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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 ...
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 ...
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