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Local Obits for Sat. Jun 12th, 2021


Raymond Thomas Burke, 88, Cumming
Raymond Thomas Burke passed away peacefully in his sleep at his home on Saturday June 12, 2021 at the age of 88. Ray was predeceased by his wife, Jeanne. He is survived by six sons ...


Holly Adele Johnston, née Wilbur, of Buford, Georgia was born on January 15,1960 in Seattle, Washington, passed away peacefully Saturday, June, 12, 2021. Her parents, Justin ...


Clementina Carballo Calderon, 58, Gainesville
  Ms. Clementina Carballo Calderon, 58 of Gainesville passed away Saturday, June 12, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Gainesville Campus. A Memorial service will ...
Sonny Little, 77, Gainesville
Sonny Little age 77 of Gainesville entered rest Saturday June 12, 2021 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville surrounded by his loving family. Sonny was born January ...
Eileen Brenda Mayer, 74, Flowery Branch
Eileen Brenda Mayer, age 74, of Flowery Branch passed away Saturday, June 12, 2021.  Funeral services will be held 2:00 pm Sunday, June 20, 2021 at Lawson Funeral Chapel. ...
Ignacio R. Perez, 79, Gainesville
  Ignacio R. Perez, a long-time resident of Gainesville, GA passed away at the side of his beloved family on Saturday, June 12, 2021 at the age of 79.   Ignacio, ...
Earl Thomas, 86, Clermont
  Mr. Earl Thomas, age 86, of Clermont, Georgia, passed away Saturday, June 12, 2021. Graveside services are scheduled for 11:30 am Wednesday, June 16, 2021 at Cool Sp ...


Charles Randall Bishop, 69, Nicholson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Charles Randall Bishop, age 69 of Nicholson, Georgia. Formerly of Knoxville, Tennessee. Mr. Bishop entered into rest Saturday, June 12 ...


William Junior Simmons, 83, Dahlonega
Mr. William Junior Simmons, age 83, of Dahlonega passed away Saturday, June 12, 2021.  Junior was born in Lumpkin County on February 3, 1938 to the late Cicero and Jeanette ...


Jean Clifton Damian, Watkinsville
Jean Clifton Damian died peacefully at home on Saturday, June 12th, surrounded by her family. Born at home on Millhaven Plantation in Screven County, Georgia in 1938 to William Wat ...
Chester Leon Blalock, age 59 of Hull, GA passed away on Saturday, June 12, 2021.   Born on June 19, 1961 in Athens, GA, Mr. Blalock was the son of the late Fred and Gert ...


Victoria “Vickie” Bagwell Norris, 68, Sautee Nacoochee formerly of Lawrenceville
  Victoria “Vickie” Bagwell Norris, age 68, of Sautee Nacoochee, GA and formerly of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on Saturday, June 12, 2021. She was preceded i ...
Dale Allen Haldeman, 69, Cleveland
Dale Allen Haldeman, 69, of Cleveland, passed away Saturday, June 12, 2021 at his residence following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 12:00 pm on Saturday, ...
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
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