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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 ...
Former NASCAR driver Townley killed in shooting in Athens
A former NASCAR driver was killed Saturday in a shooting in Georgia that also wounded a woman, investigators said. John Wes Townley, 31, died in the shooting in a neighborhood...
Jane Powell, Hollywood golden-age musicals star, dies at 92
Jane Powell, who starred in Hollywood golden age musicals, has died
Michael Constantine of 'My Big Fat Greek Wedding' dies at 94
Michael Constantine, an Emmy Award-winning character actor who reached worldwide fame playing the Windex bottle-toting father of the bride in the 2002 film “My Big Fat Greek Wedding,” has died
Willard Scott, weatherman on NBC's 'Today' show, dies at 87
Willard Scott, the beloved weatherman who charmed viewers of NBC’s “Today” show with his self-deprecating humor and cheerful personality, has died
Actor Ed Asner, TV's blustery Lou Grant, dies at 91
Actor Ed Asner, the blustery but lovable Lou Grant in two successful television series, has died
Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts dies at age 80
Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts has died at the age of 80
Country singer Tom T. Hall dies; wrote ‘Harper Valley PTA’
Singer-songwriter Tom T
Former Hall County School Superintendent Doug Winters dies at 82
Dr. Douglas Harry Winters, a former superintendent for the Hall County School District, died Wednesday, Aug. 11 at the age of 82.