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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Dec 20th, 2021


Richard Dewey Black, 74, Buford
Richard Dewey Black, age 74, of Buford, GA, passed away on Monday, December 20, 2021.  He was preceded in death by his first wife, Carolyn Ann Black; parents, Dewey Black and ...
Robert ”Bobby” Lee Stevens, III, 71, of Suwanee, Georgia passed away on December 20, 2021. Bobby was born in 1950 to Robert L. Stevens Jr. and Ann Chancellor. Bobby gre ...
Michael Frank Valdez, 75, Buford
  Mr. Michael Frank Valdez, age 75 of Buford, passed away on Monday, December 20, 2021 surrounded by his family. Private services will be held. The family will receive ...


John Robert Briggs, 79, Mt. Airy
  John Robert Briggs, age 79 of Mt. Airy, Georgia is healed and in the arms of Jesus.  John passed away December 20th due to an extended illness.  Just like he ...
Ma Elena Martinez De Lara, age 68 of Alto, passed away on Monday, December 20, 2021.  Born in Mexico on November 17, 1953, she was a daughter of the late Francisco Martinez ...
Marion Dwayne Kimbrell, 73, Cornelia
Marion Dwayne Kimbrell, age 73, of Cornelia, passed away on Monday, December 20, 2021.  Born on July 29, 1948, in Clarkesville, he was a son of the late John Marion and Eth ...


Juan Carlos Mejia Quintero, 36, Flowery Branch
Mr. Juan Carlos Mejia Quintero, age 36, of Flowery Branch passed away December 20, 2021. Funeral Mass will be 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, December 28, 2021 at Prince of Peace Catholic ...
Richard Earl Richey, 93, Farnham, VA
Mr. Richard Earl Richey, 93, of Farnham, VA, passed away December 20, 2021 at Lancashire Nursing Home in VA.           & ...


James Allen Sears, 82, Commerce
Mr. James Allen Sears, age 82, of Commerce passed away on Sunday, December 19, 2021 at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center.  Mr. Sears was born in Commerce to the late, Ge ...


Lynda Lokey Gresham, 81, Peachtree City
Lynda Lokey Gresham, age 81, of Peachtree City, Georgia passed away unexpectedly but peacefully at her home on December 20, 2021.   She was born on August 20, 1940 in De ...
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...