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Ronald Fred Dixon Sr, 87, Winder
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Ronald Fred Dixon Sr., age 87, of  Winder, Georgia, who passed away on Sunday, September 6, 2020. Mr. Dixon was born in Atlanta, ...

Forsyth

James Anthony “Tony” Pruitt, age 69, of Cumming, Ga, passed away Sunday, September 6th, 2020. He is survived by his wife Cyndi Pruitt. Funeral Services will ...
Juan Tapia, 87, Cumming
Mr. Juan Tapia, 87, of Cumming, Georgia passed away on Sunday, September 6, 2020. Visitation will be from 11:00 am – 12:00 pm at McDonald and Son Funeral Home. Funeral ...

Gwinnett

Santos Ismael Mejia, 40, Sugar Hill
Santos Ismael Mejia, age 40, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away Sunday, September 6, 2020 following an extended illness.  A visitation will be held Saturday, September 12, 2020 ...
Janice Maree Penk, 61, Dacula
Janice Maree Penk, age 61, of Dacula passed away Sunday, September 6, 2020  Funeral service will be held 2:00 PM, Friday, September 18, 2020 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel.&nbs ...

Habersham

Lillian Joan Houser Cash, 86, Clarkesville
Lillian Joan Houser Cash, age 86 of Clarkesville, passed away Sunday, September 6, 2020 at her residence. Born in North Jackson, Ohio on August 21, 1934, Mrs. Cash was the daugh ...
Larry Junior Scroggs, 72, Demorest
Larry Junior Scroggs, age 72, of Demorest, passed away on Sunday, September 6, 2020.  Born on February 14, 1948, in Baldwin, he was a son of the late Bascomb Fred Scroggs a ...

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Fred Mitchell Harkins, 68, Gainesville
Mr. Fred Mitchell Harkins, 68, of Gainesville passed away Sunday, September 6, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness. Funeral services will be held ...
Frank Barrett Bailey, 84, Murrayville
Frank Barrett Bailey, 84, of Murrayville, Georgia passed away on September 6, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center of natural causes. He was born December 25, 1935 in Canton ...
Stephen William Blitch, 73, Clermont
Stephen William Blitch, 73 of Clermont, Ga., died on September 6, 2020, their 50th wedding anniversary. A graveside service will be held at 12:00 noon on Tuesda ...
Barbara Faye Brock, 77, Oakwood
Mrs. Barbara Faye Brock. 77, of Oakwood, passed away Sunday, September 6, 2020 at her residence following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Tues ...
Kunigunde Bayer Cottrell, 89, Gainesville
Kunigunde “Connie”  Bayer Cottrell, 89, of Gainesville, Georgia went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday, September 6, 2020. She passed peacefully surrou ...
Timothy C. (Tim) Pritchett, 67, Gainesville
Timothy C. “Tim” Pritchett, 67, of Gainesville passed away Sunday September 6, 2020 at his residence. Born July 4, 1953 in Atlanta, GA to the late Charles and Lucy P ...

Jackson

Modesto Zavala Ruiz, 76, Hoschton
Mr. Modesto Zavala Ruiz, age 76, of Hoschton passed away Sunday, September 6, 2020 at Northside Hospital – Gwinnett. Funeral Services were held 10:00 a.m., Friday, Septemb ...

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Dakota R. Hill, 27, Marietta
Dakota R. Hill, age 27, of Marietta, GA passed away Saturday, September 5, 2020. He was preceded in death by his grandfathers, Edd Hill and Robert Edward Stutie. He is survived ...

Rabun

Allison Brantley Donalson, age 85 of Clayton, passed away Sunday, September 6, 2020, at his residence.  No formal services are planned.  An online guest register is ...

Stephens

Ruby Lee Adams King, 92, Toccoa
Mrs. Ruby Lee Adams King, age 92 of Toccoa passed away Sunday, September 6, 2020 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A daughter of the late James (Jim) and Jewel McCurley A ...

White

Ruth Ann Rader Henry, 66, Cleveland
  Ruth Ann Henry, age 66, of Cleveland, passed away on September 6, 2020. Mrs. Henry was born on July 31, 1954, in Angleton, Texas, to the late Roland and Trudy Smyly Ra ...
'Forrest Gump' author Winston Groom dead at 77
Winston Groom, the writer whose novel “Forrest Gump” was made into an Oscar winning 1994 movie that became an enduring cultural phenomenon, has died
Tom Seaver, heart and mighty arm of Miracle Mets, dies at 75
Hall of Fame pitcher and New York Mets icon Tom Seaver has died at 75
Coaching great John Thompson of Georgetown dead at 78
The college basketball coaching great John Thompson of Georgetown has died
Chadwick Boseman, who embodied Black icons, dies of cancer
First Chadwick Boseman slipped on the cleats of Jackie Robinson, then the Godfather of Soul’s dancing shoes, portraying both Black American icons with a searing intensity that commanded respect
Ford, Bush presidential adviser Brent Scowcroft dies at 95
A longtime adviser to Presidents Gerald Ford and George H
Wilford Brimley, 'Cocoon' and 'Natural' actor, dies at 85
Wilford Brimley, who worked his way up from movie stunt rider to indelible character actor in films including “Cocoon” and “The Natural,” has died
Olivia de Havilland, Oscar-winning actress, dies at 104
Oscar winner Olivia de Havilland, best known as the kindly Melanie in “Gone With the Wind,” has died
NASCAR Hall of Famer Maurice Petty passes away
NASCAR Hall of Fame engine builder Maurice Petty passed away Saturday morning, according to a statement released by Richard Petty Motorsports. He was 81 years old.