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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, ...
'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