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Local Obits for Fri. Apr 24th, 2020

Dawson

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 ...

Forsyth

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 ...

Gwinnett

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 ...

Habersham

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 ...

Hall

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 ...

Jackson

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 ...

Lumpkin

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 ...

Other

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 ...

White

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 ...
Joel Chester Rodgers, Sr., 81, Cleveland
On Friday, April 24th, 2020 Joel Chester Rogers, Sr., loving husband, father, and grandfather, passed away at the age of 81.  Joel was born on January 5th, 1939 in Cleveland, ...
Betty Lynn, Thelma Lou on 'The Andy Griffith Show,' has died
Betty Lynn, who was best known as Barney Fife's sweetheart Thelma Lou on “The Andy Griffith Show,” has died at the age of 95
Former NASCAR driver Townley killed in shooting in Athens
A former NASCAR driver was killed Saturday in a shooting in Georgia that also wounded a woman, investigators said. John Wes Townley, 31, died in the shooting in a neighborhood...
Jane Powell, Hollywood golden-age musicals star, dies at 92
Jane Powell, who starred in Hollywood golden age musicals, has died
Michael Constantine of 'My Big Fat Greek Wedding' dies at 94
Michael Constantine, an Emmy Award-winning character actor who reached worldwide fame playing the Windex bottle-toting father of the bride in the 2002 film “My Big Fat Greek Wedding,” has died
Willard Scott, weatherman on NBC's 'Today' show, dies at 87
Willard Scott, the beloved weatherman who charmed viewers of NBC’s “Today” show with his self-deprecating humor and cheerful personality, has died
Actor Ed Asner, TV's blustery Lou Grant, dies at 91
Actor Ed Asner, the blustery but lovable Lou Grant in two successful television series, has died
Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts dies at age 80
Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts has died at the age of 80
Country singer Tom T. Hall dies; wrote ‘Harper Valley PTA’
Singer-songwriter Tom T