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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. May 10th, 2020

Gwinnett

Michael Ridings, 73, Alpharetta
Michael Ridings, 73, of Alpharetta passed away Sunday, May 10, 2020. Michael was a U.S. Army veteran, serving in Vietnam. He retired after 28 years with the Dekalb County Fire Depa ...

Habersham

Hoyt Eugene Ausburn, 90, Cornelia
Hoyt Eugene Ausburn, age 90, of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Sunday, May 10, 2020 following an extended illness. Mr. Ausburn was born on March 9, 1930 in Banks County, Georg ...

Hall

James William (Billy) Jackson, 72, of Murrayville, GA passed away Sunday May 10th, 2020 at his residence. He was born in Blue Ridge, GA and since the age of ten he has resided in H ...

Jackson

Nellie Stone Pirkle, 89, Hoschton
Nellie Stone Pirkle, age 89, transitioned into peaceful rest on Sunday, May 10, 2020.  The family will fargo visitation and graveside services to prevent the spread and health ...
Emma Mae Ogletree Webb, 92, Maysville
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Emma Mae Ogletree Webb, age 92 of Maysville, Georgia who entered into rest Sunday, May 10, 2020.  Mrs. Webb was born in Jefferso ...

Lumpkin

Anderson-Underwood Funeral Home announces that Richard "Ricky" Lamar White, age 61, of Dahlonega, Georgia passed away on Sunday, May 10, 2020. Ricky was born in Gainesvil ...

Other

Linda Sue Deal Cheek, 77, Lavonia
Mrs. Linda Sue Deal Cheek, age 77 of Luckie Street, Lavonia, Georgia passed away Sunday, May 10, 2020 at her residence. A daughter of the late Duncan Oren Deal and Ruth Meeks De ...
William Thomas Higgins Sr., 86, Chapin, SC
William Thomas Higgins Sr., age 86, of Chapin SC, passed away on, Sunday, May 10, 2019 in Chapin, South Carolina. He was the husband of his predeceased wife, Doris Lucille Higg ...

White

Bonnie Mae Jackson Staton, 99, Cleveland
Bonnie Mae Jackson Staton, age 99, of Cleveland, passed away Sunday, May 10, 2020. Mrs. Staton was born on August 25, 1920, in Hall County, to the late Hubert and Maggie Whitmir ...
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