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Local Obits for Mon. Aug 30th, 2021


Henry Wallis Reed, 91, Cumming
Henry Wallis Reed, 91, of Cumming passed away Monday, August 30, 2021. Wallis was a U.S. Air Force veteran serving as a Crew Chief in Germany. Following his military service, he wa ...


Christine Johnson Parker, 90, Hoschton
Christine Johnson Parker, 90, of Hoschton, GA, died Monday, August 30, 2021 after an extended illness. Mrs. Parker will be transferred to Arlington National Cemetery for burial. Ha ...


Mary Geraldene Long Cash, 85, Mt. Airy
Mary Geraldene Long Cash, age 85, of Mt. Airy, passed away on Saturday, August 28, 2021.  Born on September 6, 1935, in Cornelia, she was a daughter of the late Newman and ...
Tommy L. Tilson, Sr., age 79, of Lula, Georgia passed away on Monday, August 30, 2021. Mr. Tilson was born on July 16, 1942 in Habersham County, Georgia to the late Ernest and F ...


Curtis Giles, 63, Gainesville
Curtis Giles transitioned on August 30, 2021. He was born to the late Erastus and Jeanette Giles. He was a proud 1976 graduate of Monroe Area High School. He later attended Fort ...
Angela Jones, 59, Gainesville
Angela Jones - Age 59 of Gainesville GA passed away on August 30, 2021.  Professional services entrusted to Wimberly Funeral Home.
Jeanee Catherine Jones, 89, Gainesville
Mrs. Jeanee Catherine Jones, age 89 of Gainesville, passed away on Monday, August 30, 2021 at Bell Minor Nursing Home following an extended illness.    Funeral service ...
Frances Longshore Kelley, 94, Gainesville
Frances Longshore Kelley, 94, of Gainesville, passed away on Monday, August 30, 2021.  She was born on May 26, 1927 in Roanoke, Ala., to Eugene Reginald and Mary Kate Aikens L ...
Derran D. 'Pig' Stovall, 60, Gainesville
Derran D. “Pig” Stovall was born in Gainesville, Georgia on February 9th, 1961 to the late Baby Ray and Alberta Stovall. Derran departed his life on August 30th, 2021. ...
Joe M. Terrell, 96, Gainesville
Joe M. Terrell, 96, died Aug 30, 2021 of natural causes at Hamilton Place Personal Living Home.    Born in 1924 to Henry Earl and Mary Cooley Terrell, he lived ...


Brian Mitchell Wilson, 53, Commerce
  Mr. Brian Mitchell Wilson, age 53, of Commerce passed away Monday, August 30, 2021 at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center.  Mr. Wilson was born in Commerce to Ca ...
Mr. John Wiley (Junior) Tolbert, age 90, of Nicholson passed away on Monday, August 30, 2021 at his residence.  Mr. Tolbert was born in Nicholson to the late, Wiley Monroe and ...
Larry A. Whitfield, 74, Pendergrass
Larry A. Whitfield, age 74 of Pendergrass, GA passed away on Monday, Aug. 30, 2021.   Born on April 23, 1947 in Gwinnett County, Mr. Whitfield was the son of the late Ar ...


Shirley Pless, 61, Cleveland
Mrs. Shirley Pless, age 61, of Cleveland, Georgia passed away on August 30, 2021. She was born on September 13, 1959, in Walhalla, South Carolina to the late Ned Webb and the late ...
Mary J. Wilson, 75, Cleveland
Mary J. Wilson, age 75, of Cleveland, passed away Monday, August 30, 2021 from an extended illness. Mrs. Wilson was born in Taylorsville, GA to the late Will Aaron Roberts Sr. 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.