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Local Obits for Wed. Apr 28th, 2021


Ruth Brock, 86, Gillsville
Mrs. Ruth Brock, age 86, of Gillsville, GA died Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville.  Mrs. Brock was born in Commerce to the late Linton ...


Maurice Roscoe “Reece” Hefner, 87 of Dawsonville, GA passed away on Wednesday, April 28, 2021 after an extended illness.  He was born in Forrest City, NC to the la ...


Cheryl (Gearin) Dills, 51, Cumming
It Is with great sadness that the family of Jimmy A. Teasley III announces his passing on April 28,2021. Born on November 26, 1944, Jimmy grew up in Hartwell Georgia where he was b ...


Roger Eugene Love, 74, Suwanee
Roger Eugene Love age 74 of Suwanee formerly of Athens entered rest Wednesday April 28, 2021 at the Bell Minor Nursing Home. Roger was born in Commerce on August 29, 1947 to the ...
Joyce Fewox Thomas, 73, Buford
      Joyce Fewox Thomas, beloved mother and friend to all those in her life, peacefully passed April 28, 2021. Joy passed in her home of Cumming, GA wit ...


Jansen Archer “Jag” Garcia, Inf, Gainesville
  Jansen Archer “Jag” Garcia, Infant son of Lea Elizabeth Jansen & David Garcia went to be with Jesus Wednesday April 28, 2021 at the Northeast Georgia Medi ...


Cheryl C. Stiwinter, 64, Maysville
Cheryl C. Stiwinter, age 64 of Maysville, GA passed away on Wednesday, April 28, 2021. Born on May 15, 1956 in Gainesville, GA, Mrs. Stiwinter was the daughter of the late Alvin ...


Leslie James Jones, Sr., 80, Church Point, Louisiana
Leslie James Jones, Sr, 80, of Church Point, Louisiana, passed away on 28 April 2021. He was born to parents Leslie Randolph Jones and ...


Shirley Martin Smith, 86, Toccoa
Mrs. Shirley Martin Smith, age 86 of Price Street, Toccoa passed away Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at her residence. A daughter of the late Logan and Edna Hamby Martin, she was bor ...
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...