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Local Obits for Thu. Sep 16th, 2021


Walter Eugene Wolf of Cumming, Georgia passed away on September 16, 2021.


John Paul Ferrar, 53, Alto
Mr. John Paul Ferrar, age 53, of Alto passed away Thursday, September 16, 2021. John was born in Buffalo, New York on March 1, 1968. He was preceded in death by his parents Robe ...
Doris Hardman Kitchens, 88, Demorest
Doris Hardman Kitchens, age 88, of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Thursday, September 16, 2021. Mrs. Kitchens was born on September 10, 1933 in Monroe, Georgia to the late The ...
Patricia Ann Martin, 69, Cornelia
Ms. Patricia Ann Martin Horne passed away on September 16, 2021 at her residence. Pat was born July 29, 1952 to the late J.L. Martin and Mary Ruth Smith Martin. Ms. Horne worked ...
Bennie Smith, 87, Clarkesville
Bennie Smith of Clarkesville, Georgia died peacefully at the age of 87 on Thursday, September 16, 2021. He was born on April 15, 1934, to parents Clarence and Bessie Mealor Smit ...


Dwayne Allan Ryals, 67, Lula
Rev. Dwayne Allan Ryals, 67 of Lula, passed away on September 16, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A lifelong resident of Hall County, Dwayne was born in Gainesville to ...
Pat M Battle, 77, Gainesville
Pat M Battle, age 77 of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Thursday, September 16, 2021 at his home after a long battle with Multiple Sclerosis. He was born on April 4, 1944 in H ...
Deborah Grace Davidson, 73, Gainesville
Deborah Grace Davidson, age 73, died Thursday, September 16, 2021, in her home in Gainesville, Georgia suddenly from complications related to ongoing medical conditions.  ...
Patty Carolyn Gaines, Flowery Branch
Patty Carolyn Gaines of Flowery Branch died from an extended battle with Leukemia on September 16, 2021. Patty was born in 1944 in Summerland, MS. She was raised in Pascagoula, MS ...
Fay Ellen Pocock, 83, Gainesville
Mrs. Fay Ellen Pocock, 83, of Gainesville passed away Thursday, September 16, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Gainesville Campus. Funeral services will be held 2:00 p ...
Nancy Smith, 71, Murrayville
Ms. Nancy Smith, age 71, of Murrayville, passed away Thursday, September 16, 2021.   Ms. Smith was born in Blue Island, Illinois to the late William and Jeannette Breaul ...
Royce Winter, 76, Gainesville
Reverend Royce Winter, age 76, went to his Heavenly Home on September 16, 2021.   Royce was born on May 31, 1945, to the late Zack and Mattie Line Howard Winters. He att ...


  John Teddy “Ted” Williams, age 74, of Cleveland, passed away on Thursday, September 16, 2021.   Mr. Williams was born on August 22, 1947, in Atlant ...
Barbara Sutton Blackwell, 74, Cleveland
Barbara Sutton Blackwell, age 74, of Cleveland, passed away on Thursday, September 16, 2021.Bl Mrs. Blackwell was born on July 3, 1947, in Cleveland, Georgia, to the late Boss a ...
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...