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Local Obits for Fri. Mar 20th, 2020

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Fanny Theresa Rodriguez-Viera was born on December 21st ,1949 in Montevideo, Uruguay. Fanny was raised in a large family; she was one of 8 children of Iria and Benigno Rodriguez. S ...

Gwinnett

Maureen Stirsman, 84, Snellville
Maureen Stirsman loved God and cared about people. She always said that the day of her passing would be the “happiest day of her life” as she left her earthly body and ...

Hall

Steve Gurr, 78, Gainesville
Steve Gurr, 78, of Gainesville, died Friday after a brief illness. Charles Stephen Gurr was born Jan. 25, 1942 in Ellaville, Ga., the son of Charles and Carmen Gurr. He grad ...
Mary Ruth Chapman, 90, Gainesville
Mary Ruth Chapman was born on September 21, 1929 in Jackson County, Georgia to the late Lila Mae Walker and step father, Jim Walker. She was called home to eternal peace on March 2 ...
On March 20, 2020, Kimberly Jane Coombs Conner went home to Heaven to be with her Lord and Savior after valiantly battling pancreatic cancer for the past two plus years. Kim was bo ...
Lonnie Dove, 74, Gainesville
Lonnie Dove, age 74 of Gainesville, GA passed away Friday, March 20, 2020.   Born on March 4, 1946 in Royston, GA, Mr. Dove was the son of the late John and Myrtie Shedd ...

Lumpkin

Wayne Eugene Mincey, 75, Dahlonega
Mr. Wayne Eugene Mincey age 75 of Dahlonega, Ga passed away on Friday March 20, 2020 at his residence following an extended illness.        & ...
Evelyn McClure Wilson, 81, Dahlonega
Mrs. Evelyn McClure Wilson, age 81, of Dahlonega passed away Friday, March 20, 2020.   Mrs. Wilson was born in Banks County on January 12, 1939 to the late Otis McClain an ...

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Talmadge A. Cofer, 83, Nicolson
Talmadge A. Cofer, age 83, of Nicolson, GA, formerly of Gwinnett County, passed away Friday, March 20, 2020. He was preceded in death by parents, Bob and Hester Cofer. Mr. Cofer is ...
Ed Minor, 84, Tucker
Ed Minor, age 84 of Tucker, passed away Friday March 20 after a long illness. James Edward Minor was born September 24, 1934 in Gainesville to the late Toy Ford and Helen Floyd Min ...

White

William Farrell McCallister, age 78, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, March 20, 2020. He was born in White County to the late Barney Lee and Lessie Ruby McCallister. In add ...
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