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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 ...
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