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Local Obits for Wed. Aug 12th, 2020


Reuben Dalton, 85, Homer
Reuben Dalton, age 85, of Homer, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, August 12, 2020 following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. Saturday, August 15, ...


Shad Lee Hoffman, Cumming
Shad Lee Hoffman of Cumming, Georgia passed away on August 12, 2020. Condolences may be expressed at Arrangements by McDonald and Son Funeral Home, 15 ...


Harold C. Hosch, 80, Sugar Hill
Harold C. Hosch, age 80, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away Wednesday, August 12, 2020. He was preceded in death by parents, Clifford and Mary Matilda Brogdon Hosch; brother, John Hosch ...


William Wayne Short, 80, Demorest
William Wayne Short, age 80 of Demorest, passed away on Wednesday, August 12, 2020. Born in Clarkesville, Georgia on September 26, 1939 to the late William Ben Short and Queen E ...


Maria Magdalena Marquez, 73, Gainesville
Miss Maria Magdalena Marquez, age 73, of Gainesville, GA passed away on Wednesday, August 12, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral Ser ...
Kevin Rex Canada, 59, Gainesville
Mr. Kevin Rex Canada age 59 of Gainesville, Ga passed away on Wednesday August 12, 2020 following a sudden illness. Funeral services are scheduled for Monday August 17, 2020 at ...
James (Jim) Lee, N/A, Gainesville
James (Jim) Lee passed away on Wednesday August 12, 2020 at the North East Georgia Medical Center. Jim was the son of the late Alton and Myrtle Smith Lee. He was a Graphic Artist w ...
Gail Adams Thomas, 72, Gainesville
Gail Adams Thomas, 72, of Gainesville, GA died at her home on August 12, 2020.  Her dear friend, Debbie Quintiliani, was by her side.  Gail was born on January 2, 1948 ...


Susie (Trammell) Miller, 77, Dahlonega
Mrs. Susie (Trammell) Miller, age 77 of Dahlonega, passed away on August 12, 2020 following an extended illness. Susie loved Nascar Racing, spending time with her grandchildren, an ...


Hazel Hart Crumbley, 91, Social Circle formerly of Alto
Hazel Hart Crumbley, age 91, of Social Circle, formerly of Alto, passed away on Wednesday, August 12, 2020.  Born on July 4, 1929, in Alto, she was a daughter of the late W ...
Dusty "Doc" Ray Dockery, 39, Danielsville
Dusty "Doc" Ray Dockery, age 39 of Danielsville, passed away Wednesday, August 12, 2020 after a brief illness.   Born on April 16, 1981 in Duluth, ...
William Boyd Kennemore, 72, Marietta
Mr. William Boyd Kennemore age 72 of Marietta, Ga passed away on Wednesday August 12, 2020 at his daughter’s residence following a brief illness.     ...


Milledge Harold Smith, 77, Toccoa
  Mr. Milledge Harold Smith, age 77 of Whitworth Circle, Toccoa passed away Wednesday, August 12, 2020 at his residence. A son of the late Milledge Haskell and Gladys Ma ...
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...