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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 ...
Lee Elder, 1st Black golfer to play Masters, dies at age 87
Golf pioneer Lee Elder has died at the age of 87
Frank Williams, founder of Formula One team, dies at 79
Sir Frank Williams, the founder and former team principal of Williams Racing, has died. He was 79. Williams took his motor racing team from an empty carpet warehouse to the summit of Formula One, overseeing 114 victories, a combined 16 drivers’ and constructors’ world championships, while becoming the longest-serving team boss in the sport’s history.
Towering musical theater master Stephen Sondheim dies at 91
Stephen Sondheim, the songwriter who reshaped the American musical theater in the second half of the 20th century, has died
Prince, poultry pioneer, dies at 93
Jack Prince of Gainesville, the man who invented the chicken deboning machine, has died at the age of 93.
Betty Lynn, Thelma Lou on 'The Andy Griffith Show,' has died
Betty Lynn, who was best known as Barney Fife's sweetheart Thelma Lou on “The Andy Griffith Show,” has died at the age of 95
Former NASCAR driver Townley killed in shooting in Athens
A former NASCAR driver was killed Saturday in a shooting in Georgia that also wounded a woman, investigators said. John Wes Townley, 31, died in the shooting in a neighborhood...
Jane Powell, Hollywood golden-age musicals star, dies at 92
Jane Powell, who starred in Hollywood golden age musicals, has died
Michael Constantine of 'My Big Fat Greek Wedding' dies at 94
Michael Constantine, an Emmy Award-winning character actor who reached worldwide fame playing the Windex bottle-toting father of the bride in the 2002 film “My Big Fat Greek Wedding,” has died