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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 ...
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...