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Local Obits for Mon. Dec 20th, 2021


Richard Dewey Black, 74, Buford
Richard Dewey Black, age 74, of Buford, GA, passed away on Monday, December 20, 2021.  He was preceded in death by his first wife, Carolyn Ann Black; parents, Dewey Black and ...
Robert ”Bobby” Lee Stevens, III, 71, of Suwanee, Georgia passed away on December 20, 2021. Bobby was born in 1950 to Robert L. Stevens Jr. and Ann Chancellor. Bobby gre ...
Michael Frank Valdez, 75, Buford
  Mr. Michael Frank Valdez, age 75 of Buford, passed away on Monday, December 20, 2021 surrounded by his family. Private services will be held. The family will receive ...


John Robert Briggs, 79, Mt. Airy
  John Robert Briggs, age 79 of Mt. Airy, Georgia is healed and in the arms of Jesus.  John passed away December 20th due to an extended illness.  Just like he ...
Ma Elena Martinez De Lara, age 68 of Alto, passed away on Monday, December 20, 2021.  Born in Mexico on November 17, 1953, she was a daughter of the late Francisco Martinez ...
Marion Dwayne Kimbrell, 73, Cornelia
Marion Dwayne Kimbrell, age 73, of Cornelia, passed away on Monday, December 20, 2021.  Born on July 29, 1948, in Clarkesville, he was a son of the late John Marion and Eth ...


Juan Carlos Mejia Quintero, 36, Flowery Branch
Mr. Juan Carlos Mejia Quintero, age 36, of Flowery Branch passed away December 20, 2021. Funeral Mass will be 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, December 28, 2021 at Prince of Peace Catholic ...
Richard Earl Richey, 93, Farnham, VA
Mr. Richard Earl Richey, 93, of Farnham, VA, passed away December 20, 2021 at Lancashire Nursing Home in VA.           & ...


James Allen Sears, 82, Commerce
Mr. James Allen Sears, age 82, of Commerce passed away on Sunday, December 19, 2021 at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center.  Mr. Sears was born in Commerce to the late, Ge ...


Lynda Lokey Gresham, 81, Peachtree City
Lynda Lokey Gresham, age 81, of Peachtree City, Georgia passed away unexpectedly but peacefully at her home on December 20, 2021.   She was born on August 20, 1940 in De ...
Disgraced children's TV entertainer Rolf Harris dies at 93
Rolf Harris, the veteran entertainer whose decades-long career as a family favorite on British and Australian television was shattered when he was convicted of sexual assaults on young girls, has died
Former Hall County State Court Solicitor, Jerry Rylee, dead at 79
A former solicitor with the State Court of Hall County, Jerry Rylee, passed away Wednesday at the age of 79.
Jerry Springer, politician turned TV ringmaster, dies at 79
Jerry Springer, the former Cincinnati mayor and news anchor whose namesake TV show unleashed strippers, homewreckers and skinheads to brawl and spew obscenities on weekday afternoons, has died
Charles Stanley, influential Baptist preacher, dies at 90
Charles Stanley, a prominent televangelist who once led the Southern Baptist Convention, died Tuesday at his home in Atlanta at age 90
Lynyrd Skynyrd founding member Gary Rossington dead at 71
Gary Rossington, Lynyrd Skynyrd’s last surviving original member who also helped write the classic “Sweet Home Alabama,” died Sunday at the age of 71
Tim McCarver, big league catcher and broadcaster, dies at 81
The famed broadcaster and former St. Louis Cardinals star Tim McCarver has died
'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