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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Jun 13th, 2020

Forsyth

Richard J Klem, 65, Cumming
Richard J Klem, 65, passed away June 13th in his home surrounded by his family. He was a loving husband, father, artist, captain, biker, automotive enthusiast, and entrepreneur. ...

Gwinnett

Billy Lee Smith, Buford
Billy Lee Smith passed away after an extended illness on June 13, 2020 in Buford, Georgia. Billy was born December 6, 1942 in Atlanta, GA to John “Tennessee” and Car ...

Habersham

Charles Kenneth McEntire, Sr. age 83 of the Habersham Mills Community, Demorest, Georgia went home to be with his Lord & Savior on Saturday, June 13, 2020 following a brief ill ...
Stephen Daniel Bowman, 18, Cornelia
Stephen Daniel Bowman, age 18 of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Saturday, June 13, 2020. Born in Gainesville, Georgia on October 16, 2001, he was the son of Matthew J. & C ...
Charles Robert Ramsey, 92, Clarkesville
Charles Robert Ramsey, age 92 of Clarkesville, passed away Saturday, June 13, 2020. Born in Clarkesville, Georgia on November 13, 1927 Mr. Ramsey was the son of the late Charles ...

Hall

Jose Estrada, 69, Gainesville
Mr. Jose Estrada, 69, of Gainesville died June 13, 2020. Mr. Estrada was a taxi driver for Fiesta Cab Company. Survivors include wife, Maria Estrada, Gainesville; daughter, Rosa Ma ...

Stephens

Ben Phophitt, 78, Toccoa
Mr. Ben David Prophitt, age 78 of Highway 123, Toccoa passed away Saturday, June 13, 2020 at the Stephens County Hospital. A son of the late Ike Vernon Prophitt and Minnie Sue L ...
Karen Sorrells Ramey, 58, Martin
Mrs. Karen Sorrells Ramey, age 58 of Waters Edge Drive, Martin passed away Saturday, June 13, 2020 at the Stephens County Hospital. A daughter of Winnie Cleveland Crisp and the ...

White

Jimmy J Beacham Sr, 83, Cleveland
Jimmy J Beacham Sr was born August 10th 1936 and passed away June 13th 2020.  Jimmy  is survived by his 2nd wife, Joan Smith Beacham; children Jimmy jr, Jan and Tim. J ...
Joel Holloway, 88, Cleveland
Mr. Joel Holloway, age 88, of Cleveland, passed away Saturday, June 13, 2020. Mr. Holloway was born in Lincoln County, Georgia and shared his life with his wife Shirley, the lov ...
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