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Local Obits for Mon. Jun 28th, 2021


Bernice Wilkie, 78, Dawsonville
Bernice Wilkie, 78, of Dawsonville passed away Monday June 28, 2021 at her residence following a sudden illness. Born August 27, 1942, to the late Lanier and Lavon Long, Bernice ...


John Wesley Dunagan, 52, Cumming
John Wesley Dunagan, 52, of Gainesville, died June 28, 2021 after an extended illness.  John was born in Gainesville and was the son of Sherma Hughes Dunagan and the late Rand ...


Robert Buckley, 74, Auburn
Robert Buckley, 74, of Auburn, GA, died Monday, June 28, 2021 after an extended illness. Mr. Buckley has been cremated and no service is planned at this time. Hamilton Mill Memoria ...


Christine Brady Blair, 87, Mt. Airy
    Christine Brady Blair, age 87 of Mt. Airy, Georgia took her Heavenly flight home to be with the Lord on Monday, June 28, 2021 following an extended illness. ...


Alfred J. (Bill) Coker, Gainesville
Alfred J. (Bill) Coker On June 28, 2021, surrounded by his loving family, Bill left this world to reside in his heavenly home. Born on March 4, 1930, to Frank John & Nann ...
Wendell “Dell” Gibson, 80, of Hoschton, Georgia passed away on June 28, 2021. A Celebration of Life will be held 1:00 – 3:00 p.m., Saturday, July 24, 2021 at t ...
Aiden Zyaire Witt, inf, Gainesville
Infant, Aiden Zyaire Witt passed away Monday, June 28, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Memorial Services will be held at a later date. Born in Gainesville, GA  ...


Scarlett Rose Day, Commerce
  Scarlett Rose Day, infant four month old daughter of Timothy Wayne and Olivia Rose Nichols Day of Commerce, GA died Monday, June 28, 2021 at Piedmont Athens Regional Medi ...
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