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Local Obits for Tue. Sep 28th, 2021

Banks

Linda Sue Lacey Hiland, 77, Maysville
Mrs. Linda Sue Lacey Hiland, age 77 of Maysville passed away on Monday, September 27, 2021 at her residence.  Mrs. Hiland was born in Commerce to the late, Roy R. and Helen Tu ...
Ivie Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Henrietta Lewis Dorsey, of Maysville,  who passed away on Saturday, September 25, 2021 at NGMC Braselton, Ga.  Mrs. Dorsey w ...
Brenda Gail London Mealer, age 70, of Baldwin, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on September 24, 2021, following an extended illness. Mrs. Mealer was born on February 17, 1951, ...
Paul Timothy Mote, 52, Maysville
Paul Timothy Mote, age 52, of Maysville, passed away on Sunday, September 26, 2021.  Born on June 15, 1969, in Commerce, Georgia, he was a son of the late Terry Spencer and ...
Stanley William Swain, 58, Commerce
Stanley William Swain, age 58 of Commerce, GA passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021.   Born on July 19, 1963 in Winder, GA, Mr. Swain was the son of Juanita Bowen Swain a ...

Barrow

Constantin George Bolof, 60, of Auburn, GA, died Thursday, September 23, 2021. Funeral service will be held Saturday, October 2, 2021 at 1 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel. Inte ...

Dawson

Timothy Gary Goode, 61, Dawsonville
Timothy Gary Goode, 61, of Dawsonville, GA passed away on Monday, September 27, 2021, at Northside Forsyth Hospital, Cumming, GA after an extended illness.  He was a lifelong ...
Scott Allen Smith, 66, Dawsonville
Mr. Scott Allen Smith, 66, of Dawsonville passed away Sunday, September 26, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Gainesville Campus. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a ...

Forsyth

Barbara Jeanette Holbrooks, age 87, of Cumming, GA, passed away on Monday, September 27, 2021. She was born in 1933, to the late Howard Franklin and Alberta Fortner. Barbara used t ...
Barbara Jeanette Holbrooks, age 87, of Cumming, GA, passed away on Monday, September 27, 2021. She was born in 1933, to the late Howard Franklin and Alberta Fortner. Barbara used t ...
Mickey Edward Neisler, 58, Cumming
Mickey Edward Neisler, 58, of Cumming passed away Thursday, September 23, 2021. Mickey loved life and enjoyed fishing. He was always a jokester, making everyone laugh. Mickey is pr ...
Betty Schmidt, 89, Cumming
Betty Schmidt radiated joy and love in everything she did. She instilled in her family a sense of responsibility for helping others and supporting friends through good times and ba ...
Christopher Troy Vandergriff, age 51, of Cumming, Georgia, passed away on Tuesday, September 21, 2021. Chris was known for his fierce and unconditional love for his daughter,  ...

Gwinnett

Linda Margaret Artell, 78, Lawrenceville
Linda Margaret Artell, age 78, of Lawrenceville, GA, passed away September 22, 2021.  She is survived by her son, Raymond L. Butcher (Nancy) of Lawrenceville, GA; daughter, El ...
Patricia L. "Pat" Bulloch, Lawrenceville
Patricia L. “Pat” Bulloch died peacefully in her home September 27th, 2021. She was surrounded by her children. She was a graduate of Hoke Smith High School, where she ...
John Hughes, 88, Buford
On September 25, 2021, John passed on from this place surrounded by a loving circle of family. He was 88 years old and survived by his wife, Linn; his daughter, Barbara; his sons, ...
James Benton Smith,Jr., 31, Sugar Hill
James Benton Smith, Jr., age 31, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away Tuesday, September 21, 2021. He is survived by his father, James Benton Smith and Debra of Sugar Hill; mother, Tina M ...
Homer J. Whiting, Jr., 79, Buford
Homer J. Whiting, Jr., 79, of Buford, GA, died Wednesday, September 22, 2021. The family is honoring Homer’s wishes to be cremated and no service to be held; memorial contrib ...

