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Local Obits for Sat. Feb 19th, 2022


Walter H. Martin, 87, Dawsonville
Walter H. “Papa Peanut” Martin, 87, of Dawsonville passed away Saturday, February 19, 2022. Born March 5, 1934 to the late Frank and Myrtleen Martin, he had lived in ...
Joy Mixer, 82, Dawsonville
Joy Mixer, 82, of Dawsonville passed away Saturday, February 19, 2022 at her residence. Born July 24, 1939 in Thomaston, GA to the late Sidney and Frances Johnson, she moved to ...


Kazimierz Skoczen of Buford, Georgia passed away on Saturday, February 19, 2022.


Loyd Tyler, 72, Alto
Loyd Tyler, age 72, of Alto, Georgia passed away on Saturday, February 19, 2022. Mr. Tyler was born on June 25, 1949 in Banks County, Georgia to the late James Pierson Tyler and ...


Elisea Hernandez-Carbajal, 99, Gainesville
Mrs. Elisea Hernandez-Carbajal, 99, of Gainesville, passed away Saturday, February 19, 2022 at New Horizon’s Lanier Park. Funeral services will be held at 12:00 p.m. Satur ...
Rodney Joel Lee, 75, Oakwood
Rodney Joel Lee age 75 of Oakwood, entered rest Saturday Feb. 19, 2022 at his residence surrounded by his family. He was born in Sylva, North Carolina to the late Hooper & B ...


J.W. Strickland, 81, Commerce
Mr. J.W. Strickland, age 81, of Commerce, GA died Saturday, February 19, 2022 at his residence.  Mr. Strickland was born in Danielsville to the late James W. and Emma Dale McE ...


Timothy L. "Tim" Orr, age 57, of Hull, Georgia passed away on Saturday, February 19, 2022. Mr. Orr was born on April 7, 1964 in Atlanta, Georgia. He was preceded in de ...
Thomas Howard Roberts, 84, Crawford
  Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson announces the death of Mr. Thomas Howard Roberts, age 84 of Crawford, Georgia who entered rest Saturday, February 19, 2022.  Mr. Robe ...


Greta Dawn Thompson, 91, Toccoa
    Mrs. Greta Dawn Thompson, age 91, of Toccoa went to be with the Lord on Saturday, Feb. 19, 2022, at The Overlook in Toccoa, Georgia. The daughter of Don an ...


Deborah Sue Crask, 71, Blairsville
Deborah Sue Crask age 71 of Blairsville entered rest Saturday Feb. 19, 2022 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville. Deborah was born on March 23, 1950 in Greenvill ...


Ann S. Bennett, 84, Cleveland
Ann S. Bennett, wife of Doug Bennett, and mother of Julie Ann, Kim and Sam, passed away Saturday night, the 19th at 7pm, surrounded by her husband and grandchildren. She was a ...
Matthew Egerton, 43, Cleveland
  Matthew Edward Egerton passed away unexpectedly on February 19th, 2022, following a massive stroke. Matt was an incredible son, brother, father, uncle and friend. He spe ...
Horace Timothy Holland, 56, Cleveland
  Horace Timothy Holland age 56 of Cleveland, passed away on Saturday February 19, 2022. He was born on January 25, 1966, to the late Horace Holland Sr. and Fronnie Marg ...
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...