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Local Obits for Sat. Sep 12th, 2020


Jesse Holbrook, 79, Auburn
  Jesse Holbrook, age 79, of Auburn, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, September 12, 2020, following an extended illness. Mr. Holbrook was born on J ...


Harold Hoyt Day, 79, Dawsonville
Harold Hoyt Day, 79, of Dawsonville passed away Saturday September 12, 2020 at his residence following a period of declining health. Harold was born November 28, 1940 and spent ...


Jerry McCaulla, 28, Cumming
Mr. Jerry Daniel McCaulla, 28, of Cumming passed away Saturday, September 12, 2020 at his residence.   Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, Septembe ...
Suzanne Michelle McNamara 61, of Cumming, Georgia passed away on Saturday, September 12, 2020. A memorial service will be held on a later date.  Condolences may be expre ...
Morgan Brittany Morrell, age 25, of Cumming, GA passed away September 12, 2020. She was preceded in death by her father, David Manuel and brother, Dylan Morrell. She was loved by m ...


Perry Pealock, 58, Buford
  On Saturday, September 12, Perry Pealock of Buford, GA passed away at the age of 58 years. He was preceded in death by his parents Bob Pealock and Jane Pruitt Pealock ...
Elaine Bennett Pruitt, 70, Buford
Elaine Bennett Pruitt, age 70, of Buford, GA passed away Saturday, September 12, 2020. She was preceded in death by her mother, Mary Stewart D’Anna; father, Thomas Bennett; g ...
Donnie Jean Reepe Pugh, age 89, of Buford, GA passed away Saturday, September 12, 2020. She was preceded in death by her husband of twenty-five years, Carlton Pugh; parents, Jesse ...


Lois Arletha Daniels Skinner, age 92 of Demorest, passed away September 12, 2020. Born in Fort Myers, Florida on April 18, 1928, Mrs. Skinner was the daughter of the late Guy Da ...


Michael Ross, Gainesville
Michael Ross – January 25, 1955 – September 12, 2020. Michael was one of seven children of the late Wesley and Edith Ross of Mineral Bluff, Georgia. He was preceded ...
Lottie Belle Latty, 101, Gainesville
Lottie Belle Latty age 101 of Gainesville entered heaven Saturday Sept. 12, 2020 at the Bell Minor nursing home Lottie Belle was born February 24, 1919 in Gainesville to the lat ...


Margot Andes Morrison, 80, Jefferson
Mrs. Margot Andes Morrison, age 80 of Jefferson passed away at home surrounded by her family on September 12, 2020.  Mrs. Morrison was born in Kindsbach, Germany to the late, ...
Buster Gerald Richey, 88, Commerce
Mr. Buster Gerald Richey, age 88, of Commerce passed away Saturday, September 12, 2020 at St. Gabriel of Athens.  Mr. Richey was born in Commerce to the late, Roy Victor and G ...


Lewis Richardson, 69, Dahlonega
Mr. Lewis Richardson, age 69, of Dahlonega passed away Saturday, September 12, 2020.    Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and are in the care of ...
Lewis Bernard Richardson, 69, Dahlonega
Mr. Lewis Bernard Richardson was born on April 24, 1951, to the late Ocie Montgomery Richardson and W. L. Richardson. He was welcomed into the comforting arms of his Savior on the ...


Helen Beatrice Collins Roper, age 90, passed away September 12, 2020. She was born January 24, 1930 to the late Noah and Lorene Croy. She was a member of Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church ...


After A Month-Long Battle with Covid-19, Dr. Mark Arnold Ivester, age 57 of Cross Creek Drive, Toccoa passed away Saturday, September 12, 2020 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Cent ...


Nell Winkler Lewis, 92, Cleveland
Mrs. Nell Winkler Lewis, age 92, of Cleveland, passed away Saturday, September 12, 2020.    Mrs. Lewis was born in White County to the late George and Bessie Etris ...
Sallie Nell Lewis, 92, Cleveland
Sallie Nell Lewis age 92 of Cleveland passed away Saturday, September 12, 2020, at her residence. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland.
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...