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Local Obits for Sat. Jul 31st, 2021


Joyce Fincher Davis, 69, Bethlehem
Joyce Fincher Davis, age 69, of Bethlehem, GA passed away Saturday, July 31, 2021. She is survived by her husband of forty-four years, Michael Davis, Bethlehem, GA; children, Ni ...


Edith Godfrey Collins, 93, Gainesville
Edith Godfrey Collins, 93, of Gainesville, GA passed away Saturday July 31, 2021. Edith was a lifelong member of Calvary Baptist Church.  Despite losing her husband, son, a ...
James Harold (Jim) Davis, 88, Gainesville
James Harold (Jim) Davis age 88 passed away on July 31, 2021.  Jim was born July 28, 1933, in Gainesville, Georgia to the late Clinton E. Davis & Leila Mae Bishop Davis.&n ...
Rex Allen Dover, 63, Lula
Mr. Rex Allen Dover, 63, of Lula, passed away Saturday, July 31, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. The family will receive friends at Memorial Park Funeral Home on Monda ...
Billy John Hicks, 55, Gainesville
Billy John Hicks 55 of Gainesville passed away on Friday July 23rd.  Professional Service Entrusted to Wimberly Funeral Home.
Thomas Weston Hodge, III, 69, Gainesville
Dr. Thomas Weston Hodge III, loving husband, father, respected immunologist and virologist, passed away at the age of 69 Saturday, July 31st, 2021 at St. Simons Island, Georgia. Th ...
Jean Wills Hothem, 73, Gainesville
Jean Wills Hothem, born June 20, 1948, at St Mary’s Hospital in Athens, GA. Jean left this world to go to Heaven on July 31, 2021, she will be forever in our hearts. Prece ...
Douglas James Witherby, 64, Gainesville
Douglas James Witherby, age 64, of Gainesville, GA, beloved husband, father, son, brother and friend passed away on July 31st.   He was born in Columbus, Ohio January 27 ...


Bonnie Sue Anglin West, 78, Danielsville
Bonnie Sue Anglin West, age 78 of Danielsville, GA passed away on Saturday, July 31, 2021.   Born on March 1, 1943 in Hull, GA, Mrs. West was the daughter of the late El ...
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
Rev. Dr. William Hugh Cauthen dies at 92
The Reverend Dr. William Hugh Cauthen passed away peacefully onto his next life on Wednesday, November 9, 2022.