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Local Obits for Sat. Sep 18th, 2021

Forsyth

Margaret Cook, 93, Cumming
Margaret Cook, age 93, of Cumming, GA passed away on Saturday, September 18, 2021, just 2 days shy of her 94th birthday. She is survived by her daughter, Teresa Johnson of Cummi ...

Gwinnett

Jerry Grissom, 77, Auburn
Jerry Grissom, age 77, of Auburn, GA passed away Saturday, September 18, 2021. He was preceded in death by his parents, Dan and Ellene Grissom; daughter, Darby Grissom; and sister, ...

Habersham

Mr. Charles Aaron Garrison, 84, of Alto, passed away Wednesday, September 15, 2021.   Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 22, 2021 in the ...

Hall

Bernice Alexander Bonds, 97, Gainesville
Bernice Alexander Bonds was born on January 14, 1924 and went to be with the Lord on September 18, 2021 in Gainesville, Ga.  She had 9 siblings and is survived by sisters, ...
Aaron J. Bryant, 80, Gainesville
Mr. Aaron J. Bryant, 80, of Gainesville passed away Saturday, September 18, 2021.   Graveside services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 23, 2021 in Memor ...
Felipa Galvez, 88, Gainesville
Mrs. Felipa Galvez, 88, of Gainesville passed away Saturday, September 18, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Gainesville Campus. A Funeral Mass will be held at 12:00 noon ...
Gloria Ann Hayes, 90, Braselton
Mrs. Gloria Ann Hayes, age 90, of Braselton passed away Saturday, September 18, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Braselton, surrounded by her family. The family ...
Jeanette (Judy) Rice Hester, aged 70, of Hall County, passed away September 18th, 2021. A long-time resident of Hall County, Jeanette was very artistic, and loved taking care of ...
Mrs. Christine Blanche Mooney, 87, of Oakwood, passed away peacefully at the Bell Minor Home on Friday, September 17, 2021 following an extended illness. Funeral services will b ...
Rickey Lanier Payne, 77, Flowery Branch
Rickey Lanier Payne l, 77 of Flowery Branch passed away Saturday, September 18, 2021.  Rickey was born on February 10, 1944 in Gainesville, Ga. to the late Harold and Francis ...
Robert “Bob” Richardson, age 82, of Oakwood, GA passed away Saturday, September 18, 2021. He is survived by his wife of sixty years, Donna Richardson of Oakwood, GA; so ...
Cornelia Blackwell Rucker, 91, Gainesville
Mrs. Cornelia Blackwell Rucker, 91 of Gainesville, passed away on Saturday, September 18, 2021 following an extended illness.     Born January 4, 1930 in Hartwell, Ge ...
Brian Keith Shaw, 60, Gainesville
  Brian Keith Shaw, 60, passed away September 18, 2021. He was born to Amy and Ronald Shaw on February 6, 1961 in Latrobe PA, and made sure that everyone knew the best thin ...
Ricky Clinton Simmons, 62, Gainesville
Mr. Ricky Clinton Simmons, age 62, of Gainesville went Home to be with the Lord Saturday, September 18, 2021. Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Wednesday, September 22, ...

Jackson

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Shelby Jean Holmes Griffin, age 80 of Hoschton, Georgia who entered into rest Saturday, September 18, 2021.  Mrs. Griffin was bo ...
Charles Elbert Sims, 92, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Charles Elbert Sims, age 92 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Saturday, September 18, 2021.  Mr. Sims was born in Carte ...

Lumpkin

Royce F. Bennett, 78, Dahlonega
Royce F. Bennett, 78, of Dahlonega passed away Saturday, September 18, 2021. Born November 22, 1942 in Forsyth County to the late Lee and Maggie Cantrell Bennett, he had lived i ...

Other

George Henry Ethridge, 69, Conyers
George Henry Ethridge, age 69, of Conyers, GA passed away Saturday, September 18, 2021. He was preceded in death by his son, David Allen Ethridge; brother, Jerry Ethridge; parents, ...

Stephens

  Stuart Pearce Mellichamp, 77, a resident of the Wilkinson Center in Toccoa, Georgia, died Saturday, September 18, 2021, after an extended period of declining health.&nb ...

White

Mr. Steven Edward Tallman, Jr., age 30, of Cleveland, passed away Saturday, September 18, 2021. Mr. Tallman was born on February 10, 1991.  He was a mechanic of Silver City ...
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