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Local Obits for Fri. Jan 7th, 2022


Wayne Burnette, 71, Dawsonville
Wayne Burnette, 71, of Dawsonville passed away suddenly at his home on Friday, January 7, 2022. Born September 29, 1950 to the late H. B. and Virginia Burnette, he was a native ...


James David “Bart” Sims, age 58, a longtime resident of Dacula, Georgia, passed away on Friday, January 7, 2022.   David was born on July 2, 1963, to the l ...
Franklin L. Smith III, 51, Buford
Franklin L. Smith III, 51, of Buford, GA passed away Friday, January 7, 2022. He was preceded in death by his father, Franklin L. Smith, II. Franklin is survived by his mother, Car ...


Kristina (Kris) Dawnn Jones passed away on January 7, 2022, surrounded by close friends, after a 6-month battle with leiomyosarcoma. She is survived by her parents Robert & Vir ...
Stanley Felix Rudeseal, 74, Cornelia
Stanley Felix Rudeseal, age 74 of Cornelia, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Friday, January 07, 2022 following an extended illness. Born in Troy, Ohio on February 12, 1 ...
Kellie Paige Sherman, 44, Clarkesville
Kellie Paige Sherman, age 44, of Clarkesville, passed away on Friday, January 7, 2022.  Born on December 29, 1977, in San Diego, California, she was the daughter of Lowell ...
Jimmie Clarence Truelove, 59, Cornelia
Jimmie Clarence Truelove, age 59, of Cornelia, passed away on Friday, January 7, 2022.  Mr. Truelove was born on March 26, 1962, in Stockbridge. At the age of 17, he began ...


Stanley Ray Brown, 73, Gainesville
Mr. Stanley Ray Brown, 73, of Gainesville passed away January 7, 2022 at his residence following a sudden illness. A celebration of Life service will be held at a later date. ...
Betty Sanders Burnett, 69, Gainesville
Mrs. Betty Sanders Burnett, 69, of Gainesville passed away Friday, January 7, 2022 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness. Funeral services will be held a ...
Charlie Cason Farr, 96, Gainesville
Charlie Cason Farr, age 96, passed away on Friday, January 7th in his home of 52 years.  Charlie was known by many in Gainesville as their pharmacist as he practiced the profe ...
Mary Elizabeth Cooper Hanes, 93, Chestnut Mountain
It is with great sadness that the family of Mary Elizabeth Cooper Hanes announces her death on Jan.7, 2022.  Mary was born in Chestnut Mountain on July 13, 1928.  She ...
Jerry Blane McClure, 81, Gainesville
Mr. Jerry Blane McClure, 81, was born in Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, NC on December 9, 1940 to the late Clyde E. and Pauline Dale McClure. Jerry passed away peacefully on Januar ...
Betty Oglesby, 89, Gainesville
Mrs. Betty Oglesby, 89, of Gainesville, Georgia, departed peacefully to her heavenly home on January 7, 2022 after a long battle with Alzheimer’s.   Mrs. Oglesby ...
Osmel Turcios, 15, Gainesville
Mr. Osmel Turcios, 15, of Gainesville passed away Friday, January 7, 2022, at Children’s Health Care of Atlanta. The family will receive friends at Memorial Park Funeral H ...
Mr. Christopher Bryant Brooks Turner, 59, of Gainesville, passed away Friday, January 7, 2022 at his residence following a sudden illness. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 ...


Harold Gene James, 84, Braselton
Harold Gene James, 84, of Braselton, GA passed away Friday, January 7, 2022. He is survived by his wife of 65 years, JoAnn Busch James, Braselton, GA; children, Rick (Alynoa) James ...


Johnny Lawrence Chambers, 79, Dahlonega
Mr. Johnny Lawrence Chambers, age 79, of Dahlonega passed away Friday, January 7, 2022. Mr. Chambers was born in Hall County on February 15, 1942, to the late M.P. and Lizzie Bo ...


Harvey Charles Canty, 71, McDonough
Harvey Charles Canty 71 of McDonough passed away Friday, January 7th.  Professional Service Entrusted to Wimberly Funeral Home.
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...