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Local Obits for Wed. Aug 26th, 2020


D Kristie Parker Bond, 61, Statham
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of D Kristie Parker Bond, age 61 of Statham, Georgia, who entered into rest Wednesday, August 26, 2020.  Mrs. Bond was born in Atlanta, ...


Yvonne A. Hochfelder Shaffer, 63, Dawsonville
Yvonne A. Hochfelder Shaffer, age 63 passed away August 26, 2020 at her home in North Georgia.  A Funeral Mass will be held 3pm Friday, September 11, 2020  at Prince of P ...


  Arthur Jarrett Simpson 12-12-1928 to 08-11-2020 In loving memory of a wonderful son, husband, father, friend, co-worker, and advisor.  “Bob” w ...
Swain Randle Pitts, 70, Mount Airy
Swain Randle Pitts, age 70, of Mount Airy, Georgia passed away on August 26, 2020. Mr. Pitts was born on October 14, 1949 in Habersham County, Georgia to the late Garnett Edward ...
Karlene Anne Stanich Smith, 73, Gainesville
Karlene Anne Stanich Smith age 73 of Gainesville, Georgia died on August 26, 2020 after a long illness. She was born on October 29, 1946 in Middletown, Connecticut. Her parents ...


Seth Blake Morris, 25, Gainesville
Seth Blake Morris age 25 of Gainesville, formerly of Demorest passed away on Wednesday, August 26, 2020.  Born in Demorest, Georgia on October 11, 1994, he was a son of Tra ...
Reverend Claude Mahaffey, 58, Flowery Branch
Rev. Claude Mahaffey, age 58, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away Wednesday, August 26, 2020. He was preceded in death by parents, Walter and Shirley Knight Mahaffey. Rev. Mahaffey i ...


Luke Alan Franklin, 48, Pendergrass
Luke Alan Franklin, age 48 of Pendergrass passed away Wednesday, August 26, 2020.  No services will be held at this time.  Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 5 ...


Carolyn Ausborn Stowe, 73, Eastanollee
Mrs. Carolyn Ausborn Stowe age 73 of Eastanollee passed August 26, 2020 at Emory Hospital in Atlanta. A daughter of the late James Robert and Dollie Peyton Ausborn, she was born ...


Elmer Oscar Nix, 88, Cleveland
Mr. Elmer Oscar Nix, age 88, of Cleveland, passed away Wednesday, August 26, 2020.   Mr. Nix was born in Murphy, NC to the late William and Litha McClure Nix. He served ...
Richard Eugene Oliver, 68, Cleveland
Richard Eugene Oliver, age 68, of Cleveland, passed away on Wednesday, August 26, 2020. Mr. Oliver was born on May 14, 1952, in Habersham County, to the late Clyde and Eleanor C ...
'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.