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Local Obits for Thu. Feb 24th, 2022


Glen Corindia, 59, Dawsonville
Glen Corindia, 59, of Dawsonville passed away Thursday February 24, 2022 at Northside Hospital Forsyth following a brief illness. Glen was born on October 18, 1962 in Medford, Mas ...


Wanda Carol Bennett, N/A, Gainesville
In 1987, a single available seat at the Collegiate Grill led to a great love affair.  For 35 years, Wanda Bennett and Ray Ward shared a life together ...
Sharron Madeline Garmon, 74, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Sharron Madeline Garmon, age 74, of Flowery Branch passed away Thursday, February 24, 2022 at the Phoenix at Tucker, surrounded by her family. Funeral Services will be held ...
Larry "Pete" Lawson Whelchel, 77, Gainesville
Mr. Larry (Pete) Lawson Whelchel, age 77, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Thursday, February 24, 2022, following an extended illness. The family will receive friends from 5 ...


Billy Joe Street, 81, Commerce
Mr. Billy Joe Street age 81 of Commerce, Ga passed away on Thursday February 24, 2022 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral services are sch ...


Funeral services for Eloise (Weesie) LeCroy Sosebee, age 98, of Toccoa, will be held February 26th at 4:00 PM at First Baptist Church Memorial Chapel with visitation at 3:00 P ...


Anna Helen Fields Morgan, 92, Cleveland
Anna Helen Fields Morgan, age 92, of Cleveland, passed away on February 24, 2022. Mrs. Morgan was born May 10, 1929, to the late Edward and Helen Kindt Schmidt. She worked for s ...
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...