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Local Obits for Fri. Apr 24th, 2020


Linda Orr Evans, 68, Dawsonville
Linda Orr Evans, 68, of Dawsonville, GA passed away suddenly on Friday, April 24, 2020 at NEGA Medical Center, Dahlonega, GA.  She was born to the late Kelsey and Eva Orr.&nbs ...


Shawn Patrick Biven, 55, Cumming
Shawn Patrick Biven 55, of Cumming, Georgia passed away on Friday, April 24, 2020. Services will be held on a later date. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson.c ...


Alfred N. English, 64, Buford
Alfred N. English, age 64, of Buford, GA passed away on Friday, April 24, 2020. He is survived by his wife of sixteen years, Elaine Millsap English, Buford, GA; Children, Jackie Os ...
Paula Kaye Butler, 71, Suwanee
Paula Kaye Butler 71, of Suwanee, Georgia passed away on Friday, April 24, 2020. Paula was a member of First Redeemer Church, a 30year member of ALTA and loved to work in her fl ...


Gloria Elizabeth Rainey Brown, age 74, of Alto, Georgia, passed away on Friday, April 24, 2020. No formal services are planned at this time. Arrangements have been entrusted ...
Clarence Dover, 99, Demorest
Clarence Dover, age 99 of Demorest, passed away Friday, April 24, 2020. Born in the Hollywood Community on April 4, 1921, Mr. Dover was the son of the late Maxwell and Lizzie Do ...
Mildred Anderson Ellison, 92, Clarkesville
Mildred Anderson Ellison, age 92, of Clarkesville, Georgia passed away on Friday, April 24, 2020. Mrs. Ellison was born in Clarkesville, Georgia on May 23, 1927, to the late Hen ...
Mary Jewell Blaylock Kelly, 94, Clarkesville
Mary Jewell Blaylock Kelly, age 94 of Clarkesville, passed away Friday, April 24, 2020. Born in LaFayette, Georgia, on April 17, 1926, Mrs. Kelly was the daughter of the late Pa ...


Peggy Abell, age 75, passed away on April 24, 2020 following a brief illness. A native of Louisville, KY she was the daughter of the late Thelma Burke. Peggy attended Holy Rosary H ...
Eula Mae Hanes Adams, 93, Oakwood
Eula Mae Hanes Adams, 93, of Oakwood, passed into the everlasting arms of her Lord Jesus on April 24, 2020, following an extended illness. Her family will have a private, graveside ...
Lisa Dover Forbus, 41, Gainesville
Lisa Dover Forbus, 41 of Gainesville passed away April 24, 2020. A memorial service will be held at 4:00 p.m. Friday May 1, 2020 at Cornerstone Assembly of God in Oakwood. Th ...


Maurice Jane Ford, 97, Jefferson
Mrs. Maurice Jane Ford was born in Gilliam, LA. in 1923.  Mrs. Ford was preceded in death by her parents Jonnie Grace Lane Garner, and Alonzo Payne Garner of Atlanta, Ga..&nbs ...


Rhonda Kay Miller, 42, Dahlonega
Ms. Rhonda Kay Miller, age 42, of Dahlonega passed away Friday, April 24, 2020. Rhonda was born in Hall County on December 4, 1977. She was preceded in death by her father Ronni ...


James Newton Martin, Jr., 91, Fairhope, Ala., formerly of Gainesville
On Friday, April 24, 2020 James Newton Martin, Jr. of Fairhope, Ala. passed away at age 91 after an 8-year battle with dementia. He will be remembered by those who loved him as a g ...


Sheila Rae Owenby, 58, Cleveland
Shelia Rae Owenby, 58, of Cleveland passed away April 24, 2020. She was born on August 10, 1961 in Murphy, North Carolina to Bobby Ray Trout and Barbara Jean Watkins.  Shel ...
Hank Huckaby dies at 79 after 'unparalleled' Georgia career
Former University System of Georgia Chancellor and state budget director Hank Huckaby has died
Beloved Gainesville pediatrician Everett Roseberry dies at 79
Longtime Gainesville pediatrician Everett Roseberry, who was instrumental in the founding of The Longstreet Clinic, died Sunday, April 11 at the age of 79.
G. Gordon Liddy, Watergate mastermind, dead at 90
Beloved children’s author Beverly Cleary dies at 104
Children’s author Beverly Cleary, the writer behind the popular characters Ramona Quimby and Henry Huggins, has died
Vernon Jordan, activist, former Clinton adviser, has died
According to a statement from his daughter, Vernon Jordan, a civil rights activist and former adviser to President Bill Clinton, has died
Mincey Marble founder, marble innovator dies at 86
​Kenneth Mincey, who founded Gainesville-based Mincey Marble cast marble company, passed away at the age of 86 Friday.
Jo Ann Adams, Gainesville's first female pharmacist, dies at 93
When Jo Ann Trapnell Adams graduated from the University of Georgia School of Pharmacy, she was just 20 years old.
Marty Schottenheimer, NFL coach with 200 wins, dies at 77
The longtime NFL coach Marty Schottenheimer has died