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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 ...
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
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.
Marty Schottenheimer, NFL coach with 200 wins, dies at 77
The longtime NFL coach Marty Schottenheimer has died