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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 ...
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