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Local Obits for Thu. Aug 19th, 2021


Martha Ann Rice Holcomb, 82, Gainesville
Martha Ann Rice Holcomb (82) passed away peacefully at home on August 19, 2021.  She was born in Toccoa, Ga. to Lola Mae and Roy D. Rice.  She was a wife, mother, grand ...
Mrs. Martha Chambers “Sissy” Pledger age 78 Of Gainesville, Ga passed away on Thursday August 19, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness ...
Thomas P. Vandenbossche, 94, Gainesville
Thomas P. Vandenbossche, 94 of Gainesville passed away August 19, 2021.   No formal services will be held and at the family's request, Mr. Vandenbossche will be ...


Gene Durward Shaw, 89, Pendergrass
Mr. Gene Durward Shaw, age 89 of Pendergrass, Georgia (Belmont Community) entered into Heaven Thursday, August 19, 2021, from an extended illness.  Mr. Shaw was born to the la ...


Rickey Gene Willingham, 71, Dahlonega
Mr. Rickey Gene Willingham, age 71, of Dahlonega passed away Thursday, August 19, 2021.  Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced later.  ...


Virginia Coursey Chamblee, 76, Cleveland
Virginia Coursey Chamblee, age 76, of Cleveland, passed away Thursday, August 19th, 2021. Ms. Chamblee was born in Atlanta, GA to the late James William Coursey Sr. and Rebus Jo ...
Travis Odom, 31, Canon
Travis Odom, age 31 of Canon, passed away Thursday, August 19, 2021. Travis was born December 21, 1989 in Panama City, FL to Carol Page Odom and the late Terrell Odom. He was a ...
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