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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 ...
'Laverne & Shirley' actor Cindy Williams dies at 75
Cindy Williams, who played Shirley opposite Penny Marshall’s Laverne on the popular sitcom “Laverne & Shirley,” has died
Robbie Knievel, daredevil son of Evel Knievel, dies at 60
Robbie Knievel, an American stunt motorcycle performer and son of thrill-seeking father Evel Knievel, has died
Tatjana Patitz, supermodel of '80s and '90s, dies at 56
One of an elite group of glamorous supermodels who graced magazine covers in the ’80s and ’90s and appeared in George Michael’s “Freedom
Nate Thayer, reporter who interviewed Pol Pot, dies
Nate Thayer, a fearless reporter who survived several brushes with death while covering conflict in Southeast Asia and was the last Western journalist to interview Khmer Rouge leader Pol Pot, has died
Bob Penny, bit actor in numerous Hollywood films, dies at 87
An Alabama actor who played small roles in movies including “Forrest Gump” and “Sweet Home Alabama” has died at age 87
Pelé, Brazil’s mighty king of ‘beautiful game,’ has died
Pelé, Brazil’s mighty king of soccer, has died
Eloise R. Gilmer dead at 97
Eloise R. Gilmer of Gainesville passed away at the age of 97 Wednesday, December 7, 2022.
Robert Clary, last of the ‘Hogan’s Heroes’ stars, dies at 96
Robert Clary, who played a prisoner of war in the TV sitcom “Hogan’s Heroes,” has died