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Local Obits for Sun. Apr 18th, 2021


Batty Ruth Bates, 84, Cumming
Batty Ruth Bates, age 84, of Cumming, GA, passed away on Sunday, April 18, 2021. She was born in 1936 in Calhoun, GA. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, ...


Pastorel Margeanu, 68, Norcross
Pastorel Margeanu, 68, of Norcross, GA, died Sunday, April 18, 2021. Funeral service will be held Saturday, April 24, 2021 at 12 Noon at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel. Pastor Crist ...


Marion J. Allison, 76, Gainesville
Marion J. Allison, 76 of Gainesville passed away Sunday, April 18, 2021 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Marion was born in Dahlonega, GA., on June 4, 1944 to the late Mari ...
Alan Carter, 68, Gainesville
The many people whose lives were touched by Alan Carter will be sad to learn that Alan departed this life on April 18, 2021. Alan Franklin Carter, 68, much loved native and life ...
Rhonda Michelle Mantione, 51, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Rhonda Michelle Mantione, age 51, of Flowery Branch passed away on Sunday, April 18, 2021 at her residence. Memorial Services will be 2:00 p.m., Monday, April 26, 2021 in t ...
Timothy Jack Reynolds, 44, Gainesville
Timothy Jack Reynolds age 44 of Gainesville passed away Sunday April 18, 2021 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mr. Reynolds was born September 1, 1976 in Duluth to Terry ...
Meariem "Mikey" Waller, 68, Gainesville
Meariem “Mikey” Waller 68 of Gainesville was born on March 3, 1953, in Gainesville, Ga., to the late James Waller Sr. and Mattie Waller. She follows in death her son ...


Mr. Walter Thomas “Tommy” Whitehead, age 78, of Nicholson, GA died Sunday, April 18, 2021 at Piedmont Athens.  Mr. Whitehead was born in Nicholson to the late Char ...


Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Shannon Turlington, age 92 of Toccoa passed away Sunday, April 18, 2021 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A daughter of the late Hiram Wesley Shannon ...
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...