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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 ...
Former Georgia Supreme Court chief justice dies from virus
A former chief justice of the Georgia Supreme Court has died
Former Hall County Commission chair Whitmire dies at 86
Donald "Don" Ralph Whitmire, a former chairman of the Hall County Commission, died Thursday at the age of 86.
2-time Hawks NBA All-Star 'Fast Eddie' Johnson dies at 65
Eddie Johnson, the two-time All-Star for the Atlanta Hawks whose career was shortened by arrests which led to a life sentence in prison, has died
Actor Sean Connery, the 'original' James Bond, dies at 90
Scottish actor Sean Connery, considered by many to have been the best James Bond, has died, aged 90
Whitey Ford, 91, pitcher who epitomized mighty Yankees, dies
The great New York Yankees pitcher Whitey Ford has died
Guitar rock legend Eddie Van Halen dies of cancer at 65
Guitar virtuoso Eddie Van Halen is being mourned across the world of music
Thomas Jefferson Byrd, known for Spike Lee films, killed
Police say actor Thomas Jefferson Byrd has been shot dead in Atlanta
Country star and hit Elvis songwriter Mac Davis dies at 78
Country star and hit Elvis songwriter Mac Davis has died