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Local Obits for Sun. Feb 9th, 2020

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Peggy Jean Powers, 62, Winder
Peggy Jean Powers, age 62, of Winder passed away Sunday, February 9, 2020.  No services will be held at this time.  Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hosc ...

Dawson

Steven Howard McCreary, 58, Dawsonville
Steven Howard McCreary, 58, of Dawsonville passed away Sunday February 9, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born October 23, 1961 in Reed City, Michigan, he had lived in ...
Jane Sweatman Padgett, 66, Dawsonville
Jane Sweatman Padgett, 66, of Dawsonville passed away Sunday February 9, 2020 at Northside Forsyth Hospital following a period of declining health. Born May 5, 1953 in Forsyth C ...

Forsyth

Kimberly Kay Holden, 58, Cumming
Kimberly Kay Holden 58, of Cumming, GA passed away on February 9, 2020. Kimberly is preceded in death by her mother; Janice Glassie. She is survived by her husband; Hubert Th ...
Heaven gained another angel, Walt Mason, Sr. passed away on Feb. 9th with his wife, MaryAnn, of 55 years by his side.  He was such an amazing man and at times dare I say ..... ...

Gwinnett

Shirlie Holtz Costa, 87, Buford
Shirlie Holtz Costa, age 87 of Buford, GA died Sunday, February 9, 2020. Mrs. Costa has been cremated and a memorial service will be held at a later date. Shirlie was born in Oakla ...
Dustin Monaghan, 38, Auburn
Dustin Monaghan, age 38 of Auburn, GA, died suddenly Sunday, February 9, 2020. Dustin has been cremated and a memorial service will be held Friday, February 21, 2020 at 11 AM at Pr ...

Habersham

Rev. Lloyd Edward Free, 92, Cornelia
On Sunday, February 9, 2020, Rev. Lloyd Edward Free, loving husband and the father of four children, passed away at the age of 92. Lloyd was born on March 25, 1927 near the rura ...
Mildred Standridge Ivester Williams, age 73, of Clarkesville, Georgia was called home on Sunday, February 9, 2020. Ms. Williams was born on November 26, 1946 in Banks County, Ge ...

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Frank Karic, 65, Flowery Branch
God saw him getting tired, and a cure was not to be, so he wrapped his arms around him and whispered: “Come with me.” On February 09, 2020, Frank A. Karic, 65 of Flo ...
Herman Ross Wilson, 84, Gainesville
Mr. Herman Ross Wilson, 84, of Gainesville passed away Sunday, February 9, 2020 at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 11, 2020 in the ...

Jackson

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Willie Roger “Billy” Doster, age 81 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Sunday, February 9, 2020.  Mr. Doster ...
James Wilburn Healan Jr, 63, Hoschton
James Wilburn Healan Jr., age 63, of Hoschton passed away Monday, February 3, 2020.  No services will be held at this time.  Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy ...

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Laura Juanita Jones Beagle was born on January 16, 1929 in Shoals, IN and died February 9, 2020. Her parents were Elvis and Irma Jones. In June, 1948, she married Earl B. Beagle. S ...
Funeral Tuesday for well-known Gainesville businessman, attorney Sonny Sykes
Funeral services for Gainesville attorney and businessman William I. "Sonny" Sykes, Jr. are scheduled for Tuesday, July 13 at Free Chapel Worship Center.
Former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld dies at 88
The family of former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld says he has died
Local philanthropist and journalist Lessie Smithgall dies at 110
Lessie Smithgall, a longtime Gainesville philanthropist and journalist, died Friday, June 25 at the age of 110.
Frank Bonner, Herb on 'WKRP in Cincinnati,' dies at 79
Frank Bonner, who played a brash salesman with a love of flashy plaid suits on the TV comedy “WKRP in Cincinnati,” has died
Ned Beatty, indelible in 'Deliverance,' 'Network' dies at 83
Ned Beatty, the indelible character actor whose first film role as a genial vacationer raped by a backwoodsman in 1972′s “Deliverance” launched him on a long, prolific and accomplished career, has died
'Hooked on a Feeling' singer B.J. Thomas dies at 78
One of the country’s most popular and versatile singers, B
Former US Sen. John Warner of Virginia dies at 94
Former Sen. John W
Charles Grodin, 'Midnight Run,' 'Heartbreak Kid,' star, dies
Charles Grodin, the offbeat actor and writer who scored as a newlywed cad in “The Heartbreak Kid” and the father in the “Beethoven” comedies, has died