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Local Obits for Thu. Dec 3rd, 2020


Coy Webb O’Shields, Jr., age 64, of Winder, GA passed away Thursday, December 3, 2020. He was preceded in death by his mother, Barbara O’Shields. He is survived by his ...


Andres Figueroa, 87, Lawrenceville
Andres Figueroa, 87, of Lawrenceville, GA, died Thursday, December 3, 2020. A graveside service will be held Saturday, December 5, 2020 at 3 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Gardens. H ...
Lavon Hair, 82, Lawrenceville
Lavon Hair, age 82, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on Thursday, December 3, 2020. He was preceded in death by his wife of forty-three years, Marie Ramey Hair; sister, Jesse Maxim ...


Mrs. Sarah Ellen Chapman age 69 of Lula, Ga passed away on Thursday December 03, 2020 at her residence following an extended illness.  Funeral services are scheduled for Su ...
Salvador D. Bernal, 42, Gainesville
Mr. Salvador D. Bernal age 42 of Gainesville, Ga passed away on Thursday December 03, 2020 at Emory Hospital in Decatur, Ga.           Memorial ser ...
Teresa Lott, 69, Gainesville
Teresa Lott age 69 of Gainesville passed away on Thursday, December 3, 2020. Ms. Teresa Maria Lott was born October 2, 1951 to the late Robert and Frankie Heard. She entered pea ...
Robert D. Tracy, 80, Gainesville
Robert D. Tracy, age 80, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Thursday, December 3, 2020. Robert was born October 12, 1940 in Detroit, Michigan. The son of the late Donald Gerry ...


Margaret Lillian Fincher, 74, Commerce
Margaret Lillian Fincher, age 74 of Commerce, GA passed away on Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020 at her residence.   Born on March 4, 1946 in Wilmington, Delaware, Mrs. Fincher wa ...
Juana Mendoza Leon, 94, Commerce
Juana Mendoza Leon, age 94 of Commerce, GA passed away on Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020.   Born on June 24, 1926 in San Antonio, De Los Libres, Guerreo, Mexico, Mrs. Leon was t ...
James David Sanders, 56, Commerce
Mr. James David Sanders, age 56, of Commerce passed away on Thursday, December 3, 2020 at Emory University.  Mr. Sanders was born in Nicholson to Frances Sellers Phillips of C ...


Mr. William “Will” Carlos Brown, 26, passed away December 3rd 2020.  William was born on May 1st 1994 in Atlanta, Georgia. He attended Lanier Technical College ...


William D Backus, N/A, Decatur
Mr. William D. Backus, (Mr. Bill) passed away December 3, 2020 at his home in Decatur surrounded by his family. He was a native of Norfolk, VA where he began his career in the e ...
Carolyn Ruth (Ruthie) McMullen Nardi went to be with her Lord, Jesus Christ, her dearly departed husband, Joseph (Joe) Frank Nardi, her parents, LeRoy and Jean McMullen, her niece, ...


Clyde M. Rholetter, 85, Toccoa
Mr. Clyde M. Rholetter, age 85 of Prather Bridge Road, Toccoa passed away Thursday, December 3, 2020 at his residence.   A son of the late Alonzo S. Rholetter and Lyda T ...


Martha Viola Morrison, 74, Cleveland
Martha Viola Morrison, age 74, of Cleveland, passed away on Thursday, December 3, 2020. Ms. Morrison was born on June 19, 1946, in Cleveland, Georgia, to the late J.T. and Lenor ...
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
Former Hall County School Superintendent Doug Winters dies at 82
Dr. Douglas Harry Winters, a former superintendent for the Hall County School District, died Wednesday, Aug. 11 at the age of 82.
Former CDC official from Gainesville dies at age 69
Gainesville native Dr. Thomas Weston Hodge III, the former Director of Immunogenetics at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, died July 31 in St. Simon's Island, Ga.