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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Nov 18th, 2021


Molly Wood Brown, 92, Commerce
Mrs. Molly Wood Brown, age 92, of Commerce, GA died Thursday, November 18, 2021 at The Oaks-Athens.  Mrs. Brown was born in Gillsville to the late Harbin and Florence Marie Se ...
Earl Eugene “Gene” Kesler, age 86, of Commerce, GA died Thursday, November 18, 2021 at his residence.  He was born August 18, 1935, in Jackson County, GA to the la ...


Jacob Thomas Larrazabal, 19, of Buford, Georgia passed away November 18, 2021 from a brain bleed that resulted from an undiscovered tumor. He had completed chemo and radiation ther ...


Mr. Cleve Walker Campbell, age 78 of Alto passed away peacefully at his home on October 24, 2021. He was one of ten children, born on January 8, 1943 to Hubert and Mary Fowler C ...


Lougene Carnes Loehr, Gainesville
Lougene Carnes Loehr went to meet her savior on November 18, 2022 at Morningside Assisted Living facility surrounded by family and friends.  Lougene was born on November 26, 1 ...
Jimmy Lee McCauley, 83, Gainesville
Jimmy Lee McCauley peacefully went home to the Lord on November 8, 2021, he was 83 years old. Born in Natural Wells, Va. He was a great man who was an Olympic Marksman in the ...
Herbert Williams Jr., Gainesville
  Memorial Services for Mr.Herbert Williams,Jr.  of Gainesville, Georgia will be held on Saturday, November 27,2021, 2:00 PM at New Life Missionary Baptist Church, 380 ...


Helen Marie Prater, 89, Cleveland
Helen Marie Prater, age 89, of Cleveland, passed away on Thursday, November 18, 2021. Mrs. Prater was born on December 17, 1931, in Webster, South Dakota, to the late Noah Huber ...
Lisa Joan Kinsey Whitaker, 56, Cleveland
Lisa Joan Kinsey Whitaker, age 56, of Cleveland, GA, passed away Thursday, November 18, 2021, from complications from ovarian cancer.  Born in Stephens County on December 1 ...
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