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Local Obits for Sat. Aug 15th, 2020


Jonathan B. Lawrence of Cumming, GA, passed away on Saturday, August 15, 2020. Jonathan was always Interested in old antique cars and enjoyed gaming on his computer systems. He is ...


Brian Cecil Nichols, 60, Demorest
Brian Cecil Nichols, age 60 of Demorest, passed away from an extended illness on Saturday, August 15, 2020.  A memorial service will be held at a later date. Born in Newpor ...
Barbara Turner Roberts, 83, Cornelia
Barbara Turner Roberts, age 83, of Cornelia, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, August 15, 2020. Mrs. Roberts was born on September 23, 1936 in Greenville, South ...
Emory Curtis Sellers, 73, Mt. Airy
Emory Curtis Sellers age 73 of Mt. Airy, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, August 15, 2020 at his residence surrounded by his family and friends. Born in the Pr ...


William Russell “Billy” Brenwalt, 56, of Gainesville, Georgia passed away on August 15, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center after a brief illness. Funeral servi ...
Constance (Connie) Aline Collins age 88 of Gainesville, Georgia went to her Heavenly Home on Saturday August 15,2020. Born November 11,1931 in Bedford, Indiana to the late Cla ...
June Yvonne Porter, 81, Gainesville
June Yvonne Porter, 81, of Gainesville passed away Saturday August 15, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. A private entombment will be held ...
Carol A. Wallace, 81, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Carol A. Wallace, age 81, of Flowery Branch passed away Saturday, August 15, 2020 at her residence, surrounded by her family. Graveside Services will be 11:00 a.m., Tuesday ...


Hoyt F. Bobo, 85, Pelham, Ga.
Hoyt F. Bobo, age 85, of Pelham, GA, passed away on Saturday, August 15, 2020. He was a member of New Harmony Baptist Church in Cumming, GA. He is preceded in death by his parents, ...


Eugene “Moley” Oliver, 85, Cleveland
Eugene “Moley” Oliver  Moley Oliver, 85, of Cleveland, Ga., passed away Saturday, August 15, 2020.  He was born June 27, 1935 to the late Shelton and ...
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...