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Local Obits for Mon. Aug 9th, 2021


Curtis Lee Marsingill, 83, Buford
Curtis Lee Marsingill, age 83, of  Buford, GA passed away Monday, August 9, 2021.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Nell Marsingill; parents, Chester and Mar ...


Soundalay Khamatsamay, 70, Cornelia
Soundalay Khamatsamay, age 70, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Monday, August 9, 2021. Mr. Khamatsamay was born November 11, 1950, in Laos.  He was a member of the Fir ...


Dr. James Homer Leigh, Jr., of Gainesville passed away on May 29th, 2021.   Dr. Leigh was preceded in death by his parents, Dr. James Homer Leigh and Catherine Parkes ...
Harold Richard Randall, 100, Gainesville
Harold Richard Randall, 100 of Gainesville passed away Monday August 9, 2021. Graveside services will be held Thursday August 19, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. at the Alta Vista Cemetery ...


Faye Wiles Nelson, 94, Commerce
Faye Wiles Nelson, age 94 of Commerce, GA passed away on Monday, Aug. 9, 2021. Born on March 4, 1927 in Terre Haute, Ind., Mrs. Nelson was the daughter of the late Claude and Go ...


Charles Winton Cox, II, 56, Dahlonega
Charles Winton Cox, II, 56 of Dahlonega, formerly of Free Home, passed away Monday, August 9, 2021. Charles, also known as Chuck or Fat Bob, was an avid outdoorsman who loved to fi ...


Christy Memory Nicole Delong, age 40, of Greensboro, GA passed away Thursday, August 5, 2021. Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 PM Tuesday, August 10, 2021 at Hillside Cha ...


Carlton Harry Colwell, 95, Blairsville
Mr. Carlton Harry Colwell, age 95 of Colwell Drive, Blairsville, passed away peacefully on Monday, August 9, 2021 in the Union General Hospital following an extended illness. Carlt ...


William Edward Smith, 62, Cleveland
William Edward Smith, age 62, of Cleveland, passed away on Monday, August 9, 2021. Mr. Smith was born on August 16, 1958, in Lebanon, Kentucky, to the late John and Barbara Matt ...
'Laverne & Shirley' actor Cindy Williams dies at 75
Cindy Williams, who played Shirley opposite Penny Marshall’s Laverne on the popular sitcom “Laverne & Shirley,” has died
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