Habersham

Erric Shaw Adams, 37, Cornelia
Erric Shaw Adams, age 37 of Cornelia, Georgia graced this world on Wednesday, August 15, 1984 and gracefully left this world on Sunday, September 19, 2021. Erric was a long ...
Ann McConnell Alexander, 76, Clarkesville
Ann McConnell Alexander was born April 23, 1945 at Fort Gordon in Augusta, Georgia to John and Ann McConnell.  She spent her early years in Georgia, Ohio, and New York.  ...
Wanda Sue Bishop, 44, Cornelia
Wanda Sue Bishop, age 44, of Cornelia, passed away Monday, September 20, 2021.   Mrs. Bishop was born on April 10, 1977, in Anderson, South Carolina, to Wanda Brown Kilg ...
Talford H. Bowene, 81, Demorest
Talford H. Bowen, age 81 of Demorest, passed away Wednesday, September 22, 2021. Born in Mt. Airy, Georgia on December 21, 1939, Mr. Bowen was the son of the late William &ldquo ...
Michael Nathaniel Galloway, age 75, of Alto passed away on September 26, 2021. Mr. Galloway was born in Banks, County Georgia on October 23, 1945 to the late Sara "Jean&quo ...
Alex Harris, 70, Clarkesville
Alex Harris, age 70 of Clarkesville, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, September 25, 2021. Born in Habersham County, Georgia on December 29, 1950, he was a son ...
Shirley Ann Carson Nix, 70, Cornelia
Shirley Ann Carson Nix, age 70 of Cornelia, passed away on Monday, September 27, 2021.  Born in Clarkesville, Georgia on December 27, 1950, she was the daughter of the late ...
Willard Joel Richardson of Alto, Georgia passed away peacefully in Gainesville, Georgia after a lengthy and courageous battle against cancer. Joel was lovingly known to family and ...
Neil Ross, 47, Demorest
Neil A. Ross, age 47 of Demorest, passed away Thursday, September 23, 2021. Born in Gainesville, Georgia on October 4, 1973, Neil was the son of Gloria McKinnon Ross Waters and ...
Jervis Williams, 70, Cornelia
Jervis Williams, age 70, of Cornelia, passed away on Saturday, September 25, 2021.  Born on August 28, 1951, in Cornelia, Georgia.  He was a son of the late Ernes ...

Hall

Christopher Batten, 53, Gainesville
Christopher H. Batten, 53 of Gainesville died September 23, 2021 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Born in Durham, North Carolina, Mr. Batten had lived in Hall ...
Edna Lois Allen Black, 88, Gainesville
Edna Lois Allen Black, of Gainesville, formerly of Demorest, passed away on Friday, September 17, 2021, at the age of 88 after a period of declining health.   She was the d ...
Linda McLeod Buffington, 72, Gainesville
  Mrs. Linda McLeod Buffington, age 72 of Gainesville passed away on Tuesday, September 28, 2021, at her residence with her family by her side after an extended illness.& ...
Sharon Dixon Cannon, 62, Gainesville
Mrs. Sharon Dixon Cannon, 62, of Gainesville, passed away Sunday, September 26, 2021 at her residence following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 12:00 p.m. ...
Douglas Malcomb Childs, 81, Gainesville
Douglas Malcomb Childs, 81 of Gainesville, GA passed away September 26, 2021 at home with his family. Born in New Holland Georgia on December 23, 1939, he was the son of the lat ...
Robain Clyde Watson, 66, Gainesville
Robain C. Watson was born June 10, 1955, to the late Haywood Clyde, Sr, and Joyce H. Clyde of Hall County. She entered eternal rest  on Saturday, September 25, ...
Margie Allison Crow, 93, Flowery Branch
Margie Allison Crow age 93 entered her Heavenly Home on September 25, 2021 after a brief illness. She is now happy and healed. Her legacy will be carried on by her family and frien ...
Jan L. Curtin, 86, Gainesville
Jan L. Curtin, 86, of Gainesville passed away on Wednesday September 22, 2021. Little & Davenport Funeral Home.
Deborah Grace Davidson, 73, Gainesville
Deborah Grace Davidson, age 73, died Thursday, September 16, 2021, in her home in Gainesville, Georgia suddenly from complications related to ongoing medical conditions.  ...
Mary Ellen Day, 62, Flowery Branch
Mary Ellen Day, age 62, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away Saturday, September 25, 2021. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Shari Parker; parents, Fred and Pearl Day; and br ...
Nora Mae Whelchel Dodd, 86, Gainesville
Nora Mae Whelchel Dodd, 86 of Gainesville passed away Sunday September 26, 2021 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   Born in Dawson County, Mrs. Dodd had lived in ...
Gregorio Alberto- Duran, 70, Gainesville
Mr. Gregorio Alberto- Duran age 70 of Gainesville, Ga passed away on Friday September 24, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral service ...
Joseph Ashley Manning, 77, Gainesville
Joseph Ashley Manring, 77, of Gainesville, left us on Sunday, September 26th, surrounded by his children.    Joseph was born in Mobile Alabama and was adopted by Ma ...
Julio Cesar Sanchez-Contreras, 56, Tampico, Mexico
Mr. Julio Cesar Sanchez-Contreras age 56 of Tampico, Mexico passed away on Thursday September 24, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Gravesi ...
Sandra Louise Smith, 57, Clermont
Sandra Louise Smith, 57, of Clermont, Ga., died on September 25, 2021. A Funeral Service will be held at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, September 28, 2021, at W. R. Strickland & Sons Chap ...

