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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Jul 2nd, 2020

Dawson

Jackie Butler, 58, Dawsonville
Jackie Butler, 58, of Dawsonville passed away Thursday July 2, 2020 at Northside Hospital Forsyth following a sudden illness. Born March 28, 1962, Jackie had been a resident of ...
Linda Sue Bowers Dewberry, 70, Dawsonville
Linda Sue Bowers Dewberry, 70, of Dawsonville passed away Thursday July 2, 2020. Mrs. Dewberry was born December 14, 1949 in Bellville, IL to the late Roy J. and Christa Bowers ...
Opal Tanner Hoard, 71, Dawsonville
Mrs. Opal Tanner Hoard, 71, beloved wife of George G. Hoard, entered into rest on Thursday, July 2, 2020. A celebration of Opal’s life will take place at 1:00 P.M. Thursda ...

Forsyth

William Jackson Orr, 54, Cumming
William Jackson Orr, 54, a lifelong resident of Forsyth County passed away Thursday, July 2, 2020. William was a devoted husband, father and son. He worked for 25 years for Pike El ...

Habersham

Wilma Dill, 86, Mount Airy
Wilma Dill, age 86, of Mount Airy, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, July 2, 2020. Ms. Dill was born on May 27, 1934 in Habersham County, Georgia to the late An ...
Karen Joy Sloan Trousdale, 64, Sautee-Nacoochee
Karen Joy Sloan Trousdale, age 64, of Sautee-Nacoochee, passed away on Thursday, July 2, 2020. Born on June 16, 1956, in Scottsboro, Alabama, she was a daughter of Jimmy Sloan o ...

Hall

David Price Reesman, 94, Gainesville
David Price Reesman, devoted husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, passed away on Thursday, July 2, 2020, at age 94. Dave was born on February 6, 1926, in LaPlata, Mi ...

Lumpkin

Jacque Ellen Hoffman, 73, Dahlonega
Mrs. Jacque Ellen Hoffman, age 73, passed away July 2, 2020, surrounded by loving family. An 11-year resident of Dahlonega, she was born March 23, 1947 in Jersey Shore, PA to th ...
  Mrs. Cordellia Loretta Mercado, age 76, of Dahlonega passed away Thursday, July 2, 2020. Loretta was born in Lumpkin County on November 2, 1943 to the late William Rob ...

Other

Judy Lane Price, 75, Haddock, Ga. formerly of Decatur
Judy Lane Price, age 75, of Haddock, GA, formerly of Decatur, GA, passed away Thursday, July 2, 2020. She was born August 12, 1944 in Alabama to the late Tommie and Juliette McP ...
Betty White, TV’s Golden Girl, dies at 99
Actor Betty White, whose saucy, up-for-anything charm made her a television mainstay for more than 60 years, has died
Former US Senate majority leader Harry Reid dies at 82
Harry Reid, the former Senate majority leader and Nevada’s longest-serving member of Congress, has died at home in Henderson, Nevada
John Madden, Hall of Fame coach and broadcaster, dies at 85
The NFL says Hall of Fame coach turned broadcaster John Madden has died at age 85
Gainesville businessman James Simpson dies at 77, truck parade to be held in his honor
Gainesville businessman James Simpson, the force behind Simpson Trucking & Grading, Inc. in Gainesville, will be remembered in a funeral service Friday, Dec. 17 at Hopewell Baptist Church.
Michael Nesmith, the Monkee for all seasons, dies at 78
Michael Nesmith, the wool-hatted, guitar-strumming member of the 1960s, made-for-television rock band The Monkees, has died at 78
Al Unser, a four-time winner of Indianapolis 500, dies at 82
Al Unser, one of only four drivers to win the Indianapolis 500 a record four times, died Thursday following years of health issues
Pro Bowler, Super Bowl champ, GA Tech star wideout Demaryius Thomas dies at 33
Former NFL wide receiver Demaryius Thomas has died at the age of 33
Georgia Racing Hall of Famer Bud Lunsford passes away
Legendary Georgia racer and hall of famer Bud Lunsford of Gainesville passed away on Monday at the age of 86. Lunsford, a member of both the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame...