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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. ...
'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