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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Nov 29th, 2021

Banks

Linda Joyce Calvert, 68, Gillsville
Linda Joyce Calvert age 68, of Gillsville entered heaven Saturday November 27, 2021 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville Campus. Linda was born April 23, 1953 in ...

Dawson

Mary Franklyn “Frankie” Talton, 74, of Dawsonville passed from this worldly existence into the loving arms of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Monday, November 22, 2 ...
Helon “Valaree” Walls, 88, Dawsonville
Helon “Valaree” Walls, 88, of Dawsonville, GA, passed away on Thursday, November 25, 2021 after and extended illness.  She was born in Cumming, GA, to the late Ern ...

Forsyth

Betty Jane Foster Deadwyler, age 90, died Saturday November 20, 2021 at her home in Cumming, Georgia. She was a resident of Sandy Springs, Georgia for over fifty years prior to mov ...
Jane Catherine Hamilton, 93, went to be with her Lord on Sunday, November 21, 2021 She passed away at the Oaks at Gracemont in Cumming, GA. She was an amazing Christian wife, mothe ...

Gwinnett

Clarence Ayers, 83, Lilburn
Mr. Clarence Henry Ayers, age 83 of Lilburn, Georgia passed away Friday, November 19, 2021 at his residence. A son of the late Henry Goss Ayers and Eunice Johnson Ayers, he was ...
Karen Bailey, 75, Buford
Karen Bailey, age 75, of Buford, GA passed away on Wednesday, November 17, 2021. She was preceded in death by parents, Edward Dahl and Catherine Andrews, and brother, Charles Dahl. ...
Harold A. Brannon, 79, Buford
Harold A. Brannon, age 79, of Buford, GA passed away on Friday, November 26, 2021. He was preceded in death by his son, Chris Brannon.  Mr. Brannon is survived by his wife of ...
Mark Stephen Fain, 53, Lilburn
Mark Stephen Fain, 53, of Lilburn, GA passed away Saturday, November 20, 2021. He is survived by his son, Jesse James Fain of Lula, GA; father, Donald Fain; and mother, Eleanor She ...
Monica Dee Jones, 44, Buford
Monica Dee Jones, age 44, of Buford, GA passed away on Sunday, November 21, 2021.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Milton Jones and Elsie Dean Merritt Jones; gran ...
Marian Luce LeBaron, 92, Buford
Marian Luce LeBaron, age 92, of Buford, GA passed away on Thursday, November 25, 2021. She was preceded in death by her husband of fifty-three years, Herbert A. LeBaron; sons, Doug ...
Andrew “Andy” Mitcham, age 63, of Buford, GA, passed away on Friday, November 19, 2021.  He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Sandra B. Mitcham of Buford, Ga; c ...
Cameron Hunter Storms, 22, Buford
Cameron Hunter Storms, age 22, of Buford, passed away on Tuesday, November 23, 2021.  Cameron was born on March 5, 1999, in Scottsdale, Arizona. At the age of 16, he began ...
Caroline Jeanette Williams, 86, of Lilburn, GA, died Friday, November 19, 2021, following an extended illness. A Graveside service will be held Monday, November 29, 2021, at 1:00 P ...
Peggy Kelly Yin, 57, Snellville
Peggy Kelly Yin, age 57, of Snellville passed away on Wednesday, November 17, 2021. A Memorial Service will be held 3:00 pm Saturday, December 4, 2021 at Lawson Funeral Home C ...

