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Local Obits for Tue. Jul 28th, 2020

Dawson

James W. “Punch” Hammond, 77, Dawsonville
James W. “Punch” Hammond, 77, of Dawsonville passed away Tuesday July 28, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Born December 29, 1 ...

Forsyth

Roger B. Tapleshay, 81, Cumming
Roger, age 81, was a loving husband and father.  He passed away peacefully July 28, 2020 with his family at his side.  His wife of 59 years Sue, his daughter Debra and hu ...

Gwinnett

Richard Stephen Dougherty, 85 yrs., of Buford, GA passed away July 28, 2020.  He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Phyllis Ann Dougherty, Buford, GA; daughters, Janice (Dou ...
James Alton Day, 78, Lawrenceville
James Alton Day, age 78, of Lawrenceville, passed away Tuesday, July 28, 2020.  He was a family man and loved watching his grandkids grow up. He was preceded in death by his p ...

Hall

Edward “Ed” Muschell, 89, Gainesville
Edward “Ed” Muschell passed away peacefully at his home in Gainesville on Tuesday, July 28, 2020. He was 89, born on January 11, 1931, in Cheboygan, Michigan, to Fred a ...
Mildred Brown, Gainesville, formerly of Atlanta
Mrs. Mildred Brown of Gainesville, Georgia formerly of Atlanta, Georgia passed July 28, 2020.    The graveside Celebration of Life Service will be ...
Gladys Massey Chandler, 89, Gainesville
Mrs. Gladys Massey Chandler, age 89, of Gainesville, GA died Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.  Mrs. Chandler was born in Nicholson to the late C. Le ...
Roy Edward Graves, 72, Gainesville
Roy Edward Graves, 72, of Gainesville, Ga., died on July 11, 2020.  A Memorial Service will be held at 10:00 a.m., August 1, 2020, on the lawn at W.R. Strickland & So ...
Ann Elizabeth VanAllen Holmes, 88, of Gainesville, passed away Tuesday, July 28, 2020. Born October 20, 1931, in Staten Island, NY.  Ann is the daughter of the late Albert ...
Mrs. Alice Marie Andrews Kikta, age 92, of Hoschton passed away Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Gainesville.  Strong, resourceful, devoted t ...
Awa McDuffie Martin, 57, Gainesville
Awa McDuffie Martin, 57, of Gainesville, Ga. died on July 28, 2020.  A Memorial Service will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 1, 2020, at W.R. Strickland & So ...

Jackson

Michael Deland Cox, 70, Pendergrass
Michael Deland Cox, age 70, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 28, 2020, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, Georgia. He was born September 10, 1949 in Osceola ...

Other

Wendy Darlene Robertson 49, of Ellijay passed away Tuesday July 28, 2020. Born June 27, 1971 in Austell, Georgia to the late B. G. Davis and Johnny Robertson, she had lived in E ...
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