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Local Obits for Mon. Aug 24th, 2020


Cecil Eugene Moon, 63, Bethlehem
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Cecil Eugene Moon, age 63 of Bethlehem, Georgia who entered into rest Monday, August 24, 2020.  Mr. Moon was born in Duluth, Geor ...


Eloise Tinsley Tow Barnes, 88, of Cumming passed away Monday, August 24, 2020. Eloise was a generous, strong-willed and determined lady who grew up attending church and loved singi ...
Opal Elise Walls, 78, Cumming
Opal Elise Walls, 78, of Cumming passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her family on Monday, August 24, 2020. Opal was a good Christian woman who loved her family, espec ...
Robert J. Sushka, 74, Cumming
Robert J. Sushka, 74 of Cumming, GA passed away on Friday, Aug. 21, 2020 from Covid-19. Bob was born May 31, 1946 in Martins Ferry, OH to Ted L. Sushka and Betty Scotka Sushka. He ...


Phillip Howard Coker, 64, Demorest
Phillip Howard Coker, age 64 of Demorest, passed away on August 24, 2020. Mr. Coker was born on October 1, 1955, in Habersham County, to Maeonia Coker and the late J.D. Coker.&n ...


Alvia Rose Cook, Gainesville
Alvia Rose Cook, of  Gainesville, Georgia, departed this life on August 24, 2020. Alvia Rose Cook was born in Atlanta, Georgia on November 11, 1934, to Joseph Samuel Cook a ...
Horace Shockley, 68, Lula
Mr. Horace Shockley age 68 of Lula, Ga passed away on Monday August 24, 2020 at his residence following a sudden illness.        Visitation w ...


Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Jack Sullivan Davidson, Jr., age 66 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Monday, August 24, 2020.  Mr. Davidson was born i ...


Kendrick Sein San U, 82, Athens
A celebration of life ceremony for Kendrick Sein San U, 82, of Athens, will be held on Thursday, Sept. 3, at 6pm at Bethlehem Baptist Church in Clarkesville, Ga.  Mr. San U ...
William Ray Ping, 20, Fort Valley
William Ray Ping, age 20, of Fort Valley, GA passed away Monday, August 24, 2020. He is preceded in death by his Papas Robert Dean Ping and Charles Trimble. He is survived by hi ...


Janet Pinson Haynes, 55, Sautee-Nacoochee
Janet Pinson Haynes, age 55 of Sautee, Georgia took her heavenly flight home to be with the Lord on Monday, August 24, 2020 at her residence. Born in Demorest, Georgia on August ...
'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.