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Local Obits for Sun. Sep 20th, 2020


Jeannette Fonner McCullough born on September 6, 1937 in Alexandria, Louisiana was the daughter of John Henry Fonner, Sr. and Iva Short Fonner of Pineville, Louisiana. Jeannette at ...
Gladys Marie Fields, 86, Cumming
Gladys Marie Fields, age 86, passed away September 20, 2020. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert “Bob” Fields, and her daughter, Dorothy Gail Hall. She was ...


Ona Lee J. Hince, 91, Suwanee
Ona Lee J. Hince, 91, passed away peacefully at home on September 20, 2020 in Suwanee, Georgia after a long struggle with Alzheimer’s. Ona Lee was born on July 25, 1929 an ...
Judith M. “Judy” Kimberly, 80, of Buford, GA, died Sunday, September 20, 2020. A graveside service will be held Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at 4:30 PM at Hamilton Mill ...


Karen Sue Dressler, 81, Mount Airy
Karen Sue Dressler, age 81, of Mount Airy, Georgia went home to be with her Lord Jesus on Sunday, September 20, 2020. Mrs. Dressler was born on January 2, 1939 in Hammond, India ...
Claude L. Loudermilk, 72, Mount Airy
Claude L. Loudermilk, 72, of Mt. Airy, passed away on Sunday, September 20, 2020.   Born in Clarkesville, Georgia on September 19, 1948, he was a son of the late Roland &am ...
Peggy Lucille Rayford, 73, Demorest
Peggy Lucille Rayford, age 73, of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Sunday, September 20, 2020. There are no formal services planned at this time. Arrangements are entrusted t ...
Ruth Rogers, 81, Cornelia
Ruth Rogers, 81, of Cornelia passed away Sunday, September 20, 2020 at her residence surrounded by her loving family. Funeral services will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Se ...


Lt. Stephanie Poole Hollingsworth, 52, Flowery Branch
Lt. Stephanie Poole Hollingsworth, 52 of Flowery Branch passed away Sunday September 20, 2020 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.  Stephanie was a gift to al ...
Gwendolyn E. Stephens, Gainesville
Mrs. Gwendolyn E. Stephens was born August 26, 1944 in Hoschton, Ga to the late Curfew and Beatrice Smith. Gwen was called home to be with the lord on September 20,2020. Gwen had a ...
Donald Perdue, 84, Gillsville
Donald Perdue age 84 of Gillsville entered heaven Sunday Sept. 20, 2020 at the Northridge Health & Rehab in Commerce. Donald was born August 13, 1936 to the late John Frankl ...
Ruth Ann Smith, Braselton
Ruth Ann Smith was the eldest of four born to the union of Horace H. Smith, Jr., of Indianapolis, Indiana and Mae Rosa Hartfield Smith, of San Antonio, Texas. Horace was actively s ...


Johnny H. Oliver, Sr, 85, Jefferson
Johnny H. Oliver, Sr. age 85, of Jefferson, GA passed away Sunday, September 20, 2020. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ruel and Ethel Oliver; brother, Eugene Oliver; and s ...


Thomas Dillard Powers, 75, Cleveland
Thomas Dillard Powers age 75 of Cleveland passed away Sunday September 20th, 2020. Mr. Powers was born May 31st, 1945 to the late Walter Powers and Laura Bell Peck.  He was ...
Lisa Ann Dodson, 53, Cleveland
Lisa Ann Dodson, age 53, passed away September 20th, 2020. Mrs. Dodson is preceded in death by her husband and father of her children, Robert Borchert. She is survived by her ...
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...