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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Fri. Nov 12th, 2021


Joan Ann (Thomas) Green, 85, of Buford, GA passed away Friday, November 12, 2021. She was born January 13, 1936 to the late Charlie B. and Ann Thomas, and was also preceded in deat ...


Fred Junior Barnes, 89, Gainesville
 Mr. Fred Junior Barnes, age 89 of Gainesville, passed away on Friday morning, November 12, 2021 at his residence following an extended illness. Funeral services are schedu ...
Gloria 'Ann' Strickland, 75, Gainesville
Mrs. Gloria “Ann” Strickland age 75 of Gainesville, passed away on Friday November 12, 2021 at her residence following a sudden illness. Funeral services will be hel ...
Jack David Whidden, Jr., 79, Murrayville
Mr. Jack David Whidden, Jr. age 79, of Murrayville, Georgia, passed away Sunday, November 7, 2021. Jack proudly volunteered and served in the Army's 1st Cavalry Divisio ...


Raymond L. Garland, Jr., 74, Commerce
Raymond L. Garland, Jr., age 74 of Commerce, GA passed away on Friday, Nov. 12, 2021.   Born on Oct. 1, 1947 in Brockton, Mass., Mr. Garland was the son of the late Raym ...


Sally Faye Mason, 41, Dahlonega
Mrs. Sally Faye Mason, born January 14, 1980, of Dahlonega, Georgia passed away on Friday, November 12, 2021. Sally was preceded in death by her mother Betty Mason; paternal gra ...


William Bowyer “Bill” Handley, age 99 of Rabun Gap, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Friday, November 12, 2021. Born in Huntington, West Virginia on May 16, ...


Mrs. Rita Joyce Fowler Williams, age 60 of McMurray Lake Road, Toccoa passed away Friday, November 12, 2021 at her residence. A daughter of the late Tommy Lee Fowler and Mary Ne ...
Lee Elder, 1st Black golfer to play Masters, dies at age 87
Golf pioneer Lee Elder has died at the age of 87
Frank Williams, founder of Formula One team, dies at 79
Sir Frank Williams, the founder and former team principal of Williams Racing, has died. He was 79. Williams took his motor racing team from an empty carpet warehouse to the summit of Formula One, overseeing 114 victories, a combined 16 drivers’ and constructors’ world championships, while becoming the longest-serving team boss in the sport’s history.
Towering musical theater master Stephen Sondheim dies at 91
Stephen Sondheim, the songwriter who reshaped the American musical theater in the second half of the 20th century, has died
Prince, poultry pioneer, dies at 93
Jack Prince of Gainesville, the man who invented the chicken deboning machine, has died at the age of 93.
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