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Local Obits for Wed. Dec 9th, 2020


Calvin David Williams, 78, Cumming
Mr. Calvin David Williams, age 78, of Cumming Georgia, passed away Wednesday evening, December 9th, 2020, at his residence.   He was born May 22, 1942, in Henderson Coun ...


Helmut Wilkens, 84, Suwanee
Helmut Wilkens 84, of Suwanee, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, December 9th, 2020. Visitation will be on Saturday, December 12th, 2020 from 12:00pm until 1:00pm at McDonald an ...
Steven Lafayette Brown of Sugar Hill, Georgia passed away on December 9, 2020. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson.com. Arrangements by McDonald and Son Funera ...
Stephen Ray Holt, 71, Dacula
Stephen Ray Holt, age 71,of Dacula, GA passed away on Wednesday, December 9, 2020. He was preceded in death by his father, Bobby Ray Holt. Mr. Holt is survived by his wife of thirt ...


Eldon E. Fredericks, 90, Clarkesville
Eldon E. Fredericks, age 90, of Spartanburg, South Carolina formerly of Clarkesville, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, December 9, 2020. Mr. Fredericks was born on February 19, ...
Milton Hudson Powell, 95, Baldwin
Milton Hudson Powell, age 95, of Baldwin, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, December 9, 2020.   Graveside Services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, December 11, 2020 at t ...


James Ray Hawkins, 79, Clermont
James Ray Hawkins, age 79, of Clermont, passed away on Wednesday, December 9, 2020. Mr. Hawkins was born on December 22, 1940, in Cherokee, North Carolina, to the late Hansel an ...
Eddie Eugene Miller, 59, Gainesville
Eddie Eugene Miller, 59, of Gainesville passed away on Wednesday December 9, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden Illness. Funeral services will held Sund ...
Mrs. Teresa Fesperman Giordano, age 64, of Hoschton passed away Wednesday, December 9, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Braselton. Memorial Mass will be at 3:00 ...
Olive Patricia Gowder, 86, Gainesville
Mrs. Olive Patricia Gowder, 86 of Gainesville, Ga passed away on Wednesday, December 9, 2020. Mrs. Gowder was born on January 7, 1934 in Cornelia GA to Fred and Rebecca Sears Br ...
  David Dorsey “Sonny” Saxon, age 83 of Lula, passed away on Wednesday, December 9, 2020.  Born in Lula, Georgia on February 6, 1937, he was a son of the ...


Kurtis Shane Cox, 44, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Kurtis Shane Cox, age 44 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Wednesday, December 9, 2020 from injuries received in an auto acc ...


Ella Mae Hendrick, 81, Dahlonega
On Thursday, December 9, 2020, Ella Mae Hendrick, one of God’s most precious messengers of love on Earth, passed away at the age of 81.  Ella was born on June 16, 193 ...


Joshua Michael Addis, age 39, of Tiger, Georgia, passed away on December 9, 2020. Joshua was born the son of Clarence Michael “Mike” Addis and Richard “Richie& ...
Betty White, TV’s Golden Girl, dies at 99
Actor Betty White, whose saucy, up-for-anything charm made her a television mainstay for more than 60 years, has died
Former US Senate majority leader Harry Reid dies at 82
Harry Reid, the former Senate majority leader and Nevada’s longest-serving member of Congress, has died at home in Henderson, Nevada
John Madden, Hall of Fame coach and broadcaster, dies at 85
The NFL says Hall of Fame coach turned broadcaster John Madden has died at age 85
Gainesville businessman James Simpson dies at 77, truck parade to be held in his honor
Gainesville businessman James Simpson, the force behind Simpson Trucking & Grading, Inc. in Gainesville, will be remembered in a funeral service Friday, Dec. 17 at Hopewell Baptist Church.
Michael Nesmith, the Monkee for all seasons, dies at 78
Michael Nesmith, the wool-hatted, guitar-strumming member of the 1960s, made-for-television rock band The Monkees, has died at 78
Al Unser, a four-time winner of Indianapolis 500, dies at 82
Al Unser, one of only four drivers to win the Indianapolis 500 a record four times, died Thursday following years of health issues
Pro Bowler, Super Bowl champ, GA Tech star wideout Demaryius Thomas dies at 33
Former NFL wide receiver Demaryius Thomas has died at the age of 33
Georgia Racing Hall of Famer Bud Lunsford passes away
Legendary Georgia racer and hall of famer Bud Lunsford of Gainesville passed away on Monday at the age of 86. Lunsford, a member of both the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame...