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Local Obits for Fri. Aug 20th, 2021


Elizabeth Buffington, 94, Gillsville
Elizabeth Buffington, age 94, of Gillsville entered heaven Friday August 20, 2021 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville.  Elizabeth was born in Bessemer, Ala ...
Wanda Lou Nash, 67, Lula
Wanda Lou Nash, 67 of Lula, Ga., died on Friday, August 20, 2021.  A funeral service will be held at 2:00 pm on Monday, August 23, 2021, at W. R. Strickland & Sons Chapel ...
Barbara Lents Redmon, 67, Flowery Branch
Barbara Lents Redmon, age 67, passed away August 20, 2021 at her home in Flowery Branch, GA as a result of Metastasized Lung Cancer. She was born December 15, 1953 in Chatsworth, G ...


Bertha Grizzle Gooch, 85, Dahlonega
Mrs. Bertha Grizzle Gooch, age 85, of Dahlonega passed away Friday, August 20, 2021.  Mrs. Gooch was born on July 2, 1936, to the late Raleigh and Annie Moose Grizzle. In a ...


Grace Etwinda Gordon Barrs, 85, Lincolnton, formerly of Clarkesville
Grace Etwinda Gordon Barrs, age 85 of Lincolnton, Georgia formerly of Clarkesville went home to be with the Lord on Friday, August 20, 2021. Born in Ludowici, Georgia on May 20, ...
Johnny Ray Kimsaey, 71, Augusta
Mr. Johnny Ray Kimsaey, age 71 of Augusta and formerly of Toccoa passed away August 20, 2021.   Acree-Davis Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.  


Mrs. Lairee Sanford Smith Herbert, age 92 of Toccoa passed away Friday, August 20, 2021 at the Hartwell Health and Rehab.  A daughter of the late Dennard and Lizzie Winn Sm ...
Calvin (Dale) Jones, 66, Toccoa
Mr. Calvin “Dale” Jones age 66 of Stancil Drive in Toccoa, husband to Brenda Wilbanks Jones went to be with the Lord on August 20, 2021 at his home after an extended il ...
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.