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Local Obits for Mon. Feb 8th, 2021


Myrtle Marie McCravy, 92, Winder
Mrs. Myrtle Marie McCravy, age 92, of Winder passed away Monday, February 8, 2021 at her residence, surrounded by her family. Graveside Services will be 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, Fe ...


Demetra (Mary) Botzis Milam, a good and faithful servant of Jesus Christ, passed away in the earliest hour of February 8, 2021 in Cumming, GA.  She was 81 years old.   ...


Geneva Doris Roberts Mobley, aged 96, passed away peacefully at her home in Buford, GA on the afternoon of February 8, 2021. Doris was born on October 18, 1924, in the home her ...


Barbara Ann Celeste, age 84, of Lula, GA passed away Monday, February 8, 2021. She is survived by her husband of 69 years, Joseph Rosario Celeste, whom she married May 20, ...


  Catherine Margaret Ledford Gillespie Alton, of Gainesville, Georgia, age 99, passed away peacefully on February 8, 2021 at The Fountainview Center for Alzheimer’s ...
Henry Blaine Lyter, 80, Oakwood
Henry Blaine Lyter, age 80 of Oakwood, went to be with our Lord Jesus on Monday, February 8th, 2021 after a long battle with pulmonary fibrosis. A celebration of life is schedul ...
Barbara Martin Schuman, 84, Braselton
Ms. Barbara Martin Schuman, Braselton, Georgia, passed away Monday, February 8, 2021. Complete arrangements to be announced by MPFH East Braselton Chapel.
Cicero Paul Singleton, Jr., 74, Gainesville
Mr. Cicero Paul Singleton, Jr. was born on February 8, 1947 to the late Cicero Paul, Sr. and Dora M. Singleton in Gainesville, GA. He was the sixth of eleven children. Paul, as he ...
Betty Sue (Canup) Smith, 91, Clermont
Mrs. Betty Sue (Canup) Smith, age 91, of Clermont, Georgia, passed away Monday, February 8, 2021 at The Ashton Senior Living Facility. Mrs, Smith was born June 15, 1929 in Helen ...


Lorine McClure Swaim, 84, Hoschton
Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson announces the death of Mrs. Lorine McClure Swaim, age 84 of Hoschton, Georgia who entered into rest Monday, February 8, 2021. Mrs. Swaim was born in ...


David Michael Allen, 71, Toccoa
David Michael Allen, age 71, of Toccoa, passed away on Monday, February 8, 2021.  Born on November 2, 1949, in Demorest, he was a son of the late Henry Grady and Julia Mae ...
Ricky Howard Vickery, 62, Toccoa
Mr. Ricky Howard Vickery, age 62 of Old Carnes Creek Road, Toccoa passed away Monday, February 8, 2021 at the Stephens County Hospital. A son of the late Hershel and Sara Collin ...


Shelia Lorraine Peebles, 76, Cleveland
Shelia Lorraine Peebles, 76 of Cleveland passed away on Monday, February 8, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.  She was born on September 19, 1944 in Beaufort, SC, but ...
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...