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Local Obits for Fri. Apr 3rd, 2020


Lucille Wood Anderson, 89, Demorest
Lucille Wood Anderson, age 89 of Demorest, passed away Friday, April 3, 2020 at her residence. A lifelong resident of Habersham County, Mrs. Anderson was born in the Batesville ...
Susan “Susie” Stapleton Underwood, age 61, of Cornelia, passed away on Friday, April 3, 2020. Born on January 30, 1959, in Cornelia, she was the daughter of the late ...


Tammy Carpenter, 47, Buford
Tammy Carpenter, 47, of Buford passed away Friday, April 3, 2020. Born on October 1, 1972 in LaFayette, GA she was the daughter of the late Otis Carpenter and Betty Segars Sims. ...
Thelma P. Laney, 89, Gainesville
Thelma P. Laney, aged 89, passed away Friday, April 3rd at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Thelma was born March 15, 1931 in Statham, GA and was the last remaining child of th ...
William Rucker, 67, Gainesville
­­Mr. William Rucker was born on April 3, 1953 to the late George Rucker, Sr. and Priscilla Rucker. William was called to be with the Lord on April 3, 2020. He was preceded ...
Anita Crane Sherby, 72, Gainesville
Anita Jane Crane Sherby, 72, of Gainesville passed away unexpectedly due to pancreatic cancer on Friday, April 3. Anita was the oldest of four children born to her loving parent ...
Ellen R. Whetstone, 87, Gainesville
Ellen R. Whetstone, 87 of Gainesville passed away Thursday April 2, 2020. No services will be held at this time and per the families request the remains will be cremated. Tho ...


Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Margaret Ann Wright Deadwyler, age 72 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, April 3, 2020.  Mrs. Deadwyler was bor ...
Eleanor Marie Tornambe, 79, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Eleanor Marie Tornambe, age 79, of Jefferson, who passed away on Friday, April 3, 2020. Mrs. Tornambe was born in St. Catherines, Ont ...


Herbert Murray Abee, 76, Dahlonega
Mr. Herbert Murray Abee, age 76, of Dahlonega, passed away Friday, April 3, 2020 at Willow Wood Nursing Center. Mr. Abee was a native and lifelong resident of Lumpkin County.&nb ...
Robert Louis Garrett, 80, Dahlonega
Mr. Robert Louis Garrett, age 80, of Dahlonega passed away Friday, April 3, 2020. Mr. Garrett is a native and lifelong resident of Lumpkin County.  He was born on January 2 ...
Mr. Christopher “Chris” Michael Skillern , age 47, of Dahlonega passed away Friday, April 3, 2020. Chris was born in DeKalb County on December 9, 1972.  His mot ...


Edward Lee Purcell, 82, Toccoa
Edward Lee Purcell age 82 of Toccoa, Georgia passed away Friday April 3, 2020 at his home. Mr. Purcell was born on October 3, 1937 in Stephens County, Georgia to the late Ernest ...


Geneva Lee Stringer Taylor,age 82,of Cleveland, GA passed away April 2, 2020 at the residence of James and Hilda Tallant of Cleveland where she had been residing since George F. Ta ...
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
Former Hall County School Superintendent Doug Winters dies at 82
Dr. Douglas Harry Winters, a former superintendent for the Hall County School District, died Wednesday, Aug. 11 at the age of 82.
Former CDC official from Gainesville dies at age 69
Gainesville native Dr. Thomas Weston Hodge III, the former Director of Immunogenetics at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, died July 31 in St. Simon's Island, Ga.