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Local Obits for Thu. Sep 24th, 2020


Mary Ann Major, 66, Sugar Hill
Mary Ann Major, age 66, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away September 24, 2020. She was a loving mother and grandmother. She is survived by her children, Keith Major (Rebecca), of Buf ...


Malcolm Hunnicutt, Demorest
  Malcolm Hunnicutt, of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Thursday, September 24, 2020. Mr. Hunnicutt was born on November 9, 1940 to the late Minor Marvin and Annie Pear ...


G.W. Adams, 84, Gainesville
G.W. Adams, 84 of Gainesville passed away Thursday September 24, 2020 at his residence. Born in Lumpkin County, Mr. Adams had lived in Hall County for most of his life.  He ...
Richard Davenport, 82, Gainesville
Richard Davenport, 82 of Gainesville passed away Thursday September 24, 2020 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center after a brief illness. Born in Braselton, Georgia, Mr. ...
James Edward Passmore, 68, Gainesville
James Edward Passmore age 68 of Gainesville passed away Thursday Sept. 24, 2020 at his residence. James was born in Gainesville on January 18, 1952 to the late Hubert & Dess ...
Jesse Simpson Jr., 73, Gainesville
Mr. Jesse Simpson Jr. was born June 27, 1947 in Rock Hill South Carolina but was a lifelong resident of Gainesville, Ga.    He was a member of Trinity CME Chu ...
Walter Lester Tofte III, of Gainesville, Georgia passed away on Thursday, September 24, 2020.   Visitation will be on Monday, September 28, 2020 from 2:00pm – 3:00 ...


Luther Lucky Franklin, 72, Hoschton
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Luther Lucky Franklin, age 72 of Hoschton, Georgia who entered into rest Thursday, September 24, 2020.  Mr. Franklin was born in ...


  Paul Thomas “Tommy” Cantrell, Jr., age 65, of Sautee, was called home on Thursday, September 24, 2020. Mr. Cantrell was born on November 25, 1954, in Haber ...
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