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Local Obits for Tue. Jun 15th, 2021


Bill Buckland, 72, Buford
Bill Buckland, 72, of Buford, GA, died Tuesday, June 15, 2021. Funeral service will be held Saturday, June 19, 2021, at 7 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel. Interment will follow ...


Rachael “Binky” Stubbs Farris, age 93, of Gainesville, GA, passed away Tuesday, June 15, 2021.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. J. Duncan Farris.&nbs ...


Judy Lord Shore Brawner, 70, Commerce
  Judy Lord Shore Brawner, age 70 of Commerce passed away on Tuesday, June 15, 2021 at her residence.  Mrs. Brawner was born in Commerce to the late, Paul and Dorothy ...
Nina Mae Kesler, 88, Nicholson
Mrs. Nina Mae Kesler, age 88, of Nicholson passed away Tuesday, June 15, 2021 at her daughter’s residence.  Mrs. Kesler was born in Colbert to the late, Jessie Clinton a ...
    Emma Lou (Buffington) Weldon, age 74 of Jefferson, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, June 15, 2021. Mrs. Weldon was married to her beloved husband William Lo ...


Michele Catherine Akers, 32, Cleveland
Michele Catherine Akers, age 32, of Cleveland, passed away on Tuesday, June 15, 2021. Mrs. Akers was born on September 6, 1988, in Dahlonega, Georgia, to Sherry Taylor York and ...
Nancy Lee Watkins Gooch, 74, Cleveland
Mrs. Nancy Lee Watkins Gooch, age 74, of Cleveland, passed away on Tuesday, June 15, 2021. Mrs. Gooch was born in Lumpkin County to the late Lee and Flora Phillips Watkins.  ...
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