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Local Obits for Sat. May 16th, 2020


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.  ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...
Jane Powell, Hollywood golden-age musicals star, dies at 92
Jane Powell, who starred in Hollywood golden age musicals, has died
Michael Constantine of 'My Big Fat Greek Wedding' dies at 94
Michael Constantine, an Emmy Award-winning character actor who reached worldwide fame playing the Windex bottle-toting father of the bride in the 2002 film “My Big Fat Greek Wedding,” has died
Willard Scott, weatherman on NBC's 'Today' show, dies at 87
Willard Scott, the beloved weatherman who charmed viewers of NBC’s “Today” show with his self-deprecating humor and cheerful personality, has died
Actor Ed Asner, TV's blustery Lou Grant, dies at 91
Actor Ed Asner, the blustery but lovable Lou Grant in two successful television series, has died
Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts dies at age 80
Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts has died at the age of 80
Country singer Tom T. Hall dies; wrote ‘Harper Valley PTA’
Singer-songwriter Tom T
Former Hall County School Superintendent Doug Winters dies at 82
Dr. Douglas Harry Winters, a former superintendent for the Hall County School District, died Wednesday, Aug. 11 at the age of 82.
Former CDC official from Gainesville dies at age 69
Gainesville native Dr. Thomas Weston Hodge III, the former Director of Immunogenetics at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, died July 31 in St. Simon's Island, Ga.