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Local Obits for Sun. Jul 19th, 2020

Forsyth

Virginia Irene Morrow, 92, Cumming
Virginia Irene Morrow, age 92, of Cumming, GA passed away July 19, 2020. She was a devoted Christian and a loving mother to all. She is survived by her daughters & sons-in- ...
Douglas Alan Higham, 68, Cumming
Douglas Alan Higham 68, of Cumming, Georgia passed away on Sunday, July 19, 2020. Douglas is preceded in death by his father; Bruce Alan Higham, and his mother; Wayne Delores Hi ...

Habersham

Ruthelene Dixon McEntire, 88, Clarkesville
Ruthelene Dixon McEntire, age 88 of Clarkesville, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, July 19, 2020 following an extended illness. Born in Clarkesville, Georgia on ...

Hall

William Thomas Dunigan, 78, Gainesville
William Thomas Dunigan age 78 of Gainesville passed away July 19, 2020 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mr. Dunigan was born October 1, 1941 in Mannington, West Virginia ...
Betty Hendrix, 88, Gainesville
Betty Hendrix 88 of Gainesville passed away Sunday July 19th. Mrs. Betty L. Hendrix was born August 11, 1931 to the late Robert G. & Carrie ( Burdell) Thompson. She depart ...
Rainey Raye Lilly, inf, Gainesville
Rainey Raye Lilly, Infant daughter of Britt Michelle Bates & Josh R. Lilly entered heaven Sunday July 19, 2020 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville. Rainey h ...
Rev. Jerry J. Mauldin, 76, Gainesville
Rev. Jerry J. Mauldin, 76, of Gainesville passed away Sunday, July 19, 2020 following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 22, 2020 ...
Lamar "Pig" Millsap, 70, Gainesville
Lamar “Pig” Millsap 70 of Gainesville died Friday service announced later. Professional Services Entrusted to Wimberly Funeral Home.

Lumpkin

Florence Roberts, Dahlonega
Florence Roberts of Dahlonega died peacefully at home on Sunday, July 19, having suffered from Alzheimer’s Disease for some years. She met and married Paul Roberts her husban ...

Other

Joyce Davenport, 79, Atlanta
Joyce Davenport 79 of Atlanta passed away on Sunday July 19th. Professional Funeral Service Entrusted to Wimberly Funeral Home.

Stephens

Roger Dale Jenkins, 65, Toccoa
Mr. Roger Dale Jenkins, age 65 of Skyview Lane, Toccoa passed away Sunday, July 19, 2020 at his residence. A son of the late Kermit ad Velma Smith Jenkins, he was born August 5, ...

White

Ethel Pauline Nation Arrowood Freeman, age 93, of Cleveland, passed away on Sunday, July 19, 2020. Born in Cleveland, Georgia on February 22, 1927, she was a daughter of the lat ...
Lee Elder, 1st Black golfer to play Masters, dies at age 87
Golf pioneer Lee Elder has died at the age of 87
Frank Williams, founder of Formula One team, dies at 79
Sir Frank Williams, the founder and former team principal of Williams Racing, has died. He was 79. Williams took his motor racing team from an empty carpet warehouse to the summit of Formula One, overseeing 114 victories, a combined 16 drivers’ and constructors’ world championships, while becoming the longest-serving team boss in the sport’s history.
Towering musical theater master Stephen Sondheim dies at 91
Stephen Sondheim, the songwriter who reshaped the American musical theater in the second half of the 20th century, has died
Prince, poultry pioneer, dies at 93
Jack Prince of Gainesville, the man who invented the chicken deboning machine, has died at the age of 93.
Betty Lynn, Thelma Lou on 'The Andy Griffith Show,' has died
Betty Lynn, who was best known as Barney Fife's sweetheart Thelma Lou on “The Andy Griffith Show,” has died at the age of 95
Former NASCAR driver Townley killed in shooting in Athens
A former NASCAR driver was killed Saturday in a shooting in Georgia that also wounded a woman, investigators said. John Wes Townley, 31, died in the shooting in a neighborhood...
Jane Powell, Hollywood golden-age musicals star, dies at 92
Jane Powell, who starred in Hollywood golden age musicals, has died
Michael Constantine of 'My Big Fat Greek Wedding' dies at 94
Michael Constantine, an Emmy Award-winning character actor who reached worldwide fame playing the Windex bottle-toting father of the bride in the 2002 film “My Big Fat Greek Wedding,” has died