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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Fri. May 22nd, 2020

Forsyth

James C. Morakis, Cumming
James C. Morakis was born in Buffalo, NY to his Greek immigrant parents, Christos and Angela Morakis, on July 27, 1931.  He was the youngest of four, having two brothers, ...
Judy Harrell, 77, Cumming
Judy Harrell 77, of Cumming, Georgia passed away on Friday, May 22, 2020. Judy is survived by her husband Jim Harrell of Cumming, Georgia. Son and daughter in law; Bill Harrell ...
Edmond Harold Reid, Sr. (94) of Cumming, Georgia, stepped into the arms of Jesus on the morning of Wednesday, May 20, 2020. He passed away from injuries sustained doing what he lov ...

Gwinnett

Lois Hurst Beasley, 95, Buford
Lois Hurst Beasley, age 95, Buford, GA passed away on Friday, May 22, 2020. She was preceded in death by her husband of fourteen years, Olan Anderson Beasley. Mrs. Beasley is su ...

Hall

Mr. Johnny Monroe Benefield, 85 of Lula passed away Friday, May 22, 2020 at New Horizon’s Limestone. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 26, 2020 in ...
Almagene Clark, 94, Gainesville
Mrs. Almagene Clark, 94, of Gainesville passed away Friday, May 22, 2020 following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, May 25, 2020 in the ...

Jackson

Wanda Gail Holland, 67, Hoschton
Wanda Gail Holland, age 67, of Hoschton passed away Friday, May 22, 2020.  Wanda was a member of White Plains Baptist Church.  She loved her family, traveling, playi ...

Other

Mrs. Dorothy Robinson Hethcox Nix, age 92, of LaGrange, passed away on May 22, 2020 at the WellStar West Georgia Hospice.  Mrs. Nix was born on September 12, 1927 in Hogans ...

Stephens

Hester Adams Cope, 90, Toccoa
Mrs. Hester Adams Cope, age 90, of Green Hill Place in Toccoa, Ga. passed away Friday, May 22, 2020 at her home. A daughter of the late Thomas Raymond Adams and Illma Garten Ada ...
Melonie Jo Nolan Watson, 60, Eastanollee
Mrs. Melonie Jo Nolan Watson, age 60 of Eastanollee, GA, passed away Friday, May 22, 2020 at the Landmark Hospital in Athens, GA. A daughter of Joann Miller Nolan and the late N ...
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