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Local Obits for Thu. Feb 3rd, 2022


Catherine Mae Platto, 97, Winder
Catherine Mae Platto, 97, died at 8:34 AM on Thursday, Feb 3, 2022, at Winder Healthcare in Winder, GA.   She died peacefully of natural causes, having lived a rich and f ...


Freddie L. Graves, Sr., 86, Cumming
  Freddie L. Graves Sr. “Fred” - 86, of Cumming, Georgia departed for his heavenly home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Thursday, February 3rd, 2 ...
Kathleen Ann Russo 1955 - 2022 Our loving angel was called home to heaven on February 3, 2022, after her second battle with breast cancer. Kathy was an exceptionally loving a ...


William Eugene Jessup, 69, Duluth
William Eugene Jessup age 69 of Duluth formerly of Gainesville entered rest Thursday Feb. 3, 2022 at his residence. He was the son of Lauren Eugene & Katharine Hosch Jessup. ...


Sara Rushell Griffeth, 91, Gainesville
Sara Rushell Griffeth, better known as Mama Sara, was the Matriarch of the Mattox Family. She was born on August 20, 1930, in Elberton, GA to the late Sam Oliver and Hester Mae Ruc ...
Virginia Eleanor Lingerfelt 84, Braselton, passed away peacefully February 3rd, 2022. Born on July 3, 1937, she was the daughter of the late Samuel Greene and the late Vera Chad ...
Danny Neal, 69, Gainesville
Danny Neal, 69, of Gainesville passed away Thursday, February 3, 2022 at his residence. Born February 2, 1953 to the late Rainey H., Sr. and Nora Neal, he was a native of Dawson ...
Lisa Marie Radford, 58, Tellico Plains, TN formerly of Gainesville
Mrs. Lisa Marie Radford, 58, of Tellico Plains, TN, formerly of Gainesville, passed away February 3, 2022. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, February 11, 2022 i ...


Donald Austin Adams, 49, Jefferson
Mr. Donald Austin Adams, age 49 of Jefferson, passed away Thursday, February 3, 2022 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Braselton. Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 ...
Billy Franklin Allen, 77, Commerce
Billy Franklin Allen, husband, father, friend, and antique dealer, born August 13, 1944 died on February 3, 2022 after an extended battle with progressive supranuclear palsy. ...
Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson announces the death of Mr. Francis McDowell Small, Sr. age 91 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered rest Thursday, February 3, 2022.  Mr. Small was ...


Charles Fred Hood, 76, Dahlonega
Mr. Charles Fred Hood, age 76, of Dahlonega, Georgia, passed away Thursday, February 3, 2022. Charles was born in Dahlonega on October 14, 1945, to the late Fred and Irene Nix Hood ...


Keith R. Hager, 74, Louisville, KY
Born Keith R. Hager in Louisville, KY March 12, 1947 and graduated from Manual High School in Louisville. He married Gracie Frances Sipple September 1, 1967 in Louisville and celeb ...
Lois Allene McMahon, 68, Anderson, SC
Mrs. Lois Allene McMahon, age 68, of Anderson, SC died Thursday, February 3, 2022 at Anmed Health and Medical Center.  Mrs. McMahon was born in Talladega, AL to the late John ...


Diane Alexander Roach, 72, Cleveland
Diane Alexander Roach, age 72, of Cleveland, passed away on Thursday, February 3, 2022. Born on November 28, 1949 in Cleveland, she was the daughter of the late Jerry Lee &ldquo ...
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...