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Local Obits for Thu. Oct 7th, 2021


James L. "Don" Simmons, 82, Cornelia
  James L. “Don” Simmons, age 82 of Cornelia, passed away on Thursday, October 7, 2021.  Born in Alto, Georgia on August 27, 1939, he was a son of the ...


Maria Andrade-Ayala, 67, Gainesville
Mrs. Maria Andrade- Ayala age 67 of Gainesville, Ga passed away on Thursday October 07, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services are scheduled for Monday Octob ...
Lan Thi Hoang, 71, Gainesville
Mrs. Lan Thi Hoang age 71 of Gainesville, Ga passed away on Thursday October 07, 2021 at her residence following an extended illness. Memorial services are scheduled for Wednesd ...
Hilbert Donald Kiesel, 77, Gainesville
Hilbert Donald Kiesel, 77 of Gainesville, passed away October 7, 2021 at home with his family.  Born in Long Island, New York on September 20, 1944, he was the son of the late ...


John Leonard Jennings, 77, Nicholson
John Leonard Jennings, age 77 of Nicholson, GA passed away on Thursday, Oct. 7, 2021.   Born on June 20, 1944 in Chamblee, GA, Mr. Jennings was the son of the late Grady Alf ...


Larry Rice Hanley, 73, Danielsville
Mr. Larry Rice Hanley, age 73 of Danielsville passed away Thursday, October 7, 2021 at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center.  Mr. Hanley was Commerce to the late, Spurgeon ...
Betty Jean Hardy Turner, age 82 of Athens, GA passed away on Thursday, October 7, 2021.   She was born on Oct. 12, 1938 in Jackson County, GA, she was the daughter of the la ...


Genea Rosser                                                ...
Roger Neal Standridge, 73, Toccoa
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John Brady Lovell, 74, Cleveland
John Brady Lovell, age 74, of Cleveland, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, October 7, 2021. Mr. Lovell was born on February 17, 1947, in Clarkesville, Georgia, to t ...
Henry Eugene Staton, 84, Cleveland
Henry Eugene Staton, age 84 of Cleveland, Ga passed away Wednesday October 7, 2021. Mr. Staton was born on June 7, 1937 to the late Garland Staton and Kate Hill Staton and was a ...
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...