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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Dec 23rd, 2020

Forsyth

Johnny “Big John” William Walls, age 66, of Cumming, GA, passed away on Wednesday, December 23, 2020. Johnny was born in 1954, to the late Howard and Gwen Walls. He lov ...

Gwinnett

Wesley Cummings , Jr., 86, Sugar Hill
Wesley Cummings, Jr., age 86, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Wednesday, December 23, 2020. He is survived by his wife of thirty-three years, Kathleen Frady Allgood Cummings, Suga ...
Mitzi O'Hara, 58, Stone Mountain
Mitzi O’Hara 58 of Stone Mountain passed away Wednesday December 23.  Professional Service Entrusted to Wimberly Funeral Home. 

Habersham

Byron Ray Adamson, 75, Alto
Byron Ray Adamson, 75, of Alto, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, December 23, 2020. Mr. Adamson was born April 15, 1945 in Banks County, Georgia to the late W ...
Clarence "Oogie" Wiley Gunn, age 74, of Cornelia, Georgia went to his heavenly home on Wednesday, December 23, 2020 surrounded by his loving family. Mr. Gunn was born ...
Marsha Hicks James, 75, Springfield, formerly Clarkesville
Marsha Hicks James, age 75, of Springfield, Georgia formerly of Clarkesville, Georgia passed away on Wednesday December 23, 2020. Mrs. James was born on September 21, 1945 in At ...

Hall

Larry Martin Chester, 66, Gainesville
Larry Martin Chester 66 of Gainesville passed away Wednesday, December 23rd. Larry Martin Chester was born June 6, 1953 to the late Viola Martin and Jimmie L. Chester Jefferson, Ga ...
Bishop L. Wayne Hicks, 74, Gainesville
  Bishop L. Wayne Hicks, 74 of Gainesville passed away Wednesday, December 23, 2020 following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, ...
Christopher Shane Parr, 54, Gainesville
Mr. Christopher Shane Parr, 54, of Gainesville passed away December 23, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Memorial Pa ...

Jackson

Mark Andrew Shirley, 64, Commerce
Mr. Mark Andrew Shirley, age 64, of Commerce, GA died Wednesday, December 23, 2020 at Piedmont Athens.  Mr. Shirley was born in Commerce to Genevieve Aspinwall Shirley of Comm ...

Lumpkin

Ostena Grizzle, 86, Dahlonega
Mrs. Ostena Mary Grizzle, age 86, of Dahlonega passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Wednesday, December 23, 2020. Mrs. Grizzle was a native and lifelong resident o ...

Other

Mrs. Rosa Elizabeth Elliott Carlyle, 84, of Bowersville, passed away December 23, 2020 at her residence following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 4:00 p.m. ...

White

Roy Belville, 71, Cleveland
Mr. Roy Belville, age 71, of Cleveland, passed away Wednesday, December 23, 2020. Mr. Belville was born to the late Leroy and Charlotte Easley Bumgardner Belville.  In addi ...
Belma Jones Shadburn, 81, Cleveland
Belma Jones Shadburn, age 81, of Cleveland, GA passed away on Wednesday, December 23, 2020. Funeral services will be held on Sunday, December 27, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel of ...
Juanita Watkins Southerland, age 91, of Cleveland, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, December 23, 2020 at Habersham Medical Center following a battle with COVID-19. Mrs. Souther ...
Jessie Sparks, 83, Cleveland
Mrs. Jessie Sparks, age 83, of Cleveland, passed away Wednesday, December 23, 2020.  Mrs. Sparks was born in Cleveland to the late Willis Lewis and Letcher Satterfield Autr ...
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
Michael Constantine of 'My Big Fat Greek Wedding' dies at 94
Michael Constantine, an Emmy Award-winning character actor who reached worldwide fame playing the Windex bottle-toting father of the bride in the 2002 film “My Big Fat Greek Wedding,” has died
Willard Scott, weatherman on NBC's 'Today' show, dies at 87
Willard Scott, the beloved weatherman who charmed viewers of NBC’s “Today” show with his self-deprecating humor and cheerful personality, has died
Actor Ed Asner, TV's blustery Lou Grant, dies at 91
Actor Ed Asner, the blustery but lovable Lou Grant in two successful television series, has died
Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts dies at age 80
Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts has died at the age of 80
Country singer Tom T. Hall dies; wrote ‘Harper Valley PTA’
Singer-songwriter Tom T