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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 ...
Aubrey Laulin Darnell, 88, Commerce
Ivie Funeral Home announces the passing of Mr. Aubrey Laulin Darnell age 88 of Commerce passed away Oct. 1, 2020.  He founded Darnell Memorials in Commerce in 1960 and was ...


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, ...
Betty White, TV’s Golden Girl, dies at 99
Actor Betty White, whose saucy, up-for-anything charm made her a television mainstay for more than 60 years, has died
Former US Senate majority leader Harry Reid dies at 82
Harry Reid, the former Senate majority leader and Nevada’s longest-serving member of Congress, has died at home in Henderson, Nevada
John Madden, Hall of Fame coach and broadcaster, dies at 85
The NFL says Hall of Fame coach turned broadcaster John Madden has died at age 85
Gainesville businessman James Simpson dies at 77, truck parade to be held in his honor
Gainesville businessman James Simpson, the force behind Simpson Trucking & Grading, Inc. in Gainesville, will be remembered in a funeral service Friday, Dec. 17 at Hopewell Baptist Church.
Michael Nesmith, the Monkee for all seasons, dies at 78
Michael Nesmith, the wool-hatted, guitar-strumming member of the 1960s, made-for-television rock band The Monkees, has died at 78
Al Unser, a four-time winner of Indianapolis 500, dies at 82
Al Unser, one of only four drivers to win the Indianapolis 500 a record four times, died Thursday following years of health issues
Pro Bowler, Super Bowl champ, GA Tech star wideout Demaryius Thomas dies at 33
Former NFL wide receiver Demaryius Thomas has died at the age of 33
Georgia Racing Hall of Famer Bud Lunsford passes away
Legendary Georgia racer and hall of famer Bud Lunsford of Gainesville passed away on Monday at the age of 86. Lunsford, a member of both the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame...