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Local Obits for Mon. Mar 9th, 2020

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Velimir Pavlov, 72, Winder
Velimir Pavlov, age 72, of Winder passed away Monday, March 9, 2020.  No services will be held at this time.  Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, ...

Forsyth

George T. Spellissy, 89, Cumming
George T. Spellissy, 89, a resident of Cumming, GA, died Feb. 17, 2020, at Northside Hospital Forsyth. He was the loving husband of Anna (“Tommy”) Spellissy (nee White) ...

Gwinnett

Linda Gayle Puckett, 75, Buford
Linda Gayle Puckett, 75, of Buford, Georgia, died at Northeast Georgia Medical Center on March 11, 2020 from complications from kidney failure and cancer. Funeral service will be h ...

Habersham

Kham Siharathkenekham, age 86, of Alto, Georgia passed away on Monday, March 9, 2020. Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, March 14, 2020 at the Whitfield Funer ...

Hall

Shirley Viola Sears Hembree, 83, Gainesville
Mrs. Shirley Viola Sears Hembree, 83, of Gainesville, passed away Monday, March 9, 2020 at Gateway Health and Rehab following an extended illness. Services will be held at a lat ...
Dolores June Holcomb, 94, Gainesville
Mrs. Dolores June Holcomb, 94, of Gainesville passed away Monday, March 16, 2020 at her residence following an extended illness. A private graveside service for family only wil ...

Jackson

Mary Blondean Gooch, 84, Hoschton
Mary Blondean Gooch, age 84, of Hoschton passed away Monday, March 9, 2020.  Funeral service will be held at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel Thursday, 2:00 PM, March 12, 2020.  ...
Dennie Lee Jarrard, 67, Pendergrass
Dennie Lee Jarrard passed away on March 9th, 2020 at the age of 67.  He was born July 6, 1952 in Gainesville, Georgia as one of four children of Sally and Earl Jarrard, Sr.&nb ...

Lumpkin

Sally Ann McElduff, 58, Dahlonega
Mrs. Sally Ann McElduff, age 58, of Dahlonega passed away Monday, March 9, 2020. Mrs. McElduff was born in Lumpkin County on March 11, 1961.  She was preceded in death by h ...

Other

Vernon Mathis, 72, Martin
Vernon Randall (Randy) Mathis, age 72, of Martin, GA passed away March 9, 2020 at his son and daughter-in-law’s residence in Gainesville, GA following a brief illness. A memo ...

Towns

Alice Fay Burrell, 82, Hiawassee
Mrs. Alice Fay Burrell age 82 of Hiwassee, Ga passed away on Monday March 09, 2020 at her residence following a sudden illness. Memorial services are scheduled for Saturday Mar ...

White

William Randall Tomlinson III, known to all who loved him as Trae, passed away Monday, March 9, 2020 in Cleveland, GA. He was born in Atlanta, GA at Northside Hospital on July 4 ...
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