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Local Obits for Sun. Jan 23rd, 2022


Ronald Calhoun, 84, Winder
Ronald Calhoun, age 84, resident of Winder, GA passed away Sunday, January 23, 2022 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton. Ron is preceded in death by his mother, Juanita B ...


Glenn Thomas Worley, 21, Dawsonville
Glenn Thomas Worley, 21, of Dawsonville passed away Sunday, January 23, 2022. Glenn was the son of Jeff and Nancee Worley, big brother to Andrew Worley and grandson of Patsy and Pr ...


Wayne Grizzle, 87, Duluth
Wayne Grizzle age 87 of Duluth, Georgia passed away on January 23, 2022. He was born on February 6, 1934 in Suches, Georgia later moving to Duluth, Georgia. He was a farm ...
Heath J. Masters, 21, Lawrenceville
Heath J. Masters, age 21, of Lawrenceville, GA, passed away on Sunday, January 23, 2022.  He was preceded in death by his grandparents Cloy and Vernell Etheridge Masters, and ...


Nancy Wade Browning, 67, Clarkesville
Nancy Wade Browning, age 67, of Clarkesville, passed away on Sunday, January 23, 2022. Born on March 20, 1954, in Demorest, she was a daughter of the late Woodrow B. Wade and Fr ...
John Hunter, 67, Cornelia
John Hunter, age 67, of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Sunday, January 23, 2022. Private Graveside Services will be held at Yonah Memorial Gardens. Arrangements have been e ...


John A. Ferguson, Jr., 82, Gainesville
John A Ferguson, Jr., 82, President and CEO of Northeast Georgia Health System for more than 40 years, passed away Sunday, January 23, following an extended illness. John attended ...
Curtus Lamar Justus, 78, Flowery Branch
Curtus Lamar Justus, age 78, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away on Sunday, January 23, 2022.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Issiac and Mary Justus; two brothers and ...


Randall Gerald Evans, 69, Maysville
Randal Gerald Evans, age 69 of Maysville, GA passed away on Sunday, Jan. 23, 2022.   Born on Dec. 15, 1952 in Gainesville, GA, Mr. Evans was the son of the late Wilmer G ...
Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson announces the death of Mr. Donald Louis Hazlegrove, Jr., who was born on March 9, 1971 and entered into eternal rest January 23, 2022.  He is s ...


Michael Wade "Purcy" Purcell, 58, Eastanollee
Mr. Michael Wade “Purcy” Purcell, age 58 of Gooseneck Road, Eastanollee passed away Sunday, January 23, 2022. A son of the late Clarence and Robbie Powers Purcell, h ...
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...