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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Apr 17th, 2022


Ellie Mae Parson Herbert, 93, Gillsville
Ellie Mae Parson Herbert, age 93, of Gillsville, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Easter Sunday, April 17, 2022.   Mrs. Herbert was born on August 27, 1928 in Ba ...


Jeffery Scott Clark, 57, Winder
    Jeffery Scott Clark, age 57, of Winder, GA, passed away on Sunday, April 17, 2022.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Ralph “Dick” Clark ...


Margaret White Jackson, 82, Sugar Hill
Margaret White Jackson, age 82, of Sugar Hill, GA, passed away on Sunday, April 17, 2022.  She was preceded in death by her son Steve E. Jackson, Jr.; parents L.C. and Lilly C ...
Gabriel Merced, 81, Buford
Mr. Gabriel Merced, age 81 of Buford, passed away on Sunday, April 17, 2022 at his residence, surrounded by family. Funeral services will be held 6:00 – 7:00 p.m., Friday, ...


Douglas D. Butler, 66, Gainesville
Celebration of Life Services for Mr. Douglas D. Butler (66) the husband of Mrs. Christine Butler of Gainesville, Georgia, Thursday, April 21,2022, 2:00pm, First Baptist ...
Neal Edward Simpson, 81, Gainesville
Mr. Neal Edward Simpson, 81, of Gainesville, passed away Sunday, April 17, 2022 following an extended illness. A Graveside service will be held at 12:00 p.m. Thursday, April 21, ...


Jerry “Boo Boo” Allen Fair, Sr., age 52, of Dahlonega, passed away on Sunday, April 17, 2022. Mr. Fair was born on November 10, 1969, in Gainesville, Georgia, to the ...


Mr. Richard “Ricky” Terry McCall, age 68 of Fern Point, Toccoa entered into glory on Sunday, April 17, 2022 at his residence. Ricky was the son of Robert McCall and ...


Barbara Sosebee Head, 93, Cleveland
Barbara Sosebee Head, age 93, of Cleveland, passed away on Easter Sunday, April 17, 2022. Mrs. Head was born on October 12, 1928, in Michigan, to the late Claude and Vernie Shef ...
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...