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Local Obits for Wed. Dec 2nd, 2020


Ricky Charles Akins, 61, Maysville
Ricky Charles Akins, age 61 of Maysville, GA passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2020 at his residence.   Born on April 17, 1959 in Atlanta, GA, Mr. Akins was the son ...


Thomas Dyer Shriner of Cumming, Georgia passed away on December 2, 2020. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson.com. Arrangements by McDonald and Son Funeral Home ...


Constantin Olteanu, 84, Lawrenceville
Constantin Olteanu, age 84, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away Wednesday, December 2, 2020. He is survived by his wife of sixty-five years, Ioana Ghioalda Olteanu; son and daughter-i ...


Rudolph Eugene Curley, 90, Demorest
Rudolph Eugene Curley, age 90, of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, December 2, 2020. Mr. Curley was born on Saturday, June 14th, 1930 in International Falls, Minnesot ...


On Wednesday December 2, 2020, Cynthia Ann (Reynolds) Beine was called home by our Heavenly Father. After a short but brave battle with Interstitial Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF), she p ...
Cynthia Yancey Smith, Atlanta formerly of Gainesville
Cynthia Yancey Smith of Atlanta, formerly of Gainesville and Alpharetta, passed away peacefully in the presence of family, friends and God’s angels on December 2, 2020. Bo ...
Mrs. Connie Diane Saine Baker age 74 of Lula, Ga passed away on Wednesday December 02, 2020 at her residence following an extended illness.       Funeral ser ...


Ricky Calvin Akins, 61, Maysville
Ricky Calvin Akins, age 61 of Maysville, GA passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2020 at his residence.   Born on April 17, 1959 in Atlanta, GA, Mr. Akins was the son of Li ...


Howard L. Hulsebus, 81, Dahlonega
Howard L. Hulsebus, 81, of Dahlonega passed away Wednesday December 2, 2020 following a period of declining health. Born August 7, 1939, Howard had been a resident of Dahlonega ...


Mrs. Linda Sue Griffin Smith age 74 of Toccoa passed away Wednesday December 2, 2020 at her residence. A daughter of the late Dee and Connie Mae Pitts Griffin, she was born May ...
Marvin Willis, 79, Martin
  Marvin Willis, age 79 of Martin, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, December 02, 2020 in his sleep after an extended illness. Born in Hart County, Georgia on November ...


Mary Ramey Glass, 85, Cleveland
Mary Ramey Glass, age 85, of Cleveland, passed away on Wednesday, December 2, 2020. Mrs. Glass was born on December 25, 1934, in Easley, South Carolina, to the late Sanford and ...
Shirley Annette Palmer, 73, Cleveland
Shirley Annette Palmer age 73, of Cleveland, passed away Wednesday December 2nd, 2020. Mrs. Palmer was born in Buford Georgia March 3rd, 1947 to the late Leonard Martin and Gene ...
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...