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Local Obits for Mon. Aug 16th, 2021


Frank Joseph Puletti, 79, Auburn
  Mr. Frank Joseph Puletti, age 79, of Auburn passed away on Monday, August 16, 2021. Funeral Mass will be 1:30 p.m., Thursday, August 19, 2021 at Prince of Peace Cath ...


George Wilbert Hyde, 87, Buford
  George Wilbert Hyde age 87 of Buford died August 16, 2021. He passed away from complications of Parkinson’s disease, Diabetes, and Congested Heart Failure. He was b ...


Vernia Mae Davis Burns, 88, Demorest
Vernia Mae Davis Burns, age 88 of Demorest, passed away on Monday, August 16, 2021.  Born in Demorest, Georgia on February 23, 1933, she was a daughter of the late Norman D ...


Willie Marie Buffington, 93, Gainesville
Willie Marie Buffington, 93, of Smoky Springs Retirement Community in Gainesville, passed away Tuesday, January 5, 2021, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center after suffering a hea ...
Annette Helen Hay, 82, Flowery Branch
Annette Helen Hay, 82, of Flowery Branch, Georgia passed away peacefully from heart failure on Monday, August 16, 2021 in her residence.   Annette Helen Hay was born Nov ...
Elizabeth Ann Jones, Gainesville
Mrs. Elizabeth Ann Jones passed away peacefully at her home on Wednesday, August 4, 2021 after battling adrenal cancer.   Elizabeth was born February 6, 1959 in Coral Ga ...


Marvin Davis Harris, Jr., 52, Pendergrass
Mr. Marvin Davis Harris Jr., 52, of Pendergrass passed away Monday, August 16, 2021 at Piedmont Hospital in Athens. A Memorial Service will be held at a later date. Born on M ...
Michael Keith Martin, 65, Hoschton
Michael Keith Martin, age 65, of Hoschton, Georgia, passed away on Monday, August 16, 2021. Mike was born to J.L. and Mary Ruth Martin in 1956, the fourth of six children in Hal ...


Audrey Blair Ash, 31, Dahlonega
Ms. Audrey Blair Ash, born November 26, 1989, of Dahlonega, Georgia passed away on Monday, August 16, 2021, in Louisville, Kentucky.   Audrey was preceded in death by her b ...
Laura Gail Johnson-Lovell, 68, Dahlonega
Laura Gail Johnson-Lovell, age 68, passed away on July 19, 2021 while vacationing in Missouri after a courageous battle with COVID-19. Gail is survived by her husband, James Lov ...
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.