Jackson

Lorene Rosie Lee, 91, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Lorene Rosie Lee, age 91, of Jefferson, Georgia, went to be with Jesus on Saturday, September 25, 2021. Mrs. Lee was born in Union Co ...
James Marvin Kent, 86, Pendergrass
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. James Marvin Kent Sr., age 86 of Pendergrass, Georgia who entered into rest Sunday, September 26, 2021.  Mr. Kent was born in May ...
Betty Sanders Lee, 81, Maysville
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Betty Sanders Lee, age 81 of Maysville, Georgia who entered into rest Saturday, September 25, 2021.  Mrs. lee was born in Pender ...

Lumpkin

Brenda Lynne Buchanan, 64, Dahlonega
Miss Brenda Lynne Buchanan, age 64, of Dahlonega, Georgia passed away on September 24, 2021 following her ongoing illness. She was born on July 23, 1957 in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida ...
Linda Ann Chamblee, 70, Dahlonega
Mrs. Linda Ann Chamblee, age 70, of Dahlonega passed away Sunday, September 26, 2021.  Linda was a native and lifelong resident of Lumpkin County. She was born on August 19 ...
Terrey Hashley, 68, Dahlonega
Terrey Hashley, 68, of Dahlonega passed away Monday September 27, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   Born February 5, 1953 to the late Marvin and Dee Kelley, Terr ...
David L. Pelfrey, 68, Dahlonega
Mr. David L. Pelfrey, age 68, of Dahlonega passed away September 17, 2021. He was born in Atlanta on December 02, 1952, to the late Mr. Harold and Margie Harris Pelfrey.  M ...
Linda Taylor, 77, Dahlonega
Mrs. Linda Taylor, age 77, of Dahlonega passed away Friday, September 24, 2021. She was born on November 27, 1943, in Ohio to the late Allen and Grace Fausnaugh.  Linda was ...
Darlene Waters, 91, Dahlonega
Darlene Waters, 91, of Dahlonega passed away Friday September 24, 2021. Born January 18, 1930 in Kingsford, Michigan to the late William and Gladys LeMay, she had lived in this ...
James Woodrow Wilson, 76, Dahlonega
Mr. James Woodrow Wilson, age 76, of Dahlonega, Georgia passed away on Friday, September 24, 2021.  Memorial services are scheduled for 2:00 PM Friday, October 1, 2021 at t ...

Other

Laura Gayle Vandiver Beddingfield, age 68 of Rex, Georgia, passed away on Tuesday, September 21, 2021.  Born in Atlanta Georgia on July 7, 1953, she was a daughter of the l ...
Dorothy Dill Brown, 90, Fremont
Dorothy Dill Brown, age 90, of Fremont, Michigan passed away on Saturday, September 25, 2021. Mrs. Brown was born on February 10, 1931 in Fremont, Michigan to the late Clara and ...
Larry Duckett, 86, Stone Mountain
Mr. Larry Duckett, 86, of Stone Mountain, passed away Saturday, September 25, 2021 at Westbury Assisted Living. Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, October 1, ...
Charlie Geddis, 22, Ellenwood
Charlie Geddis, 22, of Ellenwood, GA, died September 24, 2021. Dexter T. Sims Mortuary, LLC, Gainesville, has charge of arrangements.  Please place in the Hall County secti ...
Billie Faulkner Kenimer, 96, Sautee-Nacoochee
Mrs. Billie Faulkner Kenimer, age 96, of Sautee-Nacoochee passed away Sunday, September 26, 2021. Mrs. Kenimer was born in White County on August 4, 1925, to the late Clinton an ...
Beverly Little, 84, Leesburg
Beverly V. Little, 84, of Leesburg, FL, went to be with the Lord on September 17, 2021 with her loving husband at her side, Ernest Little. Beverly was born on March 29, 1937, to th ...
Chadwick David Smith, 44, Atlanta
Mr. Chadwick David Smith age 44 of Atlanta, GA passed away on Monday September 20, 2021 following a brief illness.   Memorial services are scheduled for a later date. ...
Easter Carol Gary Smith, 71, Danielsville
Mrs. Easter Carol Gary Smith, age 71, of Danielsville passed away on Sunday, September 26, 2021 at her residence.  Mrs. Smith was born in Commerce to the late, Alfred and Will ...
Tiffany Sheree Wheeling, 37, Ball Ground
  Tiffany Sheree Wheeling 37, of Ball Ground, Georgia passed away on Saturday, September 25th, 2021. Tiffany is preceded in death by her grandmother; Doris Meadows. T ...

