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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 ...
Funeral Tuesday for well-known Gainesville businessman, attorney Sonny Sykes
Funeral services for Gainesville attorney and businessman William I. "Sonny" Sykes, Jr. are scheduled for Tuesday, July 13 at Free Chapel Worship Center.
Former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld dies at 88
The family of former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld says he has died
Local philanthropist and journalist Lessie Smithgall dies at 110
Lessie Smithgall, a longtime Gainesville philanthropist and journalist, died Friday, June 25 at the age of 110.
Frank Bonner, Herb on 'WKRP in Cincinnati,' dies at 79
Frank Bonner, who played a brash salesman with a love of flashy plaid suits on the TV comedy “WKRP in Cincinnati,” has died
Ned Beatty, indelible in 'Deliverance,' 'Network' dies at 83
Ned Beatty, the indelible character actor whose first film role as a genial vacationer raped by a backwoodsman in 1972′s “Deliverance” launched him on a long, prolific and accomplished career, has died
'Hooked on a Feeling' singer B.J. Thomas dies at 78
One of the country’s most popular and versatile singers, B
Former US Sen. John Warner of Virginia dies at 94
Former Sen. John W
Charles Grodin, 'Midnight Run,' 'Heartbreak Kid,' star, dies
Charles Grodin, the offbeat actor and writer who scored as a newlywed cad in “The Heartbreak Kid” and the father in the “Beethoven” comedies, has died