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Local Obits for Mon. Apr 11th, 2022


Tammy Marie Leach, 51, Suwanee
Mrs. Tammy Marie McIntyre Leach, 51, of Suwanee, passed away Monday, April 11, 2022 at Emory University Hospital following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at ...


Cynthia Wilson Morgan Mahan, age 67, of Cornelia, passed away Monday evening at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, Georgia, April 11, 2022.  Born on April 4, ...
Charles Edwin Pritchett, 86, Mt. Airy
Charles Edwin Pritchett, age 86 of Mount Airy, Georgia, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, April 11, 2022. Born in Atlanta, Georgia on December 23, 1935, he was the son of ...


Margie Atkins, 91, Gainesville
Margie Atkins was born to Russell and Gladys Smith 91 years ago in Lincolnton, GA.  She was the eldest of 7 siblings.  Margie is affectionately known as Gainesville&rs ...
Donald Sampson Smith Sr., 99, of Clermont, Ga. died on Monday, April 11, 2022. A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 a.m., on Thursday, April 14, 2022, at W. R. Strickland & ...
Joan Marie Spreitzer, 90, Gainesville
Ms. Joan Marie Repensky Spreitzer, age 90 of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Monday, April 11, 2022. Funeral Mass will be held by Father Cong Nguyen at 2:00 pm Wednesday, Apri ...


Reverend Elmer Maddox, 88, Pendergrass
Reverend Elmer Maddox, age 88, of Pendergrass, Georgia went home to be with his Lord and Savior on April 11, 2022. He was at home surrounded by his family and friends. Elmer was ...
Mr. Donald “Donny” Russell Minish, 67, of Maysville, passed away peacefully Monday, April 11, 2022 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Gainesville. Funeral services ...


Beverly J. Barthell, 65, Atlanta
Mrs. Beverly J.Barthell was born a blessing to the Late Mr. Royal Bussey & the Late Ms.Betty Hunt Bussey in Cleveland, Ohio on February 6, 1957. Her parents she idol in life. S ...


Willa Mae Spivey Nations, 87, Hiawassee
Willa Mae Spivey Nations, age 87 of Hiawassee, GA passed away on Monday, April 11, 2022.   Born on Nov. 8, 1934 in Clay County, NC, she was the daughter of the late John ...
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...