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Local Obits for Wed. Aug 11th, 2021


James Richard “J.R.” O’Brien, 73, of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday August 11, 2021. J. R. was born August 31, 1947 in Kokomo, Indiana and had lived in Daws ...


Jessica Roxanne (nee Gaisford) Blackwell, age 33, was born Feb. 3, 1988 in Johannesburg, South Africa. She is survived by her husband Shane Blackwell, Sons: Carter Blackwell, Austi ...


Dr. Douglas Harry Winters, 82, Gainesville
Dr. Douglas Harry Winters May 15, 1939-August 11, 2021 Dr. Winters was born to Weldon and Estelle Winters in Gainesville, Georgia and was the youngest of six children.  ...
Autry “Lowell” Howard, 80, Gainesville
Autry “Lowell” Howard, a patriotic American, passed away Wednesday, August 11, 2021. Born in Atlanta, Georgia on May 31, 1941, he was the son of the late Clarence Ho ...
Francis S. "Frank" Jovine, 91, Gainesville
Francis S. “Frank” Jovine age 91, of Gainesville passed away Wednesday August 11, 2021 at Northeast Ga. Medical Center. Frank leaves behind, a son Ralph, daughters D ...
Dr. Jonas Kauffeldt, 53, Flowery Branch
Dr. Jonas Kauffeldt, age 53, of Flowery Branch passed away Wednesday, August 11, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Gainesville. A memorial service will be held at ...


Sylvia Ann Palmer Galloway, 68, Douglasville
Ms. Sylvia Ann Palmer Galloway, age 68 of Douglasville, Georgia passed away Wednesday, August 11, 2021. She was born July 30, 1953 in Gastonia, North Carolina the son of the late M ...
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.