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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 ...
Walter Mondale, Carter's vice president, dies at 93
Former Vice President Walter Mondale, a liberal icon who lost one of the most lopsided presidential elections after bluntly telling voters to expect a tax increase if he won, has died
Hank Huckaby dies at 79 after 'unparalleled' Georgia career
Former University System of Georgia Chancellor and state budget director Hank Huckaby has died
Beloved Gainesville pediatrician Everett Roseberry dies at 79
Longtime Gainesville pediatrician Everett Roseberry, who was instrumental in the founding of The Longstreet Clinic, died Sunday, April 11 at the age of 79.
G. Gordon Liddy, Watergate mastermind, dead at 90
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Beloved children’s author Beverly Cleary dies at 104
Children’s author Beverly Cleary, the writer behind the popular characters Ramona Quimby and Henry Huggins, has died
Vernon Jordan, activist, former Clinton adviser, has died
According to a statement from his daughter, Vernon Jordan, a civil rights activist and former adviser to President Bill Clinton, has died
Mincey Marble founder, marble innovator dies at 86
​Kenneth Mincey, who founded Gainesville-based Mincey Marble cast marble company, passed away at the age of 86 Friday.
Jo Ann Adams, Gainesville's first female pharmacist, dies at 93
When Jo Ann Trapnell Adams graduated from the University of Georgia School of Pharmacy, she was just 20 years old.