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Local Obits for Fri. Apr 8th, 2022


Marilynn Hirsch, 78, Dawsonville
Marilynn Hirsch, 78, of Dawsonville passed away Friday April 8, 2022 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a period of declining health.  Born January 17, 1944, she ...
Geza “Gus” Laszlo Jozan, 64, Dawsonville
Geza “Gus” Laszlo Jozan, age 64, of Dawsonville went to be with Jesus on April 8, 2022. He was born on September 23, 1957 in Trenton, NJ to the late Laszlo and Jolan Jo ...


Dianne Odum Gunn, 65, Demorest
Dianne Odum Gunn, 65 of Demorest, went to her Heavenly Home on Friday, April 8, 2022.    Born October 5, 1956, she was the daughter of the late Rev. Howard Odum a ...
Dennis Obert, 74, Clarkesville
 Dennis Obert, 74, of Clarkesville, GA passed away March 8, 2022. He is survived by his daughter, Christa N. Obert of Atlanta, GA; and his uncle, Sam (Alice) Obert of Jackson, ...


Wesley Floyd Hester, 65, Barnesville
Wesley Floyd Hester, age 65, of Barnesville, GA, passed away on Friday, April 8, 2022.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Floyd and Louise Orr Hester.  Mr. Hester ...


Barbara Kinsey Nelms, 75, Cleveland
Barbara Kinsey Nelms, age 75, of Cleveland, passed away Friday, April 8, 2022 at her residence, surrounded by her family. Mrs. Nelms was born in White County to the late Clyde ...
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...