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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 ...
Walter Mondale, Carter's vice president, dies at 93
Former Vice President Walter Mondale, a liberal icon who lost one of the most lopsided presidential elections after bluntly telling voters to expect a tax increase if he won, has died
Hank Huckaby dies at 79 after 'unparalleled' Georgia career
Former University System of Georgia Chancellor and state budget director Hank Huckaby has died
Beloved Gainesville pediatrician Everett Roseberry dies at 79
Longtime Gainesville pediatrician Everett Roseberry, who was instrumental in the founding of The Longstreet Clinic, died Sunday, April 11 at the age of 79.
G. Gordon Liddy, Watergate mastermind, dead at 90
Beloved children’s author Beverly Cleary dies at 104
Children’s author Beverly Cleary, the writer behind the popular characters Ramona Quimby and Henry Huggins, has died
Vernon Jordan, activist, former Clinton adviser, has died
According to a statement from his daughter, Vernon Jordan, a civil rights activist and former adviser to President Bill Clinton, has died
Mincey Marble founder, marble innovator dies at 86
​Kenneth Mincey, who founded Gainesville-based Mincey Marble cast marble company, passed away at the age of 86 Friday.
Jo Ann Adams, Gainesville's first female pharmacist, dies at 93
When Jo Ann Trapnell Adams graduated from the University of Georgia School of Pharmacy, she was just 20 years old.