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Local Obits for Sun. Feb 20th, 2022


Ferd Herbert Meeks, 93, Lula
Mr. Ferd Herbert Meeks, age 93, of Lula passed away on Sunday, February 20, 2022 at his residence.  Mr. Meeks was born in Homer to the late, Mellie Clyde and Maybelle Pritchet ...


Robert Austin Davis, Braselton
On February 20, 2022, following a sudden onset illness, Robert Austin Davis passed peacefully in his home with his two greatest sources of joy, his wife Karen their son Brian, at ...


Brenda Alice Sisk, 62, Demorest
  Brenda Alice Sisk, age 62 of Demorest, passed away on Sunday, February 20, 2022. Born on August 6, 1959 at Clark Air Force Base in the Philipines, she was the daughter ...


Linda "Gail" Austin O'Kelley passed away Sunday Feb. 20, 2022.  She was the daughter of the late Dewey William and Willie Mae Akins Austin.  Mrs. O' ...


Alice R. Martin, 89, Dahlonega
Mrs. Alice R. Martin, age 89, of Dahlonega, passed away peacefully on Sunday, February 20, 2022. Mrs. Martin was born in Stratford, CT, on August 22, 1932, to the late Charles a ...


Mrs. Eliza Jean Simpson Smith, age 87, of Toccoa, Georgia, passed away peacefully on Sunday February 20, 2022 at the Veranda at Carnesville. Jean was born in 1934 in her fa ...


Daniel Lee “Dan” Thompson, Sr. age 69 of Sautee entered rest Sunday Feb. 20, 2022 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville. Dan was born November 24, 195 ...
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...