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Obituary Archive
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 ...
Lee Elder, 1st Black golfer to play Masters, dies at age 87
Golf pioneer Lee Elder has died at the age of 87
Frank Williams, founder of Formula One team, dies at 79
Sir Frank Williams, the founder and former team principal of Williams Racing, has died. He was 79. Williams took his motor racing team from an empty carpet warehouse to the summit of Formula One, overseeing 114 victories, a combined 16 drivers’ and constructors’ world championships, while becoming the longest-serving team boss in the sport’s history.
Towering musical theater master Stephen Sondheim dies at 91
Stephen Sondheim, the songwriter who reshaped the American musical theater in the second half of the 20th century, has died
Prince, poultry pioneer, dies at 93
Jack Prince of Gainesville, the man who invented the chicken deboning machine, has died at the age of 93.
Betty Lynn, Thelma Lou on 'The Andy Griffith Show,' has died
Betty Lynn, who was best known as Barney Fife's sweetheart Thelma Lou on “The Andy Griffith Show,” has died at the age of 95
Former NASCAR driver Townley killed in shooting in Athens
A former NASCAR driver was killed Saturday in a shooting in Georgia that also wounded a woman, investigators said. John Wes Townley, 31, died in the shooting in a neighborhood...
Jane Powell, Hollywood golden-age musicals star, dies at 92
Jane Powell, who starred in Hollywood golden age musicals, has died
Michael Constantine of 'My Big Fat Greek Wedding' dies at 94
Michael Constantine, an Emmy Award-winning character actor who reached worldwide fame playing the Windex bottle-toting father of the bride in the 2002 film “My Big Fat Greek Wedding,” has died