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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Feb 2nd, 2020

Banks

Terry G. Poole, 67, Carnesville
Terry G. Poole, age 67, of Carnesville, Georgia passed away on Sunday, February 2, 2020 following a brief illness. Mr. Poole was born on September 22, 1952 in Atlanta, Georgia t ...
Travis Allen Baker, 73, Maysville
Travis Allen Baker, age 73 of Maysville, GA passed away Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020 at his residence. Born on Oct. 16, 1946 in Homer, GA, Mr. Baker was the son of the late Caney And ...
Carolyn White Mote, 72, Lula
Carolyn White Mote, age 72 of Lula, went home to be with Jesus on Sunday, February 2, 2020. Born in Fulton County, Georgia to the late John Lafayette (J.L.) and Frances Ruth C ...
Shirley Perry Taylor, 74, Commerce
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Ms. Shirley Perry Taylor, age 74 of Commerce, Georgia who entered into rest Sunday, February 2, 2020.  Ms. Taylor was born in Atlanta ...

Forsyth

Randall Gene Chastain, 50, Cumming
Randall Gene Chastain 50, of Cumming, Ga passed away on Sunday, February 2, 2020 at Northside Hospital Forsyth surrounds by his loving family. Randall is predeceased in death by ...
David Alan Dever, 71, Cumming
David Alan Dever, age 71, passed away while surrounded by loved ones and family on February 02, 2020 in Cumming, Georgia. Dave was born in Trenton, MI to Hosea Ray and Vivian Eilee ...
Robert Bennett Walker was born on October 26, 1956 in Macon, Georgia to his parents, Curtis Earl Walker and Janie Francis Wood.  He passed away on Sunday, February 2, 2020 at ...

Gwinnett

Tracey Lynn Anderson, 45, Buford
Tracey Lynn Anderson, 45, was born on August 2, 1974 to Willie Bee Shelton Jr. and the late Linda R. Shelton, in Hartford, Connecticut. Tracey passed away Saturday, February 1, 202 ...

Habersham

Travis Wilson Perry, 85, Mount Airy
Travis Wilson Perry, age 85, of Mount Airy, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on February 2, 2020 following a brief battle with cancer.  Mr. Perry was born on August 3, ...
Jesse Ray Prue, 79, Baldwin
Jesse Ray Prue, died unexpectedly in The Oaks rehabilitation center on February 2, 2020 in Baldwin, Georgia at the age of 79. Jesse is survived by his wife, MaryAnn, a resident ...
Evelyn Sweeten, 76, Demorest
Funeral services for Evelyn Allen Sweeten, age 76 of Demorest, will be held at 11:00 AM, Friday, February 7, 2020 at Hillside Memorial Chapel.  Rev. Bill Trotter and Rev Austi ...

Hall

Daisy Haney Bruce, 78, Flowery Branch
Daisy Haney Bruce, age 78, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away on Sunday, February 2, 2020.  She was preceded in death by her sons, Monte Carlo Martin, John Fitzgerald Martin; m ...
Rev. Howell Smallwood, 94, Gainesville
Rev. Howell Smallwood, 94 of Gainesville, passed away Sunday, February 2, 2020 at his residence.  Rev. Smallwood was a lifetime resident of Hall County and worked at North ...
Pauline Norman Stewart, 70, Gainesville
Pauline Norman Stewart, 70, of Gainesville passed away Sunday, February 2, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb ...
Nancy Maierfeldt Parks, 82, Gainesville
Nancy Maierfeldt Parks, 82, passed away Sunday, February 2, 2020 at home surrounded by family. Born in Florida on December 26, 1937, she was raised in Jacksonville, Florida by h ...
Sheila D. Stone, 64, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Sheila D. Stone, age 64, of Flowery Branch passed away Sunday, February 2, 2020. Memorial Services will be 3:00 p.m., Wednesday, February 5, 2020 in the Chapel of Memorial ...
Helen Naomi White, 81, Gainesville
Helen Naomi White, 81, of Gainesville passed away Sunday, February 2, 2020 at her residence following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday ...

Jackson

Shirley Taylor, 74, Commerce
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Ms. Shirley Perry Taylor, age 74 of Commerce, Georgia who entered into rest Sunday, February 2, 2020.  Ms. Taylor was born in Atlanta ...

Lumpkin

Leigh Ana Alatorre, Dahlonega
Our sweet Leigh Ana Alatorre departed this life much too quickly on February 2, 2020 to go be with Jesus.  Everyone who knew Leigh Ana knew her to be very witty, funny, a ...

Other

Lester Doyle Kelly, 67, Athens
Lester Doyle Kelly, age 67 of Athens, GA passed away Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020.   Born on Sept. 11, 1952 in Atlanta, GA, Mr. Kelly was the son of the late Lester Quinten and ...
Elmer Bryan Mathews III, 25, Dallas, Ga.
Elmer Bryan Mathews III, 25, of Dallas, GA passed away Sunday, February 2, 2020 at Gwinnett Medical Center following injuries from an motorcycle accident. Funeral services will ...
Kermit Hutcheson died peacefully in his sleep on February 2, 2020. Kermit was born December 8, 1929 in Wrightsville, Georgia, the son of Linton and Arlie Flanders Hutcheson.&nbs ...

White

David Johnson, 70, Cleveland
Cleveland Funeral Home and Cremation Services announces that David Johnson 70 of Cleveland passed away on February 2nd 2020. He was born on September 8th, 1949 in Dunlap, Tennessee ...
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.
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