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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 ...
Former Georgia Supreme Court chief justice dies from virus
A former chief justice of the Georgia Supreme Court has died
Former Hall County Commission chair Whitmire dies at 86
Donald "Don" Ralph Whitmire, a former chairman of the Hall County Commission, died Thursday at the age of 86.
2-time Hawks NBA All-Star 'Fast Eddie' Johnson dies at 65
Eddie Johnson, the two-time All-Star for the Atlanta Hawks whose career was shortened by arrests which led to a life sentence in prison, has died
Actor Sean Connery, the 'original' James Bond, dies at 90
Scottish actor Sean Connery, considered by many to have been the best James Bond, has died, aged 90
Whitey Ford, 91, pitcher who epitomized mighty Yankees, dies
The great New York Yankees pitcher Whitey Ford has died
Guitar rock legend Eddie Van Halen dies of cancer at 65
Guitar virtuoso Eddie Van Halen is being mourned across the world of music
Thomas Jefferson Byrd, known for Spike Lee films, killed
Police say actor Thomas Jefferson Byrd has been shot dead in Atlanta
Country star and hit Elvis songwriter Mac Davis dies at 78
Country star and hit Elvis songwriter Mac Davis has died