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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 ...
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