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Local Obits for Mon. Mar 16th, 2020

Gwinnett

David Lester Brown, 74, Braselton
David Lester Brown, age 74, of Braselton, GA passed away on Monday, March 16, 2020.   He was preceded in death by wife, Betty Tuck Brown; parents, Lester and Kathleen Bro ...

Habersham

Garland Ray Sasser, 78, Clarkesville
Mr. Garland Ray Sasser, age 78 of Baldwin Court, Clarkesville, Georgia passed away Monday, March 16, 2020 at his residence. He was born May 11, 1941 in Goldsboro, North Carolina ...

Hall

Charles Briggs, 57, Lula
Charles Briggs, 57, of Lula died Monday March 16, 2020.  Little & Davenport Funeral Home.
Karen Bates McGraw, 59, Gainesville
Mrs. Karen Bates McGraw, 59, of Gainesville passed away Monday, March 16, 2020 at her residence. No services will be held at this time. Born on April 1, 1960 in Ft. Payne, A ...
Betty Pratt Elkins, 81, Flowery Branch
Betty Pratt Elkins, age 81, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away Sunday, March 15, 2020.  She was preceded in death by her husband of forty-nine years, Gene Elkins.  Mrs. El ...
Jeffrey Coler Jewett, 65, Gainesville
Jeffrey Coler Jewett, 65 of Gainesville passed away Monday March 16, 2020. A Mr. Jewett's request,  the remains will be cremated and no formal services will be hel ...
Frances “Marie” Jones, 55, Gainesville
Mrs. Frances “Marie” Jones, age 55 of Gainesville, passed away on Monday, March 16, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness. Graveside se ...
Katie Byrd Mize, 89, Gainesville
Mrs. Katie Byrd Mize, 89, of Gainesville, passed away Monday, March 16, 2020 at Ashton Senior Living Center following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 ...

Jackson

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Frances Elizabeth Pettyjohn, age 75, of Hoschton, Georgia, who passed away on Sunday, March 15, 2020. Mrs. Pettyjohn was born in Monr ...
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.
Marty Schottenheimer, NFL coach with 200 wins, dies at 77
The longtime NFL coach Marty Schottenheimer has died