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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Oct 4th, 2021

Banks

Tammie “Nana” Pinnell, age 56 of Lula, GA passed away on Monday, Oct. 4, 2021.   Born on Nov. 26, 1964 in Gainesville, GA, Mrs. Pinnell was the daughter of t ...
Mary Margaret Slaton, nee Morgan, born April 13, 1940, passed away October 4, 2021.  She was born in Navarro, Texas, to the late T.H. and Ethel Morgan, who preceded her in dea ...

Dawson

Shirley Ann Weaver, 76, Dawsonville
Mrs. Shirley Ann Weaver, age 76 of Dawsonville, Georgia passed away on Monday, October 4, 2021. She was born on August 5, 1945 in Anniston, Alabama to the late Hubert Crim and the ...

Gwinnett

Diane Brown Hicks, 62, Buford
Diane Brown Hicks, age 62, of Buford, GA passed away on Monday, October 4, 2021.  She is survived by her husband of 16 years, Tony Hicks, Buford; brother, Casey Brown, Fl; sev ...

Habersham

Bobby L. Ayers, 68, Mount Airy
Bobby L. Ayers, age 68 of Mt. Airy passed away Sunday, October 4, 2021 surrounded by his loving family, following a long battle with Parkinson's disease.  Born in Demor ...
Lauretta Joan 'Lou' Fry, 60, Mt. Airy
Lauretta Joan “Lou” Fry, age 60 of Mt. Airy, passed away on Monday, October 4, 2021.  Born in Gainesville, Georgia on November 10, 1960 she was a daughter of th ...
Richard Dale Thomas, 67, Clarkesville
Richard Dale Thomas, age 67 of Clarkesville, Georgia passed away on Monday, October 04, 2021. Born in Demorest, Georgia on August 15, 1954, he was a son of the late Andrew Wesle ...

Hall

Juan Carlos Aguilar, 41, Gainesville
Mr. Juan Carlos Aguilar, 41, of Gainesville, passed away Monday, October 4, 2021. Funeral services will be held at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, October 9, 2021 in the Chapel of Memori ...
Kimberly Nicole Smith, 35, Gainesville
Ms. Kimberly Nicole Smith age 35 of Gainesville, Ga passed away on Monday October 04, 2021 sat Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness. Memorial services wil ...
Laura Gaye Wood, 59, Flowery Branch
Ms. Laura Gaye Wood, age 59, of Flowery Branch passed away Monday, October 4, 2021. Private Funeral Services will be held at a later date. Ms. Wood was born August 25, 1962 t ...
Jerry Boone Yopp, 78, Gainesville
Mr. Jerry Boone Yopp, 78, of Gainesville passed away Monday, October 4, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Private graveside services for fa ...

Jackson

Charlotte Dean Allen, 84, Commerce
Charlotte Dean Allen, age 84 of Commerce, GA passed away on Monday, Oct. 4, 2021. Born on March 2, 1937 in Commerce, GA, Ms. Allen was the daughter of the late Bob and Geral ...
Terry Otis Dailey, 74, Commerce
Terry Otis Dailey, age 74 of Commerce, GA passed away on Monday, Oct. 4, 2021.   Born on Jan. 18, 1947 in Commerce, GA, Mr. Dailey was the son of the late O.L. and Ruby ...
Jorene Barnwell Dorman, 78, Hoschton
Jorene Barnwell Dorman, age 78, of Hoschcon passed away Monday, October 4, 2021. Funeral services will be held 12:00 pm Thursday, October 7, 2021 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel ...
Jimmy Allan Mitchell, 64, Jefferson
Jimmy Allan Mitchell, 64, of Jefferson, GA, died Monday, October 4, 2021. A memorial service will be held Friday, October 8, 2021 at 2 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel. Pasto ...

Other

Eric R. Maddox, 89, Columbus, Ga
Eric R. Maddox, Ph.D., 89, of Columbus, GA, died of leukemia Monday at Emory University Hospital in the presence of family. Eric’s influence as a musician and artist is fa ...

Stephens

Sara Jean Peeples, 91, Athens formerly of Toccoa
Mrs. Sara Jean Peeples, age 91 of Athens and formerly of Toccoa passed away Monday, October 4, 2021 at Lanier Gardens, Athens, Georgia. A daughter of the late Doc and Julia Davi ...
Mr. Billy Franklin Peeples, Sr., age 70 of Yearwood Street, Toccoa passed away Monday, October 4, 2021 at the Habersham Medical Center.  A son of the late Carl F. Peeples a ...
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.
JGR co-owner Coy Gibbs, 49, dies hours after son wins title
Coy Gibbs, the vice chairman of Joe Gibbs Racing for his NFL and NASCAR Hall of Fame father, died Sunday morning just hours after his son won the Xfinity Series championship.
Jerry Lee Lewis, outrageous rock ‘n’ roll star, dies at 87
The untamable and often outrageous rock ‘n’ roll pioneer Jerry Lee Lewis has died at 87
Thomas Cahill, popular history writer, dead at 82
Thomas Cahill, a scholar of ancient languages and belief systems with a knack for popular storytelling who engaged history readers with such bestsellers as “How the Irish Saved Civilization” and “Desire of the Everlasting Hills,” has died at age 82
French iconic painter of black Pierre Soulages dead at 102
French painter Pierre Soulages, an icon of post-World War II European abstract art famed for his use of black, has died, according to the Soulages Museum in his hometown of Rodez
Actor in cult favorite 'American Movie' dead at 56
Musician Mike Schank, who was best known for his good guy role in the award-winning documentary film "American Movie," has died at age 56, according to a close friend
Champion driver Bobby East fatally stabbed at gas station
Bobby East, a three-time USAC national champion driver, has died after being stabbed this week at a Southern California gas station. He was 37.