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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 ...
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