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Local Obits for Sat. Dec 5th, 2020


Raymond Scott Latham, 58, Winder
Raymond Scott Latham, age 58, of Winder passed away Saturday, December 5, 2020.  Funeral services will be held 7:00 pm Wednesday, December 9, 2020 at Lawson Funeral ...


Christine Glover Bennett was known to all for her great love of life. Born August 25th,1930, she was lovingly known as Neen. Neen passed away peacefully Friday, December 5, 2020 at ...


Kenneth W. Burnt, 79, Buford
Kenneth W. Burnt, age 79, of Buford, GA passed away Saturday, December 5, 2020. He is survived by his wife of forty-nine years, Susan Bishop-Burnt, Buford, GA. Mr. Burnt was born D ...


James “Jimmy” Randy Acrey, age 63 of Cornelia, passed away on Saturday, December 5, 2020.    Born in Demorest, Georgia on January 25, 1957, he was the s ...
Buffalo Bill Brown, 79, Baldwin
Buffalo Bill Brown, age 79, of Baldwin, Hollingsworth Community, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, December 5, 2020. Mr. Brown was born in the Hollingsworth Community in Banks C ...
Helen Heaton Howell, 80, Baldwin
Helen Heaton Howell, age 80 of Baldwin, passed away Saturday, December 5, 2020, at Habersham Medical Center.  Born in Habersham County on January 1, 1940, she was a daughte ...
James Earl Tench, 88, Cornelia
  James Earl Tench, age 88, of Cornelia, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, December 5, 2020. Mr. Tench was born in Alto, Georgia, on December 22, 1931, to t ...


Ruby Crow Carlisle, 91, Flowery Branch
Ruby Crow Carlisle, 91, of Flowery Branch, GA, died Saturday, December 5, 2020. Funeral service will be held Thursday, December 10, 2020 at 1 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel. P ...
Sandra Sue Furey, 57, Gainesville
Sandra Sue Furey age 57 of Gainesville passed away Saturday December 5, 2020 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Sandra was born October 5, 1963 in New Jersey and was a hom ...


Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Howard Kenneth “H.K.” Gillilan, Jr. age 76 of Jefferson, Georgia who passed away December 5, 2020 surrounded by family.&nb ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Martha Elizabeth Hodges Vancel, age 89, of Jefferson, Georgia, who passed away on Saturday, December 5, 2020, at her home. Mrs. Vance ...
Terry Joel Cooper, 66, Pendergrass
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Terry Joel Cooper, age 66 of Pendergrass, Georgia who entered into rest Saturday, December 5, 2020.  Mr. Cooper was born in Comme ...


Ralph Edgar Hardy, 77, Dougherty formerly of Jefferson
   Ecclesiastes chapter three eloquently states that God has appointed a time and a season for all things under His sun; a time to mourn, a time to rej ...
Mrs. Glenda Louise Cabe Dodd, age 78 of Chappelear Road, Lavonia passed away Saturday, December 5, 2020 at The Clary Center in Toccoa. The daughter of the late S.L. and Laurene ...


Mrs. Gloria Jean Hardy Gibson, age 74 of Foxglove Road, Toccoa passed away Saturday, December 5, 2020 at the Stephens County Hospital.   A daughter of the late Claude an ...
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