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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 ...
'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
Three-Time Indianapolis 500 winner Bobby Unser dies at 87
Three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Bobby Unser, one of the most colorful, outspoken and popular drivers in the history of “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing,” died Sunday...
Ex-NASCAR driver Eric McClure dies at 42; autopsy pending
Former NASCAR driver Eric McClure died Sunday at the age of 42
Olympia Dukakis, Oscar-winning 'Moonstruck' star, dies at 89
The veteran stage and screen actor Olympia Dukakis has died
Astronaut Michael Collins, Apollo 11 pilot, dead of cancer
Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins has died at age 90
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