as age 77
Pro Football Hall of Famer Claude Humphrey has died at the age of 77
Lee Elder, 1st Black golfer to play Masters, dies at age 87
Golf pioneer Lee Elder has died at the age of 87
Frank Williams, founder of Formula One team, dies at 79
Sir Frank Williams, the founder and former team principal of Williams Racing, has died. He was 79. Williams took his motor racing team from an empty carpet warehouse to the summit of Formula One, overseeing 114 victories, a combined 16 drivers’ and constructors’ world championships, while becoming the longest-serving team boss in the sport’s history.
Towering musical theater master Stephen Sondheim dies at 91
Stephen Sondheim, the songwriter who reshaped the American musical theater in the second half of the 20th century, has died
Prince, poultry pioneer, dies at 93
Jack Prince of Gainesville, the man who invented the chicken deboning machine, has died at the age of 93.
Betty Lynn, Thelma Lou on 'The Andy Griffith Show,' has died
Betty Lynn, who was best known as Barney Fife's sweetheart Thelma Lou on “The Andy Griffith Show,” has died at the age of 95
Former NASCAR driver Townley killed in shooting in Athens
A former NASCAR driver was killed Saturday in a shooting in Georgia that also wounded a woman, investigators said. John Wes Townley, 31, died in the shooting in a neighborhood...
Jane Powell, Hollywood golden-age musicals star, dies at 92
Jane Powell, who starred in Hollywood golden age musicals, has died