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Local Obits for Sat. Jan 15th, 2022


Jo Ann Parson Davidson, 78, Gillsville
Jo Ann Parson Davidson, age 78 of Gillsville, passed away on Saturday, January 15, 2022. Born on January 2, 1944, in Banks County, she was the daughter of the late Travis Willia ...
Timothy E. “Tim” Haynes, age 61, of Lula, passed away peacefully to be with the Lord on Saturday, January 15, 2022. Born on October 18, 1960, in Gainesville, he was ...


Toy "Craig" Hester, 56, Dawsonville
  Toy “Craig” Hester, age 56, of Dawsonville, GA, passed away on Saturday, January 15, 2022. He was born in 1965 to the late, Gene Harold and Betty Gazaway He ...
Margaret Burt Kennedy, 87, Dawsonville
Margaret Burt Kennedy, 87 of Dawsonville, GA passed away peacefully at her residence on Saturday, January 15, 2022.  She was born in Dawsonville, GA to the late Edwin and Gane ...


Louise Hamby Wilbanks, a beloved mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, met her Heavenly Father on January 15th, 2022. She was the fourth child of Lewis and Ellene Mullinax Ha ...


Stacey Crane, 50, Dacula
Ms. Stacey Crane age 50 of Dacula, Ga passed away on Saturday January 15, 2022 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center- Braselton. Funeral services are scheduled for Wednesday Janua ...
Jones O. Igbokwe, 18, Sugar Hill
Jones O. Igbokwe, 18, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away Saturday, January 15, 2022. He was preceded in death by his father, Onyema Igbokwe. Jones is survived by his mother, Magaret Han ...
After 91 remarkable years this extraordinary woman was called home to be with the Lord and family and friends on January 15, 2022.  We can only imagine the heartwarming reunio ...


Elgie Lipscomb Burce, 85, Gainesville
Mother Elgie Lipscomb Burce was born June 11, 1936 to the late William and Mary Lipscomb Sr., in Gillsville, Georgia and peacefully entered into the arms of Jesus on Saturday, Janu ...
Betty Ruth Jones, 89, Gainesville
Betty Ruth Jones, 89 of Gainesville/ Forsyth County was called home to be with the Lord in the early hours of Saturday morning, January 15, 2022.  She has left a hole in the h ...


Anna Martin Chiles, 90, Commerce
It is with great sadness and love that we, the family of Anna Martin Chiles of Commerce, Georgia, announce her passing at the age of 90 on January 15, 2022.  A Memorial Servic ...


Dwale Roger Kabwenge, 78, Aberdeen. MD formerly of Buford
Dwale Roger Kabwenge, 78, of Aberdeen, MD, formerly of Buford, GA, died Saturday, January 15, 2022 following a brief illness. Funeral service will be held Saturday, January 29, 202 ...
Janice Elaine Tracy, 63, Covington
Janice Elaine Tracy, age 63 of Covington, passed away Saturday, January 15, 2022.  She was preceded in death by  her husband Dennis Tracy, sister Martha Seaman, ...


James Author Hix, 63, Toccoa
  Mr. James Author Hix, age 63 of Toccoa passed away Saturday, January 15, 2022 at Wellstar Hospital Douglasville, Georgia. A son of the late Victor Wade Hix and Chr ...
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...