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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 ...
Robert Clary, last of the ‘Hogan’s Heroes’ stars, dies at 96
Robert Clary, who played a prisoner of war in the TV sitcom “Hogan’s Heroes,” has died
Rev. Dr. William Hugh Cauthen dies at 92
The Reverend Dr. William Hugh Cauthen passed away peacefully onto his next life on Wednesday, November 9, 2022.
JGR co-owner Coy Gibbs, 49, dies hours after son wins title
Coy Gibbs, the vice chairman of Joe Gibbs Racing for his NFL and NASCAR Hall of Fame father, died Sunday morning just hours after his son won the Xfinity Series championship.
Jerry Lee Lewis, outrageous rock ‘n’ roll star, dies at 87
The untamable and often outrageous rock ‘n’ roll pioneer Jerry Lee Lewis has died at 87
Thomas Cahill, popular history writer, dead at 82
Thomas Cahill, a scholar of ancient languages and belief systems with a knack for popular storytelling who engaged history readers with such bestsellers as “How the Irish Saved Civilization” and “Desire of the Everlasting Hills,” has died at age 82
French iconic painter of black Pierre Soulages dead at 102
French painter Pierre Soulages, an icon of post-World War II European abstract art famed for his use of black, has died, according to the Soulages Museum in his hometown of Rodez
Actor in cult favorite 'American Movie' dead at 56
Musician Mike Schank, who was best known for his good guy role in the award-winning documentary film "American Movie," has died at age 56, according to a close friend
Champion driver Bobby East fatally stabbed at gas station
Bobby East, a three-time USAC national champion driver, has died after being stabbed this week at a Southern California gas station. He was 37.