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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Feb 17th, 2020

Forsyth

Roy Dalton Reynolds, 65, Cumming
Roy Dalton Reynolds, age 65, of Cumming, GA, passed away on Monday, February 17, 2020.  He was born in 1954, to the late Daniel Reynolds and Lois Reynolds. He was a retired Un ...
Viola Dodd, 94, Cumming
Viola Mae Dodd, 94, of Cumming, Georgia passed away on Monday, February 17, 2020. She is a member of Antioch Baptist Church in Cumming, Georgia. Viola is preceded in death by he ...

Gwinnett

Yacoub Yassa Henien, 91, Lawrenceville
Mr. Yacoub Yassa Henien, 91, of Lawrenceville, passed away Monday, February 17, 2020 at Northside Gwinnett Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Friday, Febr ...
Karen Delores Sorrells, of Buford GA, passed away peacefully in her sleep on February 17, 2020 at the age of 59 while recovering from a stroke at Chestnut Ridge Nursing and Rehabil ...

Habersham

Ruth Bunn, 91, Clarkesville
Funeral services for Ruth Pate Bunn, age 91 of Clarkesville, will be held at 11:00 AM, Thursday, February 20, 2020 at Hillside Memorial Chapel.  Her sons, Pastor Alan Bunn and ...

Jackson

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Margaret Virginia Turpen Walker, age 69 of Nicholson, Georgia who entered into rest Monday, February 17, 2020.  Mrs. Walker was ...
Jimmy Brewer, 79, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Jimmy “Jim” Leon Brewer, age 79 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Monday, February 17, 2020.  Mr. Brewer wa ...

Other

Jeff Collins, 50, Auburn
Jeff “Tox” Collins, age 50, of Auburn, GA passed away Monday, February 17, 2020.  He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, C. F. Collins and Bonnie C ...
Thomas Gillio, 79, Suwanee
Mr. Thomas Edward Gillio 79, of Suwanee, Georgia passed away on Sunday, February 19, 2020. The family will have memorial services on a later date.  Condolences may be ex ...

White

Janette Hodges, 77, Cleveland
Mrs. Janette Hodges, age 77, of Cleveland, passed away Monday, February 17, 2020.   No services are planned. A full obituary will follow. Barrett Funeral Home, ...
Betty Doris Abernathy, 77, Cleveland
Betty Doris Abernathy, age 77, of Cleveland, passed away on Monday, February 17, 2020. Mrs. Abernathy was born on January 24, 1943, in Gainesville, Georgia, to the late Arthur a ...
‘Lean On Me,’ ‘Lovely Day’ singer Bill Withers dies at 81
Singer Bill Withers has died
Joseph Lowery, civil rights leader and MLK aide, dies at 98
The Rev. Joseph E
Harlem Globetrotters great Curly Neal dies at 77
Fred “Curly” Neal, the dribbling wizard who entertained millions with the Harlem Globetrotters for parts of three decades, has died
Henry Skipper, former Flowery Branch mayor, dies at 96
Henry Skipper, a former mayor and city councilman for the city of Flowery Branch, died Tuesday at the age of 96.
Singer, actor, 'The Gambler': Kenny Rogers dies at 81
Actor-singer Kenny Rogers, who embodied “The Gambler” persona and whose musical career spanned jazz, folk, country and pop, has died at 81
Former dean at Gainesville College dies
A former dean at what was then Gainesville College, Steve Gurr, has died at the age of 78.
Lyle Waggoner, foil on 'The Carol Burnett Show,' dies at 84
Lyle Waggoner, who played comic foil on “The Carol Burnett Show," has died
'Exorcist' actor Max von Sydow dies at age 90
Max von Sydow, the self-described “shy boy”-turned-actor who played the priest in the horror classic “The Exorcist,” has died