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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, ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...
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