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Local Obits for Sat. Feb 12th, 2022

Banks

Raymond Arnold Harkins, 79, Maysville
Raymond Arnold Harkins, age 79, of Maysville, passed away on Saturday, February 12, 2022. Mr. Harkins was born on July 22, 1942, in Cleveland, Georgia, to the late Dillard and G ...

Gwinnett

Opal Ethridge, 79, Dacula
Opal Ethridge, age 79, of Dacula, GA, passed away on Saturday, February 12, 2022.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Rev. D.T. and Ethel Crowe Ethridge; sister, Shirle ...

Habersham

Ray Junior Arwood, 92, Clarkesville
Ray Junior Arwood, age 92, of Clarkesville, passed away on Saturday, February 12, 2022. Born on April 14, 1929, in Hiawassee, he was a son of the late Glen Mayberry Arrowood and ...
Debbie Ann Lowe, 64, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Debbie Ann Lowe, age 64 of Flowery Branch, passed away on Saturday, February 12, 2022 at her residence.   Memorial services will be held at a later date. Mrs. Lo ...

Hall

Imogene Stamey Dawkins, 74, Gainesville
Imogene Stamey Dawkins, age 74 of Gainesville, Georgia passed away on Saturday, February 12, 2022. Born at the “Charm House” in Clarkesville, Georgia on September 05 ...
Rev. Robert Jackson “Jack” Burgess, 86, of Gainesville passed away Saturday, February 12, 2022. He was born on September 15, 1935 in Forsyth County. Funeral services ...
Charles Hugh Merck, 80, Gainesville
Mr. Charles Hugh Merck, 80, of Gainesville passed away Saturday, February 12, 2022. Graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Monday, February 14, 2022 in Memorial Park Cemet ...
Malcom Drew Ogletree, 34, Gainesville
Malcolm Drew Ogletree, age 34, of Gainesville, GA, suddenly passed away Saturday February 12, 2022. He was born in Gainesville, Ga on September 29, 1987, to his loving parents Dway ...
Gypsy Lane Smith, 81, Gainesville
Gypsy Lane Smith, 81 of Gainesville, Georgia (formerly of Covington, Georgia), passed away on February 12, 2022 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Gypsy is survived by his ...

Jackson

Phyllis Kay Brewer, 65, Nicholson
Phyllis Kay Brewer 65 of Nicholson, Ga. passed away Saturday Feb. 12, 2022.  She was the daughter of the late Edward Monroe ( Eddie Roe) and Mary Frances Beck Evans.  In ...
Robert Severiano Conde, Jr., age 54 of Commerce, GA passed away on Saturday, Feb. 12, 2022. Born on March 15, 1967 in Naples, Fla., Mr. Conde was the son of Severiano S. and Mar ...
Larry A. Maddox, 79, Commerce formerly of Buford
Larry A. Maddox, age 79, of Commerce, GA, formerly Buford, GA, passed away on Saturday, February 12, 2022.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Willie and Grace Cofer Mad ...
Shirley Strickland, 82, Commerce
Shirley Strickland, age 82 of Commerce, GA passed away on Saturday, February 12, 2022.   Born on March 15, 1940 in Blackshear, GA, Mrs. Strickland was the daughter of th ...

Lumpkin

Jean Nix Anderson, 96, Dahlonega
  Jean Nix Anderson, age 96, of Dahlonega passed away on February 12th, 2022 with her family by her side.  She was born in Carroll County Georgia on June 29th, 1925. ...
Amy Victoria Jones Dittrich, 50 of Dacula and formerly Dahlonega, Georgia; passed away on February 12, 2022 from complications due to coronavirus pneumonia. Amy was a caring mom ...
Melvin Earnest Durham, 70, Dahlonega formerly of Gainesville
Melvin Earnest Durham age 70 of Dahlonega formerly of Gainesville entered rest Saturday Feb. 12, 2022. Melvin was born September 1, 1951 to the late Marvin & Lindy Matthews ...

Stephens

James Spencer Bentley, 93, Toccoa
Mr. James Spencer Bentley, age 93 of Hilltop Lane, Toccoa passed away Saturday, February 12, 2022 at the Oaks at Scenic View, Baldwin, Georgia. A son of the late Jim and Florine ...
Mrs. Ruby Mae Westbrook Crunkleton, age 90 of Richardson Street, Toccoa passed away Saturday, February 12, 2022 at her home. A daughter of the late Ruben and Bernice Osburn West ...

Union

Martha Long Lovell, 74, Cleveland
Martha Long Lovell, age 74, of Cleveland, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, February 12, 2022. Mrs. Lovell was born in Greenville, South Carolina, on July 11, 1947, ...
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...