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Obituary Archive
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 ...
Funeral Tuesday for well-known Gainesville businessman, attorney Sonny Sykes
Funeral services for Gainesville attorney and businessman William I. "Sonny" Sykes, Jr. are scheduled for Tuesday, July 13 at Free Chapel Worship Center.
Former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld dies at 88
The family of former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld says he has died
Local philanthropist and journalist Lessie Smithgall dies at 110
Lessie Smithgall, a longtime Gainesville philanthropist and journalist, died Friday, June 25 at the age of 110.
Frank Bonner, Herb on 'WKRP in Cincinnati,' dies at 79
Frank Bonner, who played a brash salesman with a love of flashy plaid suits on the TV comedy “WKRP in Cincinnati,” has died
Ned Beatty, indelible in 'Deliverance,' 'Network' dies at 83
Ned Beatty, the indelible character actor whose first film role as a genial vacationer raped by a backwoodsman in 1972′s “Deliverance” launched him on a long, prolific and accomplished career, has died
'Hooked on a Feeling' singer B.J. Thomas dies at 78
One of the country’s most popular and versatile singers, B
Former US Sen. John Warner of Virginia dies at 94
Former Sen. John W
Charles Grodin, 'Midnight Run,' 'Heartbreak Kid,' star, dies
Charles Grodin, the offbeat actor and writer who scored as a newlywed cad in “The Heartbreak Kid” and the father in the “Beethoven” comedies, has died