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Local Obits for Thu. Mar 17th, 2022


Rodney Aaron Castleberry, 46, Dawsonville
Rodney Aaron Castleberry, 46, of Dawsonville passed away Thursday, March 17, 2022 at Emory University Hospital following a courageous battle with COVID-19.   Rodney was ...


Scott William Anderson, 56, Cumming
  Scott William Anderson, age 56, passed away March 17, 2022. He is survived by his wife: Debbie Anderson, of Alpharetta, GA; children: Doug Reece (Rhea) of Spokane, WA, Kr ...


John Keeton Hughes II, age 78, of Alto, passed away Thursday, March 17, 2022. Born on August, 16, 1943, he was a son of the late John Keeton Hughes, Sr. and Ruth Hagemann Hughes ...


Brenda M. White Heath, 80, Gainesville
Brenda M. White Heath, age 80, of Gainesville, went to be with the Lord peacefully on Thursday, March 17, 2022, after an extended illness.  Born on August 24, 1941, in Gr ...
Robert Malcom Lewis, 62, Gainesville
Mr. Robert Malcom Lewis, 62, of Gainesville passed away Thursday, March 17, 2022 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Gainesville. A Celebration of his life will be held at a lat ...
Mr. Leroy Presley, 75, Murrayville
Mr. Leroy Presley, age 75 of 361 Blakely Chappelear Road, Martin passed away Wednesday, March 16, 2022 at his residence.   A son of the late Charlie S. Presley and Essie ...


Martha (Ann) Chafin, 90, Dahlonega
Martha (Ann) Chafin, age 90, of Dahlonega, GA, passed away peacefully on Thursday, March 17, 2022, surrounded by her family. Ann was born in Mableton, GA, on May 12, 1931. Ann grew ...
Jessie McKay, 91, Dahlonega
Mrs. Jessie McKay, age 91, of Dahlonega, passed away on Thursday, March 17, 2022. Complete funeral arrangements will be announced later and are in the care of Anderson-Underwood ...
Laverne McKay, 91, Dahlonega
Mrs. Laverne McKay, age 91, of Dahlonega, passed away on Thursday, March 17, 2022. She was born on January 12, 1931 in Buckatunna, Mississippi, to the late Owen Paulette Fleming an ...


Bonnie Lee Calhoun, 73, Cleveland
Bonnie Lee Calhoun, age 73, passed away Sunday March 13th, 2022, in Cleveland, Georgia.     Bonnie was born September 8th, 1948, in Tampa, FL.  She is survived by ...
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...