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Local Obits for Mon. Jun 1st, 2020

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Frank V. Janik, 82, Cumming
Frank V. Janik, age 82, of Cumming, GA, passed away on Monday, June 1st, 2020, peacefully at home. He was born November 6th, 1937, in Niagara Falls, NY. He was the only child of Fr ...
Charlotte Bennett Skinner, 76, passed away peacefully at her home on Monday, June 1, 2020. She is preceded in death by her parents, John D. And Madge Bennett; brothers, J.T., Fo ...
Edward Lamar Garrett, 77, Cumming
Edward Lamar Garrett, age 77, of Cumming, GA passed away June 01, 2020. He was a native of Cumming, GA and a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church. He is survived by his niece &am ...

Gwinnett

J. Jerome “Jerry” Rogers, age 84 of Buford, GA, died Monday, June 1, 2020. Mr. Rogers will be interred Thursday, June 4, 2020 at 11 AM at Memorial Park South Cemetery, ...

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Danny Ralph Kirby, 73, Murrayville
Mr. Danny Ralph Kirby age 73 of Murrayville, passed away on Monday June 01, 2020 at his residence following an extended illness.   Graveside services are scheduled for ...
James Lee Scroggs, 69, Gainesville
Mr. James Lee Scroggs, 69, entered into heaven peacefully at Northeast Georgia Medical Center on Monday, June 1, 2020 following an extended battle with cancer. Funeral services ...
Mary Frances Reed Cochran, 93, Gainesville
Mrs. Mary Frances Reed Cochran, 93, of Gainesville died on Monday June 1, 2020 following an extended illness. A Memorial Service will be held at Little Davenport Chapel on Thur ...
Jean Mayes Cornett, 79, Gainesville
Jean Mayes Cornett, age 79, “Mama Jean” passed away at home with family on June 1, 2020. Jean is predeceased by her father, Capt. Albert C. Mayes, mother, Nina (Crum ...

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Jane Johnson, 78, Braselton
 Jane Johnson, age 78, of Braselton passed away Monday, June 1, 2020.  Funeral service to be held 2:00 PM, Wednesday, June 3, 2020 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel.  Pa ...
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