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Local Obits for Tue. Sep 1st, 2020


Mr. Jerry Wayne Brookshire, age 69, of Homer, GA died Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at his residence.  Mr. Brookshire was the son of the late George Thomas and Margie Nell Glenn ...


Judy Pike Waits, 77, Dacula
Judy Pike Waits, 77, of Dacula, GA, died suddenly Tuesday, September 1, 2020. Ms. Waits has been transported to Newton-Bartlett Funeral Home in New Hampshire for services and in ...
JoAnn Hobby Wallace, 88, Buford
JoAnn Hobby Wallace, 88, of Buford, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, September 1, 2020, after a long and wonderful life.  JoAnn was born May 5, 1932 in Ashburn, Georgia to C ...


Alice Stafford Broadwater, 91, Gainesville
Alice Stafford Broadwater, 91 of Gainesville passed away Tuesday September 1, 2020. Born January 5, 1929, Mrs. Broadwater grew up in Thomaston, Georgia and was the daughter of t ...
Maggie LaVonda (Vonda) Black, 69, Murrayville
Mrs. Maggie LaVonda (Vonda) Black 69, Of Murrayville, Ga. passed away Monday, August 31,2020 peacefully surrounded by family.  A Celebration of Life Service will be held at ...
Valvoreth Morrison Echols, age 82, of Alto, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, September 1, 2020.   Mrs. Echols was born on August 25, 1938 in Hall County, Georgia to the late ...


Wanda Sue Stinchcomb, 72, Braselton
Wanda Sue Stinchcomb, age 72 of Braselton passed away Tuesday, September 1, 2020.  Funeral service will be held 2:00 PM, Friday, September 4, 2020 at Hoschton Church of God of ...


Michael Andrew Phelps, 43, Toccoa
Mr. Michael Andrew Phelps, age 43 of Pinetree Road, Toccoa passed away Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at the Stephens County Hospital. A son of Tammy Phelps Shivley and step-father, ...


Theresa Faith Waldron, 65, Cleveland
Theresa Faith Waldron age 65, passed away September 1st, 2020. She was born October 17th, 1954 in Indianapolis, Indiana and has lived in multiple places including, Atlanta, Ga, ...
'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.