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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 ...
Funeral Tuesday for well-known Gainesville businessman, attorney Sonny Sykes
Funeral services for Gainesville attorney and businessman William I. "Sonny" Sykes, Jr. are scheduled for Tuesday, July 13 at Free Chapel Worship Center.
Former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld dies at 88
The family of former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld says he has died
Local philanthropist and journalist Lessie Smithgall dies at 110
Lessie Smithgall, a longtime Gainesville philanthropist and journalist, died Friday, June 25 at the age of 110.
Frank Bonner, Herb on 'WKRP in Cincinnati,' dies at 79
Frank Bonner, who played a brash salesman with a love of flashy plaid suits on the TV comedy “WKRP in Cincinnati,” has died
Ned Beatty, indelible in 'Deliverance,' 'Network' dies at 83
Ned Beatty, the indelible character actor whose first film role as a genial vacationer raped by a backwoodsman in 1972′s “Deliverance” launched him on a long, prolific and accomplished career, has died
'Hooked on a Feeling' singer B.J. Thomas dies at 78
One of the country’s most popular and versatile singers, B
Former US Sen. John Warner of Virginia dies at 94
Former Sen. John W
Charles Grodin, 'Midnight Run,' 'Heartbreak Kid,' star, dies
Charles Grodin, the offbeat actor and writer who scored as a newlywed cad in “The Heartbreak Kid” and the father in the “Beethoven” comedies, has died