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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 ...
'Laverne & Shirley' actor Cindy Williams dies at 75
Cindy Williams, who played Shirley opposite Penny Marshall’s Laverne on the popular sitcom “Laverne & Shirley,” has died
Robbie Knievel, daredevil son of Evel Knievel, dies at 60
Robbie Knievel, an American stunt motorcycle performer and son of thrill-seeking father Evel Knievel, has died
Tatjana Patitz, supermodel of '80s and '90s, dies at 56
One of an elite group of glamorous supermodels who graced magazine covers in the ’80s and ’90s and appeared in George Michael’s “Freedom
Nate Thayer, reporter who interviewed Pol Pot, dies
Nate Thayer, a fearless reporter who survived several brushes with death while covering conflict in Southeast Asia and was the last Western journalist to interview Khmer Rouge leader Pol Pot, has died
Bob Penny, bit actor in numerous Hollywood films, dies at 87
An Alabama actor who played small roles in movies including “Forrest Gump” and “Sweet Home Alabama” has died at age 87
Pelé, Brazil’s mighty king of ‘beautiful game,’ has died
Pelé, Brazil’s mighty king of soccer, has died
Eloise R. Gilmer dead at 97
Eloise R. Gilmer of Gainesville passed away at the age of 97 Wednesday, December 7, 2022.
Robert Clary, last of the ‘Hogan’s Heroes’ stars, dies at 96
Robert Clary, who played a prisoner of war in the TV sitcom “Hogan’s Heroes,” has died