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Local Obits for Sat. Oct 9th, 2021

Forsyth

Benjamin Ronald Nix, Jr, 51 of Cumming, GA passed away on Saturday, October 9, 2021, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville, GA after a brief illness.  He was a memb ...
Sheila Pekrul, 56, Cumming
On Saturday, October 9th, 2021, Sheila Pekrul broke free from her earthly cocoon, spread her butterfly wings and departed for the Great Beyond after 56 years with us.  Shei ...

Gwinnett

Blanche Butler Carpenter, 93, of Suwanee, GA, formerly of Turnerville, GA, passed away Saturday, October 9, 2021. She was preceded in death by her husband, Norman C. Carpenter. Mrs ...

Habersham

Robert Lee Cody, 73, Alto
  Robert Lee Cody, age 73, of Alto, Georgia went to be with the Lord on Saturday, October 9, 2021.  Robert was born Aug. 27, 1948 in Saginaw, MI, to the late Shirle ...
Hoyt Rudeseal, 96, Cornelia
Hoyt Rudeseal, age 96, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, October 9, 2021. Mr. Rudeseal was born on April 13, 1925 in Habersham County, Georgia to the late James Hen ...

Hall

Winnie Thelma Broome, 97, Gainesville
Mrs. Winnie Thelma Broome, 97, of Gainesville passed away Saturday, October 9, 2021 at Willow Wood Nursing Center following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at ...
J. Carter Butterworth, 93, Gainesville
J. Carter Butterworth, age 93, passed away on October 9, 2021, at The Oaks at Limestone in Gainesville, Ga. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, October 11, 202 ...
Phyllis Mundy Carter, 84 of Lula, Georgia, passed away peacefully on October 9, 2021, surrounded by her loving children. Phyllis was born on November 19, 1936, in Raleigh, North Ca ...
William Thomas “Tommy” Howard age 70 of Gainesville passed away Saturday October 9, 2021 at the Northside Forsyth Hospital, Cumming. Tommy was born August 7, 1951 in ...
Millie Rose Norman Miller, 69, Gainesville
Three doves visited her each morning at her home for the last few months. Sometimes they’d sing and other times they would sit quietly watching her as she watched them. Birds ...
William “Marty” Propes, 63, Flowery Branch
Mr. William “Marty” Propes, 63, of Flowery Branch, passed away Saturday, October 9, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton Campus. Funeral services will ...

Jackson

Allyson Leann Looney, 39, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Allyson Leann Looney, age 39 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Saturday, October 9, 2021.  Mrs. Looney was born in Com ...

Lumpkin

Leonard Chambers, N/A, Dahlonega
Mr. Leonard Chambers, of Dahlonega passed away October 9, 2021.  Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland, GA.&n ...
Marshall Chambers, 79, Dahlonega
Marshall Chambers, age 79, of Dahlonega, passed away Saturday, October 9, 2021.  Mr. Chambers was born in Atlanta to the late Claude Marshall and Ruth Inez Overton Chambers ...

Other

Margaret “Louise” Myers, age 81 of Madison, GA passed away on Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021.   Born on Feb. 6, 1940 in Pennsylvania, Ms. Myers was the daughter of the l ...

Towns

Louise Kelley, 90, Hiawassee
Louise Kelley, age 90, of Hiawassee, passed away on Saturday, October 9, 2021. Mrs. Kelley was born on March 8, 1931, in Akron, Ohio, to the late Albert and Sarah Maude Moon Lam ...

White

Velma Kelly, N/A, Cleveland
Mrs. Velma Kelly, of Cleveland passed away October 9, 2021.  Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland, GA.  ...
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...