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Local Obits for Fri. Jul 17th, 2020

Gwinnett

Jalen Marcus Leonard, 19, Sugar Hill
Jalen Marcus Leonard, age 19, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away Friday, July 17, 2020. He is survived by father, Owen A. Leonard; mother, Linda Strum Leonard; sisters, Kamara Leonard a ...
Mrs. Carol Churchwell Taylor, age 74, of Buford passed away Friday, July 17, 2020 at Emory University, surrounded by her family, Graveside Services will be 11:00 a.m., Monday, J ...

Habersham

Max J. Stiarwalt, 59, Alto
Max J. Stiarwalt, age 59, of Alto, Georgia went to be with the Lord on Friday, July 17, 2020. Mr. Stiarwalt was born in Fontainebleau, France, on July 22, 1960, to the late Robe ...

Hall

Annette Tucker, 72, Gainesville
A Private Mass of Christian Burial will be held for Annette Tucker, 72, at St. Michael’s Catholic Church Gainesville, GA Interment will follow at Memorial Park Funeral Hom ...
Jack Carson Jones, 92, Gainesville
Mr. Jack Carson Jones, 92, of Gainesville passed away Friday, July 17, 2020 at his residence following a brief illness. Private services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Sunday, Ju ...
Christine (Wright) Nix, 85, Gainesville
Mrs. Christine (Wright) Nix, age 85, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Friday, July 17, 2020. Private Family Graveside Services will be held at Alta Vista Cemetery. Mrs. N ...
Roy Norman Ochsen, Jr., 78, Gainesville
Roy Norman Ochsen Jr, 78, of Gainesville, Georgia passed away on July 17, 2020. No services are currently scheduled. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson.com. ...
Today, July 17, 2020, in the early hours of the morning, our beloved Mom, Lucille Elaine Kennard Syers, born June 1, 1926, left us for heaven. Our first thoughts were, "...at ...
James Andy Tankersley, 85, Gainesville
Mr. James Andy Tankersley, age 85 of Gainesville, passed away on Friday, July 17, 2020 at Bell Minor Nursing Home following an extended illness.         &nbs ...

White

Jimmy Helton, 65, Cleveland
Jimmy Helton, age 65 of Cleveland, passed away Friday, July 17, 2020. Mr. Helton was born April 25, 1955 in White County to the late Roy Helton and Thelma Tomlin Helton. Jimmy w ...
Samuel Long, 59, Cleveland
Samuel Long, age 59, of Cleveland, passed away Friday, July 17, 2020. Mr. Long was born to the late Samuel Ogden Long Sr. and Margaret Doster.  He served his country in the ...
Pauline Williams, 86, Cleveland
Mrs. Pauline Williams, age 86, of Cleveland, passed away Friday, July 17, 2020. Mrs. Williams was born in Pelham, Georgia to the late James and Jessie Mae Clayton Owens.  I ...
Funeral Tuesday for well-known Gainesville businessman, attorney Sonny Sykes
Funeral services for Gainesville attorney and businessman William I. "Sonny" Sykes, Jr. are scheduled for Tuesday, July 13 at Free Chapel Worship Center.
Former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld dies at 88
The family of former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld says he has died
Local philanthropist and journalist Lessie Smithgall dies at 110
Lessie Smithgall, a longtime Gainesville philanthropist and journalist, died Friday, June 25 at the age of 110.
Frank Bonner, Herb on 'WKRP in Cincinnati,' dies at 79
Frank Bonner, who played a brash salesman with a love of flashy plaid suits on the TV comedy “WKRP in Cincinnati,” has died
Ned Beatty, indelible in 'Deliverance,' 'Network' dies at 83
Ned Beatty, the indelible character actor whose first film role as a genial vacationer raped by a backwoodsman in 1972′s “Deliverance” launched him on a long, prolific and accomplished career, has died
'Hooked on a Feeling' singer B.J. Thomas dies at 78
One of the country’s most popular and versatile singers, B
Former US Sen. John Warner of Virginia dies at 94
Former Sen. John W
Charles Grodin, 'Midnight Run,' 'Heartbreak Kid,' star, dies
Charles Grodin, the offbeat actor and writer who scored as a newlywed cad in “The Heartbreak Kid” and the father in the “Beethoven” comedies, has died