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Local Obits for Mon. Jun 21st, 2021


Joalyn Harris Hepler, 88, Cumming
Joalyn Harris Hepler, age 88 of Cumming, GA passed away June 11, 2021. She was predeceased by Richard Grant Hepler, her husband of 61 years, and is survived by daughter Debra Heple ...


Jean Louise Attaway Henderson, age 76 of Buford, GA passed away Monday, June 21, 2021.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Henry Grady and Mary Johnson Attaway.  S ...
Bill Speed, Buford
Bill passed away Thursday June 10th, 2021 at the age of 85. Born February 4th, 1936 in Selma, Alabama he attended Parrish High School where he met the love of his life, Naida Rowel ...


Howard Stephen Stark, 79, Demorest
Howard Stephen Stark, age 79, of Demorest, Georgia, passed away on Monday, June 21, 2021. No formal services are planned at this time. Arrangements are entrusted to the Whitfield ...


Johnny Lee Hayes, Sr., 68, Gainesville
Johnny Lee Hayes, Sr., age 68 of Gainesville entered rest Monday June 21, 2021 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville Campus. Johnny was born July 5, 1952 in Winde ...
Dan Peffer, 93, Gainesville
Dan Peffer, 93, died in his daughter’s home in Wheaton, IL. He moved to Wheaton after living in Gainesville, GA for 36 years after he retired. Dan was married for 62 years to ...


Harvie Carter Golden, 83, Commerce
Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson announces the death of Mr. Harvie Carter Golden, age 83 of Commerce, Georgia who entered into rest Monday, June 21, 2021.  Mr. Golden was born ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Patricia “Patsy” Helene Charlotte Lentz, age 74, of Jefferson, Georgia, formerly of Cashiers, North Carolina, who passed away ...
Betty N. McClung, 83, Commerce
Mrs. Betty N. McClung, age 83, of Commerce, passed away Saturday, June 19, 2021 at her residence.  Mrs. McClung was born in Commerce to the late, John and Leona Moore McDuffie ...


Arthur (Art) Farell Lacy passed away unexpectedly on June 2, 2021. He was a resident of DeKalb County. Art was born on August 25, 1955 in Smyrna, Georgia to Margaret Blincoe and Jo ...


L. “Jim” Steele, 73, Toccoa
L. “Jim” Steele passed away June 21, 2021 in Toccoa, GA after a long illness. He is survived by Adele Steele, his dedicated wife of 46 years, sister Patti Kleinert o ...


Joe Stephens Presley, 91, Cleveland
Joe Stephens Presley, age 91, of Cleveland passed away Monday, June 21, 2021.    Joe was born September 11, 1929 to the late Grady and Eula Stephens Presley. Mr. Pr ...
Prince, poultry pioneer, dies at 93
Jack Prince of Gainesville, the man who invented the chicken deboning machine, has died at the age of 93.
Betty Lynn, Thelma Lou on 'The Andy Griffith Show,' has died
Betty Lynn, who was best known as Barney Fife's sweetheart Thelma Lou on “The Andy Griffith Show,” has died at the age of 95
Former NASCAR driver Townley killed in shooting in Athens
A former NASCAR driver was killed Saturday in a shooting in Georgia that also wounded a woman, investigators said. John Wes Townley, 31, died in the shooting in a neighborhood...
Jane Powell, Hollywood golden-age musicals star, dies at 92
Jane Powell, who starred in Hollywood golden age musicals, has died
Michael Constantine of 'My Big Fat Greek Wedding' dies at 94
Michael Constantine, an Emmy Award-winning character actor who reached worldwide fame playing the Windex bottle-toting father of the bride in the 2002 film “My Big Fat Greek Wedding,” has died
Willard Scott, weatherman on NBC's 'Today' show, dies at 87
Willard Scott, the beloved weatherman who charmed viewers of NBC’s “Today” show with his self-deprecating humor and cheerful personality, has died
Actor Ed Asner, TV's blustery Lou Grant, dies at 91
Actor Ed Asner, the blustery but lovable Lou Grant in two successful television series, has died
Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts dies at age 80
Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts has died at the age of 80