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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 ...
Hank Huckaby dies at 79 after 'unparalleled' Georgia career
Former University System of Georgia Chancellor and state budget director Hank Huckaby has died
Beloved Gainesville pediatrician Everett Roseberry dies at 79
Longtime Gainesville pediatrician Everett Roseberry, who was instrumental in the founding of The Longstreet Clinic, died Sunday, April 11 at the age of 79.
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