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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 ...
'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