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Local Obits for Thu. Oct 14th, 2021


Opal Reece, 94, Dawsonville
Opal Reece, 94, of Alpharetta passed away Thursday October 14, 2021 following a period of declining health. Born August 27, 1927 and originally from Dawsonville, Opal had been a ...


Ileana Gilgor, 83, Lawrenceville
Ileana Gligor, 83, of Lawrenceville, GA, died Thursday, October 14, 2021. Funeral service will be held Saturday, October 30, 2021 at 11 AM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel. An even ...


Korakanh Rasphoumy, 66, Cornelia
Korakanh Rasphoumy age 66, of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Thursday, October 14, 2021. No formal services are scheduled at this time. Arrangements have been entrusted to ...
Dorothy Lou Dodd Turner, age 89 of Alto, passed away Thursday, October 14, 2021.    Born July 4, 1932, in Banks County, she was a daughter of the late Silas and Lon ...
Linda Sue Watts, 71, Alto
  Linda Sue Watts, 71, of Alto, Georgia, passed away on Thursday, October 14, 2021. Born November 10, 1949 in Atlanta, she was the daughter of the late Roy and Evelyn Mathi ...


Florence Lillian Haug Fisher, 94, Gainesville
  On September 4, 2021, the family of Florence Lillian Haug Fisher gathered together at her bed and watched as she moved into her final home, her mansion prepared by Jesus. ...
LaRue Bell Pethel, 90, Gainesville
LaRue Bell Pethel, 90 of Gainesville, passed away quietly on October 14th, 2021, at home surrounded by family. LaRue was born in Gainesville, Georgia, on July 2nd, 1931, to Datha B ...
Lillian Shope Gilreath, 91, Gainesville
Lillian Shope Gilreath, 91 of Gainesville passed away Thursday October 14, 2021. Born in Belmont, North Carolina, Mrs. Gilreath had lived in Hall County for most of her life.&nb ...
Sarah Summerour, 62, Gainesville
Ms. Sarah Summerour, 62, of Gainesville passed away on October 14, 2021 following a brief illness. Sarah was a devoted mother who loved her children beyond measure and put their ...
Hershel Jerome Winfrey, 79, Gainesville
Hershel Jerome Winfrey, 79, of Gainesville, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, October 14, 2021 following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held 2:30 ...


Yoi-Cha Wingard, 62, Maysville
Yol-Cha Wingard, age 62 of Maysville, GA passed away on Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021 at her residence.   Born on Dec. 26, 1958 in Seoul Korea, Ms. Wingard was a homemaker. ...


Charles Edwin Osborne, 75, Royston
Charles Edwin Osborne, age 75 of Royston, GA passed away on Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021.   Born on Feb. 20, 1946 in Gwinnett County, Mr. Osborne was the son of the late Albert a ...


Mrs. Caroline Elaine Holbrooks Standridge age 54 of Toccoa passed away October 14, 2021 at Stephens County Hospital. A daughter of the late Bobby Sanford and Darlene Graham Holb ...
Mr. Raymond Hamilton Murray, age 88 of Toccoa passed away Thursday, October 14, 2021 at his residence.  A son of the late Raymond Ganson Murray and Emma Ruth Hamilton Mur ...


Jerrod Burton Thrift Hurst, age 24, of Cleveland, passed away on Thursday, October 14, 2021.   Jerrod was born on November 11, 1996, in Brunswick, Georgia, to Robert and ...
Curtis Joe Motes, 35, Cleveland
Mr. Curtis Joe Motes, 35, of Cleveland, passed away Thursday, October 14, 2021. The family will receive friends at Memorial Park Funeral Home on Sunday, October 24, 2021 from 2: ...
Laura Marble Stephens, 61 went to be with the Lord at home on Thursday, October 14, 2021. She was the beloved wife of Fred Stephens for 39 years. Born May 6, 1960 in Sarasota, Flor ...
Robbie Knievel, daredevil son of Evel Knievel, dies at 60
Robbie Knievel, an American stunt motorcycle performer and son of thrill-seeking father Evel Knievel, has died
Tatjana Patitz, supermodel of '80s and '90s, dies at 56
One of an elite group of glamorous supermodels who graced magazine covers in the ’80s and ’90s and appeared in George Michael’s “Freedom
Nate Thayer, reporter who interviewed Pol Pot, dies
Nate Thayer, a fearless reporter who survived several brushes with death while covering conflict in Southeast Asia and was the last Western journalist to interview Khmer Rouge leader Pol Pot, has died
Bob Penny, bit actor in numerous Hollywood films, dies at 87
An Alabama actor who played small roles in movies including “Forrest Gump” and “Sweet Home Alabama” has died at age 87
Pelé, Brazil’s mighty king of ‘beautiful game,’ has died
Pelé, Brazil’s mighty king of soccer, has died
Eloise R. Gilmer dead at 97
Eloise R. Gilmer of Gainesville passed away at the age of 97 Wednesday, December 7, 2022.
Robert Clary, last of the ‘Hogan’s Heroes’ stars, dies at 96
Robert Clary, who played a prisoner of war in the TV sitcom “Hogan’s Heroes,” has died
Rev. Dr. William Hugh Cauthen dies at 92
The Reverend Dr. William Hugh Cauthen passed away peacefully onto his next life on Wednesday, November 9, 2022.