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Local Obits for Mon. Aug 9th, 2021


Curtis Lee Marsingill, 83, Buford
Curtis Lee Marsingill, age 83, of  Buford, GA passed away Monday, August 9, 2021.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Nell Marsingill; parents, Chester and Mar ...


Soundalay Khamatsamay, 70, Cornelia
Soundalay Khamatsamay, age 70, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Monday, August 9, 2021. Mr. Khamatsamay was born November 11, 1950, in Laos.  He was a member of the Fir ...


Dr. James Homer Leigh, Jr., of Gainesville passed away on May 29th, 2021.   Dr. Leigh was preceded in death by his parents, Dr. James Homer Leigh and Catherine Parkes ...
Harold Richard Randall, 100, Gainesville
Harold Richard Randall, 100 of Gainesville passed away Monday August 9, 2021. Graveside services will be held Thursday August 19, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. at the Alta Vista Cemetery ...


Faye Wiles Nelson, 94, Commerce
Faye Wiles Nelson, age 94 of Commerce, GA passed away on Monday, Aug. 9, 2021. Born on March 4, 1927 in Terre Haute, Ind., Mrs. Nelson was the daughter of the late Claude and Go ...


Charles Winton Cox, II, 56, Dahlonega
Charles Winton Cox, II, 56 of Dahlonega, formerly of Free Home, passed away Monday, August 9, 2021. Charles, also known as Chuck or Fat Bob, was an avid outdoorsman who loved to fi ...


Christy Memory Nicole Delong, age 40, of Greensboro, GA passed away Thursday, August 5, 2021. Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 PM Tuesday, August 10, 2021 at Hillside Cha ...


Carlton Harry Colwell, 95, Blairsville
Mr. Carlton Harry Colwell, age 95 of Colwell Drive, Blairsville, passed away peacefully on Monday, August 9, 2021 in the Union General Hospital following an extended illness. Carlt ...


William Edward Smith, 62, Cleveland
William Edward Smith, age 62, of Cleveland, passed away on Monday, August 9, 2021. Mr. Smith was born on August 16, 1958, in Lebanon, Kentucky, to the late John and Barbara Matt ...
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...