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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Apr 16th, 2020

Forsyth

Richard Russell Brown, age 80, passed away on Thursday, April 16, 2020. Russell was a 65-year member of Cross Plains Baptist Church and lived in Forsyth County his whole life. He i ...
Geraldine McIntyre Yarbrough, age 71, ran through the pearly white gates of heaven into the loving arms of Jesus on April 16, 2020. She isn’t struggling to breath; she’ ...

Habersham

Joyce Bellamy, 82, Baldwin
Joyce Bellamy, age 82, of Baldwin, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, April 16, 2020. Mrs. Bellamy was born on July 26, 1937 in Jackson County, Georgia to the la ...
Travis Horace Smith, Jr., 74, Turnerville
Travis Horace Smith, Jr., age 74, of Turnerville, passed away on Thursday, April 16, 2020. Born on January 11, 1946, in Toccoa, he was the son of the late Travis Horace Smith, J ...

Hall

Lois Louellen Hanson Phillips, 91, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Lois Louellen Hanson Phillips age 91 of Flowery Branch, Ga passed away on Thursday April 16, 2020 at her residence following an extended illness. Funeral services are sche ...
Marion Rebecca Evans Sullens, 89, Murrayville
Marion Rebecca Evans Sullens, 89 of Murrayville passed away Thursday April 16, 2020 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A lifelong resident of Hall County, Mrs. Sullens was ...
Hubert Austin Crow Jr, 81, Oakwood
Mr. Hubert Austin Crow, Jr., 81 of Oakwood went home to be with Jesus surrounded by his loving family on Wednesday, April 15, 2020. A lifelong resident of Hall County, Mr. Crow ...
Robert Gilman Folsom, Jr, 89, Gainesville
  Robert Gilman Folsom, Jr., age 89 of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday, April 16, 2020 at his residence. Mr. Folsom was born August 12, 1930 in Jacksonville, Florid ...
Luther Roberts, Jr., 75, Gainesville
Luther Roberts, Jr., age 75, of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday, April 16, 2020. Born on March 21, 1945, in Centre, Alabama, he was a son of the Luther Roberts, Sr. and Ire ...

Jackson

Jon Wilton Kilgore passed away on April 14, 2020.  We are honoring Jon’s request for cremation. Sometime in the near future, when conditions allow, Jon’s frie ...

Stephens

Karri Anne Alonso, 26, Toccoa
Karri Anne Alonso, 26, left this world unexpectedly on April 16, 2020, after a brief illness. She was a beloved, mother, daughter, granddaughter, sister, niece, cousin and friend.& ...
Ms. Betty Jean Brady Smith, age 87, of Toccoa passed away Thursday, April 16, 2020 at the Wilkinson Center in Toccoa. A daughter of the late Broadus and Beulah Burrell Brady, sh ...

White

Homer Lee Dyer, 57, Helen
Homer Lee Dyer, age 57, of Helen, passed away on Thursday, April 16, 2020. Mr. Dyer was born on June 16, 1962.  He worked as a mechanic for Milton Martin Honda and was a tr ...
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
Willard Scott, weatherman on NBC's 'Today' show, dies at 87
Willard Scott, the beloved weatherman who charmed viewers of NBC’s “Today” show with his self-deprecating humor and cheerful personality, has died
Actor Ed Asner, TV's blustery Lou Grant, dies at 91
Actor Ed Asner, the blustery but lovable Lou Grant in two successful television series, has died
Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts dies at age 80
Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts has died at the age of 80
Country singer Tom T. Hall dies; wrote ‘Harper Valley PTA’
Singer-songwriter Tom T