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Local Obits for Sat. Jan 29th, 2022

Dawson

Randall Vaughters, 68, Dawsonville
Randall Vaughters, 68, of Dawsonville passed away Saturday January 29, 2022 at his residence surrounded by family and friends following a brief illness. Born February 17, 1953, ...

Gwinnett

Anne Cochran Christopher, 80, Lawrenceville
Anne Cochran Christopher, age 80, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on Saturday, January 29, 2022. She was preceded in death by her step father, Hugh Lackey, step mother, Elizabeth ...
Menilyn Merrick Gass, 86, Suwanee
Menilyn Merrick Gass, age 86, of Suwanee, GA, passed away on Saturday, January 29, 2022.  She is survived by her children, Zelma Badu-Younge (Paschal) of Athen, OH, and Jonath ...
Mrs. Susie Grace Plunkett Haney was born October 24, 1925, on the farm on Plunkett Road in Buford that has been in her family now for more than a century. She was born there and ma ...

Hall

Arthur Steven Harris, 70, Gainesville
Arthur Steven Harris (70) of Gainesville, GA passed away on Saturday, January 29, 2022. A Celebration of Life will be held at Concord Baptist Church in Clermont, GA on February ...
Michael David McDaniel, Sr. age 57 of Oakwood entered heaven Saturday January 29, 2022 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville with his family by his side. Michael ...
Jimmy Waldrep, 85, New Holland
Jimmy Waldrep, age 85, of New Holland, GA, passed away on Saturday, January 29, 2022.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Lois Geneva R. Waldrep; mother, Clara Mae Cantrell ...
Thomas George Wright, Jr., 89, Gainesville
Thomas George Wright Jr., 89, of Gainesville, GA passed away on January 29, 2022. He was born in Tarcentum, PA on May 11, 1932.

Jackson

Harlen Edgar Loggins, 83, Commerce
Mr. Harlen Edgar Loggins, age 83, of Commerce, Ga., passed away Saturday, January 29, 2022. Born in White County, he was the son of the late Samuel Edward and Pauline Jackson Lo ...

Other

Dianne Wilson McClelland, 72, of Bogart and formerly of Menomonie, Wisconsin, died peacefully in her home on January 29, 2022.   Dianne was born on Mother’s Day ...
Roger Lynn McEntire, 51, Danielsville
Mr. Roger Lynn McEntire, age 51, of Danielsville, GA died Saturday, January 29, 2022 at Traditions – Lithonia.  Mr. McEntire was born in Commerce to the late Benny Lamar ...
Hulda Mae Hood Smith, 100, Savannah
Hulda Mae Hood Smith, age 100 of Savannah, passed away peacefully on Saturday, January 29, 2022.  Born on December 8, 1921, Mrs. Smith was the daughter of the late Hug ...

White

John Lumpkin Foster, Jr., 85, Cleveland
In the early evening on Saturday, January 29, 2022, John Lumpkin Foster, Jr. completed his journey on earth surrounded by the love and laughter of family and close friends.  ...
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...