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Local Obits for Sat. Sep 18th, 2021

Forsyth

Margaret Cook, 93, Cumming
Margaret Cook, age 93, of Cumming, GA passed away on Saturday, September 18, 2021, just 2 days shy of her 94th birthday. She is survived by her daughter, Teresa Johnson of Cummi ...

Gwinnett

Jerry Grissom, 77, Auburn
Jerry Grissom, age 77, of Auburn, GA passed away Saturday, September 18, 2021. He was preceded in death by his parents, Dan and Ellene Grissom; daughter, Darby Grissom; and sister, ...

Habersham

Mr. Charles Aaron Garrison, 84, of Alto, passed away Wednesday, September 15, 2021.   Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 22, 2021 in the ...

Hall

Bernice Alexander Bonds, 97, Gainesville
Bernice Alexander Bonds was born on January 14, 1924 and went to be with the Lord on September 18, 2021 in Gainesville, Ga.  She had 9 siblings and is survived by sisters, ...
Aaron J. Bryant, 80, Gainesville
Mr. Aaron J. Bryant, 80, of Gainesville passed away Saturday, September 18, 2021.   Graveside services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 23, 2021 in Memor ...
Felipa Galvez, 88, Gainesville
Mrs. Felipa Galvez, 88, of Gainesville passed away Saturday, September 18, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Gainesville Campus. A Funeral Mass will be held at 12:00 noon ...
Gloria Ann Hayes, 90, Braselton
Mrs. Gloria Ann Hayes, age 90, of Braselton passed away Saturday, September 18, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Braselton, surrounded by her family. The family ...
Jeanette (Judy) Rice Hester, aged 70, of Hall County, passed away September 18th, 2021. A long-time resident of Hall County, Jeanette was very artistic, and loved taking care of ...
Mrs. Christine Blanche Mooney, 87, of Oakwood, passed away peacefully at the Bell Minor Home on Friday, September 17, 2021 following an extended illness. Funeral services will b ...
Rickey Lanier Payne, 77, Flowery Branch
Rickey Lanier Payne l, 77 of Flowery Branch passed away Saturday, September 18, 2021.  Rickey was born on February 10, 1944 in Gainesville, Ga. to the late Harold and Francis ...
Robert “Bob” Richardson, age 82, of Oakwood, GA passed away Saturday, September 18, 2021. He is survived by his wife of sixty years, Donna Richardson of Oakwood, GA; so ...
Cornelia Blackwell Rucker, 91, Gainesville
Mrs. Cornelia Blackwell Rucker, 91 of Gainesville, passed away on Saturday, September 18, 2021 following an extended illness.     Born January 4, 1930 in Hartwell, Ge ...
Brian Keith Shaw, 60, Gainesville
  Brian Keith Shaw, 60, passed away September 18, 2021. He was born to Amy and Ronald Shaw on February 6, 1961 in Latrobe PA, and made sure that everyone knew the best thin ...
Ricky Clinton Simmons, 62, Gainesville
Mr. Ricky Clinton Simmons, age 62, of Gainesville went Home to be with the Lord Saturday, September 18, 2021. Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Wednesday, September 22, ...

Jackson

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Shelby Jean Holmes Griffin, age 80 of Hoschton, Georgia who entered into rest Saturday, September 18, 2021.  Mrs. Griffin was bo ...
Charles Elbert Sims, 92, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Charles Elbert Sims, age 92 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Saturday, September 18, 2021.  Mr. Sims was born in Carte ...

Lumpkin

Royce F. Bennett, 78, Dahlonega
Royce F. Bennett, 78, of Dahlonega passed away Saturday, September 18, 2021. Born November 22, 1942 in Forsyth County to the late Lee and Maggie Cantrell Bennett, he had lived i ...

Other

George Henry Ethridge, 69, Conyers
George Henry Ethridge, age 69, of Conyers, GA passed away Saturday, September 18, 2021. He was preceded in death by his son, David Allen Ethridge; brother, Jerry Ethridge; parents, ...

Stephens

  Stuart Pearce Mellichamp, 77, a resident of the Wilkinson Center in Toccoa, Georgia, died Saturday, September 18, 2021, after an extended period of declining health.&nb ...

White

Mr. Steven Edward Tallman, Jr., age 30, of Cleveland, passed away Saturday, September 18, 2021. Mr. Tallman was born on February 10, 1991.  He was a mechanic of Silver City ...
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...