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Local Obits for Fri. Oct 15th, 2021

Banks

Carolyn M. Crumley, 87, Homer
Carolyn M. Crumley, age 87, of Homer, Georgia went to her heavenly home on Friday, October 15, 2021. Mrs. Crumley was born on April 28, 1934 in Banks County, Georgia to the late ...

Barrow

Pamela “Pam” Copeland, 59, of Auburn, GA, died Friday, October 15, 2021. A memorial service will be held Thursday, October 21, 2021 at 6 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Ch ...
Jessica Kay Vaughan, 31, Statham
Jessica Kay Vaughan, age 31, of Staham, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Friday, October 15, 2021. Ms. Vaughan was born on May 17, 1990 in Georgia. Jessica was a very in ...

Dawson

Patricia Dianne Cantrell, 70, Dawsonville
Mrs. Patricia Dianne Cantrell, 70, of Dawsonville, passed away Friday, October 15, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday ...

Gwinnett

James Howard Hughes, 78, passed away on Thursday, October 14, 2021. He was born November 9, 1942 in Seneca, South Carolina. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church of ...

Hall

Eleanor Ann LaPlante, Flowery Branch
Eleanor Ann LaPlante passed away peacefully on October 15, 2021.  She was born April 12, 1931 in Lowell, Massachusetts to Angeline Gaudette Munn and Carl H. Munn who precede h ...
Charlotte Helena Haste, 93, Gainesville
Mrs. Charlotte Helena Haste, age 93 of Gainesville, passed away on Friday, October 15, 2021 at Cedarhurst of Oakwood following an extended illness.  Memorial services wil ...
Joyce Jennifer Kirby, 80, Gainesville
Mrs. Joyce Jennifer Kirby, 80, of Gainesville, passed away Friday, October 15, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton Campus. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p ...

Jackson

Barry Stuart Gowder, 54, Braselton
Barry Stuart Gowder, age 54, of Braselton passed away Thursday, October 15, 2021.  Memorial services will be held at a later date.  Barry graduated from Gainesville High ...

Other

Benny Ellis Richardson, 69, Carnesville
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Benny Ellis Richardson, age 69 of Carnesville, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, October 15, 2021.  Mr. Richardson was born i ...
Lee Elder, 1st Black golfer to play Masters, dies at age 87
Golf pioneer Lee Elder has died at the age of 87
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.
Towering musical theater master Stephen Sondheim dies at 91
Stephen Sondheim, the songwriter who reshaped the American musical theater in the second half of the 20th century, has died
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