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Local Obits for Fri. Aug 7th, 2020

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Jerry Neal “Papa” Cobb, 61, of Cumming passed away Friday, August 7, 2020. Jerry was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather and brother. He was a hard ...
Millard “Big John” Walters, 93 years young peacefully passed away on Friday, August 7, 2020. He was born in Ellaville, Georgia on December 27, 1926.  He is surv ...

Hall

Mercedes Brittany Brackett, 28, Gainesville
Ms. Mercedes Brittany Brackett, 28, of Gainesville passed away Friday, August 7, 2020. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 13, 2020 in the chapel of M ...
Rick R. Abrams, 57, Murrayville
Mr. Rick R. Abrams, age 57 of Murrayville passed away August 7, 2020. Private memorial services will be held at a later date. To share a memory of Rick or a condolence with the ...
Mrs. Georgina “Gigi” Lynn Walls Clayton, age 55 of Gainesville, passed away on Friday, August 7, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. ...
Richard Russell Hoffman, 70, Gainesville
Richard Russell Hoffman, 70, of Gainesville passed away August 7, 2020 at his residence. Services will be held at a later date. Born on November 7, 1949 in Salisbury, NC, he ...
Paul Ronny Martin, 67, Gainesville
Paul Ronny Martin, 67, of Gainesville passed away Friday, August 7, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness. Funeral services will be held at 4:00 p.m ...
Douglas Leonard Partain, 88, Gainesville, formerly of Royston
Douglas Leonard Partain age 88 of Gainesville formerly of Royston, passed away Friday August 7, 2020 at the Northeast Georgia medical Center, Gainesville. Mr. Partain was born N ...
Alan F. Pilcher, 71, Gainesville
Alan Futch Pilcher, 71, of Gainesville, passed away Friday, August 7th, 2020. Alan was born on August 1, 1949 in Dacula, Ga to RJ and Rosanna Pilcher, the second of their three chi ...
Bobbie Jean Thomas, 85, Gainesville
Mrs. Bobbie Jean Thomas, age 85 of Gainesville, passed away on Friday, August 7, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness. Private graveside services ...

Jackson

Grace Howard Adams, 85, Maysville
Grace Howard Adams, age 85 of Maysville, GA passed away Friday, Aug. 7, 2020.   Born on March 22, 1935 in Gainesville, GA, Mrs. Adams was the daughter of the late Charlie Le ...
Billy Gathright, 74, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Billy Gathright, age 74, of Jefferson, who passed away on Friday, August 7, 2020. A graveside service for Mr. Gathright will be hel ...
Syble Morrell Langford, 77, Nicholson
Mrs. Syble Morrell Langford, age 77, of Nicholson, GA passed away Friday, August 7, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral Services are ...

Stephens

Mary Lou Long Harvey, 84, Eastanollee
Mrs. Mary Lou Long Harvey, age 84. of Wolf Pit Road in Eastanollee, Ga. passed away Friday, August 7, 2020 at Pruitt Health of Toccoa.   A daughter of the late Paul and ...

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Gloria Ann Anthony, 65, Cleveland
Ms. Gloria Ann Anthony, age 65, of Cleveland, died at her residence on Friday, August 7, 2020. She loved her Lord and was a member of Woodlawn Baptist Church in Cleveland.  Ms ...
Lela Pearl Crane, 87, Cleveland
Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs. Lela Pearl Crane, age 87 of Cleveland. Mrs. Crane passed away Friday, August 7, 2020.  Funeral arrangements ...
Lela Pearl Crane, 87, Cleveland
  Mrs. Lela Pearl Crane, age 87 of Cleveland, passed away Friday, August 7, 2020. Mrs. Crane was born in Fannin County to the late German and Evelyn Leo Painter Pittman. ...
'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.