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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 ...
Larry King, broadcasting giant for half-century, dies at 87
Larry King has died at age 87 after a half-century in broadcasting that included interviews with presidents, movie stars and ordinary Joes
North Georgia real estate executive Frank Norton, Sr. dies at 92
Frank Norton, Sr., a Gainesville man who spent decades in the insurance and real estate industry in North Georgia, died Tuesday at the age of 92.
Lasorda, fiery Hall of Fame Dodgers manager, dies at 93
Tommy Lasorda, the fiery Hall of Fame manager who guided the Los Angeles Dodgers to two World Series titles and later became an ambassador for the sport he loved during his 71 years with the franchise, has died
The Latest: 'Gilligan's Island' star Wells dies, virus cited
Dawn Wells, who played the wholesome Mary Ann on the 1960s sitcom “Gilligan’s Island,” has died
Famed French designer Pierre Cardin dies at 98
France’s Academy of Fine Arts says Pierre Cardin, the French designer whose Space Age style was among the iconic looks of 20th century fashion, has died at 98
Attorney, philanthropist Phillip Sartain has died
Prominent Gainesville attorney and philanthropist Phillip Bond Sartain, known for his intelligence, his sense of humor and an unwavering commitment to his community, died peacefully Monday morning, his family said. He was 62.
K.T. Oslin, country singer of ‘80's Ladies,’ dies at 78
Country singer K
Lucile Beaver, daughter of longtime RMA president, has died
Lucile Elizabeth Beaver, who grew up on the campus of Riverside Military Academy, where her father Gen. Sandy Beaver, served as president, has died, her longtime attorney confirmed.