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Local Obits for Wed. Jun 16th, 2021


  Ruth Ella Payne Justus, age 76 of Lula, Georgia took her Heavenly flight home on Wednesday, June 16, 2021 following an extended illness. Born in the Hollingsworth Comm ...


Peter S. Petrosian, 69, Cumming
We are saddened to announce the passing of Peter S Petrosian on June 16, 2021 in Cumming, Georgia. This year, Peter turned 69 years of age and celebrated his 36th wedding a ...


Anabel Quintanilla, 46, Buford
Anabel Quintanilla, 46, of Buford, GA passed away on Wednesday, June 16, 2021. She is survived by her son, Alexis Quintanilla of Buford; father Epifanio Quintanilla of Mexico and E ...
Randolph Lawrence Witt, 63, Suwanee
Mr. Randolph Lawrence Witt, age 63, of Suwanee, GA passed away on Wednesday, June 16, 2021.  He was operations manager of Mathis Dairy. He is survived by son, Shaun Paul Lawre ...


Fannie Louise Allen, 77, Clarkesville
Mrs. Fannie Louise Allen, 77 of Clarkesville, went to her heavenly home on Wednesday, June 16, 2021 peacefully at her residence. Fannie was born February 6, 1944 to the late Edw ...
Janice Mae Echols, 80, Alto
Janice Mae Echols, age 80 of Alto, passed away on Wednesday, June 16, 2021.  Born in Demorest, Georgia on March 17, 1941 she was a daughter of the late Henry Lester Gerrin ...


Charles F Layne, Jr., 59, Flowery Branch
Charles F Layne Jr 59 of Flowery Branch passed away on Wednesday June 16th. Professional Service Entrusted to Wimberly Funeral Home.
Justin Michael McGuire, 33, Gainesville
Mr. Justin Michael McGuire, 33, of Gainesville passed away Wednesday, June 16, 2021. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 23, 2021 in the chapel of Memo ...
Richard 'Ric' Glenn Parks, 65, Gainesville
Early on Wednesday, June 16th Rev. Richard (Ric) Glenn Parks (born Nov. 21st, 1955) in the most peaceful of ways stepped into heaven while surrounded by loved ones. Ric loved ...
Sallye Elaine Jenkins Sapp, 60, Gainesville
Sallye Elaine Jenkins Sapp was born on July 1, 1950. She transition to her heavenly home on June 16, 2021 at the Emory Saint Joseph Hospital Atlanta Georgia. Sallye was the younges ...


Mr. Stephen Andrew Bell, also known as Drew Bell by everyone that knew him, passed away on June 16th, 2021. He was 22 years old. His death was very tragic and very sudden. He was l ...


Leon Padgett. Jr., 46, Lavonia
  Mr. Leon Padgett Jr., age 46 of Lavonia, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, June 16, 2021 in a head on collision near his home. Survivors of the crash ...
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