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Local Obits for Thu. Mar 25th, 2021


George Robert Johnson, 73, Cumming
George Robert Johnson (Slick), 73, of Cumming, GA passed away on March 25, 2021.  He was an army veteran.  George was a proud, retired pipefitter with Pipefitters Local 5 ...
Elizabeth Beatrice Lee, 83, Cumming
  Elizabeth Beatrice Lee, age 83, of Cumming, GA passed away March 25, 2021. She was preceded in death by her husband J.T. Lee. She is survived by her children, Terry Le ...


Lenora Lucille Burnett Perry died on March 25, 2021.  She was born on November 29, 1922 in Suwanee, Georgia.   Lenora passed as she lived, on her own terms - at p ...


Heather May Bailey Brown, 91, Gainesville
Heather May Bailey Brown age 91 of Gainesville, passed away Thursday, March 25, 2021 at her residence. Graveside services will be held Sunday, March 28, 2021 at 2:00PM in Memori ...
Jean LaBarr Schwartz, 95, Gainesville
Jean LaBarr Schwartz peacefully graduated into the presence of her Lord on Thursday, March 25, 2021, at her home in Gainesville, Georgia, at the age of 95. ...


Vera Sue Brown Lockman, 81, Commerce
Vera Sue Brown Lockman, age 81, of Commerce, died peacefully at St. Mary’s Hospice House in Athens on Thursday, March 25, 2021 due to complications of dementia.   ...
Mr. Glenn "Nick" Arthur Nichols Sr, age 73, of Braselton passed away Thursday, March 25, 2021.  A Celebration of Life Service will be held Saturday, April 3, 2021 at ...
Carl Randall Tatum, 68, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson, Georgia announces the death of Mr. Carl Randall Tatum, age 68, of Jefferson, who went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, March 25, 2021, after a ...


 Mr. Ferman ‘Skip’ Pape, Jr., 77, departed this world March 25, 2021. Skip was reared in Marietta, Ohio and had lived in Dahlonega, GA for the last year and a half ...


Michael Andrew Sweet, 52, Covington
Michael Andrew Sweet 52, of Covington, Georgia passed away on Thursday, March 25th, 2021. Michael is preceded in death by his parents; Carl and Linda Sweet, and his brother; Jim ...
Mary West Weaver, 87, Atlanta
Mary West Weaver, age 87, of Atlanta, GA passed away on Thursday, March  25, 2021. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bernard Eugene Weaver, Sr; sons, Holllis Milton Ro ...
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...