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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Jul 17th, 2021


  James "Jim" Davis Carlisle died in his home July 17, 2021 after a battle with cancer with family members by his side.  He was born in Spartanburg, SC on ...


Zachary C. Smith, 28, Auburn
Zachary C. Smith, age 28, of Auburn, GA passed away on Saturday, July 17, 2021. He was preceded in death by his father, Charles “Chuck” Smith, Jr.  Mr. Smith is su ...


Phyllis Ann Collins Dills, age 71, of Alto, passed away Saturday, July 17, 2021. Born in Clarkesville on April 25, 1950, Mrs. Dills was the daughter of the late Frank Moore and ...


Allen R. Schaffer, Sr., 85, Gainesville
On July 17th, 2021, Allen R. Schaffer, Sr., a loving husband, father, brother, and friend passed away suddenly in the town of Gainesville, GA, surrounded by family. Allen was bo ...
Qualyn Deshunte Tanner, 21, Gainesville
Qualyn Deshunte Tanner, affectionately known as “Quay”, was born on March 19, 2000 in Gainesville, GA to LaShan Tanner and Mary Hollis. He was called home to be with th ...


William Richard Whitted, 91, Commerce
PNCS William Richard Whitted, age 91, of Commerce passed away on Saturday, July 17, 2021 at his residence.  Mr. Whitted was born in Mt. Hope, NJ to the late, Robert and Lucy O ...


Billy Jerry Dockery, 72, Dahlonega
Mr. Billy Jerry Dockery age 72 passed away on July 17, 2021. He was a member of Town Creek Church Baptist Church and spent his life being a carpenter. He also was a proud Army Ve ...


Winnie Lou Miles Todd, 92, Toccoa
Mrs. Winnie Lou Miles Todd, age 92 of Patsy Drive, Toccoa, GA, passed away Saturday, July 17, 2021 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, GA. A daughter of the ...


Linda McDaniel Stover, 78, Suches
Mrs. Linda McDaniel Stover, age 78, of Suches, Georgia passed away Saturday, July 17, 2021.  Mrs. Stover was born in Atlanta on July 21, 1942 to the late Hoyt and Mozelle W ...


Kira Elise Scott, 19, Sautee Nacoochee
Kira Elise Scott, age 19 of Sautee Nacoochee, passed away Saturday, July 17, 2021, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Born in Gainesville on July 31, 2001, ...
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
Willard Scott, weatherman on NBC's 'Today' show, dies at 87
Willard Scott, the beloved weatherman who charmed viewers of NBC’s “Today” show with his self-deprecating humor and cheerful personality, has died
Actor Ed Asner, TV's blustery Lou Grant, dies at 91
Actor Ed Asner, the blustery but lovable Lou Grant in two successful television series, has died
Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts dies at age 80
Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts has died at the age of 80