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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 ...
Oscar and Emmy-winning actor Cloris Leachman dies at 94
Cloris Leachman, a character actor whose depth of talent brought her an Oscar for the “The Last Picture Show” and Emmys for her comedic work in “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” and other TV series, has died
Russell Vandiver, former Lanier Tech president, dies at age 67
Russell Vandiver, former president of Lanier Technical College, passed away this week at the age of 67.
Larry King, broadcasting giant for half-century, dies at 87
Larry King has died at age 87 after a half-century in broadcasting that included interviews with presidents, movie stars and ordinary Joes
North Georgia real estate executive Frank Norton, Sr. dies at 92
Frank Norton, Sr., a Gainesville man who spent decades in the insurance and real estate industry in North Georgia, died Tuesday at the age of 92.
Lasorda, fiery Hall of Fame Dodgers manager, dies at 93
Tommy Lasorda, the fiery Hall of Fame manager who guided the Los Angeles Dodgers to two World Series titles and later became an ambassador for the sport he loved during his 71 years with the franchise, has died
The Latest: 'Gilligan's Island' star Wells dies, virus cited
Dawn Wells, who played the wholesome Mary Ann on the 1960s sitcom “Gilligan’s Island,” has died
Famed French designer Pierre Cardin dies at 98
France’s Academy of Fine Arts says Pierre Cardin, the French designer whose Space Age style was among the iconic looks of 20th century fashion, has died at 98
Attorney, philanthropist Phillip Sartain has died
Prominent Gainesville attorney and philanthropist Phillip Bond Sartain, known for his intelligence, his sense of humor and an unwavering commitment to his community, died peacefully Monday morning, his family said. He was 62.