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Local Obits for Thu. Apr 9th, 2020

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John Edward Brown, 82, Suwanee
Mr. John Edward Brown, 82, of Suwanee, Georgia passed away on Thursday, April 9, 2020. No services are scheduled at this time. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldand ...
Marshall Farris Shaheen, 89, of Cumming, GA passed away peacefully on April 9th, 2020. He was born in Quincy, MA on August 5th, 1930.  He was preceded in death by his paren ...

Gwinnett

Terrence Wayne (Terry) Spires, 53, of Buford, Georgia, passed away on April 9th, 2020 at Emory Johns Creek Hospital in Johns Creek, Georgia. A private servic ...

Habersham

James Milton "Jimmy" Jones, 69, Clarkesville
James Milton “Jimmy” Jones, age 69, of Cornelia, passed away on Thursday, April 9, 2020. Born on December 8, 1950, in Clarkesville, he was a son of the late Felix Mi ...
Doris Helen Taylor, 78, Cornelia
Doris Helen Taylor, age 78, of Cornelia passed away on Thursday, April 9, 2020. Mrs. Taylor was born on Friday, January 30, 1942 in Demorest, Georgia to the late Arthur Joseph C ...
Kenneth Hugh Turpin, 81, Clarkesville
Kenneth Hugh Turpin, age 81 of the Hollywood Community in Clarkesville, passed away on April 9, 2020. Born in Clarkesville, Georgia on February 18, 1939, he was a son of the lat ...

Hall

Uriah Z. Blake, 29, Gainesville
Uriah Z. Blake was born November 6, 1990 in Gainesville, Ga to Cynthia K. Blake and Kevin Cheek. His education started with attending Jubilee Christian Academy Gainesville, Ga, ...
Tommy Delain Clark, 72, Murrayville
Tommy Delain Clark, 72  of Murrayville passed away Thursday April 9, 2020 at his residence. A lifelong resident of Hall County, Mr. Clark was the son of the late Herman and ...
Mrs. Thedis “Clara” Pittman age 93 of Lula, Ga left her earthly home on Thursday, April 09, 2020 at Bell Minor Nursing Home following an extended illness, Clara we ...
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