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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Aug 1st, 2020

Gwinnett

Richard Leroy Lewis, 82, Sugar Hill
Richard Leroy Lewis, age 82, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away August 01, 2020. He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and one sister. He retired from Overnight Transpor ...

Hall

Travion Jymere Cockfield, 19, Gainesville
Travion Jymere Cockfield 19 of Gainesville passed away Saturday August 1st.  Travion was born April 2, 2001 to Taurus & Ashia Cockfield. He attended and graduated from Eas ...
Roy Stewart Gowder, 95, Lula
Roy Stewart Gowder age 95 of Lula entered heaven on Saturday August 1, 2020 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Roy was born February 1, 1925 in Homer to the late Robert &a ...
Dorcas Barrett McGinley, 83, Gainesville
Mrs. Dorcas Barrett McGinley, 83, of Gainesville passed away Saturday, August 1, 2020 at her residence following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 5:00 p.m ...
Kathy Jean Miller, 56, Oakwood
Kathy Jean Miller age 56 of Oakwood entered heaven Saturday August 1, 2020 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville. Kathy was born June 3, 1964 in Alto to Betty Pau ...

Jackson

Harold Daniel Chadwick, 59, Cornelia
Mr. Harold Daniel Chadwick, age 59, of Cornelia passed away on Saturday, August 1, 2020 at his residence.  Mr. Chadwick was born in Winder to the late, Garnell and Alice Canno ...

Stephens

Barbara Tatum Archer, 82, Toccoa
Ms. Barbara Tatum Archer, 82, of Toccoa passed away August 1, 2020 following an extended illness. No services are scheduled at this time. Born on October 22, 1937 in Dawson C ...
Mrs. Claudine Turpin Fricks, age 89 of Sweet Gum Road, Toccoa, GA, passed away Saturday, August 1, 2020 Pruitt Health Toccoa. A daughter of the late William and Riller Smith Tur ...

White

Ezekiel Williams, 85, Cleveland
Mr. Ezekiel Williams, age 85, of Gainesville, formerly of Cleveland, passed away Saturday, August 1, 2020.  “Zeke” Williams was born in Knoxville, TN to the lat ...
Vernon Jordan, activist, former Clinton adviser, has died
According to a statement from his daughter, Vernon Jordan, a civil rights activist and former adviser to President Bill Clinton, has died
Mincey Marble founder, marble innovator dies at 86
​Kenneth Mincey, who founded Gainesville-based Mincey Marble cast marble company, passed away at the age of 86 Friday.
Jo Ann Adams, Gainesville's first female pharmacist, dies at 93
When Jo Ann Trapnell Adams graduated from the University of Georgia School of Pharmacy, she was just 20 years old.
Marty Schottenheimer, NFL coach with 200 wins, dies at 77
The longtime NFL coach Marty Schottenheimer has died
Mary Wilson, longest-reigning original Supreme, dies at 76
Mary Wilson, the longest-reigning original Supreme, has died at 76 years old
Former heavyweight champion Leon Spinks Jr. dies at 67
Former heavyweight champion Leon Spinks Jr. has died after battling prostate and other cancers
Oscar winner, ‘Sound of Music’ star Christopher Plummer dies
Christopher Plummer, the dashing award-winning actor who played Captain von Trapp in the film “The Sound of Music” and at 82 became the oldest Academy Award winner in history, has died
Hal Holbrook, prolific actor who played Twain, dies at 95
Award-winning character actor Hal Holbrook who toured the world as Mark Twain in a one-man show and uttered the immortal advice “Follow the money” in the political thriller “All the President’s Men,” has died