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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 ...
Betty White, TV’s Golden Girl, dies at 99
Actor Betty White, whose saucy, up-for-anything charm made her a television mainstay for more than 60 years, has died
Former US Senate majority leader Harry Reid dies at 82
Harry Reid, the former Senate majority leader and Nevada’s longest-serving member of Congress, has died at home in Henderson, Nevada
John Madden, Hall of Fame coach and broadcaster, dies at 85
The NFL says Hall of Fame coach turned broadcaster John Madden has died at age 85
Gainesville businessman James Simpson dies at 77, truck parade to be held in his honor
Gainesville businessman James Simpson, the force behind Simpson Trucking & Grading, Inc. in Gainesville, will be remembered in a funeral service Friday, Dec. 17 at Hopewell Baptist Church.
Michael Nesmith, the Monkee for all seasons, dies at 78
Michael Nesmith, the wool-hatted, guitar-strumming member of the 1960s, made-for-television rock band The Monkees, has died at 78
Al Unser, a four-time winner of Indianapolis 500, dies at 82
Al Unser, one of only four drivers to win the Indianapolis 500 a record four times, died Thursday following years of health issues
Pro Bowler, Super Bowl champ, GA Tech star wideout Demaryius Thomas dies at 33
Former NFL wide receiver Demaryius Thomas has died at the age of 33
Georgia Racing Hall of Famer Bud Lunsford passes away
Legendary Georgia racer and hall of famer Bud Lunsford of Gainesville passed away on Monday at the age of 86. Lunsford, a member of both the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame...