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Local Obits for Sun. Jan 17th, 2021

Banks

Terrie Mae Knight, 64, Homer
Terrie Mae Knight, age 64, of Homer passed away Sunday, January 17, 2021.  Funeral services will be held 7:00 pm Thursday, January 21, 2021 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel.  ...
Betty Wilbanks Pruitt, 87, Baldwin
Betty Wilbanks Pruitt, age 87, of Baldwin, Georgia passed away on Sunday, January 17, 2021. Mrs. Pruitt was born on April 18, 1933 in Banks County, Georgia to the late Guy and B ...
Artis HL Wade, 74, Alto
Artis HL Wade, age 74, of Alto, Georgia, passed away on Sunday, January 17, 2021. Graveside services will be held at 3:00 pm on  Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at Crossroads Bap ...

Forsyth

Rev. Thomas Howard “Tommy” Lamb, 72, of Cumming, Georgia passed away January 17, 2021.  He was born on September 16, 1948 and was a veteran of the US Army where he ...
Bernice O'Bryant, 87, Cumming
Bernice O’Bryant, 87, of Cumming, GA passed away Sunday morning, January 17, 2021.  Her greatest joys in life were interactions with family, church, and friends. She wil ...

Gwinnett

Kathaneeta Pratt Hudson, 78, Lawrenceville
Kathaneeta Pratt Hudson, age 78, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away Sunday, January 17, 2021. She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Kathleen Bennett Pratt; brother, R ...
Joyce Kellam, 94, Buford
Joyce Kellam, 94, of Buford, GA, died Sunday, January 17, 2021. Mrs. Kellam has been cremated and a service will be held later. Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel 770-945-6924 Share mem ...

Habersham

Pauline Gunn, 77, Demorest
Pauline Gunn, age 77, of Demorest, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, January 17, 2021. Mrs. Gunn was born on June 16, 1943 in Gaston, North Carolina to the late Vaugh ...
Charles “Jim” Edward Ivester, age 76 of Clarkesville, passed away Sunday, January 17, 2021. Born in Rabun County on October 14, 1944, Mr. Ivester was the son of the ...
Ellen Marie McLaughlin, 79, Mt. Airy
Ellen Marie McLaughlin, age 79 of Mt. Airy, passed away Sunday, January 17, 2021 at her residence. Born in Manhattan, New York on July 23, 1941, Ms. McLaughlin was the daughter ...
Betty Wilbanks Pruitt, 87, Baldwin
Betty Wilbanks Pruitt, age 87, of Baldwin, Georgia passed away on Sunday, January 17, 2021. Mrs. Pruitt was born on April 18, 1933 in Banks County, Georgia to the late Guy and B ...

Hall

Salvador Sanchez, 41, Flowery Branch
Mr. Salvador Sanchez, age 41, of Flowery Branch passed away Sunday, January 17, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Gainesville. Funeral Mass will be 2:00 p.m., Wed ...

Jackson

Sena Chris Wood, 84, Commerce
  Mrs. Sena Chrisanna Wood was born September 29, 1936 to the late Oscelene Moon and the late Lodgin Williamson. She was preceded in death by her devoted husband, Lonnie Wo ...

Lumpkin

Ronald Ridgely Rairigh, Sr., age 84, of Dahlonega, passed away on Sunday, January 17, 2021. Mr. Rairigh was born on November 8, 1936, in Baltimore, Maryland, to the late Wilson ...
Patricia Louise Greenway, 76, Dahlonega
Mrs. Patricia "Pat" Louise Greenway, age 76, of Dawsonville, GA passed away on Sunday, January 17, 2021. She was born on September 10, 1944 in Alpharetta, GA to the late ...

Stephens

Corinth Baker Dover, 93, Toccoa
Mrs. Corinth Baker Dover, age 93 of Rock Quarry Road, Toccoa passed away Sunday, January 17, 2021 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A daughter of the late Algernon and An ...
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...