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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Apr 6th, 2020

Forsyth

James Allen Holtzclaw, or as most people called him, “Popcorn” lost his battle with pancreatic cancer on Monday, April 6th, 2020. He fought until the very end and passe ...
Katherine Andrea Phillips, 76, of Cumming, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, April 6, 2020. A celebration of life will take place at a later date. Condolences may be expressed ...
William H. “Bill” Picklesimer, 87 of Cumming passed away Monday, April 6, 2020. Bill was a member of Harmony Grove Baptist Church where he was the oldest living Deacon. ...

Gwinnett

Maxine B. Cash, 91, Buford
Maxine B. Cash, age 91, of Buford, GA passed away on Monday, April 6, 2020. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Judy Porter Perkins; father, D.S. Berryman; mother, Jeanne ...
Norman Eugene (Ned) Daugherty, Jr. passed away on April 6. Ned was a lifelong Georgia resident who enjoyed gardening, building furniture with his dad, and watching sports on TV wit ...
Elaine Mote, 65, Buford
Elaine Mote, age 65 of Buford, GA, died Monday, April 6, 2020. Ms. Mote has been cremated and no services are planned at this time. Elaine was preceded in death by her father ...

Habersham

Stacy Marks Black, 55, Demorest
Stacy Marks Black, age 55, of Demorest, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Monday, April 6, 2020 following a motorcycle accident. Mr. Black was born on September 18, 1964 ...

Hall

Wallace Bouchard, Jr, 75, Gainesville
Mr. Wallace Bouchard, Jr., age 75, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Monday, April 6, 2020. A private family graveside service will be held at Memorial Park Cemetery. Wall ...
Jerry R. Connell, 82, Murrayville
Mr. Jerry R. Connell, 82, of Murrayville, passed away April 6, 2020 following a brief illness. A graveside service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 9, 2020 in Memori ...
Jean Barclay Fleming Kepshire, 98, Gainesville, formerly of Sautee
Jean Barclay Fleming Kepshire, age 98, of Gainesville, Georgia formerly of Sautee, Georgia passed away on Monday, April 6, 2020. Mrs. Kepshire was born August 10, 1921 in Ipswic ...
Sandra Presley Kiser, 72, passed away at her home surrounded by family on April 6, 2020 after an extended illness. She was the daughter of Bill and Bernice Presley. Sandra was a ...
Laura "Lynn" Hammer Lucas, 74, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Laura “Lynn” (Hammer) Lucas, age 74, of Flowery Branch, Georgia, passed away Monday, April 6, 2020. Memorial services will be scheduled at a later date. Lynn ...
Neil Allen Tasker, 81, Gainesville
Neil Allen Tasker, age 81, of Gainesville, GA passed away Monday, April 6, 2020.   No formal services are scheduled at this time.   Online condolences may be ...

Lumpkin

Trevor Cole Gibson, 26, Dahlonega
Trevor Cole Gibson of Dahlonega passed into the arms of the Lord on Monday, April 6, 2020 at the age of 26.   "I'm so glad I grew up when I did - today's ...

Other

Joseph Hamner, 78, Atlanta
Joseph Hamner, 78 of Atlanta passed away on Monday April 6th.  Professional Funeral Service Entrusted to Wimberly Funeral Home.
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