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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Fri. Feb 21st, 2020

Forsyth

Alice Sandra “Sandy” Matherly, age 75, of Cumming, GA, passed away Friday, February 21, 2020, surrounded by her children, Margie and David, and sister, Carol, after a l ...

Gwinnett

Norma Wingerd Atteberry, age 96, of Lilburn, GA passed away on Friday, February 21, 2020. She was preceded in death by her husband, Billy Noel Atteberry and son, Randall Atteberry. ...
Stanley Pugh, 76, Buford
Stanley Pugh, age 76 of Buford, GA, died Friday, February 21, 2020 after a courageous battle with cancer. Funeral service will be held Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at 2 PM at Hamilto ...

Hall

Vivian Geneva Gooch, 75, Gainesville
Vivian Geneva Gooch, age 75 of Gainesville, passed away Friday, February 21, 2020.   Ms. Gooch was born in Dahlonega Georgia the daughter of the late Fred and Aree Sulle ...
Ralph Clayton Holland, 63, Gainesville
Ralph Clayton Holland, 63, of Gainesville passed away Friday February 21, 2020 at his residence following a period of declining health.   Born December 25, 1956 in Lumpk ...

Other

Carolyn J. Green, 75, Doraville
On Friday February 21, 2020, Carolyn J. Green (aka, Polly) passed away peacefully in her Doraville home at the age of 75.   Carolyn was a homemaker who enjoyed gardening, co ...
Joe Emery Lewis Sr, 85, Marietta
Joe Emery Lewis Sr., 85, died Feb. 14, 2020 in Marietta, Cobb County, GA.  He was born July 26, 1934 in Cordell, Washita County, OK.  He was the son of Emery Andrew Sigle ...

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David Cantrell, 72, Clayton
David Cantrell passed away on February 21, 2020 at the age of 72. Retired entrepreneur and inventor, avid fisherman, and rabid Georgia Bulldog fan, David could often be found at th ...

Stephens

Frances Cooper Stancil Camp was born December 12, 1927 in Oconee County South Carolina, having lived all of her adult life in Stephens County. She was the daughter of the late Char ...
'Forrest Gump' author Winston Groom dead at 77
Winston Groom, the writer whose novel “Forrest Gump” was made into an Oscar winning 1994 movie that became an enduring cultural phenomenon, has died
Tom Seaver, heart and mighty arm of Miracle Mets, dies at 75
Hall of Fame pitcher and New York Mets icon Tom Seaver has died at 75
Coaching great John Thompson of Georgetown dead at 78
The college basketball coaching great John Thompson of Georgetown has died
Chadwick Boseman, who embodied Black icons, dies of cancer
First Chadwick Boseman slipped on the cleats of Jackie Robinson, then the Godfather of Soul’s dancing shoes, portraying both Black American icons with a searing intensity that commanded respect
Ford, Bush presidential adviser Brent Scowcroft dies at 95
A longtime adviser to Presidents Gerald Ford and George H
Wilford Brimley, 'Cocoon' and 'Natural' actor, dies at 85
Wilford Brimley, who worked his way up from movie stunt rider to indelible character actor in films including “Cocoon” and “The Natural,” has died
Olivia de Havilland, Oscar-winning actress, dies at 104
Oscar winner Olivia de Havilland, best known as the kindly Melanie in “Gone With the Wind,” has died
NASCAR Hall of Famer Maurice Petty passes away
NASCAR Hall of Fame engine builder Maurice Petty passed away Saturday morning, according to a statement released by Richard Petty Motorsports. He was 81 years old.