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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Jan 20th, 2021

Dawson

Carolyn Rebecca Wise, 70, Dawsonville
Wise, Carolyn Rebecca, age 70, of Dawsonville, GA, passed away on Wednesday, January 20, 2021.  Mrs. Wise was a retired Medical Office Director.  She was preceded in deat ...

Forsyth

William Dempsey Morrow Jr., 85 of Cumming, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, January, 20, 2021. He is predeceased by his wife of 56 years: Elizabeth Chapman Morrow. William is s ...
Danielle Renae Magerfleisch, 13, of Cumming went home to our Lord and Savior peacefully on Wednesday January 20th, 2021. Danielle was a loving sister and friend to so many. Everyon ...

Gwinnett

Bernice D. Grizzle, 88, Buford
Bernice D. Grizzle, 88, of Buford, GA and the Morgan Crossing Community passed away on Wednesday, January 20, 2021. She is preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, Frank Gr ...
Janet A Schrock, 87, Lilburn
The Family of Janet A Schrock of Lilburn, GA. are saddened to announce her sudden passing on January 20, 2021 at the age of 87. Janet was a beloved mother, grandmother, great gr ...

Habersham

Minnie Hannah Carolyn Ivie Looney, age 93 of Cornelia, passed away on Wednesday, January 20, 2021.  Born in Habersham County on June 1, 1927, she was a daughter of the late ...
Mary Sue Mauldin Wilbanks, 74, Clarkesville
Mary Sue Mauldin Wilbanks, 74, of Clarkesville, Georgia passed away Wednesday, January 20, 2021, with complications related to a recent diagnosis of lymphoma.  She was precede ...

Hall

Dinah Katharine Culbreath Wayne, 77, Flowery Branch
Dinah Katharine Culbreath Wayne, 77, of Flowery Branch, Georgia, went home to be with her heavenly Father on January 20, 2021. Dinah was born on October 26, 1943, in Tampa, Florida ...
  Windell Wilkie Compton, Jr. age 52 of Lula passed away Wednesday January 20, 2021 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville. Windell was born June 3, 1968 i ...
Mario Flores, 46, Gainesville
Mario Flores age 46 of Gainesville passed away December 20, 2020.   Mario was born October 16, 1974 in California to Elena Garcia and the late Maximo Flores. He formerly ...
Jack E. Frost, 89, Gainesville
Mr. Jack E. Frost, 89, owner and operator of Memorial Park Funeral Homes and Cemeteries in Gainesville, Flowery Branch and Braselton, passed away Tuesday, January 20, 2021 at North ...
John Willie Griffeth, 86, Gainesville
Mr. John Willie Griffeth, 86, of Gainesville passed away Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Gainesville Campus. Graveside services will be held at 1 ...
Dexter Ellis Jackson, 53, Gainesville
Dexter Ellis Jackson, 53, of Gainesville passed away Wednesday January 20, 2020.  Dexter Jackson was a very loving, caring, faithful son, father, uncle, and brother. Go ...
Linda Littlejohn Jackson, formerly of Gainesville
Celebration of Life Services for Mrs.Linda Littlejohn Jackson will be held on Tuesday, January 26, 2021,1:00PM at First Baptist Church, 1810 Martin Luther King Jr. B ...
James Allen "Mickey" Long, 87, Gainesville
James Allen Long (Mickey), 87, of Gainesville, Ga., was surrounded by family as he peacefully joined the Lord on January 20, 2021.   Mickey was born September 18, 1933, ...
Maudine Orr, 91, Lula
Maudine Orr, 91, of Lula, passed away on Wednesday, January 20, 2021 following a period of declining health. Born in Gainesville on March 26, 1929 daughter of the late Thomas&nbs ...
Richard B. “Dick” Parker, 90, Gainesville
Mr. Richard B. “Dick” Parker, devoted husband and loving father, grandfather and great-grandfather, died following a brief illness on January 20, 2021, at the age of 90 ...

Jackson

Polly Sue Hunter Crane, 77, Maysville
  Evns Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Polly Sue Hunter Crane, age 77 of Maysville, Georgia who entered into rest Wednesday, January 20, 2021.  Mrs. Crane w ...
John Hayword Eckert, 87, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. John Hayword Eckert, age 87, of Jefferson, Georgia, who passed away on Wednesday, January 20, 2021. Mr. Eckert was born in Rifton, New ...
Flossie Starnes Standridge, 82, Talmo formerly of Commerce
Flossie Starnes Standridge, age 82 of Talmo, GA, formerly of Commerce, GA, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021.   Born on Aug. 14, 1938 in Monroe, NC, Mrs. Standridg ...

Other

Enrique Perez, 36, Lavonia
Mr. Enrique Perez, 36, of Lavonia, GA., passed away Wednesday, January 20, 2021 in Anderson South Carolina. The family will receive friends at Memorial Park Funeral Home on Tues ...

White

Roy Daniel “Danny” Peters, Jr., age 77, of Cleveland, passed away on Wednesday, January 20, 2021. Mr. Peters was born on June 14, 1943, in Atlanta, Georgia, to the l ...
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