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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 ...
Disgraced children's TV entertainer Rolf Harris dies at 93
Rolf Harris, the veteran entertainer whose decades-long career as a family favorite on British and Australian television was shattered when he was convicted of sexual assaults on young girls, has died
Former Hall County State Court Solicitor, Jerry Rylee, dead at 79
A former solicitor with the State Court of Hall County, Jerry Rylee, passed away Wednesday at the age of 79.
Jerry Springer, politician turned TV ringmaster, dies at 79
Jerry Springer, the former Cincinnati mayor and news anchor whose namesake TV show unleashed strippers, homewreckers and skinheads to brawl and spew obscenities on weekday afternoons, has died
Charles Stanley, influential Baptist preacher, dies at 90
Charles Stanley, a prominent televangelist who once led the Southern Baptist Convention, died Tuesday at his home in Atlanta at age 90
Lynyrd Skynyrd founding member Gary Rossington dead at 71
Gary Rossington, Lynyrd Skynyrd’s last surviving original member who also helped write the classic “Sweet Home Alabama,” died Sunday at the age of 71
Tim McCarver, big league catcher and broadcaster, dies at 81
The famed broadcaster and former St. Louis Cardinals star Tim McCarver has died
'Laverne & Shirley' actor Cindy Williams dies at 75
Cindy Williams, who played Shirley opposite Penny Marshall’s Laverne on the popular sitcom “Laverne & Shirley,” has died
Robbie Knievel, daredevil son of Evel Knievel, dies at 60
Robbie Knievel, an American stunt motorcycle performer and son of thrill-seeking father Evel Knievel, has died