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Local Obits for Mon. Jul 27th, 2020

Dawson

Robert Ulysses Benson, 70, Dawsonville
Robert Ulysses Benson, 70, of Dawsonville passed away Monday July 27, 2020 following a period of declining health. Born August 29, 1949 in Huntington, Virginia, Robert had been ...
Richard Otis Wakefield March 29, 1923 – July 26, 2020 A great American passed away on Sunday July 26, 2020.  Richard was born on March 29, 1923 in Huntsville, Alab ...

Forsyth

Billy Richard Adams, 89, Cumming
Billy Richard Adams, age 89, of Cumming, passed away Monday, July 27, 2020.  He was preceded in death by his father and mother and two brothers. He retired from MARTA as a bus ...
Sharon Patricia Kesler Chastain. July 5, 1943, Toccoa GA to July 27, 2020 Cumming, GA. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, memorial services will be held at a future date, likely in b ...
Clint Steven Whittney, 56, Cumming
  Clint Steven Whittney 56, of Cumming, Georgia passed away on Monday, July 27, 2020. No services are currently scheduled. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonal ...

Gwinnett

Robin Yvonne Dunahoo Earls, 64 yrs., of Buford, GA passed away July 27, 2020.  She is preceded in death by her mother, Joyce Dunahoo and sister, Tereon L. Poole.  She is ...
Nettie Ruth Thompson Wood, 87, Sugar Hill
Nettie Ruth Thompson Wood, 87, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away Tuesday, July 27, 2020. She was preceded in death by her husband of thirty-two years, John William Wood; parents, Clare ...
Brandy Mewborn Hammett, 38, Lawrenceville
Brandy Mewborn Hammett, age 38 yrs, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on July 27, 2020.  She is preceded in death by her father, Joseph Mewborn.  She is survived by her br ...
William “Slade” Petty, age 18, of Suwanee, GA passed away on Monday, July 27, 2020. He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Sue “Buttons” White; grandf ...
Christine Johnson Thomas, 66 yrs., of Buford, GA passed away Monday, July 27, 2020 .She is preceded in death by her husband, Ronnie Thomas and parents, Frank and Bernice Pendland J ...

Hall

Jimmy Chastain, 64, Gainesville
  Jimmy Chastain, 64, of Gainesville passed away Monday July 27, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born November 18, 1955 to the late James and Vonnell Chastain, ...
Miss Courtney Mae Flanagan, 21, of Lula passed away Monday, July 27, 2020 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thurs ...
Bennie Joe Peck, Flowery Branch
Mr. Bennie Joe Peck of Flowery Branch, Georgia passed July 27, 2020.     Visitation will be held Friday, July 31 from 2:00-6:00 p.m. at Young's Funeral Hom ...
Ralph William Tolliver, 90, Gainesville
Mr. Ralph William Tolliver, age 90 of Gainesville, passed away on Monday, July 27, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.    &n ...

White

Jake Allen Chambers, 36, Cleveland
Jake Allen Chambers, age 36 of Cleveland, passed away on Monday, July 27, 2020. Mr. Chambers was born on September 30, 1983, in Fairview, Ohio, to Lee Chambers and the late Virg ...
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