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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Mar 24th, 2020

Forsyth

Kay Lynn Evans, 75, Cumming
Ms. Kay Lynn Evans, 75, of Cumming, Georgia passed away March 24th, 2020. Ms. Evans is survived by her three children Robin Clanton of Dahlonega, Roger Roland of Cumming, and Joshu ...

Gwinnett

Frances Steele Dover, 99, Norcross
Frances Steele Dover, 99, of Norcross passed away peacefully Wednesday, March 24, 2020. Born New Year’s Day in 1921. Frances Dover is a retired property owner and manager ...
Mrs. Sandra Paul (Mayberry), of Buford, GA, passed away peacefully in her home surrounded by her family on Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at the age of 69. Sandra was born to parents C ...

Hall

Joseph Glenn Garrett, 85, Gainesville
Joseph Glenn Garrett, 85, of Gainesville passed away Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at his residence. A graveside service will be held at11:00 a.m. on Thursday, March 26, 2020 at Conco ...
Florence B. Hector, 77, Lula
Mrs. Florence B. Hector, age 77 of Lula, passed away on Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at her residence following a sudden illness. Graveside services are scheduled for Wednesday, Apri ...
Shirley Dean Peck, 82, Gainesville
Shirley Dean Peck, 82 of Gainesville passed away Tuesday March 24, 2020. A graveside service will be held at 2 pm Saturday March 28, 2020 at the Cavenders Cemetery in Lumpkin Co ...
Henry Wilson Skipper, Sr., 96, Flowery Branch
Henry Wilson Skipper, Sr., 96, of Flowery Branch passed away Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at Arbor Terrace in Gwinnett County. For the safety of the family and the community, the fam ...

Lumpkin

Paul LaFayette Strickland, 75, Douglasville, formerly Lumpkin County
Mr. Paul LaFayette Strickland, age 75, of Douglasville, formerly of Lumpkin County, passed away Tuesday, March 24, 2020. Mr. Strickland was born in Lumpkin County to the late Ho ...

Other

Hattie Virginia Hicks Seeley, 72, Carnesville
Hattie Virginia Hicks Seeley, age 72 of Carnesville, passed away on Tuesday, March 24, 2020. Born in Gainesville, Georgia on December 12, 1948 to the late William Bud Hicks and ...

Stephens

LeeLoma Wilbanks, 77, Toccoa
Mrs. LeeLoma Florence Schroeder Wilbanks, age 77 of Sanford, North Carolina, formerly of Toccoa, Ga. passed away Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at Central Carolina Hospital in Sanford, No ...

White

Bonnell Thomas, 90, Cleveland
Mr. Bonnell Thomas, age 90, of Cleveland, passed away Tuesday, March 24, 2020.  Mr. Thomas was born in Towns County to the late Laura Lavonia “Vonie” Garrett a ...
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