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Local Obits for Tue. Sep 8th, 2020


Shirley Morgan Weaver, 75, Dawsonville
Shirley Morgan Weaver, 75, of Dawsonville passed away Tuesday September 8, 2020 at her residence following a period of declining health. Born December 30, 1944 and raised in Cum ...


Anne Davidson, 77, Hoschton
Anne Davidson (nee Bishop), 77, of Hoschton, GA, daughter of the late Walter and Carolyn Bishop (nee Bates) recently passed. She leaves behind her husband, Robert L. Davidson, her ...


Phil Densmore, 64, Demorest
Phil Densmore, age 64, of Demorest, GA, passed away on September 8, 2020. He was born in 1956, to the late Ivan and Pairlee Densmore. He was a member of CrossOver Church in Clevela ...


Colleen Sexton Allison, 93, Gainesville
Mrs. Colleen Sexton Allison, 93, of Gainesville passed away September 8, 2020 following a brief illness. Graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, September 11, 20 ...
Hugh Edward Oliver, 87, Gainesville
Mr. Hugh Edward Oliver, 87, of Gainesville passed away Tuesday, September 8, 2020 at his residence. A graveside service for family and friends will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Frid ...


Charles Gregory Stevens, 52, Braselton
Charles Gregory Stevens, age 52, of Braselton passed away Monday, September 7, 2020.  Funeral services will be held 11:00 am Saturday, September 12, 2020 at Lawson Funeral Hom ...


Josephine Little “Jo” Hopkins, age 92 of Atlanta, GA, died Tuesday, September 8, 2020. She passed away peacefully surrounded by her family. Jo was preceded in death by ...
LINDSAY, Bruce Patrick, of Atlanta, Georgia, passed away on Tuesday, September 8, 2020, from injuries resulting from a heart attack. He was born on August 11, 1960, in Gainesvil ...


Jeanette Dyer Burch, 95, Rabun Gap
Jeanette Dyer Burch, age 95, of Rabun Gap, Georgia, passed away on September 8, 2020. Jean was born the daughter of the late Jasper Dyer and the late Samantha Hampton Dyer on A ...


Mrs. Mavis Morene Simonds Davis, age 87 of Holly Springs Road, Toccoa passed away Tuesday, September 8, 2020 at her residence. A daughter of the late Paul Lee Simonds and Bennie ...
'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.