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Local Obits for Tue. Aug 18th, 2020


Johnny Dennis Parr, 56, Gillsville
Johnny Dennis Parr, age 56 of Gillsville, GA passed away Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020.   Born on July 19, 1964 in Commerce, GA, Mr. Parr was the son of Jerry Coe Parr and the ...


Betty JoAnne Higgins Stanford, 81, a life-long resident of Forsyth County went home to be with Her Savior Tuesday, August 18, 2020, following a prolonged illness. JoAnne is precede ...


Dewitt Johnson, 69, Suwanee
Dewitt Johnson, age 69, of Suwanee, GA passed away Tuesday, August 18, 2020. He was preceded in death by parents, James Lamar and Sarah Johnson; daughter, Melissa Johnson; grandson ...
Leroy Pruitt, 87, Buford
Leroy Pruitt, 87, of Buford passed away Tuesday, August 18, 2020. Leroy loved the Lord and lived by his faith. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and friend to all. Leroy ...


Lloyd Weldon Waters, 79, Tyler, TX, formerly of Hall County
Lloyd Weldon Waters, 79, of Tyler, TX passed away August 18, 2020 in Tyler, TX. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, August 27, 2020 at New Haven C.H. Church ...
Maria Anita Carithers, 57, Gainesville
Maria Anita Carithers, age 57, of Gainesville, GA passed away Tuesday, August 18, 2020. Graveside services are scheduled for 11:00 AM Wednesday, August 26, 2020 at Hillside Gard ...
Mr. Thomas “Tom” M. Henderson, Jr. age 83 of Braselton, Ga passed away on Tuesday August 18, 2020 at his residence following an extended illness. Funeral services ar ...
Dennis Gordon Lieburn, 72, Gainesville
Dennis Gordon Lieburn, 72, of Gainesville, formerly of Racine, WI, died Saturday, August 15, 2020, after a long illness.  He is survived by his wife, Willie Dean Lieburn, h ...
Frankie Reed, 69, Gainesville
Mr. Frankie Reed, age 69 of Gainesville, passed away on Sunday, August 16, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center after a sudden illness.       F ...


Mrs. Mandy Nicole Duffell Pendleton, age 46, of Commerce, GA died Tuesday, August 18, 2020 at her residence.  Mrs. Pendleton was born in Athens to the late, Dillard and Elizab ...
Robert Alan Kohler, 65, Braselton
Mr. Robert Alan Kohler, age 65, of Braselton passed away Tuesday, August 18, 2020 at his residence, surrounded by his family. Funeral Services will be 4:00 p.m., Sunday, August ...


Robert “June” Cleghorne, age 74, of Colbert, GA entered the gates of Heaven on Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020.   Born on Oct. 25, 1945 in Commerce, GA, June was the ...


Mrs. Ginger Marie Roddy Carter, age 44 of Brookhaven Circle, Martin passed away Tuesday, August 18, 2020 at her residence. A daughter of Steven Roddy and Rhonda Davis Herron, sh ...


Rev. Vernon Winkler, 84, Cleveland
Rev. Vernon Winkler, age 84, of Cleveland, passed away Tuesday August 18th, 2020. Mr. Winkler was born July 30th, 1936 to the late Gordon Winkler and Rachael Gilleland Winkler. ...
Connie Ray Palmer Schapansky Smith, age 82, passed away August 18th, 2020. Connie was a member of the Helen Presbyterian Church where she served as an elder. She Graduated fro ...
Walter Mondale, Carter's vice president, dies at 93
Former Vice President Walter Mondale, a liberal icon who lost one of the most lopsided presidential elections after bluntly telling voters to expect a tax increase if he won, has died
Hank Huckaby dies at 79 after 'unparalleled' Georgia career
Former University System of Georgia Chancellor and state budget director Hank Huckaby has died
Beloved Gainesville pediatrician Everett Roseberry dies at 79
Longtime Gainesville pediatrician Everett Roseberry, who was instrumental in the founding of The Longstreet Clinic, died Sunday, April 11 at the age of 79.
G. Gordon Liddy, Watergate mastermind, dead at 90
Beloved children’s author Beverly Cleary dies at 104
Children’s author Beverly Cleary, the writer behind the popular characters Ramona Quimby and Henry Huggins, has died
Vernon Jordan, activist, former Clinton adviser, has died
According to a statement from his daughter, Vernon Jordan, a civil rights activist and former adviser to President Bill Clinton, has died
Mincey Marble founder, marble innovator dies at 86
​Kenneth Mincey, who founded Gainesville-based Mincey Marble cast marble company, passed away at the age of 86 Friday.
Jo Ann Adams, Gainesville's first female pharmacist, dies at 93
When Jo Ann Trapnell Adams graduated from the University of Georgia School of Pharmacy, she was just 20 years old.