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Local Obits for Tue. Aug 17th, 2021


Wilma “Cat” Cox, 90, Dawsonville
Wilma “Cat” Cox, 90, of Dawson County passed away Monday August 16, 2021 at her residence following a period of declining health. Born May 5, 1931 to the late Butch ...


Anthony “Tony” Bennett Claxton, age 56, of Cumming, GA, was called home by our Lord and Savior on Tuesday, August 17, 2021. Tony was born in Miami, FL, in 1965, to t ...


Yemi Mabiaku, 22, Buford
Yemi Mabiaku, Jr., 22, of Buford, GA, died suddenly Tuesday, August 17, 2021. Funeral service will be held Wednesday, August 25, 2021 at 1 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel. Inte ...


Marlene Cope Holland Cantrell, age 81 of Mt. Airy, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, August 17, 2021 following an extended illness. Born in Jackson County, North ...
Richard Laughinghouse, 81, Cornelia
Richard Laughinghouse, age 81 of Cornelia, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, August 17, 2021. Graveside services are scheduled for 3:00 p.m. Friday, September 03 ...


Hollis Darlene Bellville of Clermont, died on August 17, 2021.  Funeral arrangements are pending and will take place in Brookville, Fl. William R. Strickland & Sons ...
Sandra Jean Murphy, 74, Gainesville
Mrs. Sandra Jean Murphy, 74, of Gainesville passed away Tuesday August 17, 2021 at her residence, following a sudden illness. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Fr ...
Jay Calvin Skaggs, 28, Gainesville
Mr. Jay Calvin Skaggs, Jr. 28, of Gainesville passed away Tuesday, August 17, 2021 following a sudden illness. Memorial services will be held at 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, August 24, ...


Thomas Matthew Moon, 65, Commerce
Thomas Matthew Moon, age 65 of Commerce, GA passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2021.   Born on Sept. 5, 1955 in Loganville, GA, Mr. Moon was the son of the late Robert and ...


Matthew Graeme Bartils, 33, Dahlonega
Matthew Graeme Bartils, age 33, of Dahlonega passed away Tuesday, August 17, 2021.  Matthew was very proud of being a true "Nugget", being born and raised in Dahl ...
Junior Dock Grizzle, 83, Dahlonega
Mr. Junior Dock Grizzle, age 83, of Dahlonega passed away Tuesday, August 17, 2021. Mr. Grizzle was a native and lifelong resident of Lumpkin County. He was born on March 3, 193 ...
Bertha Mae Sanford, 79, Dahlonega
Mrs. Bertha Mae Sanford, age 79, of Dahlonega passed away Tuesday, August 17, 2021. Bertha was born on May 12, 1942, to the late David and Bessie Bowen Peck. In addition to her ...


Arthur Morris Jameson, 80, Eastanollee
Mr. Arthur Morris Jameson, age 80 of Twin Lakes Road, Eastanollee passed away Tuesday, August 17, 2021 at his residence. A son of the late Bill and Etta Taylor Jameson, he was b ...


Chad Aaron Becher, 43, Cleveland
Chad Aaron Becher, age 43 of Cleveland, passed away Tuesday, August 17, 2021. A graveside service is scheduled for 11AM Saturday, August 21, 2021 at Yonah View Memorial Gardens. ...
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.