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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 ...
Walter Mondale, Carter's vice president, dies at 93
Former Vice President Walter Mondale, a liberal icon who lost one of the most lopsided presidential elections after bluntly telling voters to expect a tax increase if he won, has died
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.