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Local Obits for Thu. Aug 12th, 2021


  On Thursday, August 12th, 2021, Greg Roberts, loving husband, father, grandfather and brother, passed away at the age of 64. Greg was born in Gainesville, Georgia to V ...


Jonathan Stephen Hatfield, 73, Gainesville
Mr. Jonathan S. Hatfield, age 73, of Gainesville, GA passed away on August 12, 2021.  A celebration of life event will be planned and announced in the near future.   J ...
George Everett Hope, 92, Gainesville
Mr. George Everett Hope, 92, of Gainesville died Thursday, August 12 at home. Mr. Hope was born February 15, 1929 in Cumming, Georgia. He resided most of his life in Gainesville ...
Michael William Slaick, 71, Gainesville
Mr. Michael William Slaick, 71, of Gainesville passed away Thursday, August 12, 2021 at his residence.   Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 2 ...


Willard Ray Bond, 82, Commerce
    Mr. Willard Ray Bond, age 82, of Commerce, GA died Thursday, August 12, 2021 at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center.  Mr. Bond was born in Danielsville ...
Bobby Lamar Jones, 70, Maysville
Mr. Bobby Lamar Jones, 70 of Maysville, Georgia.  A beloved husband, dad and papaw went to be with the Lord on Thursday, August 12, 2021. Bobby was born on June 8, 1951 i ...
Lee Roy Patrick, 80, Commerce
Lee Roy Patrick, age 80 of Commerce, GA passed away on Thursday, Aug, 12, 2021.   Born on Toccoa, GA on March 9, 1941, Mr. Patrick was the son of the late J.J. and Wil ...


Sue Peck, 67, Dahlonega
Mrs. Sue Peck, age 67, of Dahlonega passed away Thursday, August 12, 2021. Sue was born in Lumpkin County on May 2, 1954, to the late Sam and Dorothy Abercrombie Brown. In addit ...


Barbara Watkins Mostrom, 83, Peachtree City
Barbara Watkins Mostrom, age 83 of Peachtree City, GA passed away on Thursday, August 12, 2021. She was preceded in death by husband, Bradley Mostrom; and sons, Michael Anthony Sti ...
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...