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Local Obits for Mon. Mar 8th, 2021


Nelida Ruiz Vargas, 74, Winder
Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson announces the death of Mrs. Nelida Ruiz Vargas, age 74 of Winder, Georgia who entered into rest Monday, March 8, 2021.  Mrs. Vargas was born in ...


Horace “Lamar” Mullinax, age 78, passed away Monday, March 8, 2021 at Northside Forsyth Hospital after a brief Illness. He was preceded in death by his parents, Clay &a ...


William “Bill” Green, age 92, of Suwanee, GA  passed away March 8, 2021.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Jean Kennedy Green, son David Green, parents, ...
With deepest sorrow, we announce that our most beloved father, son, brother, family member, and friend, Shamiek “Mieke” Johnson (26) has transitioned on February 26, 20 ...


Sandi Sue Stewart Gibson, 89, Cornelia
Sandi Sue Stewart Gibson, age 89 of Cornelia, passed away on Monday, March 8, 2021.  Born in Toccoa, Georgia on August 26, 1931, she was the daughter of the late Al Stewart ...
Peggy Joyce Wooten Lovell, 88, Clarkesville
Peggy Joyce Wooten Lovell, age 88 of Clarkesville, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, March 8, 2021. Born in Habersham County on March 5, 1933, Mrs. Lovell was the daughte ...


Joseph Leonard Collins, 66, Gainesville
Mr. Joseph Leonard Collins, age 66, of Gainesville passed away Monday, March 8, 2021.  Leonard was born in Hall County on February 24, 1955. He was preceded in death by his ...
Kathleen Hope Purtill, 70, Flowery Branch
Kathleen Hope Purtill age 70 of Flowery Branch entered rest on Monday March 8, 2021 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Braselton. Mrs. Purtill was born on January 29, 1951 ...
Clara Crow Shumake, 84, Gainesville
Clara Crow Crumley Shumake was a devoted mother and mother-in-love and phenomenal grandmother/great-grandmother.  She loved her family and friends and “held on to dear l ...
Olivia Minor Whelchel, Gainesville
Olivia Minor Whelchel of Gainesville, Georgia graduated to Heaven on March 8, 2021.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Hugh and Lois Minor, husband, Claude Ben Whelche ...


Mr. Hailey Alford Fleming, Sr., age 94, of Commerce passed away Monday, March 8, 2021 at Brookside Assisted Living.  Mr. Fleming was born in Hartwell to the late, John and Nor ...


James (“Jim”) Edgar Carr, 75, of Dahlonega, Georgia passed away peacefully on Monday, March 8, 2021 after fighting lung cancer for six years.  Jim was born on N ...


Robert Lee Garmon, 76, Toccoa
Mr. Robert Lee Garmon, age 76 of Bobby Street, Toccoa passed away Monday, March 8, 2021 at the Stephens County Hospital.   A son of the late Amos and Neva Brooks Garmon, ...


Carolyn Dove Thomas, 75, Cleveland
Mrs. Carolyn Dove Thomas, age 75, of Cleveland, Ga passed away on March 08, 2021 following a brief illness. Memorial services will be held on Saturday, March 13, 2021 at 11:00 a ...
Hank Huckaby dies at 79 after 'unparalleled' Georgia career
Former University System of Georgia Chancellor and state budget director Hank Huckaby has died
Beloved Gainesville pediatrician Everett Roseberry dies at 79
Longtime Gainesville pediatrician Everett Roseberry, who was instrumental in the founding of The Longstreet Clinic, died Sunday, April 11 at the age of 79.
G. Gordon Liddy, Watergate mastermind, dead at 90
Beloved children’s author Beverly Cleary dies at 104
Children’s author Beverly Cleary, the writer behind the popular characters Ramona Quimby and Henry Huggins, has died
Vernon Jordan, activist, former Clinton adviser, has died
According to a statement from his daughter, Vernon Jordan, a civil rights activist and former adviser to President Bill Clinton, has died
Mincey Marble founder, marble innovator dies at 86
​Kenneth Mincey, who founded Gainesville-based Mincey Marble cast marble company, passed away at the age of 86 Friday.
Jo Ann Adams, Gainesville's first female pharmacist, dies at 93
When Jo Ann Trapnell Adams graduated from the University of Georgia School of Pharmacy, she was just 20 years old.
Marty Schottenheimer, NFL coach with 200 wins, dies at 77
The longtime NFL coach Marty Schottenheimer has died