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Local Obits for Sun. Aug 9th, 2020

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James Clyde King, 89, Winder
James Clyde King, age 89, of Winder passed away Sunday, August 9, 2020.  Funeral service will be held 2:00 PM, Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel.&nbs ...

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Loving and devoted wife, loving and supportive Mom and Grandmother, Virginia Smith Jones began her journey to be with The Lord, on Sunday August 9, 2020. She leaves behind two v ...
Nancy Simmons, 76, Cumming
Mrs. Nancy Simmons 76, of Cumming, Georgia passed away on Sunday, August 9, 2020.   She is survived by her husband Ron Simmons of Cumming, Georgia, and her brother; John ...
Wanda Elaine Williams Skinner is a name that was well known throughout the community. It was a good name and a good name is desired more than great riches. Her name brought pride t ...

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Harriette Mae Davis Finger, 90, Gainesville
Mrs. Harriette Mae Davis Finger, 90, went to be with her Savior and Lord on Sunday, August 9, 2020. She was born in Athens, Georgia on June 22, 1930 and resided in Gainesville, Geo ...
Grace Louise Fox Williams Perryman, 93, of Gainesville went to her heavenly home on August 9, 2020 following an extended illness. Mrs. Perryman was born May10, 1927 in Newton, N ...
Henry Baker, Jr., 74, Gainesville
Mr. Henry Baker, Jr., 74, of Gainesville passed away Sunday, August 9, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Memorial services will be held at a later date. Born on Febru ...
Brenda Ann Etris, N/A, Gainesville
Brenda Ann Etris went home to be with Jesus on August 9, 2020 at the North East Georgia Medical Center.  She was an employee of Mar-Jack Poultry for over 35 years.  ...
Ramona Elizabeth Harris, 56, Gainesville
Ramona Elizabeth Harris, age 56, passed away peacefully and surrounded by loved ones on August 9th, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, Georgia. Mona was bo ...
Randy Jackson, 64, Lula
Randy Jackson, age 64 of Lula, passed away on Sunday, August 9, 2020. Mr. Jackson was born on June 5, 1956, in Hall County, to the late Christopher “Crip” and Dolly ...
Shirley Reece Parden, 76, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Shirley Reece Parden, age 76, passed away Sunday, August 9, 2020 at her residence, surrounded by her family. Graveside Services will be 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, August 12, 20 ...
Prescillano Ruiz-Santos, 64, Flowery Branch
Mr. Prescillano Ruiz-Santos, 64, of Flowery Branch, passed away Sunday, August 9, 2020. Funeral services will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 13, 2020 in the chapel of ...

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Mack Daniel Stephens, Alpharetta
Mack Daniel Stephens of Alpharetta, Georgia passed away on August 9, 2020. A visitation will be held at McDonald and Son Funeral Home August 15, 2020 from 10:00 – 11:00 Am ...

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Glenda Kidd Carlton, 76, Cleveland
Mrs. Glenda Kidd Carlton, age 76, of Cleveland passed away Sunday, August 9, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Gainesville. Private Graveside Services will be hel ...
Carolyn Allen Pruitt, 77, Cleveland
Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs. Carolyn Allen Pruitt, age 77, of Cleveland.  Mrs. Pruitt passed away Sunday, August 9, 2020.  Arrangements a ...
Lee Elder, 1st Black golfer to play Masters, dies at age 87
Golf pioneer Lee Elder has died at the age of 87
Frank Williams, founder of Formula One team, dies at 79
Sir Frank Williams, the founder and former team principal of Williams Racing, has died. He was 79. Williams took his motor racing team from an empty carpet warehouse to the summit of Formula One, overseeing 114 victories, a combined 16 drivers’ and constructors’ world championships, while becoming the longest-serving team boss in the sport’s history.
Towering musical theater master Stephen Sondheim dies at 91
Stephen Sondheim, the songwriter who reshaped the American musical theater in the second half of the 20th century, has died
Prince, poultry pioneer, dies at 93
Jack Prince of Gainesville, the man who invented the chicken deboning machine, has died at the age of 93.
Betty Lynn, Thelma Lou on 'The Andy Griffith Show,' has died
Betty Lynn, who was best known as Barney Fife's sweetheart Thelma Lou on “The Andy Griffith Show,” has died at the age of 95
Former NASCAR driver Townley killed in shooting in Athens
A former NASCAR driver was killed Saturday in a shooting in Georgia that also wounded a woman, investigators said. John Wes Townley, 31, died in the shooting in a neighborhood...
Jane Powell, Hollywood golden-age musicals star, dies at 92
Jane Powell, who starred in Hollywood golden age musicals, has died
Michael Constantine of 'My Big Fat Greek Wedding' dies at 94
Michael Constantine, an Emmy Award-winning character actor who reached worldwide fame playing the Windex bottle-toting father of the bride in the 2002 film “My Big Fat Greek Wedding,” has died