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Local Obits for Thu. May 28th, 2020

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Bohdan Petryk, 89, Cumming
Bohdan Petryk, age 89, of Cumming, GA, passed away Thursday, May 28, 2020. Bohdan was born in Zolochiv, Ukraine on May 15, 1931. He proudly served in the United States Army during ...

Gwinnett

Clarence Sherley Hood, 91, Stone Mountain
Clarence Sherley Hood, age 91, of Stone Mountain, GA, died Thursday evening, May 28, 2020 with his daughter by his side.  A graveside service will be held Tuesday, June 2, 202 ...
Richard A. Mechler, 85, Buford
Richard A Mechler was born June 12, 1934.  He was raised in Victor, NY and later moved to Webster, NY. He worked for Mobil Oil for 18 years as a driver and then as a superviso ...

Hall

Maria Gomez, 74, Gainesville
Mrs. Maria Gomez, 74, of Gainesville, GA passed away on May 28, 2020 after a battle with an extended illness. Memorial Services are scheduled for Thursday, June 4, 2020 at 2:30 ...
Ila Bell Martin, 92, Gainesville
Ila Bell Martin, age 92, of Gainesville, GA, passed away Thursday, May 28, 2020, at her residence surrounded by her loving family. She was born in 1928, to the late Starling and Ha ...
Dessie Mae Passmore, 93, Gainesville
Dessie Mae Passmore age 93, of Gainesville entered into heaven Thursday May 28, 2020 at her residence. Mrs. Passmore was born February 5, 1927 in Gainesville to the late Hubert ...
Debbie Saari, 59, Gainesville
Debbie Saari of Gainesville, GA passed away at her home on May 5, 2020. Debbie was born on January 19, 1961 in Bronx, NY to John and Ann Saari. Debbie went to Forest Park High S ...

Jackson

Sarah Barnett Gee, 84, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Sarah Barnett Gee, age 84 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Thursday, May 28, 2020.  Mrs. Gee was born in Jefferson, G ...

White

Herbert Lee Alexander, 78, Cleveland
Herbert Lee Alexander, age 78 of Cleveland, passed away Thursday May 28, 2020. Mr. Alexander was born on March 31, 1942, in Cleveland, Georgia, to the late Coy and Thelma Goss A ...
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