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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, ...
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