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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 ...
Kennesaw State's second president, Betty Siegel, dies at 89
Kennesaw State University is mourning the death of its second president, Dr. Betty L
Bill Ensley, coach who revitalized UNG basketball program, dies at 84
Funeral services will be held Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020 for the man who is credited with reviving the basektball program at the University of North Georgia in Dahlonega.
Robert Conrad, star of "The Wild, Wild West," dies at 84
Robert Conrad, the rugged, contentious actor who starred in the hugely popular 1960s television series "Hawaiian Eye" and "The Wild, Wild West," has died
Gainesville banker Bill Galardi dies
Gainesville banker Bill Galardi has died at the age of 73 following a long illness.
Actor-comedian Orson Bean, 91, hit and killed by car in LA
Authorities in Los Angeles say actor and comedian Orson Bean was hit and killed by a car in Los Angeles
Kirk Douglas, longtime influential movie star, dies at 103
Kirk Douglas, the muscular actor with the dimpled chin who starred in "Spartacus," "Lust for Life" and dozens of other films and helped fatally weaken the Hollywood blacklist, has died at 103
Former NASCAR, IndyCar racer John Andretti passes away
Veteran race car driver John Andretti passed away on Thursday at the age of 56. Andretti, the nephew of Indianapolis 500 winner Mario Andretti, was diagnosed in 2017 with colon cancer.
'NewsHour' host and debate moderator Jim Lehrer dies at 85
A longtime host of the nightly PBS “NewsHour” whose serious, sober demeanor made him the choice to moderate 11 presidential debates, has died