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Local Obits for Wed. Dec 8th, 2021

Banks

Theron Downey Bryant, 89, Gillsville
Theron Downey Bryant age 89, of Gillsville entered heaven Tuesday December 7, 2021 at his residence. Funeral services honoring Downey will be held 2:30 p.m. Thursday December 9, ...
  Mrs. Phyllis Malone Hardy English, age 67 of Lula, passed away on Saturday, December 4, 2021.  Born in Gainesville, Georgia on March 15, 1954, she was a daughte ...

Barrow

Niva Mae Geyer Nix, 86, Auburn
Niva Mae Geyer Nix, age 86, of Auburn, Georgia passed away on December 2, 2021. Mrs. Nix was born on July 16, 1935 in Wellman, Iowa to the late Grant and Grace McGimpsey Geyer. ...

Dawson

Douglas James Mason, 69, Dawsonville
Douglas James Mason, 69, of Dawsonville, GA passed away on Sunday, December 5, 2021, after a brief illness.  He was born in Duluth, GA to the late E.J. and Claudine Mason.&nbs ...

Forsyth

James L. Hughes, 78, Cumming
James L. Hughes, age 78, of Cumming, GA passed away on Thursday, December 2, 2021.  He was born in Ariton, Alabama to the late Wesley and Lois Hughes, but lived most of his li ...
Victor Joel Robertson, 79, Cumming
Victor Joel Robertson went to his heavenly home in the early hours of Saturday, November 13th, 2021 at his Cumming, Ga residence of Natural Causes, he was 79. Awaiting him is his f ...

Gwinnett

Beulah Lillie Fowler, 91, Sugar Hill
Beulah Lillie Fowler of Sugar Hill gained her wings and flew away on December 5, 2021 at the age of 91. She was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, Robert E Fowler, par ...
Frank Frasier, 68, Martin, Ga. formerly of Buford
Frank Frasier, age 68, of Martin, GA, formerly of Buford, GA, passed away on Friday, December 3, 2021.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Harmon “Shorty” Fr ...
Greg Harold Roach, 69, Buford
  Greg Harold Roach, age 69, of Buford, GA passed away on Monday, December 6, 2021.  He was preceded in death by his father, Harold Roach;  mother, Dorothy &ldquo ...
Debra Lummus Smith, 56, Sugar Hill
Debra Lummus Smith, age 56, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Friday, December 3, 2021.  She was preceded in death by her son, James B. Smith, Jr., parents, Sol Mock and Gloria ...
William Barry Vaughn, 78, Brunswick, Ga.
William Barry Vaughn, 78, of Brunswick, GA, passed away December 4, 2021 in Dacula, GA. A graveside service will be held a Hillcrest Cemetery, Villa Rica, GA, on Saturday, December ...

Habersham

Brenda Key Clarke, 79, Gainesville
Ms. Brenda Key Clarke, age 79, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Tuesday, December 7, 2021. Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 pm Sunday, December 12, 2021 at Memorial P ...
Danny Omer Densmore, 61, Clarkesville
Danny Omer Densmore, age 61 of Clarkesville, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, December 05, 2021. Born in Toccoa, Georgia on May 11, 1960, he was a son of Betty R ...
Billy Wayne Edwards, 77, Clarkesville
Mr. Billy Wayne Edwards, age 77, of Clarkesville, passed away Sunday, December 5, 2021. Mr. Edwards was born in Cleveland to the late John and Hassie Palmer Edwards.  In ad ...
Annie "Louise" Manley, 76, Clarkesville
Annie "Louise" Manley, age 76 of Clarkesville, Georgia left her temporary home for Heaven on Saturday, December 04, 2021, following a brief illness. Born in Demorest, ...
Thomas Don Mawdesley, 76, Clarkesville
Thomas Don Mawdesley of Clarksville, GA, passed away on his 76th birthday – Saturday, December 4, 2021.   Tom was born on December 4, 1945, in Saginaw, Michigan to Don ...
Erskine Ellis Parks, Jr., 96, Demorest
  Erskine Ellis Parks, Jr., age 96, of Demorest, passed away on Wednesday, November 24, 2021.  Born on July 12, 1925, in Ocala, Florida, he was the son of the lat ...
Curtis Gregory Wade, loving father and husband, passed away on Sunday, December 5, 2021, at the age of 66. Curtis was born in Habersham County, Georgia on September 19 ...
Dolly Vinson York, 87, Demorest
Dolly Vinson York, age 87, of Demorest, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, December 4, 2021. Private services will be held. Arrangements are entrusted to the Whitfield Funeral ...

