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Local Obits for Sun. Jan 17th, 2021

Banks

Terrie Mae Knight, 64, Homer
Terrie Mae Knight, age 64, of Homer passed away Sunday, January 17, 2021.  Funeral services will be held 7:00 pm Thursday, January 21, 2021 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel.  ...
Betty Wilbanks Pruitt, 87, Baldwin
Betty Wilbanks Pruitt, age 87, of Baldwin, Georgia passed away on Sunday, January 17, 2021. Mrs. Pruitt was born on April 18, 1933 in Banks County, Georgia to the late Guy and B ...
Artis HL Wade, 74, Alto
Artis HL Wade, age 74, of Alto, Georgia, passed away on Sunday, January 17, 2021. Graveside services will be held at 3:00 pm on  Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at Crossroads Bap ...

Forsyth

Rev. Thomas Howard “Tommy” Lamb, 72, of Cumming, Georgia passed away January 17, 2021.  He was born on September 16, 1948 and was a veteran of the US Army where he ...
Bernice O'Bryant, 87, Cumming
Bernice O’Bryant, 87, of Cumming, GA passed away Sunday morning, January 17, 2021.  Her greatest joys in life were interactions with family, church, and friends. She wil ...

Gwinnett

Kathaneeta Pratt Hudson, 78, Lawrenceville
Kathaneeta Pratt Hudson, age 78, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away Sunday, January 17, 2021. She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Kathleen Bennett Pratt; brother, R ...
Joyce Kellam, 94, Buford
Joyce Kellam, 94, of Buford, GA, died Sunday, January 17, 2021. Mrs. Kellam has been cremated and a service will be held later. Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel 770-945-6924 Share mem ...

Habersham

Pauline Gunn, 77, Demorest
Pauline Gunn, age 77, of Demorest, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, January 17, 2021. Mrs. Gunn was born on June 16, 1943 in Gaston, North Carolina to the late Vaugh ...
Charles “Jim” Edward Ivester, age 76 of Clarkesville, passed away Sunday, January 17, 2021. Born in Rabun County on October 14, 1944, Mr. Ivester was the son of the ...
Ellen Marie McLaughlin, 79, Mt. Airy
Ellen Marie McLaughlin, age 79 of Mt. Airy, passed away Sunday, January 17, 2021 at her residence. Born in Manhattan, New York on July 23, 1941, Ms. McLaughlin was the daughter ...
Betty Wilbanks Pruitt, 87, Baldwin
Betty Wilbanks Pruitt, age 87, of Baldwin, Georgia passed away on Sunday, January 17, 2021. Mrs. Pruitt was born on April 18, 1933 in Banks County, Georgia to the late Guy and B ...

Hall

Salvador Sanchez, 41, Flowery Branch
Mr. Salvador Sanchez, age 41, of Flowery Branch passed away Sunday, January 17, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Gainesville. Funeral Mass will be 2:00 p.m., Wed ...

Jackson

Sena Chris Wood, 84, Commerce
  Mrs. Sena Chrisanna Wood was born September 29, 1936 to the late Oscelene Moon and the late Lodgin Williamson. She was preceded in death by her devoted husband, Lonnie Wo ...

Lumpkin

Ronald Ridgely Rairigh, Sr., age 84, of Dahlonega, passed away on Sunday, January 17, 2021. Mr. Rairigh was born on November 8, 1936, in Baltimore, Maryland, to the late Wilson ...
Patricia Louise Greenway, 76, Dahlonega
Mrs. Patricia "Pat" Louise Greenway, age 76, of Dawsonville, GA passed away on Sunday, January 17, 2021. She was born on September 10, 1944 in Alpharetta, GA to the late ...

Stephens

Corinth Baker Dover, 93, Toccoa
Mrs. Corinth Baker Dover, age 93 of Rock Quarry Road, Toccoa passed away Sunday, January 17, 2021 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A daughter of the late Algernon and An ...
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