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Local Obits for Tue. Feb 9th, 2021


Jerry Wade Cabe, 77, Cumming
Jerry Wade Cabe, age 77, of Cumming, GA passed away February 9, 2021. He was preceded in death by his wife, Patricia Lynn Cabe. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and bro ...
Michael Gravitt was a restaurant aficionado, incredible dresser, accomplished traveler, the world’s greatest Georgia fan, and a lover of life, died on Monday, February 8, 202 ...


Jackie Joseph, 89, Lawrenceville
Jackie Joseph, age 89, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Wednesday, January 20th at Tender Personal Care Home #2 in Lawrenceville, Georgia. Daughter of the late Helen and Samu ...
Maria Sipos, 88, Garden Grove, CA formerly of Buford
Maria Sipos, 88, of Garden Grove, CA, formerly of Buford, GA, died Tuesday, January 26, 2021. Funeral service will be held Saturday, February 13, 2021 at 10 AM at Hamilton Mill Mem ...


Frank Holsey Tufts, Jr., 88, Clarkesville
Frank Holsey Tufts, Jr., age 88, of Sweetwater Community in Clarkesville, Ga. passed away on Thursday, Feb. 4, 2021. Born in Sparta, GA, he was the son of the late Frank H. Tuft ...


Jackie Allred Cooley, 69, Gainesville
Jackie Allred Cooley was born on June 28th 1951 in Gainesville Ga. Youngest daughter of Jack and Billie Jean Allred. She was an adoring sister to her brothers Sidney (Debbie ...
Susan Dianne Hurst, 65, Gainesville
Susan Dianne Hurst of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away on February 9, 2021 at the age of 65.  She was born to Robert and Shirley Bowden on July 17, 1955, in New Orleans, Loui ...
Elaine Robertson, 70, Gainesville
Ms. Elaine Robertson, 70, of Gainesville passed away Tuesday, February 9, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Gainesville Campus.   Funeral services will be held at ...
Penny Standridge, 55, Gainesville
Penny Standridge, 55, of Gainesville passed away Tuesday February 9, 2021 at her residence following a sudden illness. Born August 29, 1965, Penny lived her entire life in Cummi ...
Annie Ruth Williams, 84, Flowery Branch
  Mrs. Annie Ruth Williams, age 84, of Flowery Branch, GA, passed away February 9, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Braselton, GA.  Annie Ruth was born Dece ...


Leon Nelson McDuffie, 78, Commerce
Mr. Leon Nelson McDuffie, age 78, of Commerce, GA died Tuesday, February 9, 2021 at Bountiful Hills.  Mr. McDuffie was born in Commerce to the late John and Leona Moore McDuff ...
Kendall Wayne Strickland, 56, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson announces the death of Mr. Kendall Wayne Strickland, age 56 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Tuesday, February 9, 2021.  Mr. Strickl ...


Mr. Michael “Mike” Leon Powell, age 68 of Davis Road, Eastanollee passed away Tuesday, February 9, 2021 at his residence. A son of the late Hubert Powell, Sr. and Le ...
Ann Louise Wooten Smith, 91, Kennesaw formerly of Toccoa
  Mrs. Ann Louise Wooten Smith, age 91 of Cool Springs Place, Kennesaw and formerly of Toccoa passed away Tuesday, February 9, 2021 at Gaines Park Assisted Living Facilit ...
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...