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Local Obits for Tue. Jun 8th, 2021


Jane Baker Gabbard, 63, Bethlehem
Jane Baker Gabbard, age 63 of Bethlehem, GA, passed away June 8, 2021.  She is survived by her husband of 30 years, Randall Gabbard;  daughters, Chastity Ann Banks of Gre ...


John Carroll Turner, 57, Cumming
John Carroll Turner, age 57, of Cumming, GA passed away June 8, 2021. He was preceded in death by his father, John Milton Turner, Jr. He was a loving husband, devoted father & ...


May Ruth Paine Broome, 85, Flowery Branch
May Ruth Paine Broome, age 85, of Flowery Branch, Georgia passed away on June 8, 2021 at Emory University Hospital Midtown after an extended illness. Funeral Services will be held ...
Rosemary Doan Jones, 81, Buford
Rosemary Doan Jones, of Buford, GA, passed away June 8, 2021.  She was preceded in death by her parents Leroy and Naomi Doan, and brothers Ronnie Doan and Donald Doan.  S ...


Alfred Doyle Taylor, 73, Demorest
Alfred Doyle Taylor, age 73, of Demorest, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, June 8, 2021. Mr. Taylor was born March 20, 1948, in Habersham County, Georgia, to the la ...
Ernesteen Dorsey Woods, Clarkesville
  Ernesteen Dorsey Woods of Clarkesville, Georgia went to her heavenly rewards on June 8, 2021. She was born on July 12, 1931. to Ernest Hayes Dorsey and Vera Nix Dorsey ...


Carolyn Reed Rylee, 82, Gillsville
Carolyn Reed Rylee, age 82 of Gillsville entered heaven Tuesday June 8, 2021 at Pruitt Health Care in Jasper. Carolyn was born in Hoschton, GA to the late William Rivers & R ...
Loretta Irene Wyeth, 97, Gainesville
Loretta Irene Wyeth, age 97, of Gainesville, GA passed away Tuesday, June 8, 2021. No formal service is scheduled at this time. Online condolences may be made at www.hil ...


Sara Ann Chambers Shirley, 79, Jefferson
Mrs. Sara Ann Chambers Shirley age 79 of Jefferson, Ga passed away on Tuesday June 08, 2021 at her residence following an extended illness.      Funeral services ...


“We have had an adventurous life”, Miss Betty often said.  Betty Ann Alred ‘s adventure ended on June 8, 2021, at age 87.  Betty was born in Thomasville ...
Church William “Bill” Hames, age 88, of Roanoke, VA passed away at home on Monday morning, March 22, 2021 after a long period of illness. Bill was born in Clarkesvil ...
Amelia Pacheco Proctor, 85, Texas formerly of Gainesville
Amelia Pacheco Proctor, age 85 of Texas & Gainesville, entered rest Tuesday June 8, 2021 surrounded by her five daughters’. Amelia was born in Navajas, Jalisco, Mexico ...


James Roger Cannon, 82, Toccoa
Mr. James Roger Cannon, age 82 of Collier Road, Toccoa passed away Tuesday, June 8, 2021 at his residence. A son of the late Julian H. and Maude Crawford Cannon, he was born Jul ...


Debbie Gail Tuggle, 61, Cleveland
  Mrs. Debbie Gail Tuggle, age 61, of Cleveland, GA passed away Tuesday, June 8, 2021. Mrs. Tuggle was born in Lumpkin County on March 13, 1960. She was preceded in deat ...
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...