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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Oct 17th, 2021

Banks

Mrs. Sandra Elaine Aderhold Vandiver, age 82, of Commerce, GA died Sunday, October 17, 2021 at Brighter Mornings.  Mrs. Vandiver was born in Commerce to the late Thomas Jeffer ...

Dawson

Michael (Mikey) Dwayne Carnes, age 43, of Dawsonville Ga, peacefully passed away on October 17, 2021. He was born on June 2, 1978 in Cumming Ga, to Joyce Allison and Gene Carnes. ...
Connie Cox Medlock, 69, Dawsonville
Connie Cox Medlock, age 69, of Dawsonville, GA passed away Sunday October 17, 2021, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville, GA.  Connie was born in Sylvester, GA on ...
Sheyenne Skye Seabolt, 24, Dawsonville
Sheyenne Skye Seabolt, 24 of Dawsonville, GA passed away on Sunday, October 17, 2021.  She had a love for basketball.  She held many school records at Dawson County High ...

Forsyth

Wayne Travis Willoughby, age 66, of Cumming, GA passed away October 17, 2021. Wayne retired from the Fulton County Board of Education. Wayne loved the Lord serving as a dea ...

Gwinnett

Charlotte Waller Johnson, 84, Sugar Hill
Charlotte Waller Johnson, 84, of Sugar Hill, GA, died Sunday, October 17, 2021. A graveside service will be held Thursday, October 21, 2021 at 11 AM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Garde ...

Hall

Laura Ann Powers Cary, 88, Gainesville
Laura Ann Powers Cary, 88, passed away peacefully at her home on Sunday October 17, 2021, after a long illness. Laura was born on May 20, 1933, in Big Stone Gap, VA.  She m ...
Alan Rimes McElveen, 77, Gainesville
Alan Rimes McElveen entered fully into the presence of his Lord on October 17, 2021, with his wife and sons by his side. He would have been 78 on Friday. Alan is survived by his ...
Raymond Wayne Reed, 80, Gainesville
Mr. Raymond “Wayne” Reed, 80, of Gainesville, passed away Sunday, October 17, 2021 at Ashton Senior Living following an extended illness. A graveside service will be ...

Jackson

James Lamar Gordon, 80, Commerce
James Lamar Gordon, age 80 of Commerce, GA passed away on Sunday, Oct. 17, 2021.   Born on Jan. 8, 1941 in Commerce, GA, Mr. Gordon was the son of the late Willie Lamar ...

Other

James "Jim" J. Bryant, 85, Hartley, IA
On Sunday, October 17, 2021, James (Jim) J Bryant, loving husband and father of three sons, passed away at age 85. Jim was born on June 13, 1936 in Hartley, IA to Harold and Vio ...

Stephens

Claudine Davis Powers, 74, Toccoa
Mrs. Claudine Davis Powers, age 74 of Cedar Circle, Toccoa passed away Sunday, October 17, 2021 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center Gainesville. A daughter of the late Cecil ...
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