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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 ...
Walter Mondale, Carter's vice president, dies at 93
Former Vice President Walter Mondale, a liberal icon who lost one of the most lopsided presidential elections after bluntly telling voters to expect a tax increase if he won, has died
Hank Huckaby dies at 79 after 'unparalleled' Georgia career
Former University System of Georgia Chancellor and state budget director Hank Huckaby has died
Beloved Gainesville pediatrician Everett Roseberry dies at 79
Longtime Gainesville pediatrician Everett Roseberry, who was instrumental in the founding of The Longstreet Clinic, died Sunday, April 11 at the age of 79.
G. Gordon Liddy, Watergate mastermind, dead at 90
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Beloved children’s author Beverly Cleary dies at 104
Children’s author Beverly Cleary, the writer behind the popular characters Ramona Quimby and Henry Huggins, has died
Vernon Jordan, activist, former Clinton adviser, has died
According to a statement from his daughter, Vernon Jordan, a civil rights activist and former adviser to President Bill Clinton, has died
Mincey Marble founder, marble innovator dies at 86
​Kenneth Mincey, who founded Gainesville-based Mincey Marble cast marble company, passed away at the age of 86 Friday.
Jo Ann Adams, Gainesville's first female pharmacist, dies at 93
When Jo Ann Trapnell Adams graduated from the University of Georgia School of Pharmacy, she was just 20 years old.