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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Sep 22nd, 2020

Gwinnett

  Jay Michael “Mike” Jackson of Lawrenceville was born on January 26, 1951 in Atlanta, GA. He was the son of the late Grady and Louise (Allen) Jackson. He spent ...

Hall

Wanda Sue Adams Cagle, 71, Gainesville
Mrs. Wanda Sue Adams Cagle, 71, of Gainesville passed away Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturd ...
Roger Felton Sims, 80, Gainesville
Roger Felton Sims age 80 of Gainesville passed away Tuesday Sept. 22, 2020 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mr. Sims was born June 19, 1940 in Talmo, GA to the late Rude ...
Clara Mae Westmoreland, 100, Clermont
Clara Mae Westmoreland, age 100, of Clermont, passed away on Tuesday, September 22, 2020. Mrs. Westmoreland was born on February 28, 1920, in White County, to the late Stanton a ...

Jackson

Mr. Hoke William “Billy” Wilbanks, age 75, of Commerce, GA died Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center.  Mr. Wilbanks was born in C ...
Jeffery Roger Holliday, 62, Jefferson
Jeffery Roger Holliday, age 62 of Jefferson passed away Tuesday, September 22, 2020.  Funeral service will be held 7:00 PM Saturday, September 26, 2020 at Lawson Funeral Home ...

Other

Margaret Stephens Orr, 83, San Mateo, FL. formerly of Alto
Margaret Stephens Orr, age 83, of San Mateo, Florida, formerly of Alto, Georgia, was called home by her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, September 22, 2020.  Born on February 2, ...
Gloria Fay Hurst Hicks, 71, Watkinsville
Gloria Fay Hurst Hicks, age 71, of Watkinsville, GA passed away Tuesday, September 22, 2020.  She was preceded in death by her son, Barry Hicks, Jr. and sister, Deborah Hurst. ...

Stephens

Freida Joan Bennett, 68, Toccoa
Mrs. Freida Joan Bennett, age 68 of Wards Circle, Toccoa passed away Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at the home of her son. A daughter of the late Fred P. Bennett and Betty Thomas ...
Football Hall of Famer Claude Humphrey dies as age 77
Pro Football Hall of Famer Claude Humphrey has died at the age of 77
Lee Elder, 1st Black golfer to play Masters, dies at age 87
Golf pioneer Lee Elder has died at the age of 87
Frank Williams, founder of Formula One team, dies at 79
Sir Frank Williams, the founder and former team principal of Williams Racing, has died. He was 79. Williams took his motor racing team from an empty carpet warehouse to the summit of Formula One, overseeing 114 victories, a combined 16 drivers’ and constructors’ world championships, while becoming the longest-serving team boss in the sport’s history.
Towering musical theater master Stephen Sondheim dies at 91
Stephen Sondheim, the songwriter who reshaped the American musical theater in the second half of the 20th century, has died
Prince, poultry pioneer, dies at 93
Jack Prince of Gainesville, the man who invented the chicken deboning machine, has died at the age of 93.
Betty Lynn, Thelma Lou on 'The Andy Griffith Show,' has died
Betty Lynn, who was best known as Barney Fife's sweetheart Thelma Lou on “The Andy Griffith Show,” has died at the age of 95
Former NASCAR driver Townley killed in shooting in Athens
A former NASCAR driver was killed Saturday in a shooting in Georgia that also wounded a woman, investigators said. John Wes Townley, 31, died in the shooting in a neighborhood...
Jane Powell, Hollywood golden-age musicals star, dies at 92
Jane Powell, who starred in Hollywood golden age musicals, has died