Rabun

Megan Laura Bohannon, 25, Clayton
Meghan Laura Bohannon, age 25, of Clayton, Georgia passed away on September 25, 2021. She was born the daughter of Valorie Thomas King of Clayton, Georgia and Wade Bohannon, of Roc ...

Stephens

Phyllis “Jill” Dunseith passed away Saturday, September 25, 2021. Born April 22,1935 in Nassau, Bahamas to the late Clan and Audrey Albury, Jill, as she liked to be ...
Martha Ray Gray Elrod, 80, Toccoa
Mrs. Martha Ray Gray Elrod, age 80 of Lakeland Drive, Toccoa, GA, passed away Saturday, September 25, 2021 at her residence. A daughter of the late Clyde Garvin and Mattie Lee M ...
Claude Stephen Smith, 73, Toccoa
Mr. Claude Stephen Smith, age 73 of Rumsey Avenue, Toccoa passed away Saturday, September 25, 2021 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center Gainesville. A son of the late Gaston ...
Mrs. Betty McAllister Walker, age 78 of Chopped Oak Road, Toccoa passed away Wednesday, September 22, 2021 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center Gainesville. A daughter of the ...

White

June Collins, 73, Cleveland
June Collins, age 73, of Cleveland, passed away on Tuesday, September 28, 2021.  Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced soon by Barrett Funeral Home.
Bonnie Jean (Cottle) Jarrard was a caring wife, mom, grandma, and friend. She left this world suddenly on September 25, 2021 at the age of 68.  She was born to Vern and Mary J ...
Billie Faulkner Kenimer, 96, Sautee-Nacoochee
Mrs. Billie Faulkner Kenimer, age 96, of Sautee-Nacoochee passed away Sunday, September 26, 2021.  Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced la ...
Steven Earl Major, 68, Cleveland
Steven Earl Major, 68 of Cleveland, GA  lost his four-week battle with breakthrough Covid-19 on September 24, 2021 in Gainesville, near his home in Cleveland, GA. A native ...
Betty Williams Petit, 83, Cleveland
Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs. Betty Williams Petit, age 83, of Cleveland.  Mrs. Petit passed away Tuesday, September 21, 2021.  Arrangemen ...
Jane Powell, Hollywood golden-age musicals star, dies at 92
Jane Powell, who starred in Hollywood golden age musicals, has died
Michael Constantine of 'My Big Fat Greek Wedding' dies at 94
Michael Constantine, an Emmy Award-winning character actor who reached worldwide fame playing the Windex bottle-toting father of the bride in the 2002 film “My Big Fat Greek Wedding,” has died
Willard Scott, weatherman on NBC's 'Today' show, dies at 87
Willard Scott, the beloved weatherman who charmed viewers of NBC’s “Today” show with his self-deprecating humor and cheerful personality, has died
Actor Ed Asner, TV's blustery Lou Grant, dies at 91
Actor Ed Asner, the blustery but lovable Lou Grant in two successful television series, has died
Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts dies at age 80
Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts has died at the age of 80
Country singer Tom T. Hall dies; wrote ‘Harper Valley PTA’
Singer-songwriter Tom T
Former Hall County School Superintendent Doug Winters dies at 82
Dr. Douglas Harry Winters, a former superintendent for the Hall County School District, died Wednesday, Aug. 11 at the age of 82.
Former CDC official from Gainesville dies at age 69
Gainesville native Dr. Thomas Weston Hodge III, the former Director of Immunogenetics at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, died July 31 in St. Simon's Island, Ga.