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Local Obits for Fri. Dec 17th, 2021


Judy Harris, 75, Dawsonville
Judy Harris, 75, of Dawsonville passed away on Friday, December 17, 2021. Born December 13, 1946, she was a lifelong resident of Dawson County.  Judy was formerly employed ...


James Olen Castleberry, 81, Cumming
James Olen Castleberry, age 81, of Cumming, Georgia passed away on Friday, December 17th, 2021.  Olen was born and raised in the Chestatee community by Guy and Ada Castleberry ...


Amanda Aponte, 27, Buford
Amanda Aponte, age 27, of Buford, GA, passed away on Friday, December 17, 2021.  She is survived by her parents, Angel and Wanda Roman Aponte; sisters, Karina and Angelicia Ap ...
Donald Wade Hubbard, 65, Hoschton
Donald Wade Hubbard, a proud father and loving husband of Hoschton, Georgia, passed away on December 17, 2021 at the age of 65 after a nearly month-long battle from complications w ...


Mr. David Benjamin Bullock, 59, of Lula, passed away Friday, December 17, 2021 at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, December 20, 2021 in the C ...
Edwin Claude Radle, 85, Gainesville
Mr. Edwin Claude Radle, 85, of Gainesville passed away Friday, December 17, 2021 at his residence with his wife and son at his side. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. ...
Funeral services for Velva G. Forrester Tribble, age 90 of Lula, will be held at 2:00 PM, Wednesday, December 22, 2021 at Hillside Memorial Chapel. Rev. Austin Kelley will officiat ...


Cletus Hatton, 80, Commerce
Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson announces the death of Mr. Cletus Hatton, age 80 of Commerce, Georgia who entered rest Friday, December 17, 2021.  Mr. Hatton was born in Hazar ...
Daniel Lee Parkinson, III, 52, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson announces the death of Mr. Daniel Lee Parkinson III, age 52 of Jefferson, Georgia.  Mr. Parkinson was born in Philadelphia, PA, the son of the ...


Mr. Vitty Walter “Walt” Dobruck, Sr., age 79, of Dahlonega, Georgia passed away on Friday, December 17, 2021. He was born on June 17, 1942, in Hartford, Connecticut to ...


Thadious Alaska “Bo” Garland, Jr., 83, Rivioli Point, Westminster, SC
Mr. Thadious Alaska “Bo” Garland, Jr. age 83, of Rivioli Point, Westminster, SC, passed away Friday, December 17, 2021 at his home.  A son of the late Thadious ...


Henry Joe Meeks, 76, Cleveland
Henry Joe Meeks, age 76, of Cleveland, formerly Mt. Airy, passed away on Friday, December 17, 2021.  Born on November 3, 1945, in Habersham County, he was a son of the late ...
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...