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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 ...
Funeral Tuesday for well-known Gainesville businessman, attorney Sonny Sykes
Funeral services for Gainesville attorney and businessman William I. "Sonny" Sykes, Jr. are scheduled for Tuesday, July 13 at Free Chapel Worship Center.
Former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld dies at 88
The family of former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld says he has died
Local philanthropist and journalist Lessie Smithgall dies at 110
Lessie Smithgall, a longtime Gainesville philanthropist and journalist, died Friday, June 25 at the age of 110.
Frank Bonner, Herb on 'WKRP in Cincinnati,' dies at 79
Frank Bonner, who played a brash salesman with a love of flashy plaid suits on the TV comedy “WKRP in Cincinnati,” has died
Ned Beatty, indelible in 'Deliverance,' 'Network' dies at 83
Ned Beatty, the indelible character actor whose first film role as a genial vacationer raped by a backwoodsman in 1972′s “Deliverance” launched him on a long, prolific and accomplished career, has died
'Hooked on a Feeling' singer B.J. Thomas dies at 78
One of the country’s most popular and versatile singers, B
Former US Sen. John Warner of Virginia dies at 94
Former Sen. John W
Charles Grodin, 'Midnight Run,' 'Heartbreak Kid,' star, dies
Charles Grodin, the offbeat actor and writer who scored as a newlywed cad in “The Heartbreak Kid” and the father in the “Beethoven” comedies, has died