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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 ...
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