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Local Obits for Fri. Jul 24th, 2020


Brandon Beck, N/A, Homer
Brandon Beck of Homer, Georgia. Mr. Beck passed away at Piedmont Athens Hospital of Friday July 24, 2020. Mr. Beck the valued employee of Proline where he served as a foreman overs ...
William Donald Childs, 87, Commerce
Mr. William Donald Childs, age 87, of Commerce passed away Friday, July 24, 2020 at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center.  Mr. Childs was born in Ila to the late, Charlie a ...


Anna O’Connor, 80, Buford
Anna O’Connor, age 80 of Buford, GA, died Friday, July 24, 2020. Ms. O’Connor has been cremated and no service is planned at this time. Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel 77 ...
Doris Elise Wyant, 94, Buford
Mrs. Doris Elise Wyant, 94, of Buford, Ga., daughter of Henry William “Pop” Schaffner and Claudia Speaks Pickler, passed away Friday morning, July 24, 2020, in Gaines ...


Lee “Popee” Costlow, 67, Gainesville
Lee “Popee” Costlow, 67, of Gainesville, Georgia passed away on July 24, 2020, after a long, hard-fought battle with COPD.  Lee was born in Jackson, Mississippi on ...
Evelyn Allen Jones, 94, Gainesville
Evelyn Allen Jones, 94, passed away peacefully at home on Friday, July 24, 2020.  Evelyn was the daughter of the late George and Nellie Allen of Cleveland. She was preceded ...
John Yaunt, 81, Gainesville
John Yaunt, age 81, of Gainesville, GA, passed away July 29, 2020.  John is survived by his wife Barbara of 59 years, his daughters Marianne Yaunt and Sarah Raup, son-in-law P ...
Cristofer Acosta Farias, 17, Gainesville
Cristofer Acosta Farias, 17, of Gainesville passed away Friday, July 24, 2020. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, July 30, 2020 at St. John Paul II Catholi ...
Kathleen Hazel Vastine Williams of Gainesville passed away peacefully at a nursing home in Cartersville, GA. A lifelong native of Gainesville, she was the granddaughter of Rance ...


Robbie Lynn Bettis, 68, Hoschton
Robbie Lynn Bettis, age 68, of Hoschton, GA passed away Monday, April 13, 2020.  Memorial service will be held 7:00 PM, Saturday, August 1, 2020 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel. ...
Jack Nolan Keen, 85, Jefferson
  Mr. Jack Nolan Keen, 85, of Jefferson, "Coach Keen" to all who knew him, passed away Friday, July 24, 2020.  He had resided in Jefferson for 56 years pri ...


Mrs. Mary Guynell Andrews Ansley age 93 of Toccoa passed away Friday July 24, 2020 at Stephens County Hospital   A daughter of the late James Lewis and Nezzie Verner And ...
Wilford Brimley, 'Cocoon' and 'Natural' actor, dies at 85
Wilford Brimley, who worked his way up from movie stunt rider to indelible character actor in films including “Cocoon” and “The Natural,” has died
Olivia de Havilland, Oscar-winning actress, dies at 104
Oscar winner Olivia de Havilland, best known as the kindly Melanie in “Gone With the Wind,” has died
NASCAR Hall of Famer Maurice Petty passes away
NASCAR Hall of Fame engine builder Maurice Petty passed away Saturday morning, according to a statement released by Richard Petty Motorsports. He was 81 years old.
Report: Television personality Regis Philbin dies at 88
People magazine reports that legendary television personality Regis Philbin has died at 88
Civil rights trailblazer C.T. Vivian to be laid to rest
The nation will pay its final respects Thursday to the Rev. CT Vivian
Remembering John Lewis, rights icon and `American hero'
John Lewis, who carried the struggle against racial discrimination from Southern battlegrounds of the 1960s to the halls of Congress, has died
Kelly Preston, actor and wife of John Travolta, dies at 57
Actor Kelly Preston has died at age 57
Country rocker and fiddler Charlie Daniels dies at age 83
Country music pioneer and fiddler Charlie Daniels, who had a hit with “Devil Went Down to Georgia,” has died at age 83