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Local Obits for Tue. Apr 25th, 2017


Hettie Irene Hubbard Etris, age 97 of Homer, GA passed away Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at her residence.   Born in Homer, GA, Mrs. Etris was the daughter of the late Brazzi ...


Jerry Clyde Shoemake, 73, Cumming
Jerry Clyde Shoemake, age 73, of Cumming, GA, passed away Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Jerry was born in Cumming, GA, in 1943, to the late Clyde and Corene Shoemake. He was a member at ...


Carrie Wilkinson Parsons, 92, Cornelia
Carrie Wilkinson Parsons, age 92, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Mrs. Parsons was born on October 5, 1924 and raised in Banks County, Georgia. She ...


Lauren Nicole Buteau, 28, Gainesville
Lauren Nicole Buteau, age 28 of Gainesville, passed away on April 25, 2017.  A celebration of life service will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at Memorial Par ...
A’lannah Rose Hopkins, inf, Gainesville
A’lannah Rose Hopkins, 9 months, of Gainesville, passed away on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 3:30 p.m.&nbs ...
Hannah Katlyn Simmons, 23, Gainesville
Mrs. Hannah Katlyn Simmons, 23, of Gainesville, Ga passed away April 25, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.           Funeral ...
Moriah Grace Rebollar, inf, Gainesville
Moriah Grace Rebollar, age 2 ½ months, of Gainesville, GA passed away Tuesday, April 25, 2017. She is survived by her parents, Francisco “Paco” and Mercedes & ...


Randall Harold Long, 52, Commerce
Randall Harold Long, age 52 of Commerce, GA passed away Tuesday, April 25, 2017.             Born in Toccoa, GA, Mr. Lo ...


Naomi Starcher, age 91 of Sautee Nacoochee, passed away on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   Ms.  Starcher was born on November 22, 1925 t ...
Betty White, TV’s Golden Girl, dies at 99
Actor Betty White, whose saucy, up-for-anything charm made her a television mainstay for more than 60 years, has died
Former US Senate majority leader Harry Reid dies at 82
Harry Reid, the former Senate majority leader and Nevada’s longest-serving member of Congress, has died at home in Henderson, Nevada
John Madden, Hall of Fame coach and broadcaster, dies at 85
The NFL says Hall of Fame coach turned broadcaster John Madden has died at age 85
Gainesville businessman James Simpson dies at 77, truck parade to be held in his honor
Gainesville businessman James Simpson, the force behind Simpson Trucking & Grading, Inc. in Gainesville, will be remembered in a funeral service Friday, Dec. 17 at Hopewell Baptist Church.
Michael Nesmith, the Monkee for all seasons, dies at 78
Michael Nesmith, the wool-hatted, guitar-strumming member of the 1960s, made-for-television rock band The Monkees, has died at 78
Al Unser, a four-time winner of Indianapolis 500, dies at 82
Al Unser, one of only four drivers to win the Indianapolis 500 a record four times, died Thursday following years of health issues
Pro Bowler, Super Bowl champ, GA Tech star wideout Demaryius Thomas dies at 33
Former NFL wide receiver Demaryius Thomas has died at the age of 33
Georgia Racing Hall of Famer Bud Lunsford passes away
Legendary Georgia racer and hall of famer Bud Lunsford of Gainesville passed away on Monday at the age of 86. Lunsford, a member of both the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame...