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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 ...
'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