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Local Obits for Sat. Jul 4th, 2020

Forsyth

Paul W. Horton, 90, Cumming
Paul W. Horton, age 90, of Cumming, Ga, died peacefully at his home on the morning of July 4. He was born in Macon, Ga., to the late Jack and Sarah Horton. He attended Lanier Bo ...
Diane E. Goss, 75, Cumming
Diane E. Goss, 75, of Cumming entered through the Gates of Heaven on July 4, 2020.  She is preceded in death by her husband of 41 years, Rev. Jerry Goss; parents, Rev. Ralph a ...
Cora Lee Martin, 93, a native of Forsyth County passed away Saturday, July 4, 2020 following a short period of declining health. Cora Lee was the oldest living member of Silver Sho ...

Gwinnett

Billy Southerland, 87, Duluth
Billy Southerland, age 87, of Duluth, GA passed away Saturday, July 4, 2020. He was preceded in death by his parents, Wallace J. Sutherland and Sara Evelyn Whitten Southerland; bro ...

Hall

Howell Henry Loggins, 90, Gainesville
Howell Henry Loggins passed away on Saturday July 4, 2020 surrounded by family and friends.  The family has cancelled the visitation and memorial service for Sunday, July 2 ...
Mr. Edward Ashley “Pop” Pattillo, 82, of Gainesville, passed away Saturday, July 4, 2020. Funeral services will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 9, 2020 in t ...
Jack M. Perry, 85, Lula
Mr. Jack M. Perry, 85, of Lula passed away Saturday, July 4, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, services will be held at a later date. Bo ...
Joseph "Joe" Minor Porter, Jr, 95, Chestnut Mountain
Joseph “Joe” Minor Porter, Jr. age 95 of Chestnut Mountain entered heaven Saturday July 4, 2020 at the Bell Minor Nursing Home. Joe was born April 9, 1925 in Dawso ...

Jackson

Sheila Ann House, 43, Jefferson
Sheila Ann House, age 43 of Jefferson, GA passed away Saturday, July 4, 2020.   Born on Jan. 22, 1977 in Norcross, GA, Miss. House was the daughter of the late John Ed H ...

Lumpkin

Mr. James Franklin Poss, age 56, passed away on Saturday, July 4, 2020. It was James' wishes to be cremated. No public services are being held at this time.  To share a ...
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...