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Local Obits for Mon. May 25th, 2020

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Harley S. Shirley, 101, Winder
Harley S. Shirley, age 101, of Winder passed away Monday, May 25, 2020.  Funeral service will be held 2:00 PM, Saturday, May 30, 2020 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel.  Past ...

Habersham

Jean Townsend Mote, 73, Demorest
Jean Townsend Mote, age 73 of the Habersham Mills Community, Demorest, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Monday, May 25, 2020 at her residence following an extended illnes ...
Vernell Doretha Sweat, 91, Cornelia
Mrs. Vernell Doretha Sweat, age 91, of Cornelia passed away Monday, May 25, 2020 at The Oaks at Scenic View. Graveside Services will take place at a later date. Mrs. Sweat wa ...
Carolyn Ann Moore, 71, Demorest
Carolyn Ann Moore, age 71, of Demorest, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, May 24, 2020. Private Graveside Services will be held at Yonah Memorial Gardens. In lieu ...
Florence Whisenant Sands, 80, Clarkesville
Florence Whisenant Sands, age 80 of Clarkesville, passed away May 25, 2020. Born in Clarkesville on June 18, 1939, Mrs. Sands was the daughter of the late Buford Whisenant and t ...

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Virginia Dessie Ivey, 86, Gainesville
Mrs. Virginia Dessie Ivey, 86, of Gainesville passed away Monday, May 25, 2020 following an extended illness. A graveside service will be held at in Memorial Park Cemetery. Rev. ...
Hope Treu, 87, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Hope Treu, age 87, of Flowery Branch passed away Monday, May 25, 2020 at The Retreat of Buford, surrounded by her family. A Private Entombment will take place at Memorial P ...

Lumpkin

Marcia Lynn Hope, 59, Dahlonega
Mrs. Marcia Lynn Hope, age 59, of Dahlonega passed away Monday, May 25, 2020. Mrs. Hope was a native and lifelong resident of Lumpkin County. She was born on July 23, 1960. Mrs. ...

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Tommy Harold Estes, 72, Ball Ground
Mr. Tommy Harold Estes, age 72, of Ball Ground, GA passed away Monday, May 25, 2020. Mr. Estes was born on January 21, 1948 to the late Dozier and Tina Norton Estes. In addition ...

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Elaine S. Carter, 86, Cleveland
Mrs. Elaine S. Carter, age 86, of Cleveland, passed away peacefully on Monday, May 25, 2020. Mrs. Carter was born to the late Joseph Andrew and Crew Click Sensabaugh. In additio ...
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