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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 ...
Funeral Tuesday for well-known Gainesville businessman, attorney Sonny Sykes
Funeral services for Gainesville attorney and businessman William I. "Sonny" Sykes, Jr. are scheduled for Tuesday, July 13 at Free Chapel Worship Center.
Former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld dies at 88
The family of former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld says he has died
Local philanthropist and journalist Lessie Smithgall dies at 110
Lessie Smithgall, a longtime Gainesville philanthropist and journalist, died Friday, June 25 at the age of 110.
Frank Bonner, Herb on 'WKRP in Cincinnati,' dies at 79
Frank Bonner, who played a brash salesman with a love of flashy plaid suits on the TV comedy “WKRP in Cincinnati,” has died
Ned Beatty, indelible in 'Deliverance,' 'Network' dies at 83
Ned Beatty, the indelible character actor whose first film role as a genial vacationer raped by a backwoodsman in 1972′s “Deliverance” launched him on a long, prolific and accomplished career, has died
'Hooked on a Feeling' singer B.J. Thomas dies at 78
One of the country’s most popular and versatile singers, B
Former US Sen. John Warner of Virginia dies at 94
Former Sen. John W
Charles Grodin, 'Midnight Run,' 'Heartbreak Kid,' star, dies
Charles Grodin, the offbeat actor and writer who scored as a newlywed cad in “The Heartbreak Kid” and the father in the “Beethoven” comedies, has died