Hall

Elpidia Mendez de Madrigal, 93, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Elpidia Mendez de Madrigal, age 93, of Flowery Branch passed away Sunday, December 5, 2021 at Cedarhurst of Oakwood. Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m., Thursday, December ...
Bobby Gene Murphy, 93, Gainesville
Bobby Gene Murphy, age 93, passed peacefully from his earthly home in Gainesville to his eternal home in heaven, already prepared for him by his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, on De ...
Geneva Evelyn Allen, 87, Clermont
Geneva Evelyn Allen, age 87, of Clermont, passed away Saturday, December 4, 2021.  Ms. Allen was born in Cleveland to the late Ollie and Ada Dover Allen.  In addition ...
Wendy Dale Alley, 64, Gainesville
Wendy Dale Alley, 64, of Gainesville, GA left this life Monday morning.  She was a multi-talented woman and devoted mother, even to those not blood related. Wendy was a cry ...
Mary Geneva Anglin, 84, Gainesville
Mary Geneva Anglin age 84 of Gainesville entered heaven Monday December 6, 2021 at her residence surrounded by her family. Geneva was born September 25, 1937 in Gainesville to t ...
Henrietta Reed Barrett, 95, Gainesville
Henrietta Barrett, 95 passed away at North Fulton Hospital, Roswell Georgia on December 2, 2021 after an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, Dec ...
William “Harrell” Colter, 89, Gainesville
Mr. William “Harrell” Colter, 89, of Gainesville, passed away Monday, December 6, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Gainesville Campus.  Funeral services ...
Wayne Cleve Dobbs, 79, Gainesville
Wayne Cleve Dobbs, 79, of Gainesville, Georgia passed away on December 4, 2021.  Wayne was born in Lumpkin County, Georgia to the late George Cleve Dobbs and Flora Tipton Dobb ...
David E. Endsley, 62, Gainesville
David E. Endsley “Day”, age 62, passed away on Friday, December 3rd, 2021, at his home in Gainesville, Georgia following a two year battle with cancer. He was born D ...
Eva Angela Boraski, née Fedor, 76, Flowery Branch
  Eva Angela Boraski, née Fedor, 76, of Flowery Branch, passed away peacefully in her sleep at home on Tuesday, November 23, 2021 after a four and a half year battle ...
Robert Doss Hall, Jr., Gainesville
Robert Doss Hall Jr. ( Affectionately known as ‘Buddy’), was born on September 30, 1941, in Nashville, TN to Edith Alberta Thompson and Robert Doss Hall Sr.    ...
Miriam Celeste Kall, 50, Gainesville
Miriam Celeste Kall, age 50 of Gainesville entered rest Friday December 3, 2021 at her residence. Miriam was born September 25, 1971 in Gainesville to Janice Buffington Yonce &a ...
Willis (Bill) John Kohlhagen, 95, Gainesville
Willis (Bill) John Kohlhagen, age 95, of Gainesville, GA was taken by the Lord to join his loving wife, Sandy, of 54 years of happy marriage on November 22, 2021.  She precede ...
Mr. Mack Newman “Bud” Lunsford, 86, of Gainesville, passed away Monday, December 6, 2021 at his residence following a sudden illness. Funeral services will be held a ...
Ottis Eugene Martin, 81, Gainesville
Ottis Eugene Martin age 81 of Gainesville, GA passed away on December 4, 2021.  Mr. Martin was a long- time resident of the area and spent most of his life doing construction. ...
Mr. William Benjamin Pruett, age 36 of Lula, passed away on December 5, 2021 at Piedmont Hospital in Athens. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Wednesday, December 8, 20 ...
Tula Avelina Rodriguez, 91, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Tula Avelina Rodriguez, age 91 of Flowery Branch, passed away on Monday, November 29, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Braselton. Funeral mass will be held at ...
Mrs. Graciela Martinez Santa Maria, 48, of Oakwood passed away Saturday, December 4, 2021. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Sunday, December 12, 2021 at Iglesia De ...
William Otis Scott, Gainesville
Mr. William Otis Scott of Gainesville, Georgia passed December 4, 2021.  Funeral arrangements will be announced later.   YOUNG'S FUNERAL HOME W. Roger You ...
Amanda “Mandy” Cotton Webster, 77, Gainesville formerly of Buford
Amanda “Mandy” Cotton Webster, 77, of Gainesville, GA, formerly of Buford, GA, died Saturday, December 4, 2021. Funeral service will be held Wednesday, December 8, 2021 ...
Robbie Jean Wilson, 72, Gainesville
Robbie Jean Wilson 72, of Gainesville, passed away from an extended illness on December 1, 2021. Robbie was born on January 12,1949 in Dahlonega, GA. She was the young ...
Robbie Jean Wilson, 72, Gainesville
Robbie Jean Wilson 72, of Gainesville, passed away from an extended illness on December 1, 2021. Robbie was born on January 12,1949 in Dahlonega, GA. She was the young ...
Ona Corine Young, 70, Gainesville
Ona Corine Young, age 70 of Gainesville entered rest Saturday December 4, 2021 at her residence. Ona was born January 6, 1951 in Dawsonville to the late Alton Ray & Corine G ...

