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Local Obits for Mon. Aug 2nd, 2021


Christopher Lamar Lewis of Dawsonville, Georgia passed away on August 2, 2021.


Leon Gibbs, 81, Lula
Leon Gibbs, age 81, of The Rock Springs Community, Lula, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Monday, August 2, 2021.    Mr. Gibbs was born on December 25, 1939 ...
Dennis Eugene Key, 64, Buford
Dennis Eugene Key, age 64, of Buford, GA passed away Monday, August 2, 2021.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Harold and Evelyn Burel Key; brother, Dave Key; son, Sha ...
Ruenell Southerland Loftin, age 65, of Buford, GA passed away Sunday, August 1, 2021. She was preceded in death by her son, Stephen Chad Loftin; mother, Joyce Southerland; and fath ...
Sharon Wagner O'Brien, 82, Dacula
Sharon Wagner O’Brien, 82, of Dacula, GA, died Monday, August 2, 2021. Ms. O’Brien has been cremated and a service will be held in Ohio at a later date. Hamilton Mill M ...


Curtis Galloway, 84, Alto
Curtis Galloway, age 84, of Alto, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Monday, August 2, 2021. Mr. Galloway was born on February 24, 1937 in Whitfield County, Georgia to the ...


Ronnie Mitchell Adams, 28, Braselton
Ronnie Mitchell Adams age 28, of Braselton passed away Monday August 2, 2021 at his residence. Ronnie leaves behind, wife, Ashley Adams; sons, Landon, Conner, Koda & Jordan; ...
Ernest Cesar Clark, 84, Gainesville
Mr. Ernest Cesar Clark, 84, of Gainesville passed away August 2, 2021 in Cleveland, GA. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, August 9, 2021 in the Chapel of Mem ...
Shirley Neyman Glidden, 88, Flowery Branch
Shirley Neyman Glidden, age 88, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away Monday, August 2, 2021.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Vernon E. Glidden; son, Jack Smith; brothe ...
Honor Raye Hall, 84, Gainesville
Born in Jackson County Jefferson, Georgia July 03, 1937 to the late Joseph C. Law and Ina Bell (Burns) Law the 9th of 11 children. She peacefully departed this life Monday August 0 ...
Monica Powell McCreary, 86, Flowery Branch
Monica Powell McCreary, age 86, of Flowery Branch, Georgia passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 25, 2021, with her children by her bedside.  She was born in Portsmouth, Ohio ...


Obera Nell McCall Greene, 89, Jefferson
Mrs. Obera Nell McCall Greene, age 89, of Jefferson, GA died Monday, August 2, 2021 at her residence.  Mrs. Greene was born in Gastonia, NC to the late James Lawrence and Te ...


On Monday, August 2, 2021, Hattie Ruth (Cindy) Pendergraft, age 90, passed away peacefully in her sleep. Cindy was born May 23, 1931, to Thomas and Belle Rich in Garland, NC. She w ...


  On July 29th, Ellis Barlow Keener, M.D. passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family. He was married to Ann Stambaugh Keener, for over 67 years. His family and friend ...


Jack Bynum, 79, Cleveland
Dr. Jack Lynn Bynum, age 79, formerly of Cleveland, Ga. went to be with the Lord on Monday, August 2, 2021, at Habersham Medical Center. He was born to Arthur Graham Bynum and ...
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...