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Local Obits for Sat. Aug 14th, 2021


Jeremy Mitchell Buice, 36, Cumming
Jeremy Mitchell Buice, age 36, of Cumming, GA passed away on Saturday, August 14, 2021. Jeremy was a member of Daves Creek Baptist Church in Cumming, GA. He loved the outdoors and ...


Wallace Edwin Hoover, 95, Dacula
Wallace Edwin Hoover, 95, of Dacula, GA, passed away peacefully on Saturday August 14th, 2021 surrounded by his loving family. The family will receive friends, Saturday, August 21, ...
Thomas B. Owens, 81, Buford
Thomas B. Owens, age 81 or Buford, GA passed away on Saturday, August 14, 2021.  He was preceded in death by his daughter, Tammy Owens.  He is survived by his wife of 51 ...
It is with great sorrow that we announce the sudden passing of Janet Marie Robson Stokes on August 14, 2021, at the age of 55. Her family and friends mourn the loss of such a beaut ...


David Hegwood, 62, Cornelia
Mr. David Hegwood aka “Uncle Porkey”, 62, of Cornelia, passed away Saturday, August 14, 2021 at his residence.   A Celebration of Life Service will be held a ...


Johnny Greg Jackson passed away following a brief illness on Saturday, August 14th, 2021, on his 22nd Wedding Anniversary. Mr. Jackson was a native of Hall County and was a supervi ...
Jean Ann (Heerman) Meyer, 65, Gainesville
Jean Ann Meyer (Heerman) passed away on  August, 14, 2021 at the age of 65.  Jean was born December 7, 1955 in Indianapolis, Indiana, and spent time in Columbus, Ohio and ...
Kathy Thelma Ray, 76, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Kathy Thelma Ray, 76, of Flowery Branch, passed away Saturday, August 14, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on ...


Louise Edge Burnett, 75, Dahlonega
Mrs. Louise Edge Burnett, age 75, of Dahlonega passed away Saturday, August 14, 2021. Louise was a native and lifelong resident of Lumpkin County. She was born on May 6, 1946, t ...


Walter Noel Lester, III, age 31, of Rex, GA  passed away on Saturday, August 14, 2021. He is survived by mother, Belinda Lester of Rex, GA; sister, Miranda Lester of Morrow, G ...
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...