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Alexis Nicole Whitman, 20, Winder
Alexis Nicole Whitman, age 20, of Winder passed away Saturday, May 16, 2020.  Funeral service will be held 2:00 PM, Saturday May 23, 2020 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel.  ...

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Jesse Watts, 80, Cumming
Jesse Watts, age 80, of Cumming, Georgia, a United States Air Force Veteran, husband of Merlee Watts passed away Saturday, May 16, 2020. Care and trust placed in McDonald and Son F ...

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Brenda Sue Smith Nuckles, age 68, of Buford, GA passed away on Saturday, May 16, 2020. She was preceded in death by her parents, Curtis and Cora Smith; brother, Cheyenne Haynes; si ...

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Ruth Miller Breed, 94, Cornelia
Ruth Miller Breed, 94, of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on May 16, 2020. Ruth was born in Haleyville, Alabama to the late Mack and Erlene Loveless. She was preceded in death by hus ...
Fulton A. Denny, 74, Cornelia
Fulton A. Denny, age 74, of Cornelia, Georgia went to his Heavenly Home on Saturday, May 16, 2020, following a brief illness under hospice care. Mr. Denny was born on February 1 ...
Barbara Ann Morris McClurg, age 83, of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Saturday, May 16, 2020. Ms. Morris was born on May 2, 1937 in Habersham County, Georgia to the late Rev. ...
Maxine Burrell Tench, 79, Cornelia
Maxine Burrell Tench, age 79, of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Saturday, May 16, 2020. Ms. Tench was born on August 31, 1940 in Habersham County, Georgia to the late John Rob ...

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James Edward Collins, 68, Gainesville
James (Eight-days) Edward Collins- also known as (Ed-Ed) was born August 9, 1951 to the late L.C. Collins, Sr. and Vidalia L. Collins in Gainesville, Ga. Ed-Ed attended E.E. Butler ...
Ben Douglas (Doug) Phillips, 75, Gainesville
   Ben Douglas Phillips (Doug), passed away Saturday, May 16, 2020, in Gainesville, Georgia, following a brief illness. Doug was born July 18, 1944, in Gainesville, ...
Nazareth Rose Alarcon Ruela, inf, Gainesville
Miss Nazareth Rose Alarcon Ruela, one year and eleven months passed away Saturday, May 16, 2020. A funeral service will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 20, 2020 in the ch ...

Jackson

Mr. Morris Lawson passed away Saturday, May 16. 2020.  He was the son of the late Floyd and Jesse O'Guinn Lawson. Survivors include his wife Carolyn G. Lawson a son and ...
G. Gordon Liddy, Watergate mastermind, dead at 90
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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.
Marty Schottenheimer, NFL coach with 200 wins, dies at 77
The longtime NFL coach Marty Schottenheimer has died
Mary Wilson, longest-reigning original Supreme, dies at 76
Mary Wilson, the longest-reigning original Supreme, has died at 76 years old
Former heavyweight champion Leon Spinks Jr. dies at 67
Former heavyweight champion Leon Spinks Jr. has died after battling prostate and other cancers