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Local Obits for Thu. Jan 7th, 2021

Banks

Olga Gonzales, 51, Gillsville
Mrs. Olga Gonzales age 51 of Gillsville, Ga passed away on Thursday January 07, 2021. Funeral services are scheduled for Friday January 15, 2021 at 12:00 noon at St. John Paul I ...

Barrow

Shirley Hollingsworth Battle, age 85, of Bethlehem, GA passed away on Thursday, January 7, 2021. She was preceded in death by her son, Scott Battle. Mrs. Battle is survived by her ...
Edwin Long, 97, Winder
Mr. Edwin Long, 97, of Winder, GA., passed away Thursday, January 7, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Barrow Campus. Graveside services will be held on Sunday January 17 ...

Forsyth

William (Bill) Jerauld Fox, Cumming GA, formerly of Frederick, MD, died January 7, 2021. He was born August 8, 1931 and was the son of the late David R. Fox and Mildred E. Dronebur ...

Gwinnett

Alice Virginia Odom, 81, Lawrenceville
Alice Virginia Odom, age 81, of Lawrenceville, GA, passed on Thursday, January 7, 2021. She was born in 1939, to the late Eugene and Gertrude Gregory. In her earlier years she atte ...

Habersham

Douglas M. Gulley, 77, Alto
Douglas M. Gulley, age 77 of Alto, Georgia, passed away Thursday, January 7, 2021, after a brief illness. Survivors include his loving wife of 52 years, Jan Gulley of Alto; daug ...
Birdie Fred King, 82, Alto
Birdie Fred King, age 82 of Alto, passed away on Thursday, January 7, 2021.  Born in Habersham County on June 25, 1938, she was the daughter of the late Cecil King and Deli ...
Myrtle Mae Nation Smith, 86, Demorest
Myrtle Mae Nation Smith, age 86 of Demorest, passed away Thursday, January 7, 2021. Born in Clarkesville on July 27, 1934, Mrs. Smith was the daughter of the late Robert W. Nati ...

Hall

Christopher (Chris) Scott Armour, 43, Flowery Branch
Mr. Christopher (Chris) Scott Armour, age 43, of Flowery Branch passed away Thursday, January 7, 2021 at his residence, surrounded by his family. Funeral Services will be 2:00 p ...
Benjamin (Ben) Lee Buffington age 86 of Gillsville passed to his heavenly home the morning of January 7, 2021. Ben had several health problems and had just started under hospice ...
Derrick Young Collins, 59, Gainesville
Derrick Young Collins age 59 of Gainesville, GA passed away on January 7, 2021.   Derrick Collins affectionally known as “ Lil Fella” was born May 22, 19 ...
Celebration of Life Graveside Services for DORA NELL DANIEL will be held  Saturday, January 9, 2021, 1:00pm at Alta Vista Cemetery,  521 Jones Street Gainesville, Ge ...
Juan Daniel Martinez, 43, Gainesville
Juan Daniel Martinez age 43 of Gainesville passed away Thursday January 7, 2021. Juan was born in McAllen, Texas and worked at Randy & Friends Organization for disabilities. ...
Samuel Lee O'Dell, 63, Gainesville
  Samuel Lee O'Dell, age 63, of Gainesville, GA  passed away Thursday, January 7, 2021. He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert Everett and Mary Laurene D ...
Roland W. Rumiser, 85, Gainesville
Roland W. Rumiser, age 85, of Gainesville passed away on Thursday, January 7, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Roland was born June 10, 1935 in Peninsula, Ohio. Roland ...
Linda Deloris Seay, 71, Gainesville
Mrs. Linda Deloris Seay, age 71, of Gainesville passed away Thursday, January 7, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Braselton. Graveside Services will be 2:00 p.m. ...

Jackson

Derrick Russell Foster, 27, Hoschton
Derrick Russell Foster, age 27, of Hoschton passed away Thursday, January 7, 2021.  Funeral services will be held 2:00 pm Saturday, January 16, 2021 at Lawson Funeral Home Cha ...

Other

John Claude Lovett, 48, Stone Mountain
John Claude Lovett, 48, of Stone Mountain, GA,  died January 3, 2021. Dexter T. Sims Mortuary, LLC, Gainesville, has charge of arrangements.
Mary Doris Bell, 78, Royston
Pastor Mary Doris Bell, 78, of Royston, GA, died January 7, 2021. Dexter T. Sims Mortuary, LLC, Royston, has charge of arrangements.
Linda Harman, 75, Panama City
Linda Harman, 75 of Panama City Florida passed away unexpectedly on January 7, 2021.  She was born March 11, 1945 in Anniston, AL and has now gone on to be with the Lord. L ...
Elder "Bo" Harrison, 80, Atlanta
Elder Harrison, affectionately known as “Uncle Bo” was born on October 8, 1940 in Selma, AL to the late Luvenia &ldq ...
Kerry Lisa Snyder, 43, Hollywood, FL
  Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Ms. Kerry Lisa Snyder, age 43 of Hollywood, Florida who entered into rest Thursday, January 7, 2021.  Ms. Snyder was born ...

White

Kevin Norris, 63, Helen
Kevin Norris, age 63 of Helen, passed away Thursday, January 7, 2021.   Mr. Norris was born in Rochester, NY to the late Raymond and Joan C. Norris. Kevin was a former c ...
Mr. Charles Eugene Tysor, age 83, of Helen, passed away on Thursday, January 7, 2021.   Mr. Tysor was born in Asheville, NC to the late Ruby Adams.  He was a memb ...
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