Habersham

Allen Miles Abernathy, 80, Clarkesville
Allen Miles Abernathy, age 80 of Clarkesville, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, November 27, 2021 following an extended illness. Born in Cleveland, Georgia on ...
Mary Webb Martin Kitchens, age 67, of Alto, passed away on Saturday, November 27, 2021.  Born on August 15, 1954, in Clayton, she was a daughter of the late Grover Webb, Sr ...
Elbert R. Osteen, 85, Alto
Rev. Elbert R. Osteen, age 85 of Alto, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Friday, November 26, 2021 at his residence following an extended illness. Born in Dozier, Alabama ...
Erskine Ellis Parks, Jr., 96, Demorest
Erskine Ellis Parks, Jr., age 96, of Demorest, passed away on Wednesday, November 24, 2021.  Born on July 12, 1925, in Ocala, Florida, he was the son of the late Erskine El ...
Hatler Hilton Smith, 87, Cornelia
Hatler Hilton Smith, age 87, of Cornelia, GA passed from this life on Sunday, November 21, 2021.  Born in LaFollette, Tennessee, on April 4, 1934, he was the son of the lat ...
John B. “J.B.” Stephens, age 90, of Alto, passed away on Wednesday, November 24, 2021.  Born on September 27, 1931, in Bogart, he was a son of the late Gaynell ...

Hall

Edna Arrowood, 74, Clermont
Edna Arrowood age 74, of Clermont entered heaven Wednesday November 24, 2021 at the Bell Minor Nursing Home with her sister by her side. Edna was born in Jefferson, GA on May 18 ...
Floyd William Brantley, 80, Buford, formerly Flowery Branch
Mr. Floyd William Brantley, age 80, of Buford, formerly of Flowery Branch, passed away Friday, November 26, 2021 at his residence, surrounded by his family.   Funeral Se ...
Mrs. Cynthia Christine Statham Burrell, 75, of Gainesville passed away Friday, November 26, 2021 in Alto, GA.             Funeral services will ...
Martha Burtz, 98, Gainesville
Martha Burtz, age 98, of Gainesville, GA, passed away peacefully at her home on November, 24th.  Martha would have turned 99 in March. Martha Burtz was born on March 14, 19 ...
Michael Lee Butler, 57, Gainesville
Michael Lee Butler, age 57, of Gainesville, passed away on Friday, November 26, 2021. Mr. Butler was born on April 16, 1964, in Hall County, to the late Powell and Dorothy Jean ...
Joseph Conley Carder, 90, Gainesville
Mr. Joseph Conley Carder, 90, of Gainesville passed away Saturday, November 27, 2021 at Foot Hills Retirement Home. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Novemb ...
Trudy D. Hamby, 68, Gainesville
Mrs. Trudy D. Hamby, 68, of Gainesville, passed away Saturday, November 27, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Gainesville Campus. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p. ...
Michael Ray Hooper, 76, Gainesville
Mr. Michael Ray Hooper, age 76 of Gainesville, passed away on Tuesday, November 2, 2021 at his residence following a sudden illness. Graveside services are scheduled for Sunday, ...
Jimmy Lee McCauley, 83, Gainesville
Jimmy Lee McCauley peacefully went home to the Lord on November 8, 2021, he was 83 years old. Born in Natural Wells, Va. He was a great man who was an Olympic Marksman in the ...
Dareen Jean Allison Ragan, 80, Gainesville
Dareen Jean Allison Ragan, 80 of Gainesville passed away Thursday November 25, 2021 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center-Gainesville Campus. Born in Jackson County, Mrs. Raga ...
Louell Woodring Roper, 88, Gainesville
Mrs. Louell Woodring Roper, 88, of Gainesville, went home to Jesus and other loved ones on November 27, 2021. She was a devoted wife, mother, sister and daughter. She is precede ...
Jon Loren Schwab, 77, Gainesville
Mr. Jon Loren Schwab, age 77, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, November 24, 2021 at Brightway Hospice, Emory Hospital in Atlanta with his wife by his side, following ...
Mr. Grady Jasper Staton, age 74, of Lula, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, November 24, 2021, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness. Funeral services are ...
Betty Ann Summerour, 86, Gainesville
Mrs. Betty Ann Summerour age 86 of Gainesville, Ga passed away on Friday November 26, 2021 at her residence following an extended illness. Per Mrs. Summerour wishes no services ...
Franklin Stanley Thomas, 81, Gainesville
FRANKLIN “STANLEY” THOMAS, 81, of Gainesville passed away November 26, 2021. The Funeral will be at 2 p.m. on Monday, November 29, 2021 at Memorial Park North Rivers ...
John Marion “Turtle” Watkins, age 71, of Lula, passed away on Saturday, November 27, 2021.  Born on September 7, 1950, in Demorest, he was a son of the late Joh ...

