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Local Obits for Thu. Oct 7th, 2021


James L. "Don" Simmons, 82, Cornelia
  James L. “Don” Simmons, age 82 of Cornelia, passed away on Thursday, October 7, 2021.  Born in Alto, Georgia on August 27, 1939, he was a son of the ...


Maria Andrade-Ayala, 67, Gainesville
Mrs. Maria Andrade- Ayala age 67 of Gainesville, Ga passed away on Thursday October 07, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services are scheduled for Monday Octob ...
Lan Thi Hoang, 71, Gainesville
Mrs. Lan Thi Hoang age 71 of Gainesville, Ga passed away on Thursday October 07, 2021 at her residence following an extended illness. Memorial services are scheduled for Wednesd ...
Hilbert Donald Kiesel, 77, Gainesville
Hilbert Donald Kiesel, 77 of Gainesville, passed away October 7, 2021 at home with his family.  Born in Long Island, New York on September 20, 1944, he was the son of the late ...


John Leonard Jennings, 77, Nicholson
John Leonard Jennings, age 77 of Nicholson, GA passed away on Thursday, Oct. 7, 2021.   Born on June 20, 1944 in Chamblee, GA, Mr. Jennings was the son of the late Grady Alf ...


Larry Rice Hanley, 73, Danielsville
Mr. Larry Rice Hanley, age 73 of Danielsville passed away Thursday, October 7, 2021 at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center.  Mr. Hanley was Commerce to the late, Spurgeon ...
Betty Jean Hardy Turner, age 82 of Athens, GA passed away on Thursday, October 7, 2021.   She was born on Oct. 12, 1938 in Jackson County, GA, she was the daughter of the la ...


Genea Rosser                                                ...
Roger Neal Standridge, 73, Toccoa
Roger Standridge                           &n ...


John Brady Lovell, 74, Cleveland
John Brady Lovell, age 74, of Cleveland, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, October 7, 2021. Mr. Lovell was born on February 17, 1947, in Clarkesville, Georgia, to t ...
Henry Eugene Staton, 84, Cleveland
Henry Eugene Staton, age 84 of Cleveland, Ga passed away Wednesday October 7, 2021. Mr. Staton was born on June 7, 1937 to the late Garland Staton and Kate Hill Staton and was a ...
'Laverne & Shirley' actor Cindy Williams dies at 75
Cindy Williams, who played Shirley opposite Penny Marshall’s Laverne on the popular sitcom “Laverne & Shirley,” has died
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