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Local Obits for Fri. Apr 17th, 2020

Banks

Mrs. Bettie Blanch Lacek Jones, age 93, of Commerce passed away on Friday, April 17, 2020 at High Shoals Health and Rehab Center.  Mrs. Jones was born in New Kensington, PA to ...

Forsyth

Eddie Dean Hardy, 69, Cumming
Retired Major Eddie Dean Hardy was born on March 10, 1951 and passed away on April 17, 2020. He was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence Virgil Hardy and Clara Owenby Hardy. ...

Gwinnett

Bernice Deaton Weaver, 95, Buford
Bernice Deaton Weaver age 95 of Buford went home to be with the Lord on April 17, 2020. She was born in Buford on August 24, 1924 to Nathan B. and Grace Deaton. She is a graduat ...

Hall

Ernest Gilmore Jr., 87, Gainesville
Ernest Gilmore Jr., age 87, of Gainesville, Ga. passed away on April 17, 2020. The visitation will be held from 1-7 pm on Friday, April 24th at Wimberly Funeral Home Chap ...
Mrs. Margarett Louise (Cowart) Brechter age 92 of Gainesville, Georgia left her earthly home on Friday April 17th, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended il ...
Kyle Edward Holbrooks, 39, Colorado, formerly of Gainesville
Mr. Kyle Edward Holbrooks, age 39 of Colorado, formerly of Gainesville, passed away on Friday, April 17, 2020 in Commerce, Georgia. Memorial services will be held at a later dat ...
Joy White Robinson, 80, Gainesville
Mrs. Joy White Robinson, 80, of Gainesville passed away April 17, 2020. There are no services planned at this time. Memorial Park Funeral Home, 2030 Memorial Park Road, Gaine ...
Donald Lee Thomas, Gainesville
Donald Lee Thomas was born in Atlanta Ga on February 6th to Emma Dee Alexander and Willie Dee Thomas. He was preceded in death by his parents. As well as his brothers Charles Willi ...

Jackson

Dillard Hillman, 78, Hoschton
Mr. Dillard Hillman, 78, of Hoschton, passed away Friday, April 17, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical, Braselton Campus. Due to the global pandemic COVID 19, a memorial service ...

Stephens

Mrs. Juanita Talbott Macomson age 98 of Washington, Georgia formally of Toccoa passed away Friday April 17, 2020 at Pruitt Health of Washington. A daughter of the late Everett a ...
Winston Kennedy Reed, 29, Toccoa
Winston Kennedy Reed, age 29 of Toccoa, passed away Friday, April 17, 2020. Mr. Reed was born in Snellville, Georgia on May 26, 1990.Wint Winston was a son of a great mother, a ...
Betty White, TV’s Golden Girl, dies at 99
Actor Betty White, whose saucy, up-for-anything charm made her a television mainstay for more than 60 years, has died
Former US Senate majority leader Harry Reid dies at 82
Harry Reid, the former Senate majority leader and Nevada’s longest-serving member of Congress, has died at home in Henderson, Nevada
John Madden, Hall of Fame coach and broadcaster, dies at 85
The NFL says Hall of Fame coach turned broadcaster John Madden has died at age 85
Gainesville businessman James Simpson dies at 77, truck parade to be held in his honor
Gainesville businessman James Simpson, the force behind Simpson Trucking & Grading, Inc. in Gainesville, will be remembered in a funeral service Friday, Dec. 17 at Hopewell Baptist Church.
Michael Nesmith, the Monkee for all seasons, dies at 78
Michael Nesmith, the wool-hatted, guitar-strumming member of the 1960s, made-for-television rock band The Monkees, has died at 78
Al Unser, a four-time winner of Indianapolis 500, dies at 82
Al Unser, one of only four drivers to win the Indianapolis 500 a record four times, died Thursday following years of health issues
Pro Bowler, Super Bowl champ, GA Tech star wideout Demaryius Thomas dies at 33
Former NFL wide receiver Demaryius Thomas has died at the age of 33
Georgia Racing Hall of Famer Bud Lunsford passes away
Legendary Georgia racer and hall of famer Bud Lunsford of Gainesville passed away on Monday at the age of 86. Lunsford, a member of both the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame...