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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 ...
Walter Mondale, Carter's vice president, dies at 93
Former Vice President Walter Mondale, a liberal icon who lost one of the most lopsided presidential elections after bluntly telling voters to expect a tax increase if he won, has died
Hank Huckaby dies at 79 after 'unparalleled' Georgia career
Former University System of Georgia Chancellor and state budget director Hank Huckaby has died
Beloved Gainesville pediatrician Everett Roseberry dies at 79
Longtime Gainesville pediatrician Everett Roseberry, who was instrumental in the founding of The Longstreet Clinic, died Sunday, April 11 at the age of 79.
G. Gordon Liddy, Watergate mastermind, dead at 90
Beloved children’s author Beverly Cleary dies at 104
Children’s author Beverly Cleary, the writer behind the popular characters Ramona Quimby and Henry Huggins, has died
Vernon Jordan, activist, former Clinton adviser, has died
According to a statement from his daughter, Vernon Jordan, a civil rights activist and former adviser to President Bill Clinton, has died
Mincey Marble founder, marble innovator dies at 86
​Kenneth Mincey, who founded Gainesville-based Mincey Marble cast marble company, passed away at the age of 86 Friday.
Jo Ann Adams, Gainesville's first female pharmacist, dies at 93
When Jo Ann Trapnell Adams graduated from the University of Georgia School of Pharmacy, she was just 20 years old.