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Local Obits for Thu. May 14th, 2020

Banks

Lurleen Jordan Hosch, age 80, of Banks County, Georgia passed away on Thursday, May 14, 2020. Ms. Hosch was born on May 22, 1939 in Banks County, Georgia to the late Herschel an ...

Dawson

Ruby Faye Ferguson, 84, Dawsonville
Ruby Faye Ferguson, 84, of Dawsonville passed away Thursday May 14, 2020 at her residence. Born February 24, 1935 in Toccoa, Georgia to the late Ernest and Marie Purcell, she li ...

Gwinnett

Zachary Blake Speir, 37, Sugar Hill
Zachary Blake Speir, age 37, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away Saturday, May 9, 2020. He is survived by his wife of three and a half years, Sarah Anne Speir, Sugar Hill, GA; father, Ma ...

Habersham

William George Stumpf aged 88, of Habersham county, formerly of Sautee, passed away Thursday, May 14th, 2020. He was born September 18th, 1931 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to the la ...

Hall

Richard Duane Fite, 62, Gainesville
Mr. Richard Duane Fite age 62 of Gainesville, Ga passed away on Thursday May 14, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.   Graveside se ...
Ms. Janice “Chiggar” Lynn Martin age 59 of Oakwood, Ga passed away on Thursday May 14, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center- Braselton following an extended illness ...
Maria Nelia Ruiz, 49, Gainesville
Maria Nelia Ruiz age 49 of Gainesville, Ga passed away on Thursday May 14, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center- Braselton, Ga following a sudden illness.     &nbs ...

Jackson

Viola Butler Hood, 91, Hoschton
Viola Butler Hood, age 91, of Hoschton passed away Thursday, May 14, 2020.  Graveside service will be held 3:30 PM, Sunday, May 17, 2020 at Center United Methodist Church, 764 ...
Milton Darrell Jackson, 62, Nicholson
  Mr. Milton Darrell Jackson, age 62, of Nicholson, GA died Thursday, May 14, 2020 at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center.  Mr. Jackson was born in Commerce to the ...

Other

Aloha Dossett Morales, 76, St. Thomas, Virgin Islands
  Aloha Dossett Morales, age 76, of St. Thomas, Virgin Islands passed away on Thursday, May 14, 2020. She is survived by her husband of fifty-four years, Carmelo Morales, S ...
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