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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Jul 8th, 2021


Wendell Simmons, 51, Alto
Wendell Simmons, age 51, of Alto, passed away on Monday, June 14, 2021.  Born in Banks County on April 21, 1970, he was a son of the late Emily Simmons. Mr. Simmons was emp ...


Colleen McCrea Parr, 99, Demorest
Colleen McCrea Parr, age 99 of Demorest, passed away on Thursday, July 8, 2021.  Born on July 16, 1921, in Atlanta; she was the daughter of the late Woodbury Warnell and Co ...
Paul T. Tench, 91, Clarkesville
Paul T. (AKA: Pete, Papa, & Papa Pete,) Tench was born June 26, 1930 and earned his wings July 8, 2021 after a period of declining health. He was the youngest son born to Anna ...
Billy Edward “Bill” Turpin, age 91 of Demorest, passed away on Thursday, July 8, 2021. Born on November 27, 1929, in Washington, Georgia, he was a son of the late St ...


Larry Wilson Wolfe, 72, Gainesville
Larry Wilson Wolfe, 72 of Gainesville passed away Thursday July 8, 2021. A lifelong resident of Hall County, Mr. Wolfe was the son of the late Larry Winfred and Ruth Wilson Wolf ...
Norma Clark Booher, 100, Gainesville
    Mrs. Norma Clark Booher, 100, passed away on 8 July 2021 in Gainesville, Georgia.  Funeral services will be held in Kent, Washington where she lived for ...
Fred James Shope, 90, Gainesville
Fred James Shope, a longtime resident and business owner in Gainesville, GA passed away on Thursday, July 8, 2021. He was born April 12, 1931 in Dahlonega, GA and was the son of th ...
Kim Peebles Whitley, 49, Gainesville
Mrs. Kim Peebles Whitley, age 49, of Gainesville, GA passed away on Thursday 8, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Visitation for friends and family will be held Sunday, ...
Mary Nell Stargel Williams, 88, Gainesville
Mrs. Mary Nell Stargel Williams age 88 of Gainesville, Ga passed away on Thursday July 08, 2021 at New Horizons Limestone following an extended illness. No services will be held ...


Percilla Joan “Jo” McClain Totherow, age 76 of Commerce, Ga. passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 8, 2021 at her residence surrounded by her husband and childr ...


Verna Elizabeth Myra Whitmore Miller (84 years old) passed away on July 8, 2021. She was born April 11, 1937, to LaVerne and Myra Whitmore in Apalachin, New York. Though she survi ...


Doris Keeling Ivester, 92, Toccoa
Mrs. Doris Keeling Ivester, age 92 of Talmadge Drive, Toccoa passed away Thursday, July 8, 2021 at her residence. A daughter of the late Luther and Mamie Smith Keeling, she was ...


Annie Rose Davis, 90, Sautee Nacoochee
Annie Rose Davis, age 90, passed away on Thursday, July 8, 2021. Annie Rose was born on January 27, 1931, in Sautee Nacoochee, to the late Lester Job Allen and Clara Berrong All ...
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