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Local Obits for Tue. Jun 23rd, 2020

Banks

Clara Louise Minish, 85, Homer
  Mrs. Clara Louise Minish, age 85, of Homer passed away on Tuesday, June 23, 2020 at Northridge Health and Rehab Center.  Mrs. Minish was born in Clarkesville to the ...

Barrow

Melissa Ann Tullis, 53, Winder
Melissa Ann Tullis, age 53, of Winder passed away Tuesday, June 23, 2020.  The family will receive friends 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Thursday, June 25, 2020 at Lawson Funeral Home C ...

Forsyth

Heather Blackwelder, 21, Cumming
Heather Blackwelder, age 21, of Cumming, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, June 23, 2020. The family will receive friends from 10AM to 12:30PM Tuesday, June 30, at McDonald and ...

Gwinnett

Susan Roebuck, Sugar Hill
Susan Roebuck went to be with the Lord on June 23, 2020. Born January 9, 1971 in Kingsport, Tennessee, her warmhearted personality and adventurous spirit were evident from childhoo ...

Habersham

Gladston Terrell Franklin, Jr., 75, Clarkesville
Gladston Terrell Franklin, Jr., age 75 of Clarkesville, passed away Tuesday, June 23, 2020 following complications from a stroke. Born in Mt. Airy, Georgia on January 10, 1945, ...
Bill McDougald, 69, Cornelia
Bill McDougald, age 69, of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, June 23, 2020. Mr. McDougald was born on December 20, 1950 in White County, Georgia. He was preceded in deat ...

Hall

Phillip Dwayne Young, 35, Gainesville
Phillip Dwayne Young, 35 of Gainesville, GA departed this life on Tuesday, June 23, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville. Phillip Young was born on September 9, ...

Jackson

Manuel Huizar Cortes, 86, Commerce
Manuel Huizar Cortes, age 86 of Commerce, GA passed away Tuesday, June 23, 2020.   Born on Oct. 14, 1933 in Tlatengo, Zacatecas, Mexico, Mr. Cortes was the son of the ...
  Mrs. Ola Charlene Brown Whitlock, age 81, of Commerce, GA died Tuesday, June 23, 2020 at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center.  Mrs. Whitlock was born in Commerce ...

Stephens

Roger Thurmond, 62, Toccoa
Roger Thurmond, 62, of the New Bethel Community, passed away Friday morning, April 3, 2020, at his home. Born February 23, 1958, in Stephens County, he was the son of Silas Kend ...

White

  Thomas “Tommy” Wiley Hood, age 74, of Cleveland, passed away on Tuesday, June 23, 2020. Born on July 22, 1945, in Clarkesville, he was a son of the late ...
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.