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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 ...
Robert Joseph Waters, 37, Cumming
  Robert Joseph Waters 37, of Cumming, Georgia passed away on August 17th, 2020. No services are currently scheduled.  Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdona ...


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 ...
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