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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Fri. Oct 22nd, 2021


Gary R. “Randy” Isner, Jr, 60, of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday, October 20, 2021 at Northside Hospital Forsyth following a sudden illness.  Randy was born ...


Lola Mae Baggett Boyd, 90, Buford
Lola Mae Baggett Boyd, age 90, of Buford, GA passed away on Friday, October 22, 2021. She was preceded in death by her husbands, W. T. Boyd and Robert Sam Baggett; parents, Buck ...
Ruby Parker Little, 105, Snellville
Mrs. Ruby Parker Little, age 105 of Snellville, passed away on Friday Morning, October 22, 2021 at Cambridge Center following an extended illness. Graveside services are schedul ...
Chandler Pittman, 87, Braselton
Chandler Pittman, age 87, of Braselton, GA, passed away on Friday, October 22, 2021.  He was preceded in death by his wife of 55 years, Virginia Archer Pittman; daughter, V ...


Joy Evelynn Branumn Lovell, 78, Clarkesville
Joy Evelynn Brannum Lovell, age 78 of Clarkesville, Georgia passed away on Friday, October 22, 2021. Born in Byrdstown, Tennessee on September 23, 1943, she was a daughter of the ...


Corine Gravitt Clark, 93, Gainesville
Corine Gravitt Clark age 93 of Gainesville entered heaven Friday Oct. 22, 2021 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville. Corine was born October 15, 1928 in Hall Cou ...
Stanley James Kent, 75, Flowery Branch
Mr. Stanley James Kent, 75, of Flowery Branch, passed away Friday, October 22, 2021 at his residence. A graveside service will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 24, 2021 i ...
The incomparable Evon Barbara Olivier was born to Augustus and Milethea Durieux on May 29, 1930, in Moricribo Venezuela. Her parents relocated the family to Trinidad & Tobago i ...
Ruth Evans Staley, Gainesville
Ruth Evans Staley passed from this life on Friday, October 22, and is now with her Lord. Ruth was born in 1925 in Missouri, but her parents, Henry & Evelyn Evans soon moved ...
Ernest Young, 65, Gainesville
  Mr. Ernest Young, 65, of Gainesville, passed away Friday, October 22, 2021 at his residence. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Born on July 8, 1956 i ...


Maurleen Thomas, 72, Talmo
Maurleen Thomas, 72 of Talmo passed away October 22, 2021 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center-Gainesville. Maurleen was born on November 21, 1948 in Gainesville to the late Dav ...


On October 22, 2021 the most beautiful chapter of the Alley family came to a close when our beloved mother passed from this life to the next. Though she died at the home of her dau ...
Hilda Inez Parham, 75, Carlton
Mrs. Hilda Inez Parham, age 75, of Carlton, GA died Friday, October 22, 2021 at The Hampton Place.  Mrs. Parham was born in Commerce to the late James Boyd and Annie Lee Danie ...
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