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Local Obits for Fri. Jun 4th, 2021


Mrs. Patricia Harris Parker, age 67 of Homer passed away on Friday, June 4, 2021 at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center.  Mrs. Parker was born in Gainesville to the lat ...


Nellie Geraldine Pitts, 91, Bethlehem
Nellie Geraldine Pitts, age 91, of Bethlehem passed away very peacefully Friday, June 4, 2021.  Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53 Hoschton, GA 30548, www.lawsonfuneralhome ...


Virginia Beth Martin, 61, Cumming
Virginia Beth Martin 61, of Cumming, Georgia passed away on Friday, June 4th, 2021. A celebration of life service will be held on a later date. Condolences may be expressed a ...
Maria Del Rosario Pena Sanchez 43 of Cumming, Georgia passed away on Friday, June 4th, 2021 at Grady Memorial Hospital. Visitation will be on Sunday, June 6th, 2021 from 12:00pm ...


Howard Dwayne “Smitty” Smith, age 59 of Demorest, passed away Friday, June 4, 2021.   Born in Blairsville, Georgia on January 19, 1962 to the late Howard Housto ...


Ava Voisin Brazeal, 82, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Ava Voisin Brazeal, age 82, of, Flowery Branch passed away Friday, June 4, 2021 at Bell Minor, following an extended illness. Graveside services will be 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, ...


Joy Gossett Newsome, 85, Commerce
Mrs. Joy Gossett Newsome, age 85 of Commerce, GA passed away on Friday, June 4, 2021.   Born on April 4. 1936 in Atlanta Georgia, Mrs. Newsome was the daughter of the late R ...
Junior Spikes, 85, Commerce
Mr. Junior Spikes, age 85, of Commerce passed away Friday, June 4, 2021 at his residence. Mr. Spikes was born in Bonifay, FL to the late, Ervin and Linnie Floyd Spikes. M ...
L. J. Tow, 89, Talmo
L. J. Tow, age 89 of Talmo, passed away Friday, June 04, 2021 at his residence following an extended illness.            & ...


Travoski “Ski” Dekentra Harris, age 38, of Cleveland, passed away on Tuesday, June 1, 2021. Mr. Harris was born on July 31, 1982, in Commerce, Georgia to James Kenne ...
Frances Hulsey Pilgrim, 87, Cleveland
Frances Hulsey Pilgrim, age 87 of Cleveland, passed away Friday, June 4, 2021. Mrs. Pilgrim was born February 22, 1934 in Cleveland to the late Sandy and Katherine Barrett Hulse ...
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...