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Local Obits for Sun. May 30th, 2021


Jimmie Pearl Dees, 73, Dawsonville
Jimmie Pearl Dees, 73 of Dawsonville, GA passed away at her home on Sunday, May 30, 2021 after an extended illness. She was born in Gainesville, GA, to the late Armous Tate an ...


Rabun Johnson, 84, Buford
Johnson, Rabun, 84, died peacefully but unexpectedly on May 30, 2021. He was predeceased by his parents, Foster & Sara Rabun Johnson and brother Foster, Jr. Born in Gadsden, AL ...


Virginia Hill Hopkins, 102, Gainesville
 Virginia Hill Hopkins, age 102, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Sunday, May 30, 2021.                 Virginia Hill Hopkins wa ...
Jason Allen Ingram, 44, Gainesville
Mr. Jason Allen Ingram, 44, of Gainesville passed away Sunday, May 30, 2021. Celebration of Life services will be held at 5:00 p.m. on Monday, June 7, 2021 at Hopewell Baptist C ...
John William McNeal, 88, Buford
After a long battle with multiple ailments, John William McNeal, 88, of Buford Georgia, also known as Mac and J.W., passed away Sunday, May 30, 2021. The son of the Reverend Nor ...
Lena Nichols, 85, Gainesville
Mrs. Lena Nichols, age 85, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Sunday, May 30, 2021.     A Celebration of Life service will be announced later at St. Francis ...
Kevin Clyde Tyre, 72, Gainesville
Mr. Kevin Clyde Tyre, 72, of Gainesville, passed away Sunday, May 30, 2021 at his residence following an extended illness. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announ ...
Christopher Tyrone Williams, 51, Gainesville
To everything there is a reason, and time to every purpose under the heaven. A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant and a plant and a time to pluck up that which is ...


Helen Virginia “Ginny” Shands Sharp of Fort Myers, Florida passed away on Sunday, May 30, 2021. Virginia was born May 29, 1940 in Fort Myers, Florida, the eldest daught ...


Jane Berry, 81, Suches
Mrs. Jane Berry, age 81, of Suches, GA passed away Sunday, May 30, 2021. Mrs. Berry was born in Mt. Vernon, GA on December 6, 1939 to the late Warren and Alma Morrison McDougald ...


Carolyn L. Franco, 81, Cleveland
Carolyn L. Franco, age 81, of Cleveland, passed away on Sunday, May 30, 2021. Mrs. Franco was born on October 6, 1939, in Cleveland, Georgia, to the late Paul and Clara Mae Howa ...
Kristen Nicole Mitchell, 23, Cleveland
Kristen Nicole Mitchell, age 23, of Cleveland, passed away on Sunday, May 30, 2021. Kristen was born on August 9, 1997, in Milledgeville, GA, to Jim and Tina Leaptrott Mitchell. ...
'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