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Local Obits for Tue. Mar 23rd, 2021


Howard Watson Goodson, age 89 of Alto, passed away on Tuesday, March 23, 2021 of natural causes.  Howard was a kind and gentle soul who lived a simple life in rural Banks C ...
Clarence Roger Pethel, 81, Gillsville
Clarence Roger Pethel, age 81, of Gillsville passed away Tuesday, March 23, 2021. Funeral services will be held 1:00 pm Saturday, March 27, 2021 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel.  ...


Mr. Charles Richard Davis (Dick) of Cumming, Ga. (previously Chamblee-41 years), passed away after his battle with cancer. Dick was born in 1936 in Asheville, NC to the late Les ...


Agnes Collins English, 85, Sugar Hill
Agnes Collins English, age 85, of Sugar Hill, GA  passed away March 23, 2021.  She was preceded in death by her husband of 40 years, Earl J. English; parents, J.C. and Ru ...


Fred J. Moses, Sr, 75, Flowery Branch
Mr. Fred J. Moses, Sr., age 75, of Flowery Branch, passed away Tuesday, March 23, 2021. Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m., Friday, March 26, 2021 in the Chapel of Memorial ...
Scotty Ray Parker, 57, Flowery Branch
Mr. Scotty Ray Parker age 57 of Flowery Branch, Ga passed away on Tuesday March 23, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center- Braselton, Ga following an extended illness. Visita ...
Diane R. Schwartz, 68, Gainesville
  Mrs. Diane R. Schwartz, age 69, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Tuesday, March 23, 2021 at Emory University Hospital. Mrs. Schwartz was born February 26, 1952 i ...
Daniel Vellenger, 91, Murrayville
Daniel Vellenger, 91, of Murrayville GA, passed away on March 23rd, 2021 from natural causes surrounded by family.    Daniel was born February 27, 1930 in Paterson, ...
Alice Mabel Watkins, 78, Murrayville
Alice Mabel Watkins, age 78, of Murrayville, passed away on Tuesday, March 23, 2021. Mrs. Watkins was born on May 15, 1942, in Hall County, to the late Norman and Katie Mae Sout ...


Gerald James Hill, 47, Dahlonega
Mr. Gerald James Hill, age 47, of Dahlonega, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, March 23, 2021. He was born on February 3, 1974 in Gainesville, Georgia to Rosa Gilleland Hill. Gerald ...
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...