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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 ...
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
Country singer Tom T. Hall dies; wrote ‘Harper Valley PTA’
Singer-songwriter Tom T