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Local Obits for Sat. Feb 29th, 2020

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Ruth Loftice Ashburn, 83, Bethlehem
Ruth Loftice Ashburn, age 83, of Bethlehem, GA passed away on Saturday, February 29, 2020. She is survived by her children, Ted and Lynn Ashburn, Dacula, GA, Barbara and Dan Fitzge ...

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Billy R. Roland, 74, Dawsonville
Billy R. Roland, 74, of Dawsonville passed away Saturday February 29, 2020 following a period of declining health. Born February 22, 1946 to the late Earl and Ida Mae Roland, he ...

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Felix “Charlie” Blankenship passed away peacefully at home on February 29, 2020 after a year -long battle with lung cancer.  He was born on May 25, 1965 in Chattan ...
Mr. Handsel Grady Morgan, Sr., age 98, of Buford, GA, passed away on February 29, 2020.  He is survived by three children, daughter, Ann Morgan Kaser, of Los Angeles, CA; son, ...

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Pastor Ricky Joseph Bright, 52, Clarkesville
Pastor Ricky Joseph Bright, age 52 of Clarkesville, passed away on Saturday, February 29, 2020. He was born on November 2, 1967 in Aiken, South Carolina a son of the late Robert Jo ...

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Mrs. Eddie Ruth Hunnicutt Tolliver, 88, of Gainesville passed away Saturday, February 29, 2020 at Bell Minor Nursing Home following an extended illness.   The graveside ...

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Amory Jackson Barrett, 58, Commerce
Amory Jackson Barrett, Commerce, passed away February 29, 2020. He was 58. After a sudden illness, Mr. Barrett died at Emory University Hospital surrounded by family, with nephew, ...
Jimmy T. Chaney, 71, Commerce
Jimmy T. Chaney 71, of Commerce passed away on Saturday February 29, 2020. Professional services entrusted to Wimberly & White Funeral Home.

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Emily Ellen Garrett, 71, Cleveland
Mrs. Emily Ellen Garrett, age 71, of Cleveland passed away Friday, February 29, 2020.  Mrs. Garrett was born on August 7, 1948 to the late Arthur Daniel and Corre ...
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.