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Local Obits for Wed. Apr 21st, 2021


Mike Farrington was born at Northside Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia. He had attended Sugar Hill Christian School since kindergarten, and was looking forward to his graduation in May ...
William Bill Carlyle Small, Jr., age 66, of Sugar Hill passed away Wednesday, April 21, 2021.  Memorial Services will be held 4:00 pm Sunday, April 25, 2021 at Lawson Funeral ...


Eugene Maxwell, 79, Mt. Airy
Funeral services for Eugene Maxwell, age 79 of Mt. Airy will be held at 4:00 PM, Saturday, April 24, 2021 at Hillside Memorial Chapel.  Interment will follow the service in Vi ...


Bradley Edward Grant, 45, Oakwood
Mr. Bradley Edward Grant, 45, of Oakwood passed away Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center-Gainesville. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Sun ...
Myra Harris, Gainesville
Myra Harris passed away on December 27, 2020. She was born on October 17, 1934 to Edith and Buren Bagwell in Canton, Georgia.   Myra was married to Owen Harris for 48 ye ...
Cherry Ann Timms, 72, Gainesville
Mrs. Cherry Ann Timms, 72, passed away Wednesday, April 21, 2021. A graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, April 23, 2021 in Memorial Park Cemetery. Rev. Randy R ...


Margaret Croy, 85, Dahlonega
Mrs. Margaret Croy age 85 of Dahlonega, Georgia passed away surrounded by family on April 21, 2021. She was born on August 5, 1935 in Forsyth County to the late William Day and the ...
Wanda Lois Thomas, 99, Dahlonega
Mrs. Wanda Lois Thomas, age 99, of Dahlonega went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, April 21, 2021 while surrounded by her family. Mrs. Thomas was a native and lifelong res ...


Jerry S. Robertson, 77, Alabama
Jerry S. Robertson, age 77, of Alabama passed away Wednesday, April 21, 2021.  Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548,, 706-654-0 ...


Christian David Brown, 39, Cleveland
Christian David Brown, age 39 of Cleveland, passed away Wednesday, April 21, 2021.   Mr. Brown was born February 4, 1982 in West Palm Beach, FL to Cathy McCarty Brown and th ...
James Beaven (Jim) Roche, 55, Sautee Nachooche
James Beaven (Jim) Roche 1965 - 2021   Jim Roche, 55, of Sautee Nachooche, passed away Wednesday, April 21, 2021. Born July 29, 1965, to the late Beaven and Kathy Roche. Jim ...
'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