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Local Obits for Tue. Nov 2nd, 2021


Helen Samples Garrett, 72, Dawsonville
Helen Samples Garrett, 72, of Dawsonville, GA passed away on Tuesday, November 02, 2021 at her residences after an extended illness.  She was born in Cumming, GA, to the late ...


Dewey “Arnau” Bedingfield, Jr., age 89, of Cumming, GA, passed away on November 2, 2021. Dewey Arnau is preceded in death by his wife of 63 years, Martha Radford Bed ...
Greg Eugene McGhee, 56, Falling Waters, WV formerly of Cumming
Greg Eugene McGhee, age 56, of Falling Waters, WV, formerly of Cumming, GA, passed away on Tuesday, November 2, 2021. Greg was a member of Mt. Tabor Baptist Church in Cumming, GA. ...
Carol N. Vincent, 84, Cumming
Carol N. Vincent, age 84, of Cumming, Georgia, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Thursday October 21, 2021 at her home.  Carol was preceded in death by her husband, Frank ...


Clarence A. Baggett, 68, Buford
Clarence A. Baggett, age 68 of Buford, GA passed away on Tuesday, November 2, 2021.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Sam and Lola Mae Bullock Baggett; son, Robert Chr ...
Lawrence Carl Chambers, Sr., age 83 of Grayson, GA passed away on September 8, 2021.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Peggy Pruett Chambers.  He is survived by his ...
Miss Maria Galindo Covarrubias, 93 of Norcross passed away Tuesday, November 2, 2021 at her residence. The family will receive friends at Memorial Park Funeral Home on Sunday, N ...


Lloyd Lee Little, 93, Flowery Branch
Mr. Lloyd Lee Little, age 93, of Flowery Branch passed away Tuesday, November 2, 2021 at his residence, following an extended illness. Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m., Friday ...
George Porter, 77, Gainesville
George Porter passed away November 2nd, 2021, at 77 years of age in Gainesville, GA. Dad was born and raised in Harlem, NY, the only son of Wheelock and Gladys Porter (Deceased) ...
Charles "Chuck" K. Smith, 84, Gainesville
Charles “Chuck” K. Smith 84, of Gainesville, passed away on Saturday, October 16, 2021.  Chuck was born on July 17, 1937 in Pittsburgh, PA., to the late Charles B. ...


Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Christopher “Chris” Andrew Pendley, age 37 of Nicholson, Georgia, who entered into rest Tuesday, November 2, 2021.  M ...
Windy Lorraine Roper, 59, Maysville
Mrs. Windy Lorraine Roper, 59, of Maysville, passed away Tuesday, November 2, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville Campus. Funeral Services will be held at 11:0 ...


James Curtis Britt, III, 69, Chipley, FL.
Mr. James Curtis Britt, III, 69, of Chipley, FL passed away Tuesday, November 2, 2021 following a sudden illness. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Born on Jul ...
Clyde Johnson, 84, Royston
Clyde Johnson, 84, of Royston, GA, died November 2, 2021. Dexter T. Sims Mortuary, LLC, Royston, has charge of arrangements.  


Virginia Hall Young, Cleveland
Virginia Hall Young passed away in Cleveland on November 2, 2021. She was born on June 4, 1926, to the late Earl and Hattie Goff Hall in Knoxville, Tennessee.  Up until ver ...
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