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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.
Funeral Tuesday for well-known Gainesville businessman, attorney Sonny Sykes
Funeral services for Gainesville attorney and businessman William I. "Sonny" Sykes, Jr. are scheduled for Tuesday, July 13 at Free Chapel Worship Center.
Former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld dies at 88
The family of former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld says he has died
Local philanthropist and journalist Lessie Smithgall dies at 110
Lessie Smithgall, a longtime Gainesville philanthropist and journalist, died Friday, June 25 at the age of 110.
Frank Bonner, Herb on 'WKRP in Cincinnati,' dies at 79
Frank Bonner, who played a brash salesman with a love of flashy plaid suits on the TV comedy “WKRP in Cincinnati,” has died
Ned Beatty, indelible in 'Deliverance,' 'Network' dies at 83
Ned Beatty, the indelible character actor whose first film role as a genial vacationer raped by a backwoodsman in 1972′s “Deliverance” launched him on a long, prolific and accomplished career, has died
'Hooked on a Feeling' singer B.J. Thomas dies at 78
One of the country’s most popular and versatile singers, B
Former US Sen. John Warner of Virginia dies at 94
Former Sen. John W
Charles Grodin, 'Midnight Run,' 'Heartbreak Kid,' star, dies
Charles Grodin, the offbeat actor and writer who scored as a newlywed cad in “The Heartbreak Kid” and the father in the “Beethoven” comedies, has died