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Local Obits for Thu. Feb 11th, 2021


Varshaachandra Dande, 20, Cumming
On Thursday, 11th February 2021. our beloved daughter Varshaachandra Dande passed away unexpectedly. She was a sophomore computer science engineering student at University of Georg ...


Joy Ekeoma, 43, Buford
Joy Ekeoma, 43, of Buford, GA, died Thursday, February 11, 2021 after an extended illness. A graveside service will be held Thursday, February 18, 2021 at 2:30 PM at Hamilton Mill ...
Magaly Johnson, 66, Grayson
Mrs. Maggie Johnson, age 66, of Grayson, Georgia went to be with Jesus on February 11, 2021 surrounded by her family. Funeral services will be held at 2 P.M. Saturday, February ...
Nelly Moreno, 81, Buford
Nelly Moreno, 81, of Buford, GA passed away on Thursday, February 11, 2021. She is survived by her husband, Giovanni Patino; children, Martha Diaz, Mireya Diaz, Olga Diaz, Noima ...


Helen Casciano, 102, Clarkesville
Helen Casciano, age 102, of Clarkesville, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, February 11, 2021. Mrs. Casciano was born in Syracuse, New York, on March 28, 1918, to t ...
Michael "Wild Bill" Burke, age 66, of Baldwin, Georgia passed away on Thursday, February 11, 2021. Mr. Burke was born on May 30, 1954 in South Carolina to the late Erv ...
  JoAnn Elizabeth Nichols Smith, age 76, of Alto, passed away on Thursday, February 11, 2021.  Born on November 15, 1944, in Sacramento, California, she was a dau ...
JoAnn Elizabeth Nichols Smith, age 76, of Alto, passed away on Thursday, February 11, 2021.  Born on November 15, 1944, in Sacramento, California, she was a daughter of ...


William Holland Bagby, 88, Flowery Branch
Mr. William Holland Bagby, age 88, of Flowery Branch passed away February 11, 2021 at home. He was born October 10, 1932 to William E. & Kate Bagby in Cumming, Georgia. A ve ...
Cynda H. Elliott, 78, Gainesville
Mrs. Cynda H. Elliott, 78, of Gainesville passed away February 11, 2021. Cynda was born in Atlanta, Georgia on February 18, 1942, the second daughter of the late Andrew and Gladys ...
Frankie Mae Osborne, Flowery Branch
Frankie Mae Osborne was born in Buford, Georgia on January 30, 1944 to the late Frank and Nellie Stringer. She was the oldest of three children. She graduated from E.E. Butler High ...
Dina Thalen Prins, 84, Gainesville
Dina Thalen Prins, age 84 of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday, February 11, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mrs. Prins was born January 21, 1937 in Limburg Provinc ...


Molly LaBoda, 86, Commerce
Molly LaBoda of Commerce, GA died Thursday, February 11, 2021. Molly was born in New York, NY on September 18, 1934.    She had a long career in hotel management ...
Roberta Geneva Wood, 86, Jefferson
Roberta Geneva Wood went to be with her love Charles on February 11, 2021.  In Heaven together again, Charles and Roberta were married 50 years, and lived all their lives in J ...


Mr. Kenneth Ernest Ivester, age 65, of Toccoa passed away February 11, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A son of Doris Keeling Ivester and the late Reverend Ernest Ives ...


Mary Sue Wimpey, 71, Cleveland
Mary Sue Wimpey, age 71, of Cleveland, Georgia passed away very peacefully at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Dahlonega on Thursday, February 11, 2021 at 10:35 a.m.. Ms. ...
Walter Mondale, Carter's vice president, dies at 93
Former Vice President Walter Mondale, a liberal icon who lost one of the most lopsided presidential elections after bluntly telling voters to expect a tax increase if he won, has died
Hank Huckaby dies at 79 after 'unparalleled' Georgia career
Former University System of Georgia Chancellor and state budget director Hank Huckaby has died
Beloved Gainesville pediatrician Everett Roseberry dies at 79
Longtime Gainesville pediatrician Everett Roseberry, who was instrumental in the founding of The Longstreet Clinic, died Sunday, April 11 at the age of 79.
G. Gordon Liddy, Watergate mastermind, dead at 90
Beloved children’s author Beverly Cleary dies at 104
Children’s author Beverly Cleary, the writer behind the popular characters Ramona Quimby and Henry Huggins, has died
Vernon Jordan, activist, former Clinton adviser, has died
According to a statement from his daughter, Vernon Jordan, a civil rights activist and former adviser to President Bill Clinton, has died
Mincey Marble founder, marble innovator dies at 86
​Kenneth Mincey, who founded Gainesville-based Mincey Marble cast marble company, passed away at the age of 86 Friday.
Jo Ann Adams, Gainesville's first female pharmacist, dies at 93
When Jo Ann Trapnell Adams graduated from the University of Georgia School of Pharmacy, she was just 20 years old.