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Local Obits for Mon. Apr 27th, 2020


Lucile Jones Crain, 89, Maysville
Lucile Jones Crain, age 89 of Maysville, GA passed away Monday, April 27, 2020 at her residence.   Born on Jan. 1, 1931 in Gainesville, GA, Mrs. Crain was the daughter o ...


Patricia Elaine Tallant, 71, of Cumming passed away Monday, April 27, 2020.  A life-long resident of Cumming, Elaine was a member of Friendship Baptist Church. Survivors in ...


Andrea Shuler Chitwood, age 40, passed away on Monday, April 27, 2020.  She is survived by her husband of four years, Cale Chitwood, Lawrenceville, GA; Children, John Dale &ld ...


Mary Ann Stewart Minyard, 81, Demorest
Mary Ann Stewart Minyard, age 81 of Demorest, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Monday, April 27, 2020. Born in Clarkesville, Georgia on November 29, 1938, she was a daug ...


William Carlson, 92, Gainesville
Mr. William Carlson, age 92, of Gainesville passed away Monday, April 27, 2020 at the Waterford at Oakwood. Private Services will be held at a later date. Mr. Carlson was bor ...
Genelle Etheridge, 91, Hoschton
Genelle Etheridge, age 91 of Hoschton, GA, died Monday, April 27, 2020. Ms. Etheridge has been cremated and service arrangements will be announced later. Hamilton Mill Memorial Cha ...
Jimmy D. Haynie, 88, Gainesville
Mr. Jimmy D. Haynie, age 88, of Gainesville passed away on April 27, 2020.   Graveside services are scheduled for 2:00 pm Thursday April 30, 2020 at Memorial Park Cemetery ...
Emily Force Morrow, Gainesville
Mrs. Emily Force Morrow- The wife of the late John W. Morrow Jr. transitioned this life suddenly yet peacefully into God’s bosom. Mrs. Morrow was the daughter of the late Rev ...
Mildred Montine Roberts Propes, 84, Flowery Branch
Mildred Montine Roberts Propes, 84, of Flowery Branch passed away Monday, April 27, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Barrow County Campus from an extended illness. Due t ...
Joseph Sterling Washburn, 79, Gainesville
Joseph Sterling Washburn, age 79, of Gainesville, GA passed away on Monday, April 27, 2020. He was preceded in death by his wife of fifty-four years, Diane Washburn. He is survi ...
Bevelyn Edna Weaver, 89, Flowery Branch
Ms. Bevelyn Edna Weaver, age 89, of Flowery Branch passed away Monday, April 27, 2020 at her residence, surrounded by her family. Private Graveside Services will be held. Ms. ...


Lynn Parker Lovelady, 82, Hoschton
Lynn Parker Lovelady September 25, 1937 - April 27th, 2020 After an extended illness, Parker Lovelady passed away Monday afternoon, April 27th, 2020.  Parker was born an ...


Robert Thomas Harrison, age 74 of Monroe, GA passed away on Monday, April 27, 2020. He is survived by his wife of fifty-four years, Clara Mae Harrison, Monroe, GA; daughters Melind ...


Janet Dockery, 81, Cleveland
Janet Martin Dockery, age 81, of Cleveland, passed away on Monday, April 27, 2020 at her home following an extended illness. Mrs. Dockery was born on July 31, 1938 and was a lif ...
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