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Local Obits for Thu. Jun 11th, 2020


Wayne Prichard, 66, Dawsonville
Wayne Prichard, 66, of Dawsonville passed away Thursday June 11, 2020 at his residence. Born May 22, 1954 in Roswell to the late Clarence and Sarah Prichard, he had lived in Daw ...


Richard Wood Savage, 82, Cumming
  Richard Wood Savage 82, of Cumming, Georgia passed away on Thursday, June 11, 2020. Richard is predeceased in death by his wife; Barbara White Savage, sons; Stephen Sa ...
Emil “Bill” Erquitt, age 71, passed away Thursday, June 11, 2020. Mr. Erquitt was a United States Marine Corps Veteran. Interment will be 1 PM, Monday, June 22, 2020 at ...
Peter Anthony Varrone, 69, Cumming
Peter Anthony Varrone, 69, of Cumming passed away Thursday, June 11, 2020. A simple man, Peter was a devoted husband, father and loving grandfather. He enjoyed sports, particularly ...


Victoria Chapman, 68, Monroe
Victoria Chapman, age 68 of Monroe, GA, died Thursday, June 11, 2020. Ms. Chapman has been cremated and no service is planned at this time. Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel 770-945-69 ...
Carolyn Skelton Pealock, age 87, of Buford, GA passed away Thursday, June 11, 2020. She was preceded in death by her husband of forty-three years, Woodrow E. Pealock; parents, Jimm ...


Patricia Ann Morrow Dawkins Smith, age 71 of Clarkesville, went to be with Jesus on Thursday, June 11, 2020, at her residence.  Born in Miami, Florida on September 20, 1948 ...


Lendon Harris Cagle, Jr, 73, Gainesville
            Mr. Lendon Harris Cagle, Jr., age 73 of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday, June 11, 2020 at his residence ...
Ruby Nell Maddox, 96, Gainesville
Ruby Nell Maddox was born on May 26, 1924 in Gillsville, Georgia to the late Newton Cox and Minnie Cox. She departed from her earthly life and into her heavenly home on June 11, 20 ...
Marjorie Jean Schadler Todtenbier (Marg), age 87, passed away and went to be with the Lord on Thursday, June 11, 2020, in Gainesville, GA. Marg was born in Cincinnati, Ohio on Augu ...
Sue Free Anderson, 70, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Sue Free Anderson, age 70, of Flowery Branch passed away Thursday, June 11, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Braselton, surrounded by her family. Graveside ...


Annelle Ruby Venable, 97, Jefferson
Mrs. Annelle Ruby Venable, age 97, of Jefferson passed away Thursday, June 11, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton.  Mrs. Venable was born in Jefferson to the l ...
Bradley Shane Norton, 27, Commerce
Bradley Shane Norton, age 27, of Commerce, GA passed away Thursday, June 11, 2020 at Athens Regional Hospital. Funeral Services are scheduled for 1:00 PM Thursday, June, 18, 202 ...


Fred Huntley Edwards, 91, Tucker
Fred Huntley Edwards, age 91, passed away June 11th, 2020.  Mr. Edwards was born March 23rd, 1929 in Anson County, North Carolina to the late Enos T. and Lucille Edwards. ...


Troy Eugene Elrod, 57, Toccoa
Mr. Troy Eugene Elrod, age 57 of Hewitt Drive, Toccoa passed away Thursday, June 11, 2020 at his residence. A son of Martha Gray Elrod and the late Ralph Howell Elrod, he was bo ...
Betty White, TV’s Golden Girl, dies at 99
Actor Betty White, whose saucy, up-for-anything charm made her a television mainstay for more than 60 years, has died
Former US Senate majority leader Harry Reid dies at 82
Harry Reid, the former Senate majority leader and Nevada’s longest-serving member of Congress, has died at home in Henderson, Nevada
John Madden, Hall of Fame coach and broadcaster, dies at 85
The NFL says Hall of Fame coach turned broadcaster John Madden has died at age 85
Gainesville businessman James Simpson dies at 77, truck parade to be held in his honor
Gainesville businessman James Simpson, the force behind Simpson Trucking & Grading, Inc. in Gainesville, will be remembered in a funeral service Friday, Dec. 17 at Hopewell Baptist Church.
Michael Nesmith, the Monkee for all seasons, dies at 78
Michael Nesmith, the wool-hatted, guitar-strumming member of the 1960s, made-for-television rock band The Monkees, has died at 78
Al Unser, a four-time winner of Indianapolis 500, dies at 82
Al Unser, one of only four drivers to win the Indianapolis 500 a record four times, died Thursday following years of health issues
Pro Bowler, Super Bowl champ, GA Tech star wideout Demaryius Thomas dies at 33
Former NFL wide receiver Demaryius Thomas has died at the age of 33
Georgia Racing Hall of Famer Bud Lunsford passes away
Legendary Georgia racer and hall of famer Bud Lunsford of Gainesville passed away on Monday at the age of 86. Lunsford, a member of both the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame...