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Local Obits for Tue. Mar 9th, 2021


David Paul Bowers - 9/21/54-3/9/21 In the early hours of Tuesday, March 9, 2021, David Paul Bowers played his final hand in that great poker game called “Life.” He l ...


Donna Hartley Edmett, 72, Buford
Donna Hartley Edmett, age 72, of Buford, GA passed away March 9, 2021.  She is survived by her children, Bill (Nyree) Edmett, Buford, GA, Jonathon Edmett, San Diego, CA; grand ...
Richard W. “Ricky” Peacock, age 63, of Buford, GA passed away March 9, 2021.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Loomis J. Peacock and Patricia Mercer Wilson ...
John L. Ryan, 88, Buford
John L. Ryan, age 88, of Buford, GA passed away March 9, 2021.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Valerie Ryan; son, David Ryan; daughter, Anne Ray Wilkins.  He is su ...


Rev. Silas Hix, 85, Alto
Rev. Silas Hix age 85 of Alto passed away Tuesday March 9, 2021 peacefully at home surrounded by his family. Silas was born December 31, 1935 in Gainesville to the late Tom & ...
Bruce Taylor Lower, 85, Clarkesville
Bruce Taylor Lower, age 85 of Clarkesville, passed away Tuesday, March 9, 2021. Born in Sebring, Ohio on February 9, 1936, Mr. Lower was the son of the late William W. and Thelm ...


James Cohen Pierce, 94, Gainesville
James Cohen Pierce, 94 of Gainesville passed away Tuesday March 9, 2021. Graveside services are incomplete and will be announced later. Those wishing to send online condolenc ...
James Cohen Pierce, 94, Gainesville
James Cohen Pierce, 94, of Gainesville, passed away March 9, 2021, following a short illness. He was born, September 19, 1926, off Mud Creek Rd., in Yonah, GA, to Benjamin Gonzell ...
Emmett Booker Shotts, Jr., 89, Gainesville formerly of Cleveland
Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Dr. Emmett Booker Shotts Jr. age 89 of Gainesville, formerly of Cleveland. Emmett passed away, March 9, 2021 following a pe ...


Barbara Anne Green, Dahlonega
 Barbara Anne Green of Dahlonega passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at her home surrounded by her children and family.    Born in Atlanta at Fort Mc ...
Helen Kitchens, 90, Dahlonega
Mrs. Helen Kitchens, age 90, of Dahlonega passed away Tuesday, March 9, 2021.  Helen Jackson Kitchens was born at home in Macon, GA on a snowy January day. At age 18, she w ...
Helen Louise McDonald, 87, Dahlonega
  Helen Louise McDonald, 87 of Dahlonega passed away on Tuesday March 9, 2021. Born to William and Mable (Taylor) Gaddy in Candler North Carolina, Mrs. McDonald move ...


Charlie Price Hicks, 94, Cleveland
Charlie Price Hicks, age 94 of Cleveland, passed away on Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at his residence following an extended illness. Born on February 13, 1927, in Flowery Branch, he ...
'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