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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Aug 24th, 2021


Margaret Evans, 63, Dawsonville
Margaret Evans, 63, of Dawsonville passed away Tuesday August 24, 2021 following a short illness. Margaret was born July 1, 1958 to the late John and Ethel Maude Garrett.  ...


Larry Lamar Cantrell, 74, Cumming
Larry Lamar Cantrell, 74, of Cumming passed away Tuesday, August 24, 2021. Mr. Cantrell grew up in Ball Ground and moved to Atlanta. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving thre ...
Lloyd Flynn, 67, Cumming
Lloyd Flynn, age 67, of Cumming, GA, passed away on Tuesday, August 24, 2021. He was born in 1953, to the late Tom Ed and Doris Flynn. He was a member of the Amicalola Beekeeper As ...


Lorrie Parr Angell, 57, Gainesville
Lorrie Parr Angell, age 57, of Gainesville, GA passed away Sunday, August 22, 2021 from her 10-month battle with cancer. She was born in Atlanta, GA to Diane McDuffie and Norman Pa ...
  Charles “Chuck” Donald Barrett, Jr., age 52, of Gainesville, passed away Tuesday, August 24, 2021 at Emory Hospital. Mr. Barrett was born on July 8, 1969 i ...
Clayburn Henry Bird, 95, Gainesville
  Clayburn Henry Bird, born March 6, 1926, passed on to his reward in Glory August 24, 2021.  Clay was one of seven children born to Thomas Price Bird and Lillie Rober ...
Walter Dickson Hambrick, 78, Gainesville
Mr. Walter Dickson Hambrick age 78 of Gainesville, Ga passed away on Tuesday July 27, 2021 at his residence following an extended illness.           &nb ...
Carrie Lena Holloway, 86, Gainesville
Mrs. Carrie Lena Holloway age 86 of Gainesville, Ga passed away on Tuesday August 24, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.       ...
Ethel Faye Morrison, 54, Royston
Ethel Faye Morrison was born on February 10, 1967 in Royston, GA to the late R.L. Morrison and Jessie Ruth Harper Morrison. She was called home to be with the Lord on August 24, 20 ...


Maxine Buffington Crane, 86, Maysville
Maxine Buffington Crane, age 86 of Maysville, GA passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2021. Born on May 12, 1935 in Cleveland, GA, Mrs. Crane was the daughter of the late Otha Ber ...
Janet Hulsey Geiger, 84, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Janet Hulsey Geiger, age 84, of Jefferson, who passed away on Tuesday, August 24, 2021. Mrs. Geiger was born in Braselton, Georg ...
Dwight Denville Watson, 64, Commerce
Dwight Denville Watson, age 64 of Commerce, passed away Tuesday, August 24, 2021. Mr. Watson was born in Gainesville, GA to the late Henry and Cleo Brewster Watson. Dwight was t ...


Kimsey David Fitzpatrick, 76, Danielsville
Mr. Kimsey David Fitzpatrick, age 76, of Danielsville, GA died Tuesday, August 24, 2021 at his residence.  Mr. Fitzpatrick was born in Commerce to the late Wilson and Mildred ...


Mr. Robert Leroy “Foots” Hudson, age 75, formerly of Toccoa passed away Tuesday, August 24, 2021 at Atrium Health Navicent Baldwin in Milledgeville, Georgia. A son ...
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.