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Local Obits for Mon. Jan 25th, 2021


Merle L. Myers, 92, Braselton
With heavy hearts, we announce the death of Merle L. Myers, age 92 who passed away on January 25, at the Oaks at Braselton, a caring senior community.  She was born in Schenec ...
Shannon Lance Maddox, 45, Winder
Shannon Lance Maddox, age 45, of Winder passed away Monday, January 25, 2021. The family will receive friends 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Saturday, February 6, 2021 at Lawson Funeral H ...


Shelvia Jean Oliver, 81, Cumming
Shelvia Jean Oliver, age 81, of Cumming, GA passed away January 25, 2021. She was a lifelong resident of Cumming, GA and a member of Crystal Springs Church of God in Canton, GA. Sh ...
Bruce Robert Stromwall, 60, Cumming
It is with both great sorrow and hope that the family of Bruce Robert Stromwall announce his passing on January 25th, 2021, at the age of 60. Bruce's exuberance and joy will be ...


Thomas "Tommy" Dodgen, 76, Clarkesville
Thomas "Tommy" Dodgen, age 76, of Clarkesville, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Monday, January 25, 2021. Mr. Dodgen was born on February 10, 1944 in Baltimor ...


Betty Jo Howell, 80, Gainesville
Mrs. Betty Jo Howell age 80 of Gainesville, Ga went to be with her Lord and Savior,  Jesus sent her husband to take her home,  on Monday January 25, 2021 at her residence ...
James Michael Jones, 38, Flowery Branch
Mr. James Michael Jones, age 38, of Flowery Branch passed away Monday, January 25, 2021. The family will receive friends 2:00 – 3:00 p.m., Tuesday, February 2, 2021 at Mem ...
Acie Louise Chapman, 100, Gainesville
Mrs. Acie Louise Chapman, 100, of Gainesville passed away Monday, January 25, 2021 following an extended illness. Graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, January ...
Mr. Jack Thomas “Tom” Jones, age 71, of Braselton passed away Monday, January 25, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Braselton. Funeral Mass will be 2: ...
Adrian Americo Justiniano, 86, Flowery Branch
Mr. Adrian Americo Justiniano, age 86, of Flowery Branch, passed away Saturday, January 25, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   Graveside service will be at 1:30 ...
Faye Elizabeth Stargel, 77, Gainesville
Mrs. Faye Elizabeth Stargel, 77, of Gainesville passed away Monday, January 25, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a n extended illness. Funeral services will be ...
James William Steele, 60, Gainesville
Mr. James William Steele, age 60, of Gainesville passed away Monday, January 25, 2021. Complete funeral arrangements will be announced later and are in the care of Anderson-Unde ...
James Russell Vandiver, 67, Gainesville
Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson announces the death of Mr. James Russell Vandiver, age 67 of Gainesville, Georgia who entered into rest Monday, January 25, 2021.  Mr. Vandiver ...
Yena Yena, Abega,, 39, Clarkston, Ga. formerly of Tanzania, Africa
Yena, Abega, 39, of Clarkston, GA, formerly of Tanzania, Africa, died January 25, 2021. Dexter T. Sims Mortuary, LLC, Gainesville, has charge of arrangements.


Keith Hosch, 71, Commerce formerly of Buford
  Keith Hosch, age 71, of Commerce, GA and formerly of Buford, GA passed away Monday, January 25, 2021. He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Corinne Braswell H ...
Jessie Louise Pruitt, 76, Commerce
Jessie Louise Pruitt, age 76 of Commerce, GA passed away on Monday, Jan. 25, 2021.   Born on Nov. 3, 1944 in Carnesville, GA, Mrs. Pruitt was the daughter of the late Je ...
Charles Franklin Elrod, 80, Commerce
Charles Franklin Elrod, age 80, of Commerce, GA, passed away on Monday, Jan. 25, 2021.   Born on Aug. 28, 1940, in Franklin County, GA, Mr. Elrod was the son of the late ...


Fannie Mae "Fran" Butler, 85, Dahlonega
Fannie Mae “Fran” Butler, age 85, of Dahlonega, GA passed away Monday, January 25, 2021. She was born in Dahlonega, but spent most of her adult life in Illinois. She ...
Elizabeth Ann Childers Sullens age 84 of Hall County passed away on January 25, 2021 with her beloved family by her side. She was a native of Hall County and a member of Yellow Cre ...
Hank Huckaby dies at 79 after 'unparalleled' Georgia career
Former University System of Georgia Chancellor and state budget director Hank Huckaby has died
Beloved Gainesville pediatrician Everett Roseberry dies at 79
Longtime Gainesville pediatrician Everett Roseberry, who was instrumental in the founding of The Longstreet Clinic, died Sunday, April 11 at the age of 79.
G. Gordon Liddy, Watergate mastermind, dead at 90
Beloved children’s author Beverly Cleary dies at 104
Children’s author Beverly Cleary, the writer behind the popular characters Ramona Quimby and Henry Huggins, has died
Vernon Jordan, activist, former Clinton adviser, has died
According to a statement from his daughter, Vernon Jordan, a civil rights activist and former adviser to President Bill Clinton, has died
Mincey Marble founder, marble innovator dies at 86
​Kenneth Mincey, who founded Gainesville-based Mincey Marble cast marble company, passed away at the age of 86 Friday.
Jo Ann Adams, Gainesville's first female pharmacist, dies at 93
When Jo Ann Trapnell Adams graduated from the University of Georgia School of Pharmacy, she was just 20 years old.
Marty Schottenheimer, NFL coach with 200 wins, dies at 77
The longtime NFL coach Marty Schottenheimer has died