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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Fri. Dec 4th, 2020

Banks

Mrs. Brenda Joyce Meaders, passed away at her residence in Homer, Georgia on Friday December 4, 2020.  She was the daughter of J.D. Johnson and the late Amyie Hall Johnson. ...

Barrow

Cindy Sue McKnight, 48, Auburn
Cindy Sue McKnight, age 48, of Auburn passed away Friday, December 4, 2020.  Funeral services will be held 7:00 pm Sunday, December 13, 2020 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel.&nbs ...
Eddie Calvin McKnight, 58, Auburn
Eddie Calvin McKnight, age 58 of Auburn passed away Friday, December 4, 2020.  Funeral services will be held 7:00 pm Sunday, December 13, 2020 at Lawson Funeral Home Chap ...

Forsyth

Jacqueline “Jackie” Martin Thomas 76, of Cumming, Georgia passed away on Friday, December 4th, 2020.  Jackie was born on September 23, 1944 in Ludlow, Massachusett ...
Shirley Dean Turner, 77, Cumming
Shirley Dean Turner, age 77, of Cumming, GA passed away December 1, 2020. She was a native of Dawsonville, GA and member of Liberty Baptist Church for 68 years. She was preceded in ...

Gwinnett

Kevin Michael Hurst, 64, Buford
Kevin Michael Hurst, age 64, of Buford, GA passed away Friday, December 4, 2020. He was preceded in death by his father, Jackie Wayne Hurst and stepson, Jason Ryan Whorton. He is s ...
John ‘Jager’ Mathews passed from this life into eternal life on Friday November 27, 2020 at the age 46. He was born in Omaha, NE on 12/11/1973, the son of Darold Mat ...

Hall

Margie Skinner Pierce, 88, Gainesville
Margie Skinner Pierce, 88, of Gainesville passed away, December 4, 2020, after a brief illness. Margie was born in a log cabin, in Forsyth County, Georgia, on May 28, 1932. She ...
Mr. Maurice ‘Mo’ Cleveland Robbins, 83, of Flowery Branch passed away on December 4, 2020 peacefully at his home surrounded by his family.  The family will hold a ...

Jackson

Hazel Glenn Hardman, 88, Maysville
Hazel Glenn Hardman, age 88 of Maysville, GA passed away on Friday, Dec. 4, 2020.   Born on Oct. 24, 1932 in Habersham County, Mrs. Hardman was the daughter of the late ...
Louise Edwards Gordon, 91, Maysville
Mrs. Louise Edwards Gordon, age 91, of Maysville passed away on Friday, December 4, 2020 at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center.  Mrs. Gordon was born in Commerce to the ...

Other

Mark Sklyar, 86, Atlanta
Mark Sklyar, 86, of Atlanta, GA, died Friday, December 4, 2020. A graveside service will be held Monday, December 7, 2020 at 11 AM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Gardens. Hamilton Mill ...
L. Scotty Daves, 57, Ila
Mr. L. Scotty Daves 57 years old of Ila, Georgia passed away on Friday December 4, 2020.   Mr. Daves born in Commerce, Georgia on November 11, 1963, was the son of the lat ...

Stephens

Mr. Hollis “Big Al” Allan Lane age 71 of Toccoa passed away Friday December 4, 2020 at his residence. A son of the late Hollis Franklin and Vivian Jeanette Kirkland ...

White

Brooklyn Iayada Shyann Cantrell, age 7 weeks, of Sautee, passed away Friday, December 4, 2020. -There is a Special Angel- There is a special Angel in Heaven that is part of me, ...
Cecil Frazier Martin, 82, Cleveland
Cecil Frazier Martin age 82, of Cleveland, passed away December 4th, 2020  Mr. Martin was born on August 28th, 1938 to the late Elbert Martin and Inez McIntyre and was a me ...
Hank Huckaby dies at 79 after 'unparalleled' Georgia career
Former University System of Georgia Chancellor and state budget director Hank Huckaby has died
Beloved Gainesville pediatrician Everett Roseberry dies at 79
Longtime Gainesville pediatrician Everett Roseberry, who was instrumental in the founding of The Longstreet Clinic, died Sunday, April 11 at the age of 79.
G. Gordon Liddy, Watergate mastermind, dead at 90
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Beloved children’s author Beverly Cleary dies at 104
Children’s author Beverly Cleary, the writer behind the popular characters Ramona Quimby and Henry Huggins, has died
Vernon Jordan, activist, former Clinton adviser, has died
According to a statement from his daughter, Vernon Jordan, a civil rights activist and former adviser to President Bill Clinton, has died
Mincey Marble founder, marble innovator dies at 86
​Kenneth Mincey, who founded Gainesville-based Mincey Marble cast marble company, passed away at the age of 86 Friday.
Jo Ann Adams, Gainesville's first female pharmacist, dies at 93
When Jo Ann Trapnell Adams graduated from the University of Georgia School of Pharmacy, she was just 20 years old.
Marty Schottenheimer, NFL coach with 200 wins, dies at 77
The longtime NFL coach Marty Schottenheimer has died