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Local Obits for Fri. Apr 15th, 2022


Grace Wallace Pirkle, 91, Dawsonville
  Grace Wallace Pirkle, 91, of Dawsonville passed away Friday, April 15, 2022 following a period of declining health. Born December 18, 1930 to the late Stowers and Ja ...


Sophia Grace Blanton, 20, Hoschton
Sophia Grace Blanton, age 20 of Hoschton, GA, passed away April 15, 2022, at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta (CHOA) surrounded by family.  Sophia, known as Sophie, Supe ...


Joyce Ann Abernethy Allison, 91, Clarkesville
Joyce Abernethy Allison, age 91, was received into the arms of Jesus on April 15, 2022, in the presence of family. Born on December 6th,1930, Joyce was the daughter of the late Geo ...
Martha Dean, 85, Clarkesville
Martha Dean, age 85, of Clarkesville, passed away on Friday, April 15, 2022. Born on May 14, 1936, in Florida, she was a daughter of the late Jeff and Annie West Mikell. Mrs. De ...
Homer Stacy Smith, 53, Clarkesville
Homer Stacy Smith, age 53 of Clarkesville, Georgia passed away on Friday, April 15, 2022. Born in Demorest, Georgia on January 30, 1969, he was a son of Don & Thelma Murphy ...


Robert (Bobby) Wakefield Chambers, Jr., 80 died April 15 at NGMC. A Hall County native, Bobby is predeceased by his parents, Bob and Gladys Chambers and his sister, Sissy Chambe ...
Betty Jean "Roper" Coker, 89, Gainesville
Memorial Park Riverside Chapel announces the death of Mrs. Betty Jean (Roper) Coker, age 89, of Gainesville, Georgia, who passed away on Friday, April 15, 2022. Mrs. Coker was born ...
Judy Ruth Mallak, 74, Gainesville
Judy Ruth Mallak, 74, of Gainesville and formerly of Heflin. AL. passed away Friday, April 15, 2022. Judy was of the Christian faith and a member of Montgomery Memorial Bap ...
Adam Tyler Spinks, 37, Clarkesville
  Adam Tyler Spinks, age 37, of Clarkesville, Georgia, formerly of Anchorage, Alaska, passed away on Friday, April 15, 2022. Born in Olean, New York on October 12, 1984, ...
Clifford Edward Wallace, 76, Gainesville
SSGT Clifford Edward Wallace age 76 of Gainesville entered rest Friday April 15, 2022 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville surrounded by his family. Clifford was ...


Martha Leigh Wade Lawson, 78, Maysville
Martha Leigh Wade Lawson, age 78 of Maysville, GA passed away on Friday, April 15, 2022.   Born on June 26, 1943 in Cumming, GA, Mrs. Lawson was the daughter of the late ...


Jimmy Lee Berrong, 77, Dahlonega
Jimmy Lee Berrong, age 77 of Dahlonega, Georgia passed away Friday, April 15, 2022 at Northside Hospital Forsyth after an extended illness. Jimmy was born and raised in Hiawas ...


Doug Minyard, 85, Noble, Oklahoma formerly of Habersham
Doug Minyard, age 85 of Noble, Oklahoma, formerly of Habersham County, lost his two year health battle on April 15, 2022. Born on September 14, 1936, he was a son of the la ...


Frances Dispain, 79, Cleveland
Frances Dispain, age 79, of Cleveland, passed away on Friday, April 15, 2022. Mrs. Dispain was born on September 21, 1942, in Alabama, to the late Joel and Nettie Allen Medley.& ...
Lloyd Edward Richter, Sr., 83, Cleveland
Lloyd Edward Richter, Sr., age 83, of Cleveland, passed away on Friday, April 15, 2022. Mr. Richter was born on December 17, 1938, in Batesville, Indiana, to the late Lester and ...
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...