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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Jun 18th, 2020

Banks

  Judy Denise Burney Hightower, age 59 of Homer, passed away on Thursday, June 18, 2020. Born in Orlando, Florida on July 22, 1960 she was a daughter of Be ...

Barrow

James Albert Johnson, 83, Winder
James Albert Johnson 83 of Winder passed away on Thursday June 18. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at White Oak Spring Baptist Church between the hou ...

Dawson

Margaret Louise Hurd, 81, Dawsonville
Mrs. Margaret Louise Hurd, age 81, of Dawsonville, passed away on June 18, 2020.  Mrs. Hurd was born September 15, 1938 in Thomasville, GA. She was preceded in death by her ...

Forsyth

Jack R. Roper, 78, Cumming
Jack R. Roper, age 78, of Cumming, passed away Thursday, June 18, 2020.  Jack was a member of New Harmony Baptist Church since 1962 and was Ordained as a Deacon in 1986. He ha ...

Habersham

Cynthia Diane Rowland Gragg, 59, Clarkesville
Cynthia Diane Rowland Gragg, age 59 of Clarkesville, passed away Thursday, June 18, 2020 following an extended illness. Born in Anderson and raised in Honea Path, South Carolina ...

Hall

William Olin Rylee, 82, Gillsville
William Olin Rylee age 82 of Gillsville entered heaven Thursday June 18, 2020 at his residence. Olin was born January 1, 1938 in Gillsville, GA to the late J.S. & Susie Grif ...
Mark Tallent Washington, 30, Gainesville
Mark Tallent Washington, age 30, passed away on June 18, 2020 in Alapaha, Georgia. Memorial services will be for immediate family at First United Methodist church, Gainesville, ...
Bobby Eugene 'Bob' Dowdy, 86, Gainesville
Bobby Eugene “Bob” Dowdy, passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by family on June 18, 2020. Born April 17, 1934, Bob was the son of the late Deward and Bert ...
Robert Charles Hemmerle, 71, Gainesville
Robert Charles Hemmerle 71 of Gainesville passed away on Thursday June 18, 2020. Professional Service Entrusted to Wimberly Funeral Home.
Patricia Lynn Clark Kelly, 61, Gainesville
Patricia Lynn Clark Kelly, 61, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away on June 18th, 2020, after a short illness with her loving family by her side. Lynn was many things embodied in o ...

Jackson

Billy Roger Chandler, 86, Commerce
Billy Roger Chandler, age 86 of Commerce, GA passed away Thursday, June 18, 2020.   Born on Sept. 4, 1933 Mr. Chandler was the son of the late John and Sarah Chandler. H ...

White

Jerry Eugene Cantrell, 74, Sautee
Jerry Eugene Cantrell, of Sautee, GA passed away June 18, 2020 at his home in Sautee, Georgia at the age of 74.   Jerry was born April 12th, 1946 in Gainesville, GA an ...
Beaven Roche, 86, Sautee Nacoochee
Beaven Roche, age 86 of Sautee Nacoochee, passed away Thursday, June 18, 2020. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced later by Barrett Funeral Home, Clev ...
Betty Lynn, Thelma Lou on 'The Andy Griffith Show,' has died
Betty Lynn, who was best known as Barney Fife's sweetheart Thelma Lou on “The Andy Griffith Show,” has died at the age of 95
Former NASCAR driver Townley killed in shooting in Athens
A former NASCAR driver was killed Saturday in a shooting in Georgia that also wounded a woman, investigators said. John Wes Townley, 31, died in the shooting in a neighborhood...
Jane Powell, Hollywood golden-age musicals star, dies at 92
Jane Powell, who starred in Hollywood golden age musicals, has died
Michael Constantine of 'My Big Fat Greek Wedding' dies at 94
Michael Constantine, an Emmy Award-winning character actor who reached worldwide fame playing the Windex bottle-toting father of the bride in the 2002 film “My Big Fat Greek Wedding,” has died
Willard Scott, weatherman on NBC's 'Today' show, dies at 87
Willard Scott, the beloved weatherman who charmed viewers of NBC’s “Today” show with his self-deprecating humor and cheerful personality, has died
Actor Ed Asner, TV's blustery Lou Grant, dies at 91
Actor Ed Asner, the blustery but lovable Lou Grant in two successful television series, has died
Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts dies at age 80
Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts has died at the age of 80
Country singer Tom T. Hall dies; wrote ‘Harper Valley PTA’
Singer-songwriter Tom T