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Local Obits for Mon. Dec 28th, 2020


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...
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