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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Fri. Mar 6th, 2020

Forsyth

Roy Scott Graber, 48, Cumming
While on a business trip to Florida on February 20, 2020, Roy Scott Graber of Cumming, Georgia passed away unexpectedly at age 48. He moved with his family to Cumming, Georgia 13 y ...

Gwinnett

Pedro J. “Pete” Pappas, age 90, of Hoschton, GA passed away on Friday, March 6, 2020.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Pedro and Jessie Hodge Pappas; brot ...
Billie Tribble Brand, 90, Buford
Mrs. Billie Tribble Brand, age 90, of Buford, GA passed away on Friday, March 6, 2020. She is survived by her husband of sixty-one years, Robert “Bob” Brand, Buford, ...
Robert W. Hoppe, Jr., 71, Dacula
Robert W. “Rob” Hoppe, Jr., age 71, of Dacula, GA passed away on Friday, March 6, 2020. He was preceded in death by his wife of forty years, Thelma Wade Hoppe. He ...

Habersham

Floyd Earnest Perry, 83, Mt. Airy
Floyd Earnest Perry, 83, of Mt. Airy, passed away on Friday, March 6, 2020 in the loving company of his family. Born on December 13, 1936, he was the son of the late Floyd and ...
Bobby Lee “Bob” Templeton, age 88, of Demorest, passed away on Friday, March 6, 2020. Born on May 31, 1931, in Eldon, Missouri, he was the son of the late Virgil War ...

Hall

John Anthony Palmer, 86, Flowery Branch
Mr. John Anthony Palmer, age 86, of Flowery Branch passed away Friday, March 6, 2020 at his residence, surrounded by his family. Graveside Services will be 11:00 a.m., Wednesday ...

Jackson

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. James Franklin “Frank” Woods, age 52 of Commerce, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, March 6, 2020.  Mr. Woods was ...

Other

James Larry Baxter, 71, Hull
James Larry Baxter, age 71 of Hull, GA passed away Friday, March 6, 2020 at his residence.   Born on January 25, 1949 in Commerce, GA, Mr. Baxter was the son of the late Ell ...

White

Glendon Blackstock, 87, Cleveland
Glendon M. “Glen” Blackstock, 87, of Cleveland, GA passed away Friday March 6, 2020. Born February 23, 1933 in Forsyth County to the late George and Conie Blackstock ...
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