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Obituary Archive
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 ...
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