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Local Obits for Thu. Dec 30th, 2021


Cody Bradford, 31, Dawsonville
Cody Bradford, 31, of Dawsonville passed away suddenly on Thursday December 30, 2021. Born December 28, 1990, Cody had been a resident of Dawson County all of his life.  He ...


Joan Pugh Nelms, 75, Lawrenceville
Joan Pugh Nelms, age 75, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on Thursday, December 30, 2021. She was preceded in death by parents, Roy and Nona Pugh; brothers, Charles Pugh and Win ...


Robert "Bob" Dean Fausett, 79, Clarkesville
Robert “Bob” Dean Fausett, age 79, of Clarkesville, passed away December 30, 2021.   Born in Gainesville, Georgia on December 28, 1942, Bob was the son of th ...


Lorraine “Lori” Helen Cook, 76, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Lorraine “Lori” Helen Cook, 76, of Flowery Branch walked through the gates of Heaven into the loving arms of her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on Thursday, Decembe ...
Our beloved Mother, Rebecca Lee Magnus Tiller (Becky)  passed into the arms of Jesus and gained her Heavenly Home on December 30, 2021, after a battle with cancer.  She i ...
Benita Troche, 80, Braselton
Benita Troche, 80, of Braselton, GA, died Thursday, December 30, 2021 after a brief illness. Mrs. Troche has been cremated and no service is scheduled at this time. Hamilton Mill M ...
Jamey Conred Whitlock, 46, Gainesville
Mr. Jamey Conred Whitlock, age 46 of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday, December 30, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following his courageous battle with cancer. Fun ...


Bobbie Griffeth Freeman, 87, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson announces the death of Ms. Bobbie Griffeth Freeman, age 87 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered rest Thursday, December 30, 2021.  Ms. Freeman was ...
Thomas J. Madden, 77, Braselton
Thomas J. Madden, age 77 of Braselton, Georgia, passed December 30, 2021 in the comfort of his home surrounded by his family. Tom was born in Tacoma, Washington on November 4, 1 ...


Sally W. Steiner, 76, Dahlonega
Mrs. Sally W. Steiner, age 76 of Dahlonega, Georgia, passed away on Thursday, December 30, 2021. It was Sally's wish to be cremated. The family will hold a memorial service ...


Kelly Conner, 49, Marietta
Kelly Conner, 49 of Marietta, passed away Thursday, December 30, 2021. Graveside services will be held at 4:00 p.m. Saturday, January 8, 2022 at Hillside Memorial Gardens. Rev. ...
George Gilmore Martin, 77, Jacksonville, FL
George Gilmore Martin, 77, passed away peacefully in Jacksonville, Florida, on December 30, 2021.  Born on March 4, 1944, in Jacksonville at St. Luke's Hospital, where his ...


William David 'Fud' Watkins, 75, Eastanollee
Mr. William David “Fud” Watkins, age 75 of Eastanollee passed away Thursday, December 30, 2021 at St. Mary’s Sacred Heart Hospital, Lavonia, Georgia. A son of ...


Verlan Louise Harkins, 93, Suches
Mrs. Verlan Louise Harkins, age 93 of Suches, Georgia, peacefully passed away on Thursday, December 30, 2021. She was born on February 7, 1928 in Blairsville, Georgia to the late T ...


Dortha Mildred Rich, 81, Cleveland
D. Mildred Rich, age 81, of Cleveland, passed away on Thursday, December 30, 2021. Mrs. Rich was born on March 4, 1940, in Fannin County, to the late Manuel and Ola Gaddis Ellio ...
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...