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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. May 5th, 2022


On April 22,2022, Hubert “Herschel” Burch, age 89, passed away quietly in his sleep.  Herschel was born to Hubert Lee and Onys Audrey Burch on June 22,1932 in Mont ...
Samantha Nicole Waid, 41, Dacula
Samantha Nicole Waid, 41, of Dacula, GA, died Thursday, May 5, 2022. Memorial service will be held on Tuesday, May 10, 2022 at 4:00 pm at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel, Buford, GA. ...


Eva Mae Burton Holland Garner, age 94, of Cornelia, passed away on Thursday, May 5, 2022.   Born on August 4, 1927 in Rabun County, she was a daughter of the late Grant Jam ...
Hoyt Leander Hooper, 86, Cornelia
Hoyt Leander Hooper, age 86, of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Thursday, May 5, 2022. Mr. Hooper was born on February 20, 1936 in Rabun Gap, Georgia to the late Cort and Lassi ...


James “Bill” Grubbs, 87, Gainesville
Mr. James “Bill” Grubbs, age 87, of Gainesville passed away Thursday, May 5, 2022 at his residence, surrounded by family.   Memorial Services will be held 11 ...
Linda H. Walker, 78, Murrayville
Mrs. Linda H. Walker, age 78, of Murrayville, Georgia, passed away on Thursday, May 5, 2022. She was born on February 19, 1944, in Austell, Georgia, to the late Paul Hill and the l ...


Billie Dean McCain Black, 84, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Billie Dean McCain Black, age 84 of Jefferson who entered rest Thursday, May 5, 2022.  Mrs. Black was born in Winder, Georgia a ...
Gram Hodgkins, 73, Commerce
Mr. Gram Hodgkins, age 73, of Commerce, GA died Thursday, May 5, 2022 at Northside Hospital.  Mr. Hodgkins was born in Winnsboro, AR to the late Clarence and Buddy Jo Lee Hodg ...


Bobby Gene Johnston, 91, Dahlonega
Mr. Bobby Gene Johnston, age 81, of Dahlonega passed away Tuesday, May 5, 2022.  The family will receive friends Friday, May 6, 2022 from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM at the funeral ...


Gregory Alan Peters, 66, Lakemont
Gregory Alan Peters, age 66 of Lakemont, GA passed away on May 5, 2022. Greg was born on January 7, 1956 to the late Albert Alexander Peters and the late Hannah McCracken Peters. H ...


Joseph Roy “JR” Green, Jr., age 80, of Cleveland, passed away on Thursday, May 5, 2022. Mr. Green was born on March 30, 1942, in Fulton County, Georgia, to the lat ...
Gary Marlin Chastain, 71, Sautee Nacoochee
Gary Marlin Chastain, age 71 of Sautee Nacoochee, passed away Thursday, May 5, 2022.   Mr. Chastain was born July 27, 1950, in Gainesville to the late John and Burma Rus ...
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...