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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Mar 2nd, 2020

Banks

Debbie Ann Garner Small, 54, Maysville
Debbie Ann Garner Small, age 54, of Maysville, GA passed away Monday, March 2, 2020.  She was preceded in death by her father, Roy E. Garner; mother, Joann Duncan Garner; and ...

Dawson

April LeShia Etris, 36, Dawsonville
Mrs. April LeShia Etris age 36 of Dawsonville, Ga passed away on Monday March 02, 2020 at her residence following a sudden illness.   Memorial services are scheduled f ...
Robert “Bob” Warren Brabeau, age 77, of Dawsonville, GA, passed away Monday, March 2, 2020. He was born in 1942, to the late Warren and Dorothy Brabeau. Bob was a Unite ...

Forsyth

Joseph Sloan Osment, Jr., age 87, of Cumming, GA, passed away Monday, March 2, 2020. He was born in 1932, to the late Joseph, Sr. and Myrtie Lou Osment. Joseph was a United States ...
Gary Wayne Nelson, 60, Cumming
Gary Wayne Nelson 60, of Cumming, Georgia passed away on Monday, March 2, 2020. A celebration of Gary’s life will take place at a later date. Entombment will take place ...
Lauri Lynn Walls, 61, Cumming
Lauri Lynn Walls, age 61, passed on peacefully at home on March 2, 2020. Lauri, a Georgia native, was raised in Forest Park and enjoyed Lake Lanier as a child. After graduating fro ...

Gwinnett

Wayne E. Nichols, Sr, 95, Buford
Wayne E. Nichols, Sr., age 95, of Buford, GA passed away on Monday, March 2, 2020.  He was preceded in death by his first wife of over fifty years, Violet M. Nichols; second w ...
Daniel T. “Danny” Doyle, age 55 of Buford, GA, died Monday, March 2, 2020 after an extended illness. Funeral Service will be held Saturday, March 7, 2020 at 1:00 PM at ...

Habersham

Avery Murray, Jr, 74, Baldwin
Avery Murray, Jr.,  age 74, of Baldwin, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Monday, March 2, 2020. Mr. Murray was born on November 10, 1945 in Banks County, Georgia to ...

Hall

Betty Elrod Smith, Flowery Branch
Betty Elrod Smith passed away on Monday March 2, 2020 at Willowwood Nursing Center in Flowery Branch, Georgia. Mrs. Smith was born in Gainesville, Georgia on April 17, 1929 ...
Lewis Cantrell, 54, Gainesville
Lewis Cantrell age 54 of Gainesville, GA died on March 2, 2020. Funeral service will be held on Sunday, March 15, 2020 at Wimberly Funeral Home at 1:00 PM. Visitation will be held ...

Jackson

James Edward Gay, 92, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. James Edward Gay, age 92 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Monday, March 2, 2020.  Mr. Gay was born in Loughman, Florid ...

Other

Bishop Stephen B. Hall, 54, Atlanta
Bishop Stephen B. Hall 54, of Atlanta passed away on Monday March 2, 2020. Professional services entrusted to Wimberly Funeral Home.
Nick Rocky Brown, 58, Gibsonton, FL
Mr. Nick Rocky Brown, age 58, of Gibsonton, FL died Monday, March 2, 2020 at St. Joseph South Hospital.  Mr. Brown was born in Commerce to the late, Rossly Brown Shook.  ...

Stephens

Qunnie Rider, 86, Toccoa
Mrs. Qunnie Mae Weaver Rider, age 86 of Richardson Street, Toccoa passed away Monday, March 2, 2020 at the home of her son. A daughter of the late Hillard Burley Weaver and Bess ...
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