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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 ...
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.