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Local Obits for Sun. Jun 27th, 2021


Regina L. Pixley, 67, Dawsonville
Regina L. Pixley, 67 of Dawsonville, GA passed away peacefully at her home on Sunday, June 27, 2021.  Funeral Services will be held on Friday, July 2, 2021 at 11:30 a.m. at ...
David Michael Akin, 57, Dawsonville
Mr. David Michael Akin, age 57, of Dawsonville, passed away Sunday, June 27, 2021.  Mr. Akin was born on October 16, 1963 and is preceded in death by his mother, Della Akin ...
Leland Garrett, 89, Dawsonville
Leland Garrett, 89, of Dawsonville passed away Sunday June 27, 2021 at his residence following a period of declining health. Born April 28, 1932 to the late Ernest and Lula Garr ...


Marcus (Marc) Eugene Gunter, 75, of Forsyth County passed Sunday, June 27, 2021. Marc was very active in the Atlanta Post-Polio Association, serving for 6 years as a member of thei ...


Gerardo Mondragon Villafuerte, age 28, of Buford, GA passed away on Sunday, June 27, 2021. He is survived by his father, Domingo Mondragon; mother, Juana Villafuerte; sister, Melis ...


Bobby Wayne Johnson, age 43, of Lula, Georgia passed away on Sunday, June 27, 2021. No Formal Services are planned at this time. Arrangements have been entrusted to Whitfield Fun ...
Harold Lonzo Wood, 91, Clarkesville
  Harold Lonzo Wood, 91, Born May 27, 1930 retired from life June 27, 2021.  He was the son of the late, Lester Paul and Allie Burroughs Wood of Commerce, Georgia ...


Nancy R. Forrester, 82, Gainesville
Nancy R. Forrester, 82 of Gainesville passed away Sunday June 27, 2021. Nancy was born January 15, 1939 in Lula, GA to the late Enos and Alice Smith.   Her beloved husba ...
Douglas R. Newhouse, 94, Gainesville
Douglas R. Newhouse, 94 years of age and resident of Gainesville passed away Sunday June 27, 2021.  He is survived by his wife of 72 years, Alice B. Newhouse; daughter; Gail B ...


Sarah Frances Borders, 92, Maysville
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Sarah Frances Borders, age 92 of Maysville, Georgia who entered into rest Sunday, June 27, 2021.  Mrs. Borders was born in ...
Shawn Johnson, 42, Jefferson
Shawn Johnson, age 42, of Jefferson, GA passed away Sunday, June 27, 2021.  He was preceded in death by his father Donald H. Johnson.  He is survived by his wife, Missy B ...


Gloria Jean Morgan, 79, Watkinsville
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Gloria Jean Gibson Morgan, age 79, of Watkinsville, Georgia, who entered into Heavenly rest on Sunday, June 27, 2021. Mrs. Morgan was ...


Paul "Paw Paw" Chastain, 84, Cleveland
Paul “PawPaw” Chastain, age 84, of Cleveland, passed away on Sunday, June 27, 2021. Mr. Chastain was born on August 22, 1936, in Rainbow Springs, North Carolina, to ...
Leo LaVinka, 86, Cleveland
Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. Leo LaVinka, age 86, of Cleveland.  Mr. LaVinka passed away Sunday, June 27, 2021.  Arrangements are incomple ...
Leo Robert LaVinka, 86, Cleveland
Mr. Leo Robert LaVinka, age 86, of Cleveland, passed away Sunday, June 27, 2021. Mr. LaVinka was born in Live Oak, FL to the late Leo and Edna Huffman LaVinka.  In addition ...
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