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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Aug 4th, 2021


Annie Roland, 81, Dawsonville
Annie Roland, 81, of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday August 4, 2021 at The Oaks at Limestone following a period of declining health. Born October 7, 1939 to the late Roscoe an ...


Sue Ellen Tatum Walls, 72, Sugar Hill
Sue Ellen Tatum Walls, age 72, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Wednesday, August 4, 2021. She was preceded in death by parents, Clyde and Katherine Whited Tatum. Mrs. Walls is sur ...
Francis Jerome Woods, III, 79, Sugar Hill
Francis Jerome Woods III, age 79, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away Tuesday, August 4, 2021.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Francis J. and Margaret Perry Woods; brother ...
Rev. Harold F. Woodson, 71, Hoschton
Rev. Harold F. Woodson, age 71, of Hoschton, GA passed away on Wednesday, July 28, 2021. He was preceded in death by his father, John “Frankie” Woodson, and brother, Re ...


Patricia “Mom” Newberry Staton, age 76 of Cornelia, passed away on Wednesday, August 4, 2021.  Born in Copperhill, Tennessee on January 25, 1945, she was the pr ...


Frederick Richard Halter,III, 79, Gainesville
Frederick Richard Halter III, 79, passed into glory on August 4, 2021, with all his family by his side.   In heaven he joined his father, Frederick Richard Halter II (a N ...
Virginia Hosenell Fortson Jackson 80 of Gainesville passed away on Wednesday, August 4th. Professional Service Entrusted to Wimberly Funeral Home.
Crecencia Corona Valdez, 89, Gillsville
   Mrs. Crecencia Corona Valdez age 89 of Gillsville, Ga passed away on Wednesday August 04, 2021 at her residence following an extended illness.    &nb ...


Jane Tiller, 78, Braselton
Jane Tiller, age 78, of Braselton passed away Wednesday, August 4, 2021.   A Memorial Service to celebrate the life of Jane Tiller will be held at Lawson Funeral Home Chape ...


      Mary Elizabeth Garner Higgins, age 85 of Toccoa, passed away at her home on Wednesday, August 4, 2021.           &nb ...
Betty Lou Payne Powell, 79, Eastanollee
Mrs. Betty Lou Payne Powell, age 79 of Dortch Road, Eastanollee passed away Wednesday, August 4, 2021 at the St. Mary’s Sacred Heart Hospital in Lavonia. A daughter o ...
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.