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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Apr 30th, 2020

Gwinnett

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 ...

Habersham

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 ...

Hall

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 ...

Jackson

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 ...

Other

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 ...

White

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 ...
Former Georgia Supreme Court chief justice dies from virus
A former chief justice of the Georgia Supreme Court has died
Former Hall County Commission chair Whitmire dies at 86
Donald "Don" Ralph Whitmire, a former chairman of the Hall County Commission, died Thursday at the age of 86.
2-time Hawks NBA All-Star 'Fast Eddie' Johnson dies at 65
Eddie Johnson, the two-time All-Star for the Atlanta Hawks whose career was shortened by arrests which led to a life sentence in prison, has died
Actor Sean Connery, the 'original' James Bond, dies at 90
Scottish actor Sean Connery, considered by many to have been the best James Bond, has died, aged 90
Whitey Ford, 91, pitcher who epitomized mighty Yankees, dies
The great New York Yankees pitcher Whitey Ford has died
Guitar rock legend Eddie Van Halen dies of cancer at 65
Guitar virtuoso Eddie Van Halen is being mourned across the world of music
Thomas Jefferson Byrd, known for Spike Lee films, killed
Police say actor Thomas Jefferson Byrd has been shot dead in Atlanta
Country star and hit Elvis songwriter Mac Davis dies at 78
Country star and hit Elvis songwriter Mac Davis has died