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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.  ...
'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