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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Fri. Aug 14th, 2020

Forsyth

Writing an obituary is never easy.  But the task becomes exponentially more difficult when you are asked to honor with the written word a man as perfectly imperfect as Randy M ...
Martha Janet Rich of Cumming, Georgia passed away on August 14, 2020.   Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson.com.
James Willie Threatt, Jr., better known as “Pops” age 81, of Cumming, formerly of Roswell, passed away Friday, August 14, 2020.  He was preceded in death by his pa ...

Gwinnett

  A Celebration of Life dedicated to - Mary Frances Evans Alarcon, affectionally known as: Mimi, went Home to be with the Lord, Friday evening. Mimi passed away peacefully, ...
Pastor Bobby Wright, 69, Buford
Pastor Bobby Wright, age 69, of Buford, GA passed away Friday, August 14, 2020. He was preceded in death by wife of thirty-nine years, Mildred Hodge Wright. Mr. Wright is survived ...

Habersham

Laura Jean Clark Heintz, 72, Cornelia
Laura Jean Clark Heintz, age 72, of Cornelia, passed away on Friday, August 14, 2020.   Born on December 24, 1947, in Abbeville, Georgia, she was a daughter of the lat ...

Hall

Jimmie Ann Barton, 83, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Jimmie Ann Barton, age 83, of Flowery Branch passed away Friday, August 14, 2020 at New Horizons – Limestone. Memorial Services will be 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, August 18, ...
Rebecca Yvonne Brown Cleveland, 67, Flowery Branch
Rebecca Yvonne Brown Cleveland, age 67 of Flowery Branch, passed away Friday, August 14, 2020 at her residence following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held Mon ...
Jewell Austin Skinner, 80, Gainesville
Mr. Jewell Austin Skinner age 80 of Gainesville, Ga passed away on Friday August 14, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral services are ...
Beverly Anne Turner, 87, Gainesville
Mrs. Beverly Anne Turner, 87, of Gainesville passed away August 14, 2020.  Beverly was born in Chicago, Illinois to late Austin James and Helen (Meyer) Burton on February 5, 1 ...

Lumpkin

John Gregory Butler, better known as Greg, but referred to by many as “Booger” was born on February 23, 1967 to Johnny and Isabel Butler. He joined an older sister, nin ...
Catherine Stancil, 93, Dahlonega
Catherine Ruth Payne Stancil, age 93, passed away at her home in Lumpkin County, Georgia on August 14, 2020. She was born in Copperhill, Tennessee to William Payne and Lillie Mae C ...

Other

Martha Martin, 83, Cartersville
Martha Martin, 83, of Cartersville passed away Friday, August 14, 2020.  Martha’s family was her whole life. She is preceded in death by her husband, Clyde M. Martin, an ...

White

Helen Louise Greear, 99, Helen
Helen Louise Coleman Greear, 99.5, of Helen, Georgia, passed away on 08/14/2020. Helen was born in Cleveland, Ohio in 1921 to Esther Hahn and George McKenna. Helen, sister Vi ...
Charles Henry McDuffie, 72, Sautee-Nacoochee
Charles Henry McDuffie November 27, 1947-August 14, 2020   Dr. Charles Henry McDuffie, 72, of Sautee Nacoochee, Georgia passed away on Friday, August 14, 2020 at Emor ...
Beulah Mae Thacker, 82, Cleveland
Beulah Mae Thacker, 82, of Cleveland, Ga passed away Friday August 14, 2020 at the Oaks at Limestone. Born May 9, 1938 in Dawson County to the late Joseph and Lourain Chumley, s ...
'Forrest Gump' author Winston Groom dead at 77
Winston Groom, the writer whose novel “Forrest Gump” was made into an Oscar winning 1994 movie that became an enduring cultural phenomenon, has died
Tom Seaver, heart and mighty arm of Miracle Mets, dies at 75
Hall of Fame pitcher and New York Mets icon Tom Seaver has died at 75
Coaching great John Thompson of Georgetown dead at 78
The college basketball coaching great John Thompson of Georgetown has died
Chadwick Boseman, who embodied Black icons, dies of cancer
First Chadwick Boseman slipped on the cleats of Jackie Robinson, then the Godfather of Soul’s dancing shoes, portraying both Black American icons with a searing intensity that commanded respect
Ford, Bush presidential adviser Brent Scowcroft dies at 95
A longtime adviser to Presidents Gerald Ford and George H
Wilford Brimley, 'Cocoon' and 'Natural' actor, dies at 85
Wilford Brimley, who worked his way up from movie stunt rider to indelible character actor in films including “Cocoon” and “The Natural,” has died
Olivia de Havilland, Oscar-winning actress, dies at 104
Oscar winner Olivia de Havilland, best known as the kindly Melanie in “Gone With the Wind,” has died
NASCAR Hall of Famer Maurice Petty passes away
NASCAR Hall of Fame engine builder Maurice Petty passed away Saturday morning, according to a statement released by Richard Petty Motorsports. He was 81 years old.