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Local Obits for Tue. Feb 2nd, 2021


Myron C. “Bud” Stephens, 90, Dawsonville
Myron C. “Bud” Stephens, 90, of Dawsonville passed away Tuesday February 2, 2021 following a period of declining health. Born June 7, 1930 to the late Ermon and Elli ...


Eustacia Sanchez Juarez 83 of Cumming, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, February 2, 2021 at Season’s Hospice. Visitation and funeral services will be held from 11:00am unti ...
Rita McCraw Ramsey, 83, Johns Creek
Rita McCraw Ramsey was born March 3,1933 in Carroll County, VA and passed away February 2, 2021 in Johns Creek, GA. She is preceded in death by her parents, Bessie and James McCraw ...


Virginia Lee Tench Thompson, age 80 of Cornelia, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, February 2, 2021 following an extended illness. Born in Gainesville, Georgia o ...


Janice Turk Adkins, PhD, 84, Clermont
The Mrs. Janice Turk Adkins, PhD, 84, of Clermont, Ga., passed away on Tuesday, Feb 2, 2021.  She was born in Gainesville, GA, the daughter of Hollis and Ruth Turk.  ...
Jacqueline J. Bell Hailey, 73, Gainesville
Jacqueline J. Bell-Hailey was born June 1, 1947, to the late Raymond and the Late Jesse Bell. She was called home to be with the Lord January 28, 2021. She was preceded in death by ...
Alan Jacoby, Gainesville
  On Tuesday, February 2nd, 2021, our beloved husband, father, and friend, Alan Jacoby, passed on to greater comfort and solace.  He appreciated his friends and lov ...
    Mr. Billy Nelson “Bill” Turner, 76, of Clermont, passed away Tuesday, February 2, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. The Celebration of ...


Mary Ruth Gosnell “Nana” Baker, age 71, of Commerce, passed away on Tuesday, February 2, 2021.    Born on September 9, 1949, in Mt. Airy, she was a da ...
Debra Lord Evans, 63, Commerce
Mrs. Debra Lord Evans, age 63, of Commerce passed away Tuesday, February 2, 2021 at St. Mary’s Hospital.  Mrs. Evans was born in Commerce to the late, Paul Thomas and Mo ...
Christopher Shane Waters, 46, Braselton
Christopher Shane Waters, age 46, of Braselton went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, February 2, 2021.  The family will hold a private memorial service at a later date.&nb ...


Earl Moore, 94, Anderson, S.C.
Earl Moore, 94 of Anderson S.C. passed away peacefully on February 2, 2021. He was a World War II Veteran (Navy), DuPont chemist, and a member of Macedonia Methodist Church, in Alp ...


Mrs. Jewel Jessie Fulbright Powers, age 104 of Mize Road, Toccoa passed away Tuesday, February 2, 2021 at her residence. A daughter of the late William Lester and Lula Jane Medl ...
Disgraced children's TV entertainer Rolf Harris dies at 93
Rolf Harris, the veteran entertainer whose decades-long career as a family favorite on British and Australian television was shattered when he was convicted of sexual assaults on young girls, has died
Former Hall County State Court Solicitor, Jerry Rylee, dead at 79
A former solicitor with the State Court of Hall County, Jerry Rylee, passed away Wednesday at the age of 79.
Jerry Springer, politician turned TV ringmaster, dies at 79
Jerry Springer, the former Cincinnati mayor and news anchor whose namesake TV show unleashed strippers, homewreckers and skinheads to brawl and spew obscenities on weekday afternoons, has died
Charles Stanley, influential Baptist preacher, dies at 90
Charles Stanley, a prominent televangelist who once led the Southern Baptist Convention, died Tuesday at his home in Atlanta at age 90
Lynyrd Skynyrd founding member Gary Rossington dead at 71
Gary Rossington, Lynyrd Skynyrd’s last surviving original member who also helped write the classic “Sweet Home Alabama,” died Sunday at the age of 71
Tim McCarver, big league catcher and broadcaster, dies at 81
The famed broadcaster and former St. Louis Cardinals star Tim McCarver has died
'Laverne & Shirley' actor Cindy Williams dies at 75
Cindy Williams, who played Shirley opposite Penny Marshall’s Laverne on the popular sitcom “Laverne & Shirley,” has died
Robbie Knievel, daredevil son of Evel Knievel, dies at 60
Robbie Knievel, an American stunt motorcycle performer and son of thrill-seeking father Evel Knievel, has died