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Local Obits for Mon. Apr 19th, 2021


Keith E. Teague, 59, Cumming
Keith E. Teague, 59, of Cumming passed away Monday, April 19, 2021. Keith grew up in Hendersonville, NC and was baptized at First Baptist Church of Hendersonville. He was one of th ...


Roy F. Clay, 83, Buford
Roy F. Clay, 83, of Buford, GA, died Monday, April 19, 2021. Funeral service will be held Thursday, April 22, 2021 at 2 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel. Pastor Craig Dale and P ...


Michael Thomas Chrystal, 83, Gainesville
Michael Thomas Chrystal, age 83, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Sunday, April 19, 2021, following an extended illness.  He was born August 7, 1937 in Chattanooga, Ten ...


Richard David Hayes, 60, Jefferson
Richard David Hayes, age 60, of Jefferson passed away Monday, April 19, 2021.  Funeral services will be held 2:00 pm Sunday, April 25, 2021 at Center United Methodist Church i ...


Vernon William Chism, 78, Dahlonega
Mr. Vernon William Chism, age 78, of Dahlonega, Georgia passed away on April 19, 2021. He was born on November 23, 1942 in Denver, Colorado to the late Donald Chism and the late Fl ...
Kevin Randall Pruitt, 43, Dahlonega
  Mr. Kevin Randall Pruitt, age 43, of Dahlonega passed away Monday, April 19, 2021. Funeral services are scheduled for 4:00 PM Saturday, April 24, 2021 at the chapel of ...


Francis Dalton Libby, Jr. of Ball Ground, Georgia passed away on April 19, 2021. A celebration of Life will be held on Friday, April 23, 2021 at McDonald and Son Funeral Home st ...


Carl Leonard Walker, 68, Cleveland formerly of Bremen
Mr. Carl Leonard Walker, age 68, of Cleveland, formerly of Bremen, passed away Monday, April 19, 2021.  Carl was born in Greensboro, NC on March 26, 1953 to the late Coy Le ...
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...