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Local Obits for Thu. Apr 22nd, 2021


Jeffery Wayne Heard, 70, of Matt passed away peacefully, Thursday,  April 22, 2021 at his home after an extended battle with COPD. Jeff was a member in good standing for 31 ye ...
Stanley Burke Long, 64, Cumming
  Stanley Burke Long 64, of Cumming, Georgia passed away on Sunday, April 22nd, 2021. Stanley is preceded in death by his father; Ronald Burke Long. He is survived by ...
William Harvey Swanger, 85, Cumming
William Harvey Swanger, 85, of West Palm Beach, FL and Cumming, GA, entered into eternal rest Thursday, April 22, 2021. He was born January 10, 1936, son of the late Anna Piccir ...


William Clifford "Bill" Anderson, age 92, of Clarkesville, Georgia passed away on Thursday, April 22, 2021 surrounded by his children. Mr. Anderson was born on January ...
  Mary Elizabeth Floyd Walden, age 87 of Mt. Airy, Georgia and formerly of Moultrie, Georgia, entered into her heavenly home at Habersham Home West with her family at her s ...


Frances Ann Sims, 83, Murrayville
  Frances Ann Sims, 83 of Murrayville, passed away Monday April 8, 2021. Frances was born May 26, 1937 in Abbeville, GA., to the late J. Lester and Eva E. (Pierce) Hul ...
Paul Miles Tanner, 55, Flowery Branch
Paul Miles Tanner, 55, of Flowery Branch, passed away Thursday April 22, 2021 at his residence. Visitation will be held from 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM on Thursday, April 29, 2021 at At ...


George Lee Watson, 94, Cleveland
  George Lee Watson, Jr., age 94, of Cleveland, passed away on Thursday, April 22, 2021. Mr. Watson was born on March 17, 1927, in Morven, Georgia, to the late George 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...