Jackson

Charlotte Waters Beverlett, age 70 of Commerce, GA passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2021. Born on Oct. 15, 1951 in Atlanta, GA, Miss. Beverlett was the daughter of the late Will ...
Christopher Emerson Durrence -a friend to all- died November 21, 2021. Born December 31, 1971 in Statesboro, Georgia to the late Barney Joe Durrence and the late Barbara Ann Ken ...
Marilyn Yvonne James, 87, Commerce
Mrs. Marilyn Yvonne James, age 87, of Commerce, GA died Thursday, November 25, 2021 at The Oaks – Baldwin.  Mrs. James was born in Tulsa, OK to the late Clare and Blanch ...
Glenda Hardy Kitchens, 70, Carnesville
Ivie Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Glenda Hardy Kitchens, age 70, of Carnesville, who passed away in the comfort of her home on Wednesday November 24, 2021.   Mrs ...
Sandy Ellen Leland, 53, Maysville
Sandy Ellen Leland, age 53 of Maysville, GA passed away on Friday, Nov. 19, 2021. Born on Aug. 11, 1968 in Orlando, FL, Mrs. Leland was the daughter of Janice McGee ...

Lumpkin

Sylvia Grace Cagle, 64, Dahlonega
Mrs. Sylvia Grace Cagle, age 64, of Dahlonega passed away Friday, November 26, 2021.  Mrs. Cagle was a native and lifelong resident of Lumpkin County. She was born on March ...
Reid Joseph Kendall, 80, Dahlonega
Reid Joseph Kendall, age 80, of Dahlonega, Georgia passed away on November 25, 2021, following an extended illness. Mr. Kendall was born in Kokomo, Indiana on December 8, 1940. ...

Other

Maureen Ann Barton Grace passed away peacefully in her sleep at home on November 19, 2021 after bravely battling pancreatic cancer for over a year. Maureen was born on March 5, ...

Rabun

Mary Ann Stephan Williams, age 93 of Tiger, Georgia passed away on November 22, 2021. MaryAnn was born on November 18, 1928 in Oberlin, Ohio, the daughter of the late Louis ...

Stephens

Milton Larry Strickland (age 71) of Toccoa, Georgia passed away on November 13, 2021 after a very hard fought battle with an aggressive Lymphoma. Larry was born on Dec ...

White

Robert "Bobby" Kyle, 86, Cleveland
Robert "Bobby" Kyle age 86, of Cleveland, formerly of Tampa Florida, passed away Wednesday, November 24, 2021.   Arrangements are incomplete at this time.  ...
Frank Williams, founder of Formula One team, dies at 79
Sir Frank Williams, the founder and former team principal of Williams Racing, has died. He was 79. Williams took his motor racing team from an empty carpet warehouse to the summit of Formula One, overseeing 114 victories, a combined 16 drivers’ and constructors’ world championships, while becoming the longest-serving team boss in the sport’s history.
Prince, poultry pioneer, dies at 93
Jack Prince of Gainesville, the man who invented the chicken deboning machine, has died at the age of 93.
Betty Lynn, Thelma Lou on 'The Andy Griffith Show,' has died
Betty Lynn, who was best known as Barney Fife's sweetheart Thelma Lou on “The Andy Griffith Show,” has died at the age of 95
Former NASCAR driver Townley killed in shooting in Athens
A former NASCAR driver was killed Saturday in a shooting in Georgia that also wounded a woman, investigators said. John Wes Townley, 31, died in the shooting in a neighborhood...
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