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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 ...
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...