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Local Obits for Fri. Feb 4th, 2022


Mrs. Linda Carol Hardman Coker age 68 of Toccoa passed away Friday February 4, 2022 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A daughter of the late Lewis Clifford Hardman Sr. and Ma ...
Clara Shirley Tanksley, age 93, of Alto, Georgia passed away on Friday, February 4, 2022. Mrs. Tanksley was born on January 17, 1929 in Habersham County, Georgia to the late Cau ...


Lonnie "Pete" Butler, 79, Gainesville
Lonnie B Butler was born to James Butler and Virginia Young in Jefferson, Ga.  He was a member of Antioch Baptist Church. He also worked at Norfolk and Southern Company for ...
Luvonne Maxie Lipscomb, 62, Gainesville
Luvonne Maxie Lipscomb was born to Wyvonia Lipscomb in Gainesville, Ga on May 12, 1959. She loved to care and take care of others. She is preceded by two sons Derrick Lipscom ...
Eric Littleford, 86, Flowery Branch
Mr. Eric Littleford, age 86, of Flowery Branch passed away Friday, February 4, 2022 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Braselton. Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m., Th ...
Mr. Douglas “Doug” Chamblee Reed, 79, of Oakwood, passed away Friday, February 4, 2022. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Memorial Park F ...
Robert Rudolph "Dude" Williams, 94, Jackson, Ga. formerly of Gainesville
Mr. Robert Rudolph “Dude” Williams, 94, of Jackson, GA formerly of Gainesville, GA passed away Friday, February 4, 2022. The family will receive friends at Memorial ...
FRANKLIN CLYDE “CHIP” WILSON, JR. Chip Wilson grew up in a neighborhood of loving families who raised their children on Hillside Drive in Gainesville, Georgia. He ro ...


Margaret Bowen Kitchens, 77, Commerce
Margaret Bowen Kitchens, age 77 of Commerce passed away on Feb. 4, 2022 at her residence.   Mrs. Kitchens was born on November 17, 1943, daughter of the late Vernon Bowe ...


Johnny Burt, 90, Dahlonega
Mr. Johnny Burt, age 90, of Dahlonega, Georgia passed away Friday, February 4, 2022.  He was born on November 17, 1931 to the late Lafayette Isom Garrett Burt and Bevie Doss B ...


Tommy Larry Flynn, 73, Danielsville
Tommy Larry Flynn, age 73 of Danielsville, GA passed away on Friday, Feb. 4, 2022.   Born on March 10, 1948 in Henderson County, NC, Mr. Flynn was the son of the late Wi ...
Mr. William (Bill) David Headford, Jr., age 57, of Bremen passed away Friday, February 4, 2022. He was born on June 18, 1964, in Bridgeport, Connecticut.  He was surrounded ...


Mrs. Virginia Margaret Roach age 87 of Toccoa passed away Friday February 4, 2022 at Pruitt Health of Toccoa.   A daughter of the late Sherman and Reltha Dove Smith, she was ...
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...