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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,, 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 ...
Lynyrd Skynyrd founding member Gary Rossington dead at 71
Gary Rossington, Lynyrd Skynyrd’s last surviving original member who also helped write the classic “Sweet Home Alabama,” died Sunday at the age of 71
Tim McCarver, big league catcher and broadcaster, dies at 81
The famed broadcaster and former St. Louis Cardinals star Tim McCarver has died
'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