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Local Obits for Thu. Aug 20th, 2020

Banks

Larry Wayne Ravan, 74, Lula
Larry Wayne Ravan, age 74, of Lula, passed away on Thursday, August 20, 2020. Mr. Ravan was born on May 17, 1946 to the late W.L. and Myrtleen Rogers Ravan.  He was a retir ...

Barrow

Rosa Lee Bailey Higgins, age 85, of Winder, GA passed away Thursday, August 20, 2020. She was preceded in death by husband of fifty-nine years, Grady Higgins; son, Eddy Lamar Holbr ...

Forsyth

Marvin Glen “Shorty or PeeWee” Jackson, age 75, of Cumming, GA, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Thursday, August 20, 2020. Marvin was born in 1945, to the l ...

Habersham

Lewis Canup, 90, Clarkesville
Lewis Canup, age 90 of Clarkesville, passed away Thursday, August 20, 2020 at his residence surrounded by his loving family. Born in Hiawassee, Georgia on February 16, 1930, Mr. ...
Chester A. "CA" Higgs, Jr., age 88, of Demorest, GA, passed away on Thursday, August 20, 2020. Mr. Higgs was born on October 8, 1931 in Conway Arkansas, to the late Ch ...
Jonathan "Jack" Lawhon, 87, Clarkesville
Jonathan "Jack" Lawhon, age 87, of Statesboro, Georgia formerly of Savannah, Georgia and Clarkesville, Georgia passed away on Thursday, August 20, 2020. Mr. Lawhon was ...

Hall

Mary Edith (Jenkins) Gillespie, 90, of Gainesville passed away Thursday August 20, 2020.  Mary was born on August 30, 1929 in the community of Corinth, in north Hall County, G ...
Margaret Virginia Harris, 84, Braselton
Mrs. Margaret Virginia Harris, age 84, of Braselton passed away Thursday, August 20, 2020. Private Services will be held by the family at a later date. Mrs. Harris was born D ...
Allyn Cleon Johnson, Jr, MD, 93, Gainesville
Allyn Cleon Johnson, Jr, MD passed away peacefully at his home on August 20, 2020 in Gainesville, GA, at the age of 93. Husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, physicia ...
Allyn Cleon Johnson, Jr, MD, 93, Gainesville
Allyn Cleon Johnson, Jr, MD passed away peacefully at his home on August 20, 2020 in Gainesville, GA, at the age of 93. Husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, physicia ...
Mary Greenway Crow, 73, Gainesville
Mary Greenway Crow, age 73, of Gainesville, GA passed away Thursday, August 20, 2020. She was born June 29, 1947 in Dahlonega, GA to the late Gordon and Nellie Mae Gravitt Green ...
Mr. Hal “Hal Bear” Jones Henderson, age 70, of Flowery Branch passed away Thursday, August 20, 2020 at his residence, surrounded by his family.   A Memorial ...
Jerry Edward "Ed" London, 76, Gainesville
Jerry Edward “Ed” London age 76 of Gainesville passed away Thursday August 20, 2020 at his residence. Ed was born on December 31, 1943 in Cleveland to the late Hugh ...

Jackson

  Mr. Roy Franklin “Frank” Caudell, age 79, of Commerce, GA died Thursday, August 20, 2020 at his residence.  Mr. Caudell was born in Toccoa to the late Em ...

Lumpkin

Daniel Alvarez-Escamilla, 73, Dahlonega
Mr. Daniel Alvarez- Escamilla age 73 of Dahlonega, Ga passed away on Thursday August 20, 2020 at his residence following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled for ...
Joan Elizabeth Ledford Fitts, 59, of Dahlonega, passed away on Thursday, August 20, 2020. Mrs. Fitts was born on January 3, 1961, in Hall County, to the late John and Eunice Doc ...
J.D. Greenway, 92, Dahlonega
Mr. J.D. Greenway, age 92, of Dahlonega passed away on August 20, 2020. J.D. was born on December 15, 1927 to the late J. Wesley Greenway and Rachel Cora Arminda Long Greenway in D ...
'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.