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Local Obits for Sat. Apr 11th, 2020


Randall Dan Saxton, 63, Winder
Randall Dan Saxton, age 63, of Winder, GA passed away on Saturday, April 11, 2020. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lee Mathews Saxton; father, Dan N. Saxton. He is survived b ...


Lena Edna Forrester Brady, age 88. of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Saturday, April 11, 2020.  Mrs. Brady was born on March 11, 1932 in Habersham County, Georgia to the ...
James Anthony Wood, 60, Clarkesville
James A. Wood, age 60, passed away at his home in Clarkesville on Saturday, April 11, 2020 after a hard-fought battle with pancreatic cancer. Son of the late Billy and Becky Woo ...


Dennis Keith Hruby, 68, Gainesville
Dennis Keith Hruby, 68 of Gainesville passed away Saturday April 11, 2020 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. No formal services will be held and Mr. Hruby remains will be ...
Betty Jo Tanner Orr, 89, Gainesville
Betty Jo Tanner Orr, age 89, of Gainesville, GA passed away on Saturday, April 11, 2020. She was preceded in death by her husband, William E. Orr (Bill) is survived by her children ...
Donald L. Thomas, 58, Gainesville
Donald L. Thomas 58, of Gainesville passed away Saturday April 11, 2020. Professional Funeral Service Entrusted to Wimberly Funeral Home.


My mother, Carolyn Jean Haggard was born on January 22, 1938 to G.D. and Bonnie Mae Gowder. She was born in to Heaven on April 11, 2020 after an extended illness. She was 82 year ...


Deborah Elizabeth Dobbs, 52, Dahlonega
Mrs. Deborah Elizabeth Dobbs, age 52, of Dahlonega, passed away Saturday, April 11, 2020. Debbie was born in Cambridge, Ohio on August 8, 1967 to the late Donald and Mary-Margar ...
Alvin Jones, 82, Dahlonega
Mr. Alvin Jones, age 82, of Dahlonega, passed away Saturday, April 11, 2020. Complete funeral arrangements will be announced later by Anderson-Underwood Funeral Home of Dahloneg ...


Mrs. Zola Arlene Kidder Braidwood, age 88 of Sunset Lane, Toccoa passed away Saturday, April 11, 2020 at her home. A daughter of the late Lawrence and Elva Carnahan Kidder, she ...
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