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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 ...
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