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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Feb 1st, 2020

Dawson

Windell Edwin Parker, 83, Dawsonville
Windell Edwin Parker, 83, of Dawsonville, GA passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 1, 2020 in Atlanta, GA.  He was born to the late Floyd Edwin and Vera Mae Parker in H ...

Forsyth

Kimberly Stewart Arant, 49, Cumming
Kimberly Stewart Arant, age 49, of Cumming, GA passed away February 01, 2020. Memorial services will  be held 1:00 PM Saturday, February 08, 2020 at Lawrenceville First United ...
Ben "Travis" Kelley, 83, Cumming
Ben “Travis” Kelley, 83, of Cumming passed away Saturday, February 1, 2020. Travis was a loving husband, father and grandfather who enjoyed camping and discovering new ...
Andy Martin, 64, Cumming
Andy Lee Martin, 64, of Cumming passed away Saturday, February 1, 2020. Andy was a loving husband, father and Papa.  He was a self-employed carpenter.  Andy is preceded i ...

Habersham

Funeral services for Marie Sullens Blitchington, age 73 of Demorest, will be held at 2:00 PM, Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at Hillside Memorial Chapel.  Interment will follow t ...

Hall

Eileen Marie Fagan, 67, Gainesville
Eileen Marie Fagan, 67, of Gainesville passed away Saturday, February 1, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, Febru ...
Diane Grant Harris, 76, Hoschton
Dianne Grant Harris, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and friend passed away at home on February 1, 2020. Dianne was born in Thomaston, Georgia, on January 24, 1944. The family m ...
Barbara Ann Ivey, Gainesville
Miss Ivey was born on January 26, 1946 in Gainesville, GA. She departed this life on February 1, 2020. She attended Fair Street and Butler High School and received her GED in 1983. ...
Milton Thomas "M.T." Lyle, Jr. 91 of Gainesville, passed away Saturday, February 1, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville, GA. His family was by his side ...
Leon Oliver, 76, Clermont
Mr. Leon Oliver, age 76, of Clermont, Ga died Saturday, February 1, 2020, at his residence. A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, February 4, 2020, at 2:00 p.m., at W.R. St ...

Jackson

Jason Edward “Smitty” Smith, age 34 of Commerce, GA passed away Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020. Born on Dec. 1, 1985 in Commerce, GA, Mr. Smith was the son of Ralph and Sue ...

Lumpkin

Johnny Paul Woods, 66, Dahlonega
Johnny Paul Woods, age 66, passed away peacefully on February 1st at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. He was a skilled carpenter and an avid fisherman.  He was preceded in de ...

Other

Nancy A. Williams, 78, Alpharetta
On Saturday, February 1, 2020, Nancy A. Williams of Alpharetta, GA passed away at the age of 78.  Nancy was born on May 18, 1941 in Oak Park, IL, to Steve and Alice Francekovi ...

Stephens

Sara Lou Thomas Bailey, 88, Eastanollee
Mrs. Sarah Lou Thomas Bailey, age 88 of Pressley Road, Eastanollee passed away Saturday, February 1, 2020 at Pruitt Health Toccoa. A daughter of the late Lowery McBath Thomas an ...
Mr. Marion Thomas “Tom” Collins, age 76 of Abby Lane, Toccoa passed away Saturday, February 1, 2020 at his residence. A son of the late Luther Mack Collins and Marth ...

White

Donald Thomas, 68, Cleveland
Mr. Donald Thomas, age 68, of Cleveland, passed away Saturday, February 1, 2020. Mr. Thomas was born to the late Bert Raleigh and Reba Helton Thomas. He was a retired Foreman wi ...
Lalla McQueen Stevens West passed away on February 1, 2020 in Cleveland, GA at age 98. Mrs. West was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, Grady James West; her son Grad ...
Lalla S. West, 98, Cleveland
Lalla S. West age 98 of Cleveland passed away Saturday, February 1, 2020 at Gateway nursing Home. Arrangements will be announced by Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland.
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
Mary Wilson, longest-reigning original Supreme, dies at 76
Mary Wilson, the longest-reigning original Supreme, has died at 76 years old
Former heavyweight champion Leon Spinks Jr. dies at 67
Former heavyweight champion Leon Spinks Jr. has died after battling prostate and other cancers
Oscar winner, ‘Sound of Music’ star Christopher Plummer dies
Christopher Plummer, the dashing award-winning actor who played Captain von Trapp in the film “The Sound of Music” and at 82 became the oldest Academy Award winner in history, has died
Hal Holbrook, prolific actor who played Twain, dies at 95
Award-winning character actor Hal Holbrook who toured the world as Mark Twain in a one-man show and uttered the immortal advice “Follow the money” in the political thriller “All the President’s Men,” has died
'Saved by the Bell' star Dustin Diamond dies of cancer at 44
“Saved by the Bell” star Dustin Diamond died Monday after a three-week fight with cancer