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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, ...
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