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Local Obits for Sat. Oct 9th, 2021

Forsyth

Benjamin Ronald Nix, Jr, 51 of Cumming, GA passed away on Saturday, October 9, 2021, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville, GA after a brief illness.  He was a memb ...
Sheila Pekrul, 56, Cumming
On Saturday, October 9th, 2021, Sheila Pekrul broke free from her earthly cocoon, spread her butterfly wings and departed for the Great Beyond after 56 years with us.  Shei ...

Gwinnett

Blanche Butler Carpenter, 93, of Suwanee, GA, formerly of Turnerville, GA, passed away Saturday, October 9, 2021. She was preceded in death by her husband, Norman C. Carpenter. Mrs ...

Habersham

Robert Lee Cody, 73, Alto
  Robert Lee Cody, age 73, of Alto, Georgia went to be with the Lord on Saturday, October 9, 2021.  Robert was born Aug. 27, 1948 in Saginaw, MI, to the late Shirle ...
Hoyt Rudeseal, 96, Cornelia
Hoyt Rudeseal, age 96, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, October 9, 2021. Mr. Rudeseal was born on April 13, 1925 in Habersham County, Georgia to the late James Hen ...

Hall

Winnie Thelma Broome, 97, Gainesville
Mrs. Winnie Thelma Broome, 97, of Gainesville passed away Saturday, October 9, 2021 at Willow Wood Nursing Center following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at ...
J. Carter Butterworth, 93, Gainesville
J. Carter Butterworth, age 93, passed away on October 9, 2021, at The Oaks at Limestone in Gainesville, Ga. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, October 11, 202 ...
Phyllis Mundy Carter, 84 of Lula, Georgia, passed away peacefully on October 9, 2021, surrounded by her loving children. Phyllis was born on November 19, 1936, in Raleigh, North Ca ...
William Thomas “Tommy” Howard age 70 of Gainesville passed away Saturday October 9, 2021 at the Northside Forsyth Hospital, Cumming. Tommy was born August 7, 1951 in ...
Millie Rose Norman Miller, 69, Gainesville
Three doves visited her each morning at her home for the last few months. Sometimes they’d sing and other times they would sit quietly watching her as she watched them. Birds ...
William “Marty” Propes, 63, Flowery Branch
Mr. William “Marty” Propes, 63, of Flowery Branch, passed away Saturday, October 9, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton Campus. Funeral services will ...

Jackson

Allyson Leann Looney, 39, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Allyson Leann Looney, age 39 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Saturday, October 9, 2021.  Mrs. Looney was born in Com ...

Lumpkin

Leonard Chambers, N/A, Dahlonega
Mr. Leonard Chambers, of Dahlonega passed away October 9, 2021.  Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland, GA.&n ...
Marshall Chambers, 79, Dahlonega
Marshall Chambers, age 79, of Dahlonega, passed away Saturday, October 9, 2021.  Mr. Chambers was born in Atlanta to the late Claude Marshall and Ruth Inez Overton Chambers ...

Other

Margaret “Louise” Myers, age 81 of Madison, GA passed away on Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021.   Born on Feb. 6, 1940 in Pennsylvania, Ms. Myers was the daughter of the l ...

Towns

Louise Kelley, 90, Hiawassee
Louise Kelley, age 90, of Hiawassee, passed away on Saturday, October 9, 2021. Mrs. Kelley was born on March 8, 1931, in Akron, Ohio, to the late Albert and Sarah Maude Moon Lam ...

White

Velma Kelly, N/A, Cleveland
Mrs. Velma Kelly, of Cleveland passed away October 9, 2021.  Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland, GA.  ...
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
Willard Scott, weatherman on NBC's 'Today' show, dies at 87
Willard Scott, the beloved weatherman who charmed viewers of NBC’s “Today” show with his self-deprecating humor and cheerful personality, has died
Actor Ed Asner, TV's blustery Lou Grant, dies at 91
Actor Ed Asner, the blustery but lovable Lou Grant in two successful television series, has died
Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts dies at age 80
Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts has died at the age of 80
Country singer Tom T. Hall dies; wrote ‘Harper Valley PTA’
Singer-songwriter Tom T