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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 ...
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