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Local Obits for Tue. Feb 23rd, 2021


Nancy Rivers Thompson Blanchard Born April 5th, 1948 in Atlanta Ga. Nancy passed away on February 23, 2021, w ...
Rebecca Ann Gorczyca, 62, Cumming
  Rebecca Ann Gorczyca 62, of Cumming, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021. Rebecca Ann Kennedy Gorczyca loved the life she, her husband Tom, and her son ...
John Franklin Leffers of Cumming, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, February 23, 2021. He is survived by his wife of 69 years of marriage Betty Leffers of Cumming, Georgia and the ...
Norma Jean Shirley Nalley, age 79, of Cumming, GA passed away February 23, 2021.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Douglas Nalley; parents, Homer and Gladys Freeman S ...


  Staff Sergeant Edward J.  Cravey, age 86, of Dacula, GA passed away February 23, 2021.  He was preceded in death by his sons, Jeff Johnson and Joey Johnson.&nbs ...


Yaneli Lara-Zavala, 21, Alto
  Yaneli Lara-Zavala, age 21, of Alto, passed away on Tuesday, February 23, 2021.  Born on July 22, 1999, in Demorest, she was a daughter of Leobardo Lara and Eva ...
T.L. Maxwell, 76, Mt. Airy
T.L. Maxwell, age 76, of Mt. Airy, passed away on Tuesday, February 23, 2021.  Born on December 23, 1944, in Cleveland, he was a son of the late Tatum Lafayette and Wilma A ...


Helen “Rusti” Boundy, 78, Braselton
Ms. Helen “Rusti” Boundy, age 78, of Braselton passed away Tuesday, February 23, 2021. A Private Inurnment will take place at a later date. Ms. Boundy was born Fe ...


Hugh Flowers Hamil, 67, Maysville
Mr. Hugh Flowers Hamil, 67, of Maysville, passed away Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Born on ...
Doris Betty Meeler, 83, Commerce
Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson announces the death of Mrs. Doris Betty Meeler, age 83, of Commerce, Georgia, who passed away on Tuesday, February 23, 2021. Mrs. Meeler was born in ...
Francis Ray Palmer, 83, Braselton
  Mr. Francis Ray Palmer, age 83, of Braselton, Georgia, passed away Tuesday, February 23, 2021. Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 pm Saturday, February 27, 2021 ...


Lewis Lee, 91, Dahlonega
Lewis Lee born January 10th 1930 passed February 23rd 2021. He met his wife Geraldine while he and his brother were singing Gospel music at church. The story goes, she winked she w ...
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...