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Local Obits for Tue. Apr 14th, 2020

Forsyth

Emma “Inez” (Whitfield) Allen finally went home to Jesus, in her 100th year, on Tuesday, April 14th, 2020, at The Union County Nursing Home in Blairsville, Georgia. She ...

Hall

Clarence E. "Beau" Brownlee, 72, Gainesville
Clarence E. "Beau" Brownlee was born on June 19, 1947 in Gainesville, GA to the late Willie Belle Brownlee. He departed this life and entered into the Gates of Heaven on ...
Jackie Ramsey, 76, Gainesville
  Jackie Ramsey was born on September 10, 1943 in Gainesville, Ga to the late Mr. & Mrs. AB Ramsey. He departed this life on Tuesday April 14 at Northeast Georgia Medic ...
Bill Mark Mavity, 88, Gainesville
On Tuesday, April 14, 2020, Bill Mark Mavity, loving father and grandfather, passed away at age 88.  Bill was born in Oklahoma during the Depression but moved to East Tennesse ...

Jackson

Mr. Douglas Dominick Brender A. Brandis, age 68, of Commerce, GA died Tuesday, April 14, 2020 at his residence.  Mr. Brandis was born in Jakarta, Indonesia to the late Dominic ...
Mr. Thomas Gerald “Jerry” Gailey, age 80, of Commerce, GA died Tuesday, April 14, 2020 at Northridge Health and Rehab.  Mr. Gailey was born in Jackson County to th ...
Nick Andrew Scoggins, 42, Commerce
Mr. Nick Andrew Scoggins, age 42, of Commerce, GA died Tuesday, April 14, 2020 at his residence.  Mr. Scoggins was born in Athens to Aubry and Sheila McGinnis Scoggins of Comm ...
Lee Elder, 1st Black golfer to play Masters, dies at age 87
Golf pioneer Lee Elder has died at the age of 87
Frank Williams, founder of Formula One team, dies at 79
Sir Frank Williams, the founder and former team principal of Williams Racing, has died. He was 79. Williams took his motor racing team from an empty carpet warehouse to the summit of Formula One, overseeing 114 victories, a combined 16 drivers’ and constructors’ world championships, while becoming the longest-serving team boss in the sport’s history.
Towering musical theater master Stephen Sondheim dies at 91
Stephen Sondheim, the songwriter who reshaped the American musical theater in the second half of the 20th century, has died
Prince, poultry pioneer, dies at 93
Jack Prince of Gainesville, the man who invented the chicken deboning machine, has died at the age of 93.
Betty Lynn, Thelma Lou on 'The Andy Griffith Show,' has died
Betty Lynn, who was best known as Barney Fife's sweetheart Thelma Lou on “The Andy Griffith Show,” has died at the age of 95
Former NASCAR driver Townley killed in shooting in Athens
A former NASCAR driver was killed Saturday in a shooting in Georgia that also wounded a woman, investigators said. John Wes Townley, 31, died in the shooting in a neighborhood...
Jane Powell, Hollywood golden-age musicals star, dies at 92
Jane Powell, who starred in Hollywood golden age musicals, has died
Michael Constantine of 'My Big Fat Greek Wedding' dies at 94
Michael Constantine, an Emmy Award-winning character actor who reached worldwide fame playing the Windex bottle-toting father of the bride in the 2002 film “My Big Fat Greek Wedding,” has died