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Local Obits for Wed. Jul 7th, 2021


Randall Lee Joyner, 70, Gainesville
Randall Lee Joyner, age 70, of Gainesville, GA passed away Wednesday, July 7, 2021. Randy was born in Atlanta, GA, and retired from Northwest Airlines. He served his country in ...


Brandy Cammarata Blan, 43, Sugar Hill
Brandy Cammarata Blan, age 43, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Wednesday, July 7, 2021. She was preceded in death by her father, William Brown. She is survived by her husband of t ...


Jeffery Harold Head, 58, Gainesville
Jeffery Harold Head, 58, of Gainesville, Georgia passed away July 7, 2021 at Gold City Health and Rehab in Dahlonega, GA.  Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm Tuesday, Ju ...
Mikhail Yevgeniyevich Kochin, 43, Flowery Branch
Mikhail Yevgeniyevich Kochin, age 43, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away on Wednesday, July 7, 2021. He is survived by his wife, Viktoriya V. Kochin; son, Adam Michael Kochin; and d ...
Amilcar Padilla, Sr., 74, Braselton
Mr. Amilcar Padilla, Sr., age 74, of Braselton passed away Wednesday, July 7, 2021 at his residence, surrounded by his family. Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m., Saturday, July ...


Mr. William Franklin “Will” Brown, Jr. age 37 of Braselton, Ga passed away on Wednesday July 07, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a tragic accident. ...


Kenneth Alton “Catfish” Kirksey age 74 of Dahlonega entered rest Wednesday July 7, 2021 at the Eastside Medical Center, Snellville with his family by his side. Catfi ...


Arthur (Art) Lee McCanna,  Jr.  passed away unexpectedly on July 7, 2021 at the age of 65 in Atlanta, Georgia. Art was born June 21, 1956 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania t ...
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