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Local Obits for Thu. Mar 3rd, 2022


Blonnie Renee Birdette, 57, Gillsville
Blonnie Renee Birdette beloved mother, grandmother, and best friend passed away peacefully at her home in Gillsville, GA. on Friday, February 25, 2022, after her battle with cancer ...


Debbie Elaine Teale, 61, Bethlehem
Mrs. Debbie Elaine Teale, age 61 of Bethlehem, Georgia, entered into rest Thursday, March 3, 2022.  Mrs. Teale was born on November 19, 1960 in Gwinnett County, Georgia, the y ...


Eleanor “Ellie” Olsen Francine, 85, of Cumming, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on March 3, 2022.    Ellie was born September 29, 1936 in West Orange, ...


Jose Manuel Chavez, 63, Lawrenceville
Jose Manuel Chavez, age 63, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on Thursday, March 3, 2022. He is survived by daughter, Jacqueline Chavez; mother, Elida Del Carmen Chavez; brother, ...
Scott Mayfield, 55, Buford
Scott Mayfield, age 55, of Buford, GA passed away on Thursday, March 3, 2022. He was preceded in death by his mother, Ellene Mayfield. Mr. Mayfield is survived by his brother, Shan ...


Sandra Lynn Allen, 72, Cornelia
  Sandra Lynn Allen, age 72, of Cornelia passed away on Thursday, March 3, 2022.   Born on May 14, 1949, in Gainesville, Georgia, she was the daughter of the ...


Dwight Dupree, Gillsville
Mr. Dwight Dupree of Gillsville, Ga. transitioned into eternity on Feb. 24, 2022. Mr. Dupree was the first of three children born to Mr. Frank Dupree and Sarah Dalton-Dupree. He is ...
Jon William Jones, Sr., 84, Gainesville
Jon William Jones, Sr., 84 of Gainesville died Thursday March 3, 2022 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center-Gainesville Services are incomplete at this time and will be announ ...
Clara Mae Parker, 89, Gainesville
Clara Mae Parker, 89, of Gainesville, Ga. died on Thursday, March 3, 2022. A Graveside Service will be held at 2:00 p.m., on Sunday, March 6, 2022, at Dewberry Baptist Church #2 Ce ...
Pattie Gilreath Truelove, 85, Gainesville
Pattie Gilreath Truelove, 85, of Gainesville, Ga. died on Thursday, March 3, 2022. A Funeral Service will be held at 2:00 p.m., on Monday, March 7, 2022, at Mount Vernon Baptist Ch ...


Donald Avery Drew, 80, Commerce
Donald Avery Drew of Commerce, Georgia, passed away Thursday, March 3 at Piedmont Athens Regional Hospital after an extended illness.  He was 80 years old.  Donnie was ...


Dennis Harman, 71, Dahlonega
Dennis Harman, age 71, of Dahlonega, Georgia, passed away on March 3, 2022, after an extended illness. He was born in Queens, New York, and is survived by his wife, Patricia, whom ...


JoAnn Poole McCollum, 82, Toccoa
  Mrs. Jo Ann Poole McCollum, age  82 of Toccoa passed away Thursday, March 3, 2022 at the Wilkinson Center in Toccoa. A daughter of the late Hugh Dorsey Poo ...


Adam Stewart Covington, 50, Cleveland
Adam Stewart Covington, age 50, of Cleveland, passed away on Thursday, March 3, 2022. Mr. Covington was born on January 27, 1972, in Lafayette, Indiana, to Bailey Covington and ...
Russell Jeffrey Reynolds, Sr., age 88, of Cleveland, passed away on Thursday, March 3, 2022. Mr. Reynolds was born on September 30, 1933, in Rockford, Illinois, to the late Jose ...
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...