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Local Obits for Fri. Jul 16th, 2021


Chad Alan Larry Thomas age 32 of Homer passed away Friday July 16, 2021 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville. Chad was born July 11, 1989 in Gainesville to Darry ...


Lori Michelle Merck Heard, 53, Clarkesville
Lori Michelle Merck Heard, age 53, of Clarkesville, passed away on Monday, July 12, 2021.  Born on February 7, 1968, in Gainesville, she was a daughter of Walt Merck of Pan ...
Harry Kincaid, 92, Clarkesville
Harry P Kincaid, age 92, of Clarkesville, passed away on Friday, July 16, 2021. Mr. Kincaid was born on March 1, 1929, in Dixie, West Virginia, to the late Homer Lewis and Marth ...


Gavin Ridge Stroud, 17, Flowery Branch
Gavin Ridge Stroud, age 17, of Flowery Branch passed away Friday, July 16, 2021. Funeral Services will be at 2:00 P.M. Friday, July 30, 2021 at Memorial Park South Chapel. Ga ...
Johnny Claude Burell, 50, Gainesville
Johnny Claude Burell age 50 of Gainesville passed away peacefully at his residence Friday July 16, 2021. Johnny was born in Gainesville December 24, 1970 to Dorothy Marie Loden ...


Dorothy Shaffer, 87, Watkinsville
Dorothy Shaffer, age 87, of Watkinsville, passed away on Friday, July 16, 2021. Mrs. Shaffer was born on September 6, 1933, in Wayne County, GA to the late Dennis Griffis and Al ...


Memphis “M.L” Lee Allen, 95, Eastanollee
Mr. Memphis ‘M.L” Lee Allen, age 95 of Oakway Drive, Eastanollee passed away Friday July 16, 2021 at his residence. A son of the late Rufus Lee and Christine Aderhol ...
  Dr. Harold Allen Windus age 92 of Green Forest Drive, Toccoa passed away Friday July 16, 2021 at his residence.   A son of the late Herbert and Mae Corbin Wi ...


Jerry LeRoy Barnes, 67, Cleveland
Jerry LeRoy Barnes, age 67, of Cleveland, passed away on Friday, July 16, 2021. Mr. Barnes was born on August 20, 1953, in Hall County.  Jerry was preceded in death by his ...
John Fred Ward, 96, Cleveland
Mr. Fred Ward, age 96, of Cleveland, Georgia passed away on July 16, 2021. He was born on June 4, 1925 in Fannin County to the late Charlie Ward and the late Ella Dixon Ward. John ...
Dan Keith Williams, 52, Cleveland
Dan Keith Williams, age 52, of Cleveland, passed away on Friday, July 16, 2021. Mr. Williams was born on March 28, 1969, to the late Ernest Williams and Dollie Manley Williams. ...
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