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Local Obits for Tue. Aug 11th, 2020

Habersham

Telford Loudermilk, 70, Alto
Telford Loudermilk, age 70 of Alto, passed away on Tuesday, August 11, 2020.  Born in Demorest, Georgia on December 9, 1949 to the late Dewey & Laura LaCount Loudermilk ...
  Roslyn Bynum Strickland died on  August 7, 2020.   She was born on September 22,  1923 to the late Thad L. Bynum and Irene Powell Bynum.   She marri ...

Hall

Mauro Galvan, 70, Gainesville
Mauro Galvan, 70, of Gainesville passed away Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, August 13, 20 ...

Jackson

Ira Everest Worley, 76, Commerce
Mr. Ira Everest Worley, age 76, of Commerce, GA died Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at St. Mary’s Hospice House.  Mr. Worley was born in Homer to the late, Ira and Pauline Nun ...

Lumpkin

Irene Carpenter, 82, Dahlonega
Mrs. Irene Carpenter, age 82, of Dahlonega passed away Tuesday, August 11, 2020. Mrs. Carpenter was born in Robbinsville, NC on June 26, 1938 to the late Jason and Flossie Mae K ...
Robert B. Naylor, 93, Dahlonega
Robert B. Naylor, 93, of Dahlonega passed away Tuesday August 11, 2020.   Son of Harold and Genevieve Naylor, was born in New York, NY, and resided in Rockville Center, N ...

White

Janey Ruth Gerrell Stamey, 71, Cleveland
Janey Ruth Gerrell Stamey, age 71, of Cleveland, GA passed away on August 11, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, GA.   Mrs. Stamey was born June 13 ...
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