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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Dec 24th, 2020

Barrow

Mr. Christopher Paul Ward, 45, of Barrow County, passed away December 24, 2020. No services are planned at this time. Memorial Park Funeral Home, 2030 Memorial Park Road, Gai ...

Dawson

Larry Kenneth Jones, 76, Dawsonville
Larry Kenneth Jones, age 76, of Dawsonville, GA, passed away on Thursday, December 24, 2020. He was born in 1944, to the late Ezra and Janie Bell Jones. Larry was a member of Leban ...

Habersham

Betty Mae Powell, 90, Cornelia
Betty Mae Powell Gray, age 90 of Cornelia, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, December 24, 2020 following an extended illness. Born in Cornelia, Georgia on March ...
Fannie Mae Burgess Tullis, age 93, of Mt. Airy, passed away on Thursday, December 24, 2020.  Born on May 24, 1927, in Habersham County, she was a daughter of the late Walt ...
Melvin Harlan Tullis, 75, Mt. Airy
Melvin Harlan Tullis, age 75, of Mt. Airy, passed away on Thursday, December 24, 2020.  Born on March 5, 1945, in Habersham County, he was a son of the late Harlan Tullis a ...
Lee Roy Williams, 81, Cornelia
Mr. Lee Roy Williams, age 81 of Cornelia, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Christmas Eve Thursday, December 24, 2020.    Mr. Williams was born on April 30, ...

Hall

Ladislao Rafael Gottreich, 65, Gainesville
Mr. Ladislao Rafael Gottreich, age 65, of Gainesville passed away Thursday, December 24, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Gainesville. A Celebration of Life will ...
Karl Edward Fivecoat, 65, Gainesville
Karl Edward Fivecoat, age 65, passed away peacefully in his home December 24, 2020, after battling stage IV pancreatic cancer for the past year.      &nbs ...
Mr. Henry “Hank” James Hess, Jr., age 73, of Gainesville passed away Thursday, December 24, 2020.  Hank was a longtime resident of Hall County and a member of Zion ...
Mary Ellen Howington, 73, Gainesville
Mrs. Mary Ellen Howington, 73, of Gainesville, passed away December 24, 2020 at her residence following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday ...
Archie Eugene Hunt, 58, Oakwood
Mr. Archie Eugene Hunt, 58, of Oakwood, Ga, passed away December 24, 2020 at his residence. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Born on July 16, 1962 in Gainesvi ...
Larry Martin, 66, Gainesville
Larry Martin 66 of Gainesville passed away Wednesday December 24.  Professional Service Entrusted Wimberly Funeral Home. 
Mrs. Frank (Elizabeth) Pirkle, age 96, passed away December 24, 2020, surrounded by her loving daughters.  A private Family Graveside Service was held at Concord Baptist Churc ...
Cynthia Evone Richardson, 63, Gainesville
Ms. Cynthia Evone Richardson age 63 of Gainesville, Ga passed away on Thursday, December 24, 2020. Evone was born on June 5, 1957 to her late parents Clifford and Marion Richardson ...

Lumpkin

Larry Odom, 71, Dahlonega
It is with a heavy heart that Anderson-Underwood Funeral Home announces the passing of one of our own, Mr. Larry Odom, age 71, of Dahlonega.  Larry was a native and lifelon ...
James Richardson, 78, Dahlonega
Mr. James Richardson, age 78, of Dahlonega passed away Thursday, December 24, 2020.  Complete funeral arrangements will be announced later by Anderson-Underwood Funeral Hom ...
James Larry Richardson, 78, Dahlonega
Mr. James Larry Richardson, Sr., age 78, of Dahlonega passed away Thursday, December 24, 2020.  Mr. Richardson was born in Centre, AL on September 23, 1942 to the late Hugh ...

White

Geneva Inez Russell, 88, Cleveland
Geneva Inez Russell, age 88 of Cleveland, passed away Thursday, December 24, 2020.   Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced soon by Barrett Funer ...
Funeral Tuesday for well-known Gainesville businessman, attorney Sonny Sykes
Funeral services for Gainesville attorney and businessman William I. "Sonny" Sykes, Jr. are scheduled for Tuesday, July 13 at Free Chapel Worship Center.
Former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld dies at 88
The family of former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld says he has died
Local philanthropist and journalist Lessie Smithgall dies at 110
Lessie Smithgall, a longtime Gainesville philanthropist and journalist, died Friday, June 25 at the age of 110.
Frank Bonner, Herb on 'WKRP in Cincinnati,' dies at 79
Frank Bonner, who played a brash salesman with a love of flashy plaid suits on the TV comedy “WKRP in Cincinnati,” has died
Ned Beatty, indelible in 'Deliverance,' 'Network' dies at 83
Ned Beatty, the indelible character actor whose first film role as a genial vacationer raped by a backwoodsman in 1972′s “Deliverance” launched him on a long, prolific and accomplished career, has died
'Hooked on a Feeling' singer B.J. Thomas dies at 78
One of the country’s most popular and versatile singers, B
Former US Sen. John Warner of Virginia dies at 94
Former Sen. John W
Charles Grodin, 'Midnight Run,' 'Heartbreak Kid,' star, dies
Charles Grodin, the offbeat actor and writer who scored as a newlywed cad in “The Heartbreak Kid” and the father in the “Beethoven” comedies, has died