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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Aug 31st, 2021


Pam Maria Elzey, 60, Dawsonville
Pam Maria Elzey, 60 of Dawsonville, passed away on Sunday, August 29, 2021 at her residence.  She loved writing poetry and had published many poems.  She enjoyed spending ...


David M. Thomas, Sr, 67, Lawrenceville
David M. Thomas, Sr., age 67, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away Tuesday, August 31, 2021.  He was preceded in death by his father, James Franklin Thomas, Sr.; step-father, Char ...


Geraldleen Simpson “Jeri” Rhyne, age 92 of Clarkesville, passed away on Tuesday, August 31, 2021.  Born in Darlington, South Carolina on December 27, 1928, she ...


Isabella "Izzy" Rider, inf, Gainesville
Infant Isabella “Izzy” Ann Rider, 2 years old, passed away on Monday August 30, 2021 at her residence.           &n ...
James B. Young, Sr., 97, Clermont
James B. Young, Sr., age 97, of Clermont died August 31, 2021 and was born August 5, 1924. He was preceded in death by his wife of 74 yrs. Mongah Haynes Young, his parents, Char ...


Bradley Allen Smith, 56, Carnesville
Mr. Bradley Allen Smith age 56 of Carnesville passed away August 31, 2021.   A son of the late William Terrell and Onez Imogene Westmoreland Smith, he was born May, 16 1 ...


Doris Edmonds Keener, passed away on August 24, 2021 at the age of 85.  She was born on June 29, 1936 in Clayton to the late William and Bell Edmonds and was later marrie ...


George William Powers, 68, Eastanollee
  Mr. George William Powers, age 68 of Memorial Drive, Eastanollee passed away Monday, August 30, 2021 at the Stephens County Hospital. A son of the late Edwin Lamar P ...
Mr. Styles Reed Strickland, age 69 of Old Brookhaven Circle, Toccoa passed away Tuesday, August 31, 2021 at the Stephens County Hospital. A son of the late Charles Reed Strickla ...


Jack G. Lavender, 85, Sautee Nacoochee
Jack G. Lavender, age 85, of Sautee Nacoochee passed away August 31, 2021 Jack was born on March 17th, 1936 in Franklin, Tennessee to the late Hershel and Josephine Lavender.&nb ...
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.