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Local Obits for Thu. Apr 16th, 2020


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’ ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...
Robert Clary, last of the ‘Hogan’s Heroes’ stars, dies at 96
Robert Clary, who played a prisoner of war in the TV sitcom “Hogan’s Heroes,” has died
Rev. Dr. William Hugh Cauthen dies at 92
The Reverend Dr. William Hugh Cauthen passed away peacefully onto his next life on Wednesday, November 9, 2022.
JGR co-owner Coy Gibbs, 49, dies hours after son wins title
Coy Gibbs, the vice chairman of Joe Gibbs Racing for his NFL and NASCAR Hall of Fame father, died Sunday morning just hours after his son won the Xfinity Series championship.
Jerry Lee Lewis, outrageous rock ‘n’ roll star, dies at 87
The untamable and often outrageous rock ‘n’ roll pioneer Jerry Lee Lewis has died at 87
Thomas Cahill, popular history writer, dead at 82
Thomas Cahill, a scholar of ancient languages and belief systems with a knack for popular storytelling who engaged history readers with such bestsellers as “How the Irish Saved Civilization” and “Desire of the Everlasting Hills,” has died at age 82
French iconic painter of black Pierre Soulages dead at 102
French painter Pierre Soulages, an icon of post-World War II European abstract art famed for his use of black, has died, according to the Soulages Museum in his hometown of Rodez
Actor in cult favorite 'American Movie' dead at 56
Musician Mike Schank, who was best known for his good guy role in the award-winning documentary film "American Movie," has died at age 56, according to a close friend
Champion driver Bobby East fatally stabbed at gas station
Bobby East, a three-time USAC national champion driver, has died after being stabbed this week at a Southern California gas station. He was 37.