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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Dec 7th, 2020

Gwinnett

Pearl Dorsey Walker, 72, Buford
Pearl Dorsey Walker, age 72. of Buford, GA passed away December 7, 2020.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert M. Walker; son, Courtney Maurice Walker.  She i ...

Hall

Hildreth Sunthimer Battles, 96, Gainesville
Hildreth Sunthimer Battles passed peacefully into the arms of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Monday, December 7, 2020 at the age of 96.  She was born March 10, 1924 in Ma ...
Hazel Davidson Collins, 80, Gillsville
Hazel Davidson Collins, age 80, of Gillsville, GA passed away peacefully at her home on Sunday, December 6, 2020 following a battle with cancer.  She was born in 1940 in Ja ...
Francis “Aaron” Gilleland, 96 of Gainesville, Ga passed away on Monday, December 7, 2020 at his residence.  A lifelong resident of Gainesville, Aaron was born J ...
Bobbie Ann Keith, 64, Gainesville
Bobbie Ann Keith, age 64 of Gainesville, passed away December 7, 2020. Mrs. Keith was born September 10, 1956 in Habersham County to the late Thurman and Ima Jean Underwood. Bob ...
Olin Morris Kimberly, 77, Oakwood
Olin Morris Kimberly age 77 of Oakwood passed away Monday December 7, 2020 at the Willow Wood Nursing Home in Flowery Branch. Olin was born April 13, 1943in Telfair County, Ge ...
Curtis “Boyd” Strickland, 64, Gainesville
Mr. Curtis “Boyd” Strickland, 64, of Gainesville passed away Monday, December 7, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral serv ...

Other

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Clark Mitchell Barnett, age 68 of Athens, Georgia who entered into rest Monday, December 7, 2020.  Mr. Barnett was born in Commer ...

Stephens

Charles Howard Sessoms, 74, Eastanollee
  Mr. Charles Howard Sessoms, age 74 of Buena Vista Drive, Eastanollee passed away Monday, December 7, 2020 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A son of the late ...
Mrs. Barbara Sue Shirley Grafton, age 60 of Audobon Place, Toccoa passed away Monday, December 7, 2020 at the Stephens County Hospital. A daughter of the late Robert and Sue Lon ...
Lisa Gail Bland Wertz, 48, Toccoa
  Lisa Gail Bland Wertz, age 48 of Toccoa, passed away on Monday, December 7, 2020.  Born in Tampa, Florida on August 17, 1972, she was a daughter of Verna Howard ...
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