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Local Obits for Sun. Apr 3rd, 2022


Powell Garlin Caudell, Jr., known to family and friends as P.G., died peacefully, surrounded by family and caregivers on Sunday, April 3, 2022.  He was 96 years old. P.G. was ...
Wilma Tressie Carter Thompson Chandler 95 of Homer, Ga. passed away April 3, 2022.  She was born August 10, 1926 in Banks County to the late Willie Darnell and Mamie Wood Cart ...


Jenifer Lynn “Jenni” Walls, age 56 of Dawsonville passed away after a short illness on Sunday, April 3, 2022.    Jenni was a resident of Chelsey Park Rehab ...


Bobby Joe Reed, 88, Cumming
Bobby Joe Reed, 88, of Cumming passed away Sunday, April 3, 2022. Bob was born November 28, 1933 to the late Robert and Ruie Ealey Reed. In addition to his parents Bob is preceded ...


Rosendo Martinez-Valadez, 51, Gainesville
    Mr. Rosendo Martinez-Valadez, 51, of Gainesville, passed away Sunday, April 3, 2022 at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, ...


Mr. John "Jack" Albert Smoot Sr., age 83 of Dahlonega, Georgia passed away on Sunday, April 3, 2022 following a long period of declining health. He was born on January 5, ...


Kenneth David Bramlett, 66, Bowersville
Mr. Kenneth David Bramlett, age 66 of Benson Street, Bowersville passed away Sunday, April 3, 2022 at his residence. A son of the late Arris Lee Bramlett and Emma Ramsey Bramlet ...
James Franklin Smith, 76, Westminster, SC
Mr. James Franklin Smith, age 76 of Murphy Hill Drive, Westminster, South Carolina passed away Sunday, April 3, 2022 at his residence.  A son of the late Roy Thomas Smith a ...


Shirley Jean Cheek Harris, 78, Eastanollee
Mrs. Shirley Jean Cheek Harris, age 78 of Pressley Road, Eastanollee passed away Sunday, April 3, 2022 at her residence. A daughter of the late Richard Cheek and Azaree Merck Chee ...
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...