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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 ...
Walter Mondale, Carter's vice president, dies at 93
Former Vice President Walter Mondale, a liberal icon who lost one of the most lopsided presidential elections after bluntly telling voters to expect a tax increase if he won, has died
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.