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Local Obits for Thu. May 14th, 2020


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...
Walter Mondale, Carter's vice president, dies at 93
Former Vice President Walter Mondale, a liberal icon who lost one of the most lopsided presidential elections after bluntly telling voters to expect a tax increase if he won, has died
Hank Huckaby dies at 79 after 'unparalleled' Georgia career
Former University System of Georgia Chancellor and state budget director Hank Huckaby has died
Beloved Gainesville pediatrician Everett Roseberry dies at 79
Longtime Gainesville pediatrician Everett Roseberry, who was instrumental in the founding of The Longstreet Clinic, died Sunday, April 11 at the age of 79.
G. Gordon Liddy, Watergate mastermind, dead at 90
Beloved children’s author Beverly Cleary dies at 104
Children’s author Beverly Cleary, the writer behind the popular characters Ramona Quimby and Henry Huggins, has died
Vernon Jordan, activist, former Clinton adviser, has died
According to a statement from his daughter, Vernon Jordan, a civil rights activist and former adviser to President Bill Clinton, has died
Mincey Marble founder, marble innovator dies at 86
​Kenneth Mincey, who founded Gainesville-based Mincey Marble cast marble company, passed away at the age of 86 Friday.
Jo Ann Adams, Gainesville's first female pharmacist, dies at 93
When Jo Ann Trapnell Adams graduated from the University of Georgia School of Pharmacy, she was just 20 years old.