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Local Obits for Sun. Dec 20th, 2020


Nina L. Layne, 78, Cumming
  Nina L. Layne 78, of Cumming, Georgia passed away on Sunday, December 20, 2020. She is preceded in death by her husband Loyd Lane. Nina is survived by her children; ...


Mark Gregory Cordell, 73, Cumming
Mark Gregory Cordell age 73, of Cumming, Ga passed away on Sunday, December 20, 2020.  Mark is a long-time local business owner and proud veteran of the U.S. Air Force. ...


Maria Goss Becker, 63, Clarkesville
Maria Goss Becker, age 63 of Clarkesville, Georgia took her heavenly flight home to be with the Lord on Sunday, December 20, 2020 following an extended illness. Born in Stephens ...


Billy "Pop" Houston Hope, 81, Gainesville
Billy "Pop" Houston Hope, age 81, of Gainesville, GA passed away Sunday, December 20, 2020. Funeral services are scheduled for 11:00 AM Tuesday, December 22, 2020 at H ...
Cristela Munoz, Gainesville
Donald Reed Neilan, 67, Gainesville
Donald Reed Neilan, 67, of Gainesville, GA passed away on December 20, 2020. Don was born on June 7, 1953 in New London, CT to Donald Chapman Neilan and Mary Louise Reed Neilan. ...
Roger David Dyer, 67, Gainesville
Mr. Roger David Dyer, 67, of Gainesville, passed away Sunday, December 20, 2020 at The Oaks following an extended illness. A celebration of Life service will be held 11:00 a.m. ...
Lamar Elder, Gainesville
Mr. Lamar Elder passed away Sunday, December 20, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 23, 2020 in the Chap ...
Gene Hewell, 71, Gainesville
Gene Hewell age 71 of Gainesville, Ga. passed away Sunday December 20, 2020 in the comfort of his home. Funeral services will be held at 2 pm Wednesday December 23 at the Little ...


Tommy Ray Phillips, 54, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Tommy Ray Phillips, age 54 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Sunday, December 20, 2020.  Mr. Phillips was born in Winde ...


George Brown, 80, Dahlonega
George Brown, age 80, of Dahlonega, Georgia passed away on December 20, 2020. He was born on July 2, 1940 in Hiawassee to the late Sylvester Brown and the late Sallie Flanagan. He ...
George Henry Brown, 80, Dahlonega
Mr. George Henry Brown, age 80, of Dahlonega passed away Sunday, December 20, 2020. Complete funeral arrangements and full obituary to follow. To share a memory or condolence ...


James “Boone” Daniel English, age 64, of Clayton, Georgia, passed away on December 20, 2020. Boone was born the son of the late Wallace Rafter English and the late C ...


Horace Aldon Shedd, 69, Toccoa
Mr. Horace Aldon Shedd age 69 of Toccoa passed away December 20, 2020 at his residence. A son of the late Wenfred Conner and Willie Mae Lacy Shedd, he was born October 21, 1951 ...


Billie Jane (B.J.) Addington Ash, age 86, of Cleveland, passed away on December 20, 2020. B.J. was born on August 1, 1934 to the late Lillie and Addison Addington.  She was ...
Annitta Kay Gilleland, 58, Cleveland
Annitta Kay Gilleland age 58, of Cleveland passed away Saturday December 19, 2020. Mrs. Gilleland was born in Hall County the daughter of the late Winifred Carder and Freddie Su ...
Robbie Knievel, daredevil son of Evel Knievel, dies at 60
Robbie Knievel, an American stunt motorcycle performer and son of thrill-seeking father Evel Knievel, has died
Tatjana Patitz, supermodel of '80s and '90s, dies at 56
One of an elite group of glamorous supermodels who graced magazine covers in the ’80s and ’90s and appeared in George Michael’s “Freedom
Nate Thayer, reporter who interviewed Pol Pot, dies
Nate Thayer, a fearless reporter who survived several brushes with death while covering conflict in Southeast Asia and was the last Western journalist to interview Khmer Rouge leader Pol Pot, has died
Bob Penny, bit actor in numerous Hollywood films, dies at 87
An Alabama actor who played small roles in movies including “Forrest Gump” and “Sweet Home Alabama” has died at age 87
Pelé, Brazil’s mighty king of ‘beautiful game,’ has died
Pelé, Brazil’s mighty king of soccer, has died
Eloise R. Gilmer dead at 97
Eloise R. Gilmer of Gainesville passed away at the age of 97 Wednesday, December 7, 2022.
Robert Clary, last of the ‘Hogan’s Heroes’ stars, dies at 96
Robert Clary, who played a prisoner of war in the TV sitcom “Hogan’s Heroes,” has died
Rev. Dr. William Hugh Cauthen dies at 92
The Reverend Dr. William Hugh Cauthen passed away peacefully onto his next life on Wednesday, November 9, 2022.