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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Dec 21st, 2019

Forsyth

Joye Adams, Cumming
Joye was promoted to her fullest life on December 21, 2019 in Cumming, Georgia.  She was born in Lombard, Illinois on April 24, 1935 to Franklin and Ruth Wardecker.  She ...

Gwinnett

Glen Andrew Varza, Sr., 58, Sugar Hill
Glen Andrew Varza, Sr., age 58, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away Saturday, December 21, 2019. He is survived by his wife of thirty-one years, Annette Zenko, Sugar Hill; son,Andrew ...

Habersham

Oscar Aguilar, 30, Cornelia
    Oscar Aguilar, 30, of Cornelia passed away Saturday, December 21, 2019 at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 26 ...

Hall

Mildred Brewer, 85, Gainesville
Mildred Chastain Andrews Brewer went home on Saturday December 21, 2019, no more suffering, no more pain to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Born May 5, 1934 in Hall Co ...
Robert Nathanial Clark, 93, Gainesville
Robert (Bob) Nathanial Clark, 93, of Gainesville, passed away Saturday December 21, 2019.  Bob was born August 24, 1926 in Bessemer, AL. He was the son of the late Herman and ...
Hertha Reutterer Johnson, 88, Gainesville
Hertha Reutterer Johnson, age 88, of Gainesville, Georgia passed away Saturday morning December 21, 2019. Ms. Johnson was born in Vienna, Austria. Hertha was a Silhouettes ...
Johnny Hoyt Nix, Sr., 76, Gainesville
Johnny Hoyt Nix Sr., age 76, died suddenly at home on Saturday, December 21st.  He was born June 8, 1943 in Gainesville, GA where he lived all his life.  Johnny g ...
Jobie T. Roberts, 86, Gillsville
Jobie T. Roberts age 86 of Gillsville passed away Saturday Dec. 21, 2019 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Jobie was born August 28, 1933 in Lavonia to the late Billie &a ...
Graham Ward, 32, Gainesville
Graham Ward, 32, of Gainesville passed away Saturday, December 21, 2019. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced. Memorial Park Funeral Home, 989 Riverside Dr., Gai ...

Jackson

Billy Joe Elem, 62, Commerce
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Billy Joe Elem, age 62 of Commerce, Georgia who entered into rest Saturday, December 21, 2019.  Mr. Elem was born in Georgia, a s ...

Lumpkin

Jimmy Harold McLendon, 72, Dahlonega
Mr. Jimmy Harold McLendon died December 21, 2019 from acute vascular dementia. Jim and his poodle, Duke, had recently moved from Barrow County, Georgia to Dahlonega Assisted Living ...

Rabun

Wilma Smith Davis, 87, Lakemont
Wilma Smith Davis, loving wife, daughter, and friend of many, received her angel wings on December 21, 2019, into the arms of her heavenly Father. Latha Wilma Smith was born o ...
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...