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Local Obits for Wed. Feb 23rd, 2022


Shannon Hayes, 57, Winder
Shannon Hayes, age 57, of Winder, GA passed away on Wednesday, February 23, 2022. He was preceded in death by grandparents, Paul and Lucille Hayes, and maternal grandparents, Pauli ...


Matthew Wesley “Matt” Speed, age 38 of Cornelia, Georgia went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, February 23, 2022. Born in Fulton County, Georgia on July 13, 1983, h ...
Jimmy Lee “Red” Thomas, age 55, of Alto, passed away on Wednesday, February 23, 2022. Born in Gainesville, Georgia on February 11, 1967, he was a son of the late Tal ...


Meredith Bowen Brice, 72, Gainesville
Ms. Meredith Bowen Brice, 72, of Gainesville, Georgia passed away Wednesday, February 23, 2022, in Gainesville, Georgia.   A daughter of the late Julian and Evelyn Bowen ...
Jess "Rodney" Clark Farmer, Sr. Mr. Jess “Rodney” Farmer, Sr., died on Wednesday, February 23, 2022.  A Funeral Service will be held at 2:00 p.m. ...
Regina Gail Peck, 71, Murrayville
Regina Gail Gaddis Peck, 71 of Murrayville died Tuesday February 23, 2022 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center-Gainesville following an extended illness. Born in Dawson Count ...
Frances "Irene" Powers, 83, Gainesville
    Mrs. Frances “Irene” Powers, age 83 of Gainesville, passed away on Wednesday, February 23, 2022 at her residence following an extended illness. & ...


Daniel Charriez, 46, Jefferson
Daniel Charriez, age 46 of Jefferson, passed away February 23, 2022. Born in Orange County, New York on February 27, 1975, Daniel was the son of George L. Charriez, Jr. and Glor ...
Ann Prosser, 84, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Ms. Ann Prosser (84) who passed away on February 23rd, 2022 at her son’s home in Athens after an extended illness.  Ms. Prosser ...
Albert Ricky Walker, 65, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Albert Ricky Walker, age 65, of Jefferson, Georgia, who passed away on Wednesday February 23, 2022.  Mr. Walker wa ...


Jennifer Lund Smith, 62, Dahlonega
Jennifer Lund Smith of Dahlonega passed away on her 62nd birthday, Wednesday, February 23, 2022. She is survived by her husband, Steve and son Charlie; her brothers, Tom and Stephe ...


James “Alan” Farmer, age 71 of Homer, GA passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2022.   Born on April 17, 1950 in Dekalb County, GA, Mr. Farmer was the son of th ...


Robert Willard Jones, 82, Cleveland
Mr. Robert Willard Jones, 82, of Cleveland passed away Wednesday, February 23, 2022 at Laurel Lodge. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, February 27, 2022 at Mt ...


Mildred Agnes Jarrard, 95, Cleveland
Mrs. Mildred Agnes Jarrard, age 95, of Cleveland, passed away Wednesday, February 23, 2022.  Mrs. Jarrard was born in White County to the late Frank and Martha West Allison ...
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...