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Local Obits for Thu. Sep 30th, 2021


Anne Collins, 71, Maysville
Anne Collins, age 71, of Maysville, GA passed away on Thursday, September 30, 2021. She was preceded in death by her grandson, Cody Williford. Ms. Collins is survived by her childr ...


Avon McClain Connelly, 85, Cumming
Avon McClain Connelly of Cumming, GA. passed away September 30th at Cumming Health & Rehab Nursing Home, one month short of her 85th birthday, from prolonged effects of a strok ...
William “Willie” L. Durham, age 87, of Cumming, GA, passed away on Thursday, September 30, 2021. Willie was born in Gainesville, GA, April 9, 1934, to the late Samuel L ...


Karl Harris, 79, Demorest
Karl Harris, a local Master Craftsman of houses, lived all his life in a Harris-built house; except for 4.5 short years living in a trailer as the newly wed husband of Linda Wilb ...


Dr. Noah Wayne Moffett, 84, Gainesville
Dr. Noah Wayne Moffett.  A life lived … A life lived well. Our family has lost a Mountain of a Man. Wayne Moffett was an unmovable, unshakeable force for ...
Kevin Dale Emmett, 59, Gainesville
Kevin Dale Emmett. 59, of Gainesville GA, passed away on September 30, 2021. He was a Self-employed carpenter and worked in the construction business He is survived by his da ...
Patrick Bernard McGinley, 51, Gainesville
Mr. Patrick Bernard McGinley, 51, of Gainesville passed away September 30, 2021 at his residence. Memorial services will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Friday, October 8, 2021 in the C ...
Bobbie Jean Holman Pethel, 83, Gainesville
Bobbie Jean Holman Pethel of Gainesville, GA passed away peacefully  on 09/30/21 at her residence following an extended illness. Born on August 12, 1938.  She was the ...
Lillian 'Rebecca' Sloan, 82, Gainesville
Mrs. Lillian “Rebecca” Sloan, age 82, of Gainesville, Ga passed away on Thursday, September 30, 2021 at The Landings of Gainesville, Ga following an extended illness. ...
Zachary Austin Waycaster, 28, Flowery Branch
Zachary Austin Waycaster, age 28, of Flowery Branch, GA, passed away Thursday, September 30, 2021.  He was preceded in death by his father, John Waycaster, uncle; Denward C ...


Eva Marie Donaldson, 61, Cleveland
Eva Marie Donaldson, of Cleveland, was born on March 19, 1960 to Lena Mae and J.W. Grizzle. Marie passed away on September 30, 2021, after a 2 year battle with cancer. Marie was a ...
Jack Edward Rawdin, Jr., 77, Sautee Nacoochee
Jack Edward Rawdin, Jr., age 77, of Sautee Nacoochee, passed away on Thursday, September 30, 2021. Jack was born on July 7, 1944, in Boca Raton, Florida.  He was one of six ...
Terrell “Bones” Clifton Smith, age 66, of Cleveland, passed away Thursday, September 30, 2021. Mr. Smith was born on June 5, 1955, to the late Lamar Smith and Molly ...
'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