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Local Obits for Thu. Aug 13th, 2020


On Thursday, August 13, 2020, at approximately 11:30am, Heaven gained another beautiful Angel.  Mrs. Jeanette Black Langley passed away a week after suffering a stroke. Mrs ...


William Autry Dunahoo, 88, Buford
William Autry Dunahoo, age 88, of Buford, GA passed away on Thursday, August 13, 2020. He is survived by his wife, Annie Mae English Dunahoo, Buford, GA; children, Rene Wilburn and ...
Minnie Ramey Tuggle, 92, Sugar Hill
Minnie Ramey Tuggle, age 92, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away Thursday, August 13, 2020. She was preceded in death by husband of forty-one years, Sam W. Tuggle, and daughter, Gelai ...


Helen Mardell Jordan Armour, age 88, of Alto, Georgia, passed away on August 13.   Mrs. Armour was born on January 17, 1932, in Hall County, Georgia to the late Ernest ...
Betty Sue Knight Bryant, 82, Demorest
Betty Sue Knight Bryant, age 82, of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Thursday, August 13, 2020. Mrs. Bryant was born February 16, 1938 in Habersham County, Georgia to the late J ...
Brenda Joyce Morrison Franklin, age 68 of Mt. Airy, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, August 13, 2020. Born in Clarkesville, Georgia on January 29, 1952, she wa ...
Roy C. Garrett, 80, Clarkesville
Roy C. Garrett, age 80, of Clarkesville, passed away on Thursday, August 13, 2020. Mr. Garrett was born on June 24, 1940, in Union County, to the late William and Maudie Watkins ...
Imogene Ansley McConnell, 89, Mt. Airy
Imogene Ansley McConnell, age 89 of Mt. Airy, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, August 13, 2020 at her residence surrounded by her family. Born in Mt. Airy, Geo ...


Nancy Ophelia Carney, 87, Gainesville
Nancy Ophelia Carney, 87, passed away Thursday morning August 13,2020. She was the daughter of the late Frank Nicholson and Victoria Wilson Bailey. She served the Gainesville ...
James R. "Sonny" McIntyre, 81, Gillsville
James R. "Sonny" McIntyre, 81 of Gillsville  passed away Thursday August 13, 2020 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. A lifelong resident of Hall C ...
Narcissus 'Nadine' Thompson, 76, Gainesville
Narcissus “Nadine” Thompson, 76, of Gainesville, Georgia, loving Mom, Grandma, Great Grandma, Sister and Aunt passed away Thursday, August 13, 2020 at Northeast Georgia ...
Russell Hoyt (Piggy) Wells, 87, Gainesville
Russell Hoyt (Piggy) Wells, 87 of Gainesville, Ga., died on July 30, 2020. A graveside service will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Monday, August 17, 2020, at Concord Baptist Church ...


Bradley Allen Wheeler, 67, Lavonia
Mr. Bradley Allen Wheeler, age 67 of Tugalo State Park Road, Lavonia passed away Thursday, August 13, 2020 in Newark, New Jersey. A son of the late William Allen Wheeler and Bet ...


Mary Payne Lomax, 93, Toccoa
  Mary Payne Lomax, age 93, of Toccoa, Georgia formerly of the Mud Creek Community went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, August 13, 2020 following an extended ill ...
Beloved Gainesville pediatrician Everett Roseberry dies at 79
Longtime Gainesville pediatrician Everett Roseberry, who was instrumental in the founding of The Longstreet Clinic, died Sunday, April 11 at the age of 79.
G. Gordon Liddy, Watergate mastermind, dead at 90
Beloved children’s author Beverly Cleary dies at 104
Children’s author Beverly Cleary, the writer behind the popular characters Ramona Quimby and Henry Huggins, has died
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