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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Dec 28th, 2020

Forsyth

Marjorie Sheffield Reeves passed away Monday evening, December 28, 2020, to join our Father in Heaven. She is survived by her husband of 60 years, John Harvey Reeves, a son Robert ...

Habersham

Becky Addis Ferguson, age 64 of Alto, passed away on Monday, December 28, 2020.  Born in Demorest, Georgia on June 27, 1956, she was a daughter of the late Junior Addis and ...
Charley Sanford Helseth, 36 of Baldwin, GA formerly of Youngsville, NC, passed away Monday, December 28, 2020. He was born February 2, 1984 in Raleigh, NC to Lowry and Janet &ldquo ...
Doris Evelyn Arrowood Hewell, age 78 of Alto, passed away on Monday, December 28, 2020.   Born in Cleveland, Georgia on June 6, 1942, she was a daughter of the late Gart ...
Matthew Wakefield, 98, Demorest
Matthew Wakefield, age 98, of Demorest, Georgia, passed away on Monday, December 28, 2020. Mr. Wakefield was born on July 8, 1922 In addition to his parents, he was preceded ...

Hall

Mattie Bell Daniel, 88, Gainesville
Ms.Mattie Bell Daniel of Gainesville,Georgia passed on December 28, 2020. Graveside Celebration of Life Services will be held on Saturday, January 2, 2021 at Mount Zion ...
Henry Lee Miller, 65, Flowery Branch
Mr. Henry Lee Miller, age 65, of Flowery Branch passes away Monday, December 28, 2020 at his residence, surrounded by family.  A Celebration of Life will take place at a la ...
Phillip Bond Sartain, 62, Gainesville
Phillip Bond Sartain, 62, of Gainesville passed away peacefully on December 28, 2020. Phillip was born February 19, 1958, in Royston, Georgia at the Ty Cobb Memorial Hospital, f ...
Eddie M. Simmons, III, 71, Flowery Branch
Rev. Eddie M. Simmons, III, 71, of Flowery Branch, passed away peacefully Monday, December 28, 2020 at his residence following an extended illness. Memorial services will be hel ...
Roy Junior Turner, 91, Lula
Roy Junior Turner, age 91 of Lula, passed away on Monday, December 28, 2020.  Born in Lula, Georgia on January 21, 1929, he was a son of the late Claude Turner and Raider D ...

Lumpkin

Mrs. Pamela Lanier Woody Jarrels, 66, of Dahlonega, passed away Monday, December 28, 2020 at her residence. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Born on September ...

Other

Grady Rudolph Smith, Greensboro, Ga. formerly of Jefferson
Grady Rudolph Smith went peacefully to be with the Lord the morning of December 28, 2020 at his home at The Glen in Greensboro GA.   Jan, his beloved wife of 74 years, wa ...
Lila Crystal Fox, 39, Hull
Lila Crystal Fox, age 39 of Hull, GA passed away on Monday, Dec. 28, 2020.   Born in Athens, GA on July 17, 1981. She attended grades 1-12 in Oconee County. She went on to ...
Margaret Lynn Scoggins Huff, 69, Rockmart, GA
Mrs. Margaret Lynn Scoggins Huff, 69, of Rockmart, GA., passed away Monday, December 28, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton Campus. A Celebration of Life Service ...

White

Mr. Donald “Donnie” Dorsey, age 80, of Cleveland, passed away on Monday, December 28, 2020.  Mr. Dorsey was born on October 12, 1940 to the late Dave and Stella ...
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