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Local Obits for Sun. Sep 6th, 2020

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...
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
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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.
Marty Schottenheimer, NFL coach with 200 wins, dies at 77
The longtime NFL coach Marty Schottenheimer has died