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Local Obits for Tue. Mar 9th, 2021


David Paul Bowers - 9/21/54-3/9/21 In the early hours of Tuesday, March 9, 2021, David Paul Bowers played his final hand in that great poker game called “Life.” He l ...


Donna Hartley Edmett, 72, Buford
Donna Hartley Edmett, age 72, of Buford, GA passed away March 9, 2021.  She is survived by her children, Bill (Nyree) Edmett, Buford, GA, Jonathon Edmett, San Diego, CA; grand ...
Richard W. “Ricky” Peacock, age 63, of Buford, GA passed away March 9, 2021.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Loomis J. Peacock and Patricia Mercer Wilson ...
John L. Ryan, 88, Buford
John L. Ryan, age 88, of Buford, GA passed away March 9, 2021.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Valerie Ryan; son, David Ryan; daughter, Anne Ray Wilkins.  He is su ...


Rev. Silas Hix, 85, Alto
Rev. Silas Hix age 85 of Alto passed away Tuesday March 9, 2021 peacefully at home surrounded by his family. Silas was born December 31, 1935 in Gainesville to the late Tom & ...
Bruce Taylor Lower, 85, Clarkesville
Bruce Taylor Lower, age 85 of Clarkesville, passed away Tuesday, March 9, 2021. Born in Sebring, Ohio on February 9, 1936, Mr. Lower was the son of the late William W. and Thelm ...


James Cohen Pierce, 94, Gainesville
James Cohen Pierce, 94 of Gainesville passed away Tuesday March 9, 2021. Graveside services are incomplete and will be announced later. Those wishing to send online condolenc ...
James Cohen Pierce, 94, Gainesville
James Cohen Pierce, 94, of Gainesville, passed away March 9, 2021, following a short illness. He was born, September 19, 1926, off Mud Creek Rd., in Yonah, GA, to Benjamin Gonzell ...
Emmett Booker Shotts, Jr., 89, Gainesville formerly of Cleveland
Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Dr. Emmett Booker Shotts Jr. age 89 of Gainesville, formerly of Cleveland. Emmett passed away, March 9, 2021 following a pe ...


Barbara Anne Green, Dahlonega
 Barbara Anne Green of Dahlonega passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at her home surrounded by her children and family.    Born in Atlanta at Fort Mc ...
Helen Kitchens, 90, Dahlonega
Mrs. Helen Kitchens, age 90, of Dahlonega passed away Tuesday, March 9, 2021.  Helen Jackson Kitchens was born at home in Macon, GA on a snowy January day. At age 18, she w ...
Helen Louise McDonald, 87, Dahlonega
  Helen Louise McDonald, 87 of Dahlonega passed away on Tuesday March 9, 2021. Born to William and Mable (Taylor) Gaddy in Candler North Carolina, Mrs. McDonald move ...


Charlie Price Hicks, 94, Cleveland
Charlie Price Hicks, age 94 of Cleveland, passed away on Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at his residence following an extended illness. Born on February 13, 1927, in Flowery Branch, he ...
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...