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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. May 23rd, 2020

Forsyth

John Thomas Hall, 83, Cumming
John Thomas Hall, 83, of Cumming, Georgia and formerly of Norcross, Georgia passed away Saturday, May 23, 2020 after a long illness of heart disease. He was born June 19, 1936 i ...

Gwinnett

Carolyn Doby Garrett, 85, Buford
Carolyn Doby Garrett, age 85, of Buford, GA passed away peacefully on May 23, 2020. Carolyn had four passions in life -- music, dancing, theatre and her greatest passion and joy ...
Justin W. Batten, 29, Buford
Justin W. Batten, age 29, of Buford, GA passed away Wednesday, May 20, 2020. He is survived by his parents, Wade and Judy Batten, Buford; sisters, Christy (Cody) Battle, Sugar H ...

Habersham

Timothy Allen Higgins, 64, Cornelia
Timothy Allen Higgins age 64 of Cornelia, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, May 23, 2020 after a courageous battle with cancer. Born in Demorest, Georgia on Aug ...

Hall

Jack Gilbert, 83, Gainesville
Jack Gilbert, age 83, of Gainesville, GA passed away on Saturday, May 23, 2020. He was preceded in death by his wife of twenty-two years, Opal Bailey Gilbert; and grandson, Kyle Gi ...
H. Royce Lee, 83, Lula
Mr. H. Royce Lee, 83, of Lula, passed away Saturday, May 23, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   Born on December 2, 1936 in Gainesville, he was the son of the l ...
Rachel Deanna Turner, 54, Gainesville
  Mrs. Rachel Deanna Turner, 54, of Gainesville passed away Saturday, May 23, 2020 at her residence.   Funeral services will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, M ...

Lumpkin

Linda BUtler, 70, Dahlonega
Mrs. Linda Butler, age 70, of Dahlonega passed away Saturday, May 23, 2020. Mrs. Butler was born in Chatsworth on March 2, 1950 to the late Loyd Hoyt and Ella Berry Garrett. In ...

Stephens

Mr. Thomas “Tommy” Franklin Simpson, age 76 of Orlando Drive, Toccoa passed away Saturday, May 23, 2020 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   A son of t ...

White

Hazel Lucille Sutton, 78, Cleveland
Hazel Lucille Sutton age 78, of Cleveland passed away Saturday May 23, 2020. Mrs. Sutton was born in White County and was preceded in death by her father, Herbert Edward Garner ...
Hugh Downs, genial presence on TV news and game shows, dies
Hugh Downs, a genial and near-constant presence on television from the 1950s through the 1990s, has died
Carl Reiner, beloved creator of 'Dick Van Dyke Show,' dies
Carl Reiner, the ingenious and versatile comedy writer, actor and director, has died
Johnny Majors, former Tennessee and Pitt coach, dies at 85
Johnny Majors, the coach of Pittsburgh’s 1976 national championship football team and a former coach and star player at Tennessee, has died
Former Auburn football coach Pat Dye dies at 80
Former Auburn football coach Pat Dye has died at the age of 80
Column: Remembering an old family friend, Biff Pocoroba
Ahh, that name
Evangelist who built global ministry dies in Atlanta at 74
Evangelist Ravi Zacharias, who built an international ministry that strives to defend Christianity on intellectual grounds, has died in Georgia
Phyllis George, female sportscasting pioneer, dies at 70
Phyllis George, the former Miss America who became a female sportscasting pioneer on CBS’s “The NFL Today” and served as the first lady of Kentucky, has died
Colorful player, coach Pepper Rodgers dies at age 88
Pepper Rodgers has died at the age of 88