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Local Obits for Thu. Feb 13th, 2020

Forsyth

Homer Jackson Day, 81, Cumming
Homer Jackson Day, 81, of Cumming passed away Thursday, February 13, 2020.He was a loving and hardworking husband, father and grandfather who supported his family. Survivors inc ...

Gwinnett

Joy Brooks, 51, Buford
Joy Brooks 51, of Buford, Georgia passed away on Thursday, February 13, 2020 surrounded by her family. Joy is preceded in death by her parents; Eldridge and Wansley Hughes, and ...

Habersham

James Andrew Shirley, 96, Cornelia
James Andrew Shirley, age 96 of Cornelia, passed away on Thursday, February 13, 2020. Born in Alto, Georgia on March 10, 1923 to the late James Andrew Shirley & Lucy Blackbu ...

Hall

Walter Lamar Turner, 74, Los Angeles, CA, formerly of Gainesville, GA
Walter Lamar Turner, age 74, formerly of Gainesville, GA. was born February 26, 1945 to the late Johnny Howard and Ruby Lee Young Turner. He departed this earthly life December 30, ...

Jackson

Glenda Blackstock, 77, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Glenda Gilbert Blackstock, age 77 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Thursday, February 13, 2020.  Mrs. Blackstock was ...
Franklin Louis Heddings, 83, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Franklin Louis Heddings, age 83 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Thursday, February 13, 2020.  Mr. Heddings was born i ...

Other

Hiteshkumar Patel, 52, Carnesville
Hiteshkumar I. Patel, age 52 of Carnesville, Georgia passed away on Thursday, February 13, 2020. Funeral Services will be held 11:00 a.m., Saturday, February 15, 2020, at the Wh ...

Stephens

Willard Larry Bowden, 69, Toccoa
Mr. Willard Larry Bowden age 69 of Toccoa passed away Thursday February 13, 2020 at Pruitt Health of Toccoa. A son of the late Dock and Lela Peyton Bowden, he was born January 1 ...
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...