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Local Obits for Sun. May 24th, 2020

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Betty Ruth Nix, 88, Bethlehem
Betty Ruth Nix, age 88 of Bethlehem, GA, died Sunday, May 24, 2020. Funeral service will be held Wednesday, May 27, 2020 at 11 AM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel. Pastor Bryan Woo ...

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Carolyn Potts White, 84, Auburn
Carolyn Potts White, age 84, of Auburn, GA passed away on Sunday, May 24, 2020. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Vincent Lee White and Noah Tilton Samples, Jr. She is sur ...

Habersham

Margaret Ann Janesi Krennrich Margaret passed peacefully May 24th in her home in Alto, GA.  Margaret was preceded in death by husband, Robert; parents, Helen & Alexa ...

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Hoyt Ronald Dixon, 76, Gainesville
Hoyt Ronald Dixon age 76 of Gainesville passed away Sunday May 24, 2020 at his residence.  Hoyt was born October 30, 1943 in Valdosta, Georgia to the late Rubin Hoyt & ...
Florine Fraser Elrod, 96, Flowery Branch
Florine Fraser Elrod, age 96, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away on Sunday, May 24, 2020. She was preceded in death by her husband, Mutt Elrod. Mrs. Elrod is survived by her daughte ...
Jeffrey Will (Jeff) Hall, 44, Gillsville
Mr. Jeffrey Will “Jeff” Hall, 44, of Gillsville passed away Sunday, May 24, 2020. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Memorial Park Funeral Home, 203 ...
Salvador Chavez Lerma, 75, Gainesville
Mr. Salvador Chavez Lerma, 76, of Gainesville passed away Sunday, May 24, 2020. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 28, 2020 in the chapel of Memorial Pa ...
Hugh Allen "Al" Mize, 66, Gainesville
Mr. Hugh Allen “Al” Mize, age 66, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Sunday, May 24, 2020 at Emory Hospital Midtown following a brief illness. Graveside services ...
Raymond Garner Newell, 81, Gainesville
Raymond Garner Newell age 81 of Gainesville passed away Sunday May 24, 2020 at his residence. Mr. Newell was born May 27, 1938 in Gainesville to the late James & Charlotte B ...

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Linda Butler, 70, Dahlonega
Mrs. Linda Butler, age 70, of Dahlonega passed away Saturday, May 23, 2020.  

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Jane Thurmond Braswell, age 90 of Athens, Georgia died May 24, 2020.  Jane was born September 19, 1929 in Athens, Georgia.  Jane attended Clarke County School and North G ...

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Tony Lee Webb, 60, Toccoa
Mr. Tony Lee Webb, age 60 of 112 Maple Street, Toccoa passed away Sunday, May 24, 2020 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A son of the late Enoch and Barbara Collins Webb, ...
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