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Local Obits for Wed. Aug 5th, 2020


Terry Reed Wilson, 77, Cumming
Terry Reed Wilson, 77, of Cumming passed away Wednesday August 5, 2020 at Northside Forsyth Hospital. Terry was born June 2, 1943 to the late Homer and Virginia Wilson.  He ...
Janet Stephens Couch, 65, Cumming
Janet Stephens Couch, 65 of Cumming, Georgia passed away on August 5th, 2020. She is survived by her father Arnold Stephens, stepmother Kathy Stephens, brother Danny Stephens, h ...


Donna Jean Tatum Puckett, age 80, of Buford, GA passed away Wednesday, August 5, 2020. She was preceded in death by parents, Hugh and Arvie Howell Tatum, nine brothers, and seven s ...
Henry Eugene Manning, 69, Sugar Hill
Henry Eugene Manning, age 69, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away Tuesday, May 5, 2020. He was preceded in death by sisters, Marjorie Strickland and JoAnn Manning, and brother, Jerry Man ...
Martha Jane McNeely, 73, Sugar Hill
Martha Jane McNeely, 73 of Sugar Hill passed away Wednesday August 5, 2020 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. No formal services will be held and Mrs. McNeely will be crem ...
Marie Atwell Roberts, 82, Buford
Marie Atwell Roberts, age 82 of Buford, GA, died Wednesday, August 5, 2020. A graveside service will be held Friday, August 7, 2020 at 1:30 PM at Broadlawn Memorial Gardens. Pastor ...


John "Hamp" Hamilton Myers, Jr., age 77, of Alto, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, August 5, 2020. Hamp was born on September 17, 1942 in Habersham County, Georgia to ...
Kirby Ward, 70, Mt. Airy
Kirby Ward, age 70, of Mount Airy, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, August 5, 2020. Mr. Ward was born on August 14, 1949 to the late Jerry David "JD" and Rachel Blalo ...


Pauline Holcombe Skinner, 92, Gainesville
Pauline Holcombe Skinner, 92 of Gainesville passed away Wednesday August 5, 2020. Born in Hall County, Mrs. Skinner had lived in Gainesville most of her life.  She&nbs ...
Joyce Thompson Whitmire, 81, Gainesville
Joyce Thompson Whitmire, age 81, of Gainesville, GA., passed away on Wednesday, July 29, 2020. Joyce was a member of Macedonia Baptist Church, Canton, GA. She loved her family, tra ...


Mary Etta Johnson, 76, Commerce
Mrs. Mary Etta Johnson, age 76, of Commerce, GA died Wednesday, August 5, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.  Mrs. Johnson was born in Maysville to the late Ben C. and ...
Brenda Martin Long, 74, Jefferson
Brenda Martin Long, age 74, of Jefferson, GA, formerly of Buford, GA passed away Wednesday, August 5, 2020. She was preceded in death by parents, Bud and Ezery Mae Johnson, and bro ...
Derrill Brent Nash, 63, Jefferson
Mr. Derrill Brent Nash age 63 of Jefferson, Ga passed away on Wednesday August 05, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Memorial services wil ...
Caleb Shane Womack, 19, Pendergrass
Mr. Caleb Shane Womack, age 19, of Pendergrass, GA passed away Wednesday, August 5, 2020. Funeral services will be announced soon. Caleb was born July 1, 2001 in Gainesville, ...


Pastor Hazell Quarles, 77, Anderson, SC
Pastor Hazell Quarles 77 of Anderson South Carolina passed away Wednesday August 5th. Hazell was born on June 2, 1943 in Anderson, South Carolina to the late Hattie and R.T. Quarle ...


Mrs. Ellie Mae Cowart Sosebee, age 60 of Rider Road, Toccoa passed away Wednesday, August 5, 2020 at her residence. A daughter of the late Howell and Chrystal Belle Cowart, she ...


Joseph “Jackie” R. Sosebee Jr., age 75 of Cleveland, passed away Wednesday, August 5, 2020. Jackie was born January 4, 1945 to the late Joseph R. Sosebee Sr. and Nel ...
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.