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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 ...
'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
Eloise R. Gilmer dead at 97
Eloise R. Gilmer of Gainesville passed away at the age of 97 Wednesday, December 7, 2022.
Robert Clary, last of the ‘Hogan’s Heroes’ stars, dies at 96
Robert Clary, who played a prisoner of war in the TV sitcom “Hogan’s Heroes,” has died