Jackson

Hollis Garold Jordan, 73, Marietta formerly of Maysville
H. Garold Jordan 73 of Marietta, formerly of Maysville, GA passed away Dec. 3, 2021. He was the son of the late Hollis and Francine Kesler Jordan.Mr. Jordan was a graduate o ...
Nicky Stovall Peppers, 78, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson announces the death of Mr. Nicky Stovall Peppers, age 78 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, December 3, 2021.  Mr. Peppers was ...
Roberta Phillps Waldrup, 84, Jefferson
Roberta Phillips Waldrup, age 84, of Jefferson passed away Saturday, December 4, 2021.  Memorial services will be held 2:00 pm Saturday December 11, 2021 at Lawson Funera ...

Lumpkin

Ashley Diane Dunne Burt, 26, Dahlonega
Mrs. Ashley Diane Dunne Burt was born on November 18, 1995, and went to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on December 2, 2021. Ashley was saved at a morning revival servic ...
Gerald Gelon Edmondson, 84, Dahlonega
Gerald Gelon Edmondson, age 84, of Dahlonega, Georgia passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 4, 2021. He was born on August 2, 1937, in Moultrie, Georgia to the late Ottis Ed ...
Christian Meridian Poulos, 26, Dahlonega
Christian Meridian Poulos, age 26, of Dahlonega, passed away on Saturday, December 4, 2021. Ms. Poulos was born on July 20, 1995, in Dothan Alabama, to Jeff and Judy Helton Poul ...

Other

Billy W. Gerrell, 73, Royston, formerly of Cornelia
Billy W. Gerrell, age 73, of Royston, Georgia, formerly of Cornelia, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Friday. December 3, 2021 Mr. Gerrell was born in Cleveland, Georgia on ...
Gregory Jackson, 60, Locust Grove
Gregory Jackson, 60, of Locust Grove, GA, died December 2, 2021. Dexter T. Sims Mortuary, LLC, Gainesville, has charge of arrangements.

Stephens

A Celebration of Life service for Christy Barrett Freeman, age 47 of Toccoa, will be held at 10:00 AM, Saturday, December 11, 2021 at The Torch with Pastor Mi ...
  Mrs. Angela Delores Long Sheriff, age 63 of Colston Drive, Toccoa passed away Tuesday, November 30, 2021 at her residence. A daughter of Gladys Jordan Frady and the ...

White

Dylan Grizzle, 27, Cleveland
Dylan Grizzle, age 27, of Cleveland, passed away on Tuesday, November 30, 2021. Mr. Grizzle was born on July 20, 1994, in Blairsville, Georgia, to Lee and Shelby Palmer Grizzle. ...
Tabitha Marie McJunkin, 50, Cleveland
Tabitha Marie McJunkin was only 50 when she left the arms of her loving husband, Tommy McJunkin, to be in the arms of our Lord. Tabitha was born on January 23, 1971, in Omaha, ...
Cory Moss, 36, Cleveland
Cory Moss, age 36, of Cleveland passed away on Sunday, December 5, 2021. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced soon by Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland.
Carolyn Puhek, 79, Sautee Nacoochee
Carolyn Puhek age, 79, of Sautee Nacoochee Georgia and Orlando Florida, passed away Saturday December 4, 2021. Mrs. Puhek was born on August 4, 1942, to the late Wyat Johnson an ...
Mary McClain Williams, 68, Cleveland
Mary McClain Williams, 68, of Cleveland passed away peacefully surrounded by loved ones Friday, December 3, 2021. While she leaves behind countless broken hearts and will be missed ...
Football Hall of Famer Claude Humphrey dies as age 77
Pro Football Hall of Famer Claude Humphrey has died at the age of 77
Lee Elder, 1st Black golfer to play Masters, dies at age 87
Golf pioneer Lee Elder has died at the age of 87
Frank Williams, founder of Formula One team, dies at 79
Sir Frank Williams, the founder and former team principal of Williams Racing, has died. He was 79. Williams took his motor racing team from an empty carpet warehouse to the summit of Formula One, overseeing 114 victories, a combined 16 drivers’ and constructors’ world championships, while becoming the longest-serving team boss in the sport’s history.
Towering musical theater master Stephen Sondheim dies at 91
Stephen Sondheim, the songwriter who reshaped the American musical theater in the second half of the 20th century, has died
Prince, poultry pioneer, dies at 93
Jack Prince of Gainesville, the man who invented the chicken deboning machine, has died at the age of 93.
Betty Lynn, Thelma Lou on 'The Andy Griffith Show,' has died
Betty Lynn, who was best known as Barney Fife's sweetheart Thelma Lou on “The Andy Griffith Show,” has died at the age of 95
Former NASCAR driver Townley killed in shooting in Athens
A former NASCAR driver was killed Saturday in a shooting in Georgia that also wounded a woman, investigators said. John Wes Townley, 31, died in the shooting in a neighborhood...
Jane Powell, Hollywood golden-age musicals star, dies at 92
Jane Powell, who starred in Hollywood golden age musicals, has died