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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 ...
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.
K.T. Oslin, country singer of ‘80's Ladies,’ dies at 78
Country singer K
Lucile Beaver, daughter of longtime RMA president, has died
Lucile Elizabeth Beaver, who grew up on the campus of Riverside Military Academy, where her father Gen. Sandy Beaver, served as president, has died, her longtime attorney confirmed.
Charley Pride, country music's first Black star, dies at 86
Charley Pride, the son of sharecroppers in Mississippi who became one of country music’s biggest stars and the first Black member of the Country Music Hall of Fame, has died