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Local Obits for Mon. Dec 9th, 2019


Wayne Simpson, 78, Sugar Hill
Wayne Simpson, age 78, o f Sugar Hill, GA passed away Monday, December 9, 2019.  He was preceded in death by his wife of forty-two years, Mabel Yates Simpson; daughter, Donna ...


George Aycock, 86, Alto
George Thomas Aycock, age 86, of Alto, GA, passed away on Monday, December 9, 2019, following an extended illness. Mr. Aycock was born in Anderson, SC, on September 25, 1933, to ...
Ruth Ann Solla, 63, Demorest
Ruth Ann Solla, age 63 of Demorest, passed away Monday, December 9, 2019, at her residence.  No local services are planned at this time.  An online guest register i ...


Maria Guadalupe Almaraz-Ruiz, age 49 of Oakwood, passed away on Monday, December 9, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a prolonged illness. Funeral services are ...
Mary Hazel Murphy Smith, 94, Gainesville
Mary Hazel Murphy Smith, 94 of Gainesville passed away Monday December 9, 2019 at her home surrounded by her family and loved ones. Hazel was born on April 11, 1925 in Gainesvil ...
Marcus Brannon “Marc” Sullens age 64 of Gainesville passed away Monday at the New Horizon West Nursing Home. Mr. Sullens was born March 6, 1955 in Lumpkin County to ...
William H. Carter, 78, Gainesville
CARTER, William H., age 78, died on December 9, 2019 in Gainesville, Georgia.  Bill was born in Weehawken, New Jersey and spent the major portion of his adult life in Georgia. ...


Claude Wayne Spencer, 53, Lavonia
Mr. Claude Wayne Spencer, age 53 of Strickland Way, Lavonia, Georgia passed away Monday, December 9, 2019. A son of Jean Cheek Strickland and the late James Claude Spencer, he w ...
Tommy Trammel, 64, Ellijay
Tommy Trammel, age 64, of Ellijay, GA passed away Monday, December 9, 2019. He was a member of Haw Creek Baptist Church in Cumming, GA. Tommy graduated in 1972, from Forsyth County ...


Phillip Holland, 59, Toccoa
Mr. Phillip Lamar Holland, age 59 of Rock Quarry Circle, Toccoa passed away Monday, December 9, 2019 in Toccoa. A son of Mary Dyer Holland and the late Marvin Walter Holland, he ...


Pamela Ann Hope Wofford, 59, Cleveland
Pamela Ann Hope Wofford, age 59 of Cleveland, passed away Monday, December 9, 2019, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.  No local services are planned.  An online ...
Albert Steve Evans, 71, Cleveland
Mr. Albert Steve Evans age 71 of Cleveland, Ga passed away on Monday December 09, 2019 following an extended illness.   Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday De ...
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...