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Local Obits for Mon. Aug 17th, 2020


Juan Carlos Galvan Arellano of Cumming, Georgia passed away on August 17, 2020. Visitation will be held at McDonald and Son Funeral Home on Monday, August 24, 2020 from 5:00 &nd ...
Pieter A. Swanepoel, 58, Cumming
Pieter A. Swanepoel, age 58, of Cumming, GA, went to be with his Lord and Savior Monday, August 17, 2020, surrounded by his loved ones. He was a member of Free Chapel Worship Cente ...


Jane Abney Kimberl, 71, Hoschton
Jane Abney Kimberl, 71, of Hoschton, passed away Monday, August 17, 2020. Jane was born in Athens, GA on November 22, 1948. She was a nurse who attended patients in several Georgia ...


James "Jimmy" Thomas Ivie, Jr., age 62, of Lula, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Monday, August 17, 2020. Mr. Ivie was born on October 12, 1957 to the late Ja ...
Sandy Robert Ledford, 47, Demorest
Sandy Robert Ledford, age 47, of Demorest, passed away on Monday, August 17, 2020. Born on October 5, 1972, in Toccoa, he was the son of the late Robert Warren Ledford and Hazel ...


Jimmy B. Forrester, 83, Gainesville
Jimmy B. Forrester, 83, of Gainesville, passed away on Monday August 17, 2020.  Jimmy was born June 2, 1937 in Gainesville, to the late Garland and Lillie Myers Forrester.&nbs ...
Robert Edward Little, Gainesville
Robert Edward Little was born in Decatur, Georgia on August 21, 1954. He is the son of the late Hayward Little and Annie Mae Little. He attended school in Decatur and worked as a M ...
Rebecca (Becky) Carolyn Goss, age 80, of Oakwood passed away on Monday, August 17, 2020 following a sudden illness. Mrs. Goss was born on June 26, 1940, to the late George Talmadge ...
Carrie Ann Sharp Harrison, 54, Kennesaw, formerly of Gainesville
Carrie Sharp Harrison, age 54, of Kennesaw, Georgia passed away August 17, 2020 following a short illness. Carrie was born October 5, 1965 to the late Capt. Lufkin Scott Sharp ...


Charles Justin Godfrey, 35, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Charles Justin Godfrey, age 35, of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Monday, August 17, 2020.  Mr. Godfrey was born in Ath ...
Carolyn Mary Kitchens, 84, Jefferson
Mrs. Carolyn Mary Kitchens, age 84, of Jefferson, GA died Monday, August 17, 2020 at Northridge Health and Rehab.  Mrs. Kitchens was born in Monroe to the late John Lewis and ...


Masteen Bearden, 88, Dahlonega
Masteen Bearden, 88, of Dahlonega passed away Monday, August 17, 2020 at his residence following a period of declining health. Born October 28, 1931, Masteen had been a resident ...
'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.