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Local Obits for Tue. Jan 12th, 2021


Glenn Pirkle, 66, Maysville, formerly Buford
Glenn Pirkle, 66, of Maysville, GA, formerly of Buford, GA, died Tuesday, January 12, 2021. Funeral service will be held Friday, January 15, 2021 at 2 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial ...


Effie Chadwick Long, 93, Winder formerly of Flowery Branch
Mrs. Effie Chadwick Long age 93 of Winder, Ga formerly of Flowery Branch, Ga, passed away on Tuesday January 12, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center- Barrow Campus.   ...


Jack Benjamin Pretts, 60, Gainesville
Jack Benjamin Pretts age 60 of Gainesville passed away Tuesday January 12, 2021 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville. Jack was born September 14, 1960 in Minneso ...
Mary Edna Saxon Jordan, age 77 of Alto, passed away on Tuesday, January 12, 2021.  Born in Lula on July 10, 1943, she was a daughter of the late James Claude and Clara Mae ...
Agustin Matias Jose, 77, Cornelia
Agustin Matias Jose, age 77 of Cornelia, passed away Tuesday, January 12, 2021. Born in Posa, Guatemala on August 30, 1943, Mr. Jose was the son of the late Pascual Matias and M ...


Emma Lou Edge, 97, Gainesville
Emma Lou Edge, age 97, of Gainesville died on January 12, 2021.  A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., on Friday, January 15, 2020, at W. R. Strickland & Sons Chape ...
Reverend Willard Fuller, 89, Murrayville
Reverend Willard Fuller, 89, of Murrayville passed away Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at his residence surrounded by family after a yearlong battle with cancer. Willard announced his c ...
Jack Benjamin Pretta, 60, Gainesville
Jack Benjamin Pretts age 60 of Gainesville passed away Tuesday January 12, 2021 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville. Jack was born September 14, 1960 in Minneso ...
Raymond Waldrip, 78, Gainesville
It is with great sadness that the nieces announce the confirmed death of their uncle, Raymond Waldrip, 78, of Gainesville. Raymond was born to the late Dilmus and Essie Stokes W ...
Troas Dee Williams, 86, Gainesville, formerly Miami
Troas Dee Williams was born on September 19,1934 to his parents Lyman Troas and Dovie Williams, and his two older brothers, Jacque Williams and Bob Williams, in Miami, Florida. He ...


Bobbie Jean Simmons, 42, Maysville
Mrs. Bobbie Jean Simmons, 42, of Maysville, GA, passed away Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. No services are planned at this time. Born on April ...


Danielle Nichole Poland, 29, Dahlonega
Ms. Danielle Nichole Poland, age 29, of Dahlonega passed away Tuesday, January 12, 2021.  Danielle was born in Manassas, VA on July 6, 1991. She was preceded in death by he ...


Sergey Kravchuk, 84, Atlanta
Sergey Kravchuk, age 84, of Atlanta, Georgia passed away on January 12, 2021. The family will receive friends at 10:00 am before his funeral service at 11:00 am at McDonald and ...


Marvin Luther Fowler, 75, Toccoa
Mr. Marvin Luther Fowler, age 75 of Damascus Road, Toccoa passed away Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at his residence. A son of the late Resper Gordon and Jenny Wiley Fowler, he was ...
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...