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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Aug 3rd, 2020

Banks

  Mrs. Avinell Cotton Carlan, age 94, of Homer passed away on Monday, August 3, 2020 at her residence.  Mrs. Carlan was born in Commerce to the late, George and Omie B ...

Dawson

Raymond Lee Beck, 78, Dawsonville
Raymond Lee Beck, 78, of Dawsonville - master fly-tier, biscuit maker, fisherman, deer hunter, and die-hard Georgia Bulldog and Atlanta Falcons fan - died at home with hi ...
Jeffery Todd Edmonds, 49, Dawsonville
Jeffery Todd Edmonds, 49, of Dawsonville passed away Monday, August 3, 2020. Graveside services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 6, 2020 in New Holland Cemetery. Re ...

Habersham

Garth Irwin Smith, 85, Mt. Airy
Garth Irwin Smith, age 85 of Mt. Airy, passed away on Monday, August 3, 2020.  Born in Toronto-Ontario, Canada, on March 26, 1935, he was a son of the late Arthur William S ...

Hall

Mrs. Sara Alice Lewallen Gilbert, 86, of Clermont passed away Monday, August 3, 2020 following an extended illness. Private services will be held. Born on January 17, 1934 in ...
Alexander Jason Markham, 43, Gainesville
Alexander Jason Markham 43 of Gainesville passed away on Monday August 3rd. Professional Service Entrusted to Wimberly Funeral Home.
James Michael Rawls, 63, Gainesville
James Michael Rawls, 63, of Gainesville passed away Monday, August 3, 2020. Mike was born on March, 27, 1957 in Ahoskie, NC to James and Lois Rawls, the youngest of their four chil ...
Mary Lou Reed, 61, Gainesville
Mary Lou Reed, age 61, of Gainesville, GA passed away Monday, August 3, 2020 following an extended illness. She was born May 10, 1959 on Mother's Day in Sacramento, Californ ...
Linda Marie Marshall Sexton age 73 of Oakwood passed away Monday August 3, 2020 at her residence.   Linda was born March 17, 1947 in North Carolina to the late Lee & ...
Blondean Ladd Sheridan, 90, Gainesville
Blondean Ladd Sheridan age 90 of Gainesville passed away Monday August 3, 2020 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Blondean was born July 1, 1930 in Gainesville to the late ...
Clinton James Yarbrough, 48, Flowery Branch
It is with great sadness that the family of Clinton James Yarbrough, 48, announces his passing on August 3, 2020.  He was born in Panama City, Florida.  He attended Ru ...

Other

Raymond M. Collett, 90, Blue Ridge
Raymond M. Collett, age 90, of Blue Ridge, GA, passed away on Wednesday, August 3, 2020. Raymond was born in 1930, to the late Luther and Era Hudson Collett. He was a United States ...
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
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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.
Marty Schottenheimer, NFL coach with 200 wins, dies at 77
The longtime NFL coach Marty Schottenheimer has died