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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Oct 24th, 2021


Horace Whitfield, 76, Gillsville
Mr. Horace Whitfield, age 76 of Gillsville passed away on Saturday, October 24, 2021 at his residence.  Mr. Whitfield was born in Gillsville to Mary Belle Savage Echols of Gil ...


Selma Godbee Shannon, 97, Cornelia
Selma Godbee Shannon, age 97, of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on October 24, 2021. Mrs. Shannon was born on May 31, 1924 in Eatonton, Georgia to the late James L. and Jania Gay ...


Julie Ann Morris, 61, Gainesville
Julie Ann Morris, age 61 of Gainesville entered rest Sunday Oct. 24, 2021 at her residence. Julie was born October 27, 1959 in Homer. She worked in production at Gress Foods for ...


Henry B. Hughes, 69, Jefferson
Henry B. Hughes, age 69, of Jefferson, GA, passed away on Sunday, October 24, 2021. He was born in 1952, to the late Wesley and Lois Hughes. Henry was a Forsyth County School gradu ...


Mr. Charles “Muff” Huett Christian, age 86, of Dahlonega passed away Sunday, October 24, 2021.  Mr. Christian was born in Fulton County on July 27, 1935, to the ...


Dewey Allen Holcomb, 74, Toccoa
Dewey Allen Holcomb, age 74, of Toccoa, formerly of Clarkesville, Georgia passed away at his residence on Sunday, October 24, 2021 following an extended battle with cancer. &nbs ...
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.