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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 ...
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
Jack Welch, the GE chief who became a superstar, has died
Jack Welch, who transformed General Electric into a highly profitable multinational conglomerate, has died