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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Fri. Dec 24th, 2021

Banks

Kenneth Steve Yarber, 67, Homer, passed away peacefully at home on December 24, 2021, following an extended illness. Mr. Yarber was born to the late Roy and Mary Ruth Yarber, In ...

Forsyth

Billy “George” Tallant of Cumming passed away Friday, December 24, 2021. Born November 10, 1946 in Forsyth County to the late Thomas Ingram and Ruby Tallant, George was ...
Billy “George” Tallant of Cumming passed away Friday, December 24, 2021. Born November 10, 1946 in Forsyth County to the late Thomas Ingram and Ruby Tallant, George was ...

Gwinnett

Emma “Mama Meeks” Shellnut Meeks, age 97, of Lawrenceville, GA, passed away on Friday, December 24, 2021.  She was preceded in death by her husband of 70 years, Re ...

Habersham

Walter Olly Teague, Jr,, 93, Clarkesville
Walter Olly Teague, Jr, age 93, of Clarkesville, Georgia, formerly of East Atlanta, went to be with the Lord on Friday, December 24, 2021. Mr. Teague was born on August 18, 1928 ...
William "Bill" Frederick Ward, age 73, of Demorest, Georgia went to his heavenly home on Friday, December 24, 2021. Mr. Ward was born on June 22, 1948 in Clarkesville, ...

Hall

Ethelind LaRue Fore Lindsey, 86, Gainesville
Mrs. Ethelind LaRue Fore Lindsey, 86, of Gainesville went home to be with the Lord December 24, 2021 at her residence. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec ...

Other

John Mark Stephens, 61, Lavonia
John Mark Stephens, age 61, of Lavonia, passed away on Friday, December 24, 2021.  Mr. Stephens was born on November 9, 1960, in Texas.   He was preceded in death b ...

Towns

David Sylvan Carter, 85, Hiawassee
David Sylvan Carter, age 85, of Hiawassee, formerly of Sautee, passed away on Friday, December 24, 2021. Mr. Carter was born on February 25, 1936, in Banks County, to the late E ...
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...