Friday May 20th, 2022 11:43PM

Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Feb 16th, 2022


Lena Marie Pitts Allen, 88, Demorest
Lena Marie Pitts Allen, Age 88 of Demorest passed away Wednesday, February 16, 2022 following a period of declining health. Born in Clarkesville, Georgia on July 14, 1933, she w ...
Johnny Lee Higginbotham, 53, Demorest
Johnny Lee Higginbotham, age 53 of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Friday, January 21, 2022. Born in Atlanta, Georgia on May 04, 1968, he was a son of the late William Higginbo ...
Thomas A. Johnson, Jr., 62, Demorest
  Thomas A. Johnson Jr, age 62, of Demorest, GA, died February 16, 2022 at NEGMC from complications related to Covid 19. His beloved wife, Linda Gibeault, was at his side ...


Sandra Poole, Gainesville
Ms. Sandra Poole was the daughter of the late Mrs. Martha Nell Poole and the late Mr. James Poole Sr., born March 23, 1965 in Gainesville, Ga.  She departed her life on Wed ...
Betty Justus Beatty Robinson, 92, Gainesville
  Betty Justus Beatty Robinson, 92 years old, of Gainesville, Georgia was called home to be with Jesus on February 16th, 2022 while residing at the Ashton Senior Living hom ...
Carolyn Sue Martin West, 89, Gainesville
Carolyn Sue Martin West, 89 of Gainesville entered into a peaceful rest on February 15, 2022 until the upcoming soon return of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Born in Forsyth ...


John Edward Phillips, 83, Hoschton
  Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson announces the death of Mr. John Edward Phillips, age 83 of Hoschton, Georgia who entered rest Wednesday, February 16, 2022.  Mr. Ph ...


David Preston Page, Jr., 93, Sautee-Nacoochee
David Preston Page, Jr., 93, of Sautee-Nacoochee passed away on February 16, 2022 in Gainesville, Georgia following a brief illness. David was born in Fulton County, Georgia on ...
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...