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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 ...
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