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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Apr 20th, 2020

Banks

Woodie Ward, 87, Baldwin
Woodie Ward, age 87, of Baldwin, Georgia passed away on Monday, April 20, 2020. Ms. Ward was born on June 23, 1932 in Banks County, Georgia to the late Henry and Alma Poole Ward ...

Barrow

Deborah Regina Davis, 57, Winder
Deborah Regina Davis, age 57, of Winder passed away Monday, April 20, 2020.  Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM, Saturday, April 25, 2020 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel.&nbs ...

Forsyth

Chester Elmore Gorman, 81, Cumming
Mr. Chester Elmore Gorman, 81, of Cumming, Georgia passed away on Monday, April 20, 2020. No services are scheduled at this time for Mr. Gorman. Condolences may be expressed ...

Habersham

Billy Joe Gallahar, Sr., 79, Demorest
Billy Joe Gallahar Sr. 79, of Demorest, Georgia passed away on April 20, 2020. He was born April 25, 1940 in Talladega, Alabama and has now gone to be with the Lord. Billy wa ...
Maggie Lee Collins Nelms, 81, Demorest
Maggie Lee Collins Nelms, age 81 of Demorest, passed away on Monday, April 20, 2020. Born in Clarkesville, Georgia on December 10, 1938, she was a daughter of the late Frank Col ...
Randy Keith Oliver, 55, Alto
Randy Keith Oliver, age 55, of Alto, Georgia went home on Tuesday, April 14, 2020. Mr. Oliver was born on June 30, 1964 in Habersham County, Georgia to the late Edward and Louis ...

Jackson

Billy Bennett, 89, Hoschton
Billy Bennett, age 89, of Hoschton passed away Monday, April 20, 2020.  Billy was a devoted husband and father, a 20 years veteran of the United States Navy.  Graveside s ...

Lumpkin

Beverly Ann Bartlein, 88, Dahlonega
Beverly Ann Bartlein, 88, of Dahlonega, Georgia passed away on Monday, April 20, 2020. No services are scheduled at this time. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldand ...
Beverly Ann Bartlein, 88, Dahlonega
Beverly Ann Bartlein 88, of Dahlonega, Georgia passed away on Monday, April 20, 2020. No services are scheduled at this time. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldands ...

Other

Evelyn Rudeen (Duran) Maddox, age 82, of Alpharetta, GA. It is with great sadness that the family of Evelyn Rudeen (Duran) Maddox announce her passing. She was survived by her h ...
James 'Phillip' Croft, 80, Chamblee
James “Phillip” Croft, 80 of Chamblee passed away Monday, April 20, 2020. Phillip is survived by his wife, Barbara; daughter, Felicia (Michael) Smith; grandchildren, ...

White

John Stringer, 89, Cleveland
Mr. John Stringer, age 89, of Gainesville, passed away Monday, April 20, 2020. Mr. Stringer was born in Hall County to the late Charlie Washington and Venie Peck Stringer.  ...
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