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Local Obits for Thu. Apr 30th, 2020


James H. Thomas, 56, Buford
James H. Thomas, age 56 of Buford, GA, died suddenly Thursday, April 30, 2020.  A family visitation will be held at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel. In lieu of  flowers the ...


Betty Ann Stamey Arrowood, age 62 of Demorest, passed away on Thursday, April 30, 2020. Born in Demorest, Georgia on February 2, 1958 to the late Clyde and Ruby Holbrooks Stamey ...


George Sheldon Drake, 78, Gainesville
Mr. George Sheldon Drake, age 78, of Gainesville passed away Thursday, April 30, 2020. Private Graveside Services will be held at Memorial Park South Cemetery. Mr. Drake was ...
Dorcas Gaines Taylor, 94, Gainesville
Dorcas Gaines Taylor, 94 of Gainesville passed away Thursday April 30, 2020 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A lifelong resident of Hall County, she was born and raised ...
Charles R. Morrow, Gainesville
Mr. Charles R. Morrow was the sixth child of thirteen children born to the late John W. and Gladys (Vincent) Morrow.  He was a native of Gainesville, GA and graduated as valed ...
Mr. Steven (Steve) Roberts, 63, of Lula passed away Thursday, April 30, 2020.   Graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, May 4, 2020 in Memorial Park Ceme ...
Mr. Steven (Steve) Roberts, 63, of Lula passed away Thursday, April 30, 2020.   Graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, May 4, 2020 in Memorial Park Ceme ...
Bettye Ann Wheeler, 82, Lula
Bettye Ann Wilkins Wheeler was born on April 3, 1938 in Gainesville, Georgia, as the third of seven to the late James Paul and to the late Ruby Emma Moon Wilkins. Our Heavenly Fath ...


Deborah Ruth Pace Brooks, 69, Jefferson
Deborah Ruth Pace Brooks, age 69, of Jefferson, GA passed away Thursday, April 30, 2020.    Born on Nov. 23, 1950 in Commerce, GA, Mrs. Brooks was the daughter of ...


Barbara Ann Williams, 72, Carnesville
Mrs. Barbara Ann Bennett Williams, age 72, of Hunters Creek Road in Carnesville, Ga. passed away Thursday, April 30, 2020 at Stephens County Hospital. A daughter of the late Cl ...


Drusilla Lee Shelton, 73, Cleveland
Drusilla Lee Shelton, age 73, of Cleveland, passed away on Thursday, April 30, 2020. Mrs. Shelton was born on March 24, 1947, in Akron, Ohio, to the late George and Betty Franch ...
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.