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Local Obits for Wed. Jul 14th, 2021


Patricia Dean Butler, 79, Cumming
Patricia Dean Butler, age 79, of Cumming, GA, passed away on Wednesday, July 14, 2021. Patricia was a member of Shady Grove Baptist Church in Suwanee, GA. She enjoyed gardening and ...


Runette Cantrell Clure, 82, Sugar Hill
Runette Cantrell Clure, age 82, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Sunday, January 10, 2021. She was preceded in death by her husband of fifty-four years, Walter Clure, Jr.; parents, ...
Ouida Bishop Harwell, 86, Dacula
Ouida Bishop Harwell, 86, of Dacula, GA, died Wednesday, July 14, 2021. Funeral service will be held Saturday, July 17, 2021, at 3 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel. Pastor Danny ...
Consuelo Miramonties, 94, Norcross
  Consuelo Miramonties, age 94, of Norcross, GA passed away Wednesday, July 14, 2021.  She is survived by her son, Roberto Herrera; five grandchildren; seven great-gra ...


Joan Evans Sexton, 76, Demorest
Joan Evans Sexton, age 76, of Demorest, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, July 14, 2021, Mrs. Sexton was born on October 19, 1944, in Savannah, Georgia to the late ...
Winston "Joy" Churchill Simmemon, age 76, of Alto, Georgia passed away on July 14, 2021 at his residence. He went peacefully surrounded by family. Mr. Simmemon was bor ...


Shelby Jean Simmons, 83, Gainesville
Mrs. Shelby Jean Simmons, 83, of Gainesville passed away Wednesday, July 14, 2021. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Born on July 12, 1938 in Cornelia, GA she ...
Mrs. Katherine “Kathy” Mary Steelman, age 76, of Flowery Branch passed away on Wednesday, July 14, 2021 at her home surrounded by her family. Mrs. Steelman was born ...
Jerry Von Thomas, 53, Gainesville
Mr. Jerry Von Thomas, 53, of Gainesville, passed away July 14, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.   A memorial service will be held ...


David Arnold McConnell Sr., 81, passed away Wednesday July 14, 2021 at his home in Maysville, GA.  David was born on June 13, 1940 in Atlanta, GA., to the late William and V ...


Wally Williams and Betty Williams were born in Toccoa, Georgia and fell in love at Stephens County High School. She was the bubbly cheerleader and he was the handsome football play ...
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