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Local Obits for Fri. Feb 19th, 2021

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Mary Tinkey, 54, Winder
Mary Tinkey, age 54, of Winder passed away Friday, February 19, 2021. Funeral services will be held 7:00 pm Thursday, February 25, 2021 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Wayne Mo ...

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Kenneth Mincey, 86, Cumming
Kenneth Mincey, age 86, of Cumming, passed away peacefully on Friday, February 19, 2021, surrounded by his family.  Kenneth was a devout husband, father, grandfather, brother, ...
Stephen Andrew Sheaffer, age 71, of Cumming, GA, passed away on Friday, February 19, 2021. He was born in 1950, to the late Harry and Marie Sheaffer. Stephen was a United States Na ...

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Samuel M. Alia, 78, Suwanee
Samuel M. Alia, 78, of Suwanee, GA (formerly of Newbury Park, CA & Lodi, NJ), passed away peacefully at home on February 19, 2021, surrounded by loved ones.   Sam wa ...
James M. Burke, III, 70, Buford
James M. Burke, III, 70, of Buford, GA, died Friday, February 19, 2021 after an extended illness. Mr. Burke has been cremated and a memorial service will be held at a later date. H ...

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Lula Mae Wise Bivens, 91, Gainesville
Lula Mae Wise Bivens was born on May 28, 1929, in Franklin County to the late Mr. & Mrs. Oscar (Mary Usher) Wise. She departed this life on Friday, February 19, 2021.  ...
Lillie Mae "Sista" Holcomb, 65, Gainesville
Ms. Lillie Mae “ Sista” Holcomb was born on September 11, 1955 to the late Mr. U. J. (SR) and Lizzie Mae Holcomb. She gained her wings on February 19, 2021.  Sh ...
  Frederick Allen (Rick) Smith, age 72, passed away at his home in Oakwood, Ga. on February 19. He was the son of Mary and Horace Smith. Rick was born in Gainesvill ...
Randell Leon Smith, 64, Gainesville
Mr. Randell Leon Smith age 64 of Gainesville, Ga passed away on Friday February 19, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral services are ...
Barbara Ann Thompson, 72, Gainesville
Barbara Ann Thompson age 72 of Gainesville passed away peacefully at her residence surrounded by her family. Barbara was born in Tokyo, Japan to the late John E. & Katherine ...
Paul Andrew Tjepkema, 81, Gainesville
  Gainesville resident Paul Andrew Tjepkema, 81, died February 19, 2021, at Northeast Georgia MC. Born June 23, 1939, in Evart, Michigan, to Vernon and Vera (Seberry) Tjepk ...

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Mrs. Katherine “McCarty” Brock passed away surrounded by her loving family at her residence in Hull, Georgia on February 19, 2021. Born on April 9, 1963 in Athens, ...
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