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Local Obits for Tue. Jun 22nd, 2021


Rev. G.W. Major, 75, Dawsonville
Rev. G.W. Major, age 75, of Dawsonville, GA, passed away Tuesday, June 22, 2021. He was born in 1945, to the late L.C. and Addie Major. He was a member and home preacher of Ridgevi ...


Helen Pottinger Pottinger, 81, Lawrenceville
Helen Pottinger, 81, of Lawrenceville, GA, died Tuesday, June 22, 2021. A memorial service will be held Sunday, June 27, 2021 at 1 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel. The family w ...


Curtis Lin Kennemore, 65, Gainesville
Mr. Curtis Lin Kennemore, 65, of Gainesville, passed away Tuesday, June 22, 2021. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, June 25, 2021 in the Chapel of Memorial P ...
Danny Pethel, Gainesville
  Mr. Danny Pethel of Gainesville, Georgia passed away peacefully on June 22, 2021. Born on December 23, 1947, Danny was preceded in death by his parents, Reverend Aus ...
Barbara Anne Todd, 90, Oakwood
Mrs. Barbara Anne Todd, 90, of Oakwood passed away Tuesday, June 22, 2021 at her residence. A celebration of Life Service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 26, 2021 a ...


David Allen Clausen, 69, Commerce
David Allen Clausen, age 69, of Commerce passed away Tuesday, June 22, 2021. Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 706-654-096 ...
John Crump, 82, Commerce
John Crump, age 82 of Commerce, GA passed away on Tuesday, June 22, 2021 at his residence. Born on March 23, 1939 in Banks County, GA, Mr. Crump was the son of the late Glenn an ...
  Mrs. Deborah Ann (Bohardt) Wilker, age 66, of Braselton, Georgia, passed away Tuesday, June 22, 2021, following a courageous battle with cancer. A funeral mass will be ...


Mildred Doris Rider, 77, Dahlonega
Mildred Doris Rider, age 77, of Dahlonega, Georgia, passed away quietly at her home on June 22, 2021, following a period of declining health.  Mrs. Rider was of the Baptist fa ...


James J. Davis, 69, Marietta
  James J. Davis, age 69, of Marietta, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, June 22, 2021. Mr. Davis was born on April 19, 1952 in Atlanta, Georgia to the late Henry Young ...
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