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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.
Peggy Epps Patton, 85, Gainesville
Peggy Epps Patton, 85 of Gainesville passed away Monday August 3, 2020. Born in Madison County, Mrs. Patton had lived in Hall County for most of her life.  She was the daug ...
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 ...
'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.