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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Sep 1st, 2021

Banks

Mary Ann Heard, 65, Baldwin
Mary Ann Heard, age 65, of Baldwin died September 1st, 2021. Born in Dekalb county, Ann was the wife of Raburn “Ned” Heard and daughter of the late Charles Nelson an ...

Dawson

Billie E. Bearden, 88, Dawsonville
Billie E. Bearden, 88, of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday September 1, 2021. Born July 13, 1933 to the late Buron and Jeannette Bearden, Mr. Bearden was a native of Forsyth Co ...

Forsyth

Julie Leveque, 79, Cumming
Our precious mother, Julie Leveque, passed away on September 1, 2021 at the age of 79. Born in Gonaïves, Haiti on October 5, Julie was predeceased by her parents and ...
Charles Edward Lackey, 84, Cumming
Charles Edward Lackey, age 84, of Cumming, GA passed away on Wednesday, September 1, 2021. He was born in 1937, to the late Luke and Eunice Lackey. Charles was a member of Pine Cre ...

Gwinnett

Stephan Daniel Stancea was born May 6th, 1935, in a small village outside of Pitesti, Romania. He knew Maria Coman from his childhood as a neighbor and they married in 1953. They w ...

Habersham

Wesley Avery “Wes” Dodd, Jr., age 56, of Cornelia, passed away on Wednesday, September 1, 2021, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center surrounded by his loving family.&nbs ...
JoAnn Knight Thomas, 79, Clarkesville
JoAnn Knight Thomas, age 79 of Clarkesville, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, September 1, 2021 at her residence following an extended illness. Born in Decatu ...

Hall

John Carl Dyer, 81, Gainesville
Mr. John Carl Dyer, 81 of Gainesville, Ga passed away on Wednesday September 01, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral services are sch ...
Foy Dunaway, 84, Flowery Branch
Mr. Foy Dunaway, age 84, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away on Wednesday, September 1, 2021.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Winifred McDaniel Dunaway; daughter, Deb Sta ...
Randal Rudolph “Rudy” Forrester age 78 of Gainesville entered heaven Wednesday Sept. 1, 2021 at his residence. Rudy was born May 28, 1943 in Gainesville to the late ...
Kelly Nicole Randolph, 40, Gainesville
Mrs. Kelly Nicole Randolph age 40 of Gainesville, Ga passed away on Wednesday September 01, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medial Center following a brief illness. Funeral services a ...
Claude Otis Simpson, Sr, 72, Clermont
  Mr. Claude Otis Simpson, Sr., age 72, of Clermont passed away Wednesday, September 1, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Gainesville. A Private Memorial ...
Eva Cheeks Stephens, 93, Chestnut Mountain
  Eva Cheeks Stephens was born February 20, 1928 in Chestnut Mountain, GA to Albert & Louvater Cheeks. She was married to the late Joe W Stephens. The Lord called her h ...
Samuel “Charles” Wardlaw, 31, Gainesville
Samuel “Charles” Wardlaw, age 31, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, September 1, 2021. Charles was born in 1990, in Feuchtwangen Hospital, West Germany ...

Jackson

Evelyn Jane Wilson Christian, 82, Pendergrass
Mrs. Evelyn Jane Wilson Christian, age 82, of Pendergrass, GA died Wednesday, September 1, 2021 at Brookside Assisted Living.  Mrs. Christian was born in Nicholson to the late ...

Lumpkin

Connie Dean Thompson, 72, Dahlonega
Mrs. Connie Dean Thompson, age 72, of Dahlonega, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, September 1, 2021. She was born in Colorado Springs, Colorado on April 22, 1949, to the late Curt ...

Stephens

Mrs. Cathy Diane Griffin Ray, age 63 of Persimmon Street, Toccoa passed away Wednesday, September 1, 2021 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   A daughter of Jean F ...

White

David E. Burnett, 66, Cleveland
David E. Burnett, age 66, of Cleveland, GA passed away on Wednesday, September 1, 2021. He was preceded in death by parents, E. J. and Lenna Maynard Burnett. Mr. Burnett is survive ...
Betty Lynn, Thelma Lou on 'The Andy Griffith Show,' has died
Betty Lynn, who was best known as Barney Fife's sweetheart Thelma Lou on “The Andy Griffith Show,” has died at the age of 95
Former NASCAR driver Townley killed in shooting in Athens
A former NASCAR driver was killed Saturday in a shooting in Georgia that also wounded a woman, investigators said. John Wes Townley, 31, died in the shooting in a neighborhood...
Jane Powell, Hollywood golden-age musicals star, dies at 92
Jane Powell, who starred in Hollywood golden age musicals, has died
Michael Constantine of 'My Big Fat Greek Wedding' dies at 94
Michael Constantine, an Emmy Award-winning character actor who reached worldwide fame playing the Windex bottle-toting father of the bride in the 2002 film “My Big Fat Greek Wedding,” has died
Willard Scott, weatherman on NBC's 'Today' show, dies at 87
Willard Scott, the beloved weatherman who charmed viewers of NBC’s “Today” show with his self-deprecating humor and cheerful personality, has died
Actor Ed Asner, TV's blustery Lou Grant, dies at 91
Actor Ed Asner, the blustery but lovable Lou Grant in two successful television series, has died
Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts dies at age 80
Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts has died at the age of 80
Country singer Tom T. Hall dies; wrote ‘Harper Valley PTA’
Singer-songwriter Tom T