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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Jan 10th, 2021

Forsyth

Betty Burt Stripland, 75, Cumming
Betty Burt Stripland, 75, of Cumming passed away Sunday January 10, 2021 at Season’s Hospice. Born October 2, 1945 in Dawson County to the late Ed and Carrie Burt, she liv ...

Gwinnett

Ann Turner Henderson, 89, Buford
Ann Turner Henderson, age 89, of Buford, GA passed away on Sunday, January 10, 2021. She was preceded in death by her husband of sixty-nine years, J. W. Henderson; parents, Harvey ...
Betty Jane Holbrook, 93, Sugar Hill
On Sunday, January 10, 2021, Betty Jane Holbrook passed away at the age of 93.  Born in November, 1927 in Atlanta Georgia, Betty, affectionately called Ms. Betty or Grandbetty ...
Harold “Hal” Frank Manning, 84, of Suwanee, Georgia, passed away on January 10, 2021 in Lawrenceville, Georgia due to cardiac and respiratory issues. Visitation will be ...
Walter Washington Puckett, age 82, of Buford, GA passed away January 10, 2021.  He was preceded in death by his wife of 62 years, Donna Jean Tatum Puckett; parents, Leonard an ...

Habersham

Dwight E. Cook, 98, Cornelia
Dwight E. Cook, age 98, of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Sunday, January 10, 2021. Mr. Cook was born December 18, 1922 in Benton, Illinois to the late Harry and Margaret Cook ...
Joyce Dee Fisher Free, 79, Clarkesville
Joyce Dee Fisher Free, age 79 of the Stonepile Community, Clarkesville, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, January 10, 2021 at her residence. Born in Howard County ...
Kenneth David Kerby, 74, Cornelia
Kenneth David Kerby, age 74 of Cornelia, passed away Sunday, January 10, 2021 at Habersham Medical Center as a result of complications from COVID-19. A loving husband, father an ...
Eugene Herbert Mitchell, 90, Cornelia
Eugene Herbert Mitchell, age 90 of Cornelia, passed away on Sunday, January 10, 2021.  Born in Roanoke, Virginia on April 26, 1930, he was a son of the late Herbert Ruff Mi ...
Homer Shockley, 81, Lula
Homer Shockley, age 81, of Lula, GA passed away peacefully Sunday, January 10, 2021 at his home. Mr. Shockley was born on March 18, 1939 and was retired from the Coca Cola Bottl ...
Fred Ray "Freddie" Shook, 64, Adel, formerly Clarkesville
Fred Ray “Freddie” Shook, 64, of Adel, Georgia, formerly of the Batesville Community, Clarkesville, Georgia passed away on January 10, 2021, at the Tift ...
Judy Hulsey Smith, 70, Demorest
Judy Hulsey Smith, age 70 of Demorest, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, January 10, 2021. Born in White County on October 7, 1950, she was a daughter of Mojean Thomas an ...
Betty Rebecca Thompson, 89, Clarkesville
Private graveside services for Betty Rebecca Thompson, age 89 of Clarkesville, were held Wednesday, January 13, 2021 at Victory Baptist Church Cemetery with Pastor Donald Grizzle o ...

Hall

Vicki Ann Fuller, 65, Murrayville
Vicki Ann Fuller age 65 of Murrayville entered heaven peacefully Sunday January 10, 2021 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville with her family by her side. &n ...
Shawnna Lawson Barnes, 55, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Shawnna Lawson Barnes, age 55, of Flowery Branch passed away Sunday, January 10, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Braselton. Funeral Services will be 11:00 ...
Jack Earl Bernzott, 84, Gainesville
Jack Earl Bernzott age 84 of Gainesville passed away Sunday January 10, 2021 at the Lake Manor Assisted Living & Memory Care. Complete arrangements will be announced later b ...

Other

Bill Stamps, 76, Hartwell, Ga. formerly of Buford
Mr. Bill Stamps, age 76, of Hartwell, GA, formerly of Buford, GA, passed away Sunday, January 10, 2021. He was preceded in death by Mother and Father, Mozelle and Mack Stamps, Hart ...

Stephens

Larry Lee Reed, 67, Toccoa
  Mr. Larry Lee Reed, age 67 of Queen Street, Toccoa passed away Sunday, January 10, 2021 at his residence. A son of the late Ruby Mae Broome Westbrooks, he was born D ...
Mrs. Sue Taylor Lowery Welch, age 80 of Georgia Highway 184, Toccoa passed away Sunday, January 10, 2021 at the Stephens County Hospital. A daughter of the late Clinton and Grac ...

White

Mrs. Mildred England Ables, age 88, joined our Father in Heaven on Sunday, January 10, 2021. She died from complications associated with COVID-19. Mildred was born in Hall ...
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...