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Local Obits for Fri. Jun 26th, 2020


Claudine Hampton, 85, Dawsonville
Claudine Hampton, 85, of Dawsonville passed away Friday June 26, 2020 at her residence following a short illness. Born June 12, 1935 in Hall County to the late Seth and Edna Mat ...


Mary Ellen Overholt, 88, Cumming
Mary Ellen Overholt, age 88, of Cumming, Georgia (formerly of Toledo, Ohio) passed away Friday, June 26, 2020. Graveside funeral service will be 12PM, Tuesday, June 30, 2020 at ...


Vicente Daniel Carmona, 30, Lawrenceville
Vicente Daniel Carmona, (30) of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on June 26,2020. Born August 12,1989 to parents Adelaida and Jose Ramirez of Cumming, Ga. Vicente received his high sc ...


Roy Grier, 77, Alto
Roy Grier, age 77, of Alto, passed away on Friday, June 26, 2020. Born on March 2, 1943, in Cornelia, he was a son of the late Alvin B. and Belle Armour Grier. Mr. Grier was for ...


Rosemary Elaine James Motes, 75, Gainesville
Mrs. Rosemary Elaine James Motes, 75, of Gainesville passed away Friday, June 26, 2020 at her residence. Graveside services will be held at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 1, 2020 ...
Mary Jo Sheriff Hyde Shope, 83, Gainesville
Mary Jo Sheriff Hyde Shope, 83, of Gainesville passed away Friday, June 26, 2020 at her residence.  Mary Jo was the daughter of the late James C. Sheriff and Fannie Smith Sher ...


Dorothy Mae Couch, 92, Commerce
  Mrs. Dorothy Mae Couch, age 92, of Commerce, GA died Thursday, June 25, 2020 at her residence.  Mrs. Couch was born in Charlottesville, VA to the late Sam and Gertru ...


Lola Herring, 85, Austell
Lola Herring, 85 of Austell, Ga died on June 26, 2020.  A Memorial Service will be held at a later date.  W.R. Strickland & Sons, Clermont, Ga.     ...
Nellie Elizabeth Webb Ottman, 97, Lakemont, Ga.
Nellie Elizabeth Webb Ottman, age 97, of Lakemont, GA, passed away Saturday, June 20, 2020, at the residence. Mrs. Ottman was born on October 14, 1922, Clarkesville, Georgia to ...


Walter Perry Dodd, 99, Cleveland
Mr. Walter Perry Dodd, age 99, of Cleveland, GA, formerly of Sandy Springs, GA, went to be with our Lord Jesus on Friday, June 26, 2020.  His radiant smile and joyful heart wi ...
Walter Perry Dodd, 99, Cleveland
Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. Walter Perry Dodd , age 99 of Cleveland. Mr. Perry passed away Friday, June 26, 2020.  Funeral arrangements are ...
Walter Mondale, Carter's vice president, dies at 93
Former Vice President Walter Mondale, a liberal icon who lost one of the most lopsided presidential elections after bluntly telling voters to expect a tax increase if he won, has died
Hank Huckaby dies at 79 after 'unparalleled' Georgia career
Former University System of Georgia Chancellor and state budget director Hank Huckaby has died
Beloved Gainesville pediatrician Everett Roseberry dies at 79
Longtime Gainesville pediatrician Everett Roseberry, who was instrumental in the founding of The Longstreet Clinic, died Sunday, April 11 at the age of 79.
G. Gordon Liddy, Watergate mastermind, dead at 90
Beloved children’s author Beverly Cleary dies at 104
Children’s author Beverly Cleary, the writer behind the popular characters Ramona Quimby and Henry Huggins, has died
Vernon Jordan, activist, former Clinton adviser, has died
According to a statement from his daughter, Vernon Jordan, a civil rights activist and former adviser to President Bill Clinton, has died
Mincey Marble founder, marble innovator dies at 86
​Kenneth Mincey, who founded Gainesville-based Mincey Marble cast marble company, passed away at the age of 86 Friday.
Jo Ann Adams, Gainesville's first female pharmacist, dies at 93
When Jo Ann Trapnell Adams graduated from the University of Georgia School of Pharmacy, she was just 20 years old.