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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Jul 6th, 2020

Gwinnett

Edward Arthur Murphy, 101, Lawrenceville
Mr. Edward Arthur Murphy, age 101, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on Monday, July 6, 2020. Mr Murphy was predeceased by his wife Pauline in 2008 and son Brian in 1953. He is surv ...

Habersham

Carl Edward Webb, Clarkesville
Carl Edward Webb of Clarkesville, Georgia, passed away July 6, 2020 at home after a long fight with cancer.   Carl was born December 9, 1926, to Allie and May (Trotter) ...
Carolyn Towery Sheppard, 88, Batesville
Carolyn Towery Sheppard age 88 was called home to be with our Lord Jesus on Monday, July 6, 2020. She peacefully passed away at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville. ...

Hall

Charlotte Rebecca Askew, 73, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Charlotte Rebecca Askew, 73, of Flowery Branch passed away Monday, July 6, 2020. Funeral services will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 9, 2020 in the chapel of Memoria ...
Jeffery Dewayne Simpson, Sr., 58, of Gillsville, passed away Monday, July 6, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Graveside services will be hel ...
Patsy (Patterson) Sutton, 79, Gainesville
Mrs. Patsy (Patterson) Sutton age 79, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away July 6, 2020.    Private Family Graveside Services will be held at Alta Vista Cemetery ...
Michael Paul Smith, 42, Gainesville
Michael Paul Smith, 42, of Gainesville passed away Monday, July 6, 2020 at his residence following an extended illness, A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, J ...
Rev. W. L. Whelchel, 90, Gainesville
Rev. W. L. Whelchel 90 of Gainesville passed away on Monday July 6th.     Walter Lee (W.L) Whelchel was born on April 13, 1930 in Lumpkin County, Georgia. H ...

Jackson

Billy Almond, 74, Commerce
Billy Almond 74 of Commerce Ga passed away on Monday July 6th. Mr. Almond's Service will be held Saturday at Warren Chapel Baptist Church at 1pm. Professional Funeral Ser ...

Other

William Robert “Boomer” Dalton, III, 29, Palm Coast, FL formerly of Toccoa
Mr. William Robert “Boomer” Dalton, III, age 29 of Palm Coast, Florida and formerly of Toccoa passed away June 20, 2020. A son of William Dalton and the late Amanda ...
Mae Francine Elsner, 90, Carnesville
Mrs. Mae Francine Elsner, age 90 of Carnesville passed away Monday, July 6, 2020 at her residence.  Mrs. Elsner was born in Homer to the late, Wilson and Florance Poole.  ...
Thomas Mark Stapker, 17, Jasper
Thomas Mark Stapler, 17, of Jasper, Georgia passed away on Monday, July 6th, 2020. He is survived by his mother and stepfather; Jacqueline Stapler and Harley Travis Jones of Jas ...
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