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Local Obits for Sun. Aug 9th, 2020


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...
Funeral Tuesday for well-known Gainesville businessman, attorney Sonny Sykes
Funeral services for Gainesville attorney and businessman William I. "Sonny" Sykes, Jr. are scheduled for Tuesday, July 13 at Free Chapel Worship Center.
Former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld dies at 88
The family of former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld says he has died
Local philanthropist and journalist Lessie Smithgall dies at 110
Lessie Smithgall, a longtime Gainesville philanthropist and journalist, died Friday, June 25 at the age of 110.
Frank Bonner, Herb on 'WKRP in Cincinnati,' dies at 79
Frank Bonner, who played a brash salesman with a love of flashy plaid suits on the TV comedy “WKRP in Cincinnati,” has died
Ned Beatty, indelible in 'Deliverance,' 'Network' dies at 83
Ned Beatty, the indelible character actor whose first film role as a genial vacationer raped by a backwoodsman in 1972′s “Deliverance” launched him on a long, prolific and accomplished career, has died
'Hooked on a Feeling' singer B.J. Thomas dies at 78
One of the country’s most popular and versatile singers, B
Former US Sen. John Warner of Virginia dies at 94
Former Sen. John W
Charles Grodin, 'Midnight Run,' 'Heartbreak Kid,' star, dies
Charles Grodin, the offbeat actor and writer who scored as a newlywed cad in “The Heartbreak Kid” and the father in the “Beethoven” comedies, has died