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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Sep 5th, 2021

Banks

Mrs. Beverly Joan Hemphill Nesbit, age 86, of Commerce, GA died Sunday, September 5, 2021 at her residence.  Mrs. Nesbit was born in Greensboro, NC to the late Burley M. and M ...

Forsyth

Rickey Roy Brewer, 60, Cumming
Rickey Roy Brewer, age 60, of Cumming, GA, passed away on Monday, September 5, 2021. He was member of Oak Grove Baptist Church in Cumming, GA. He is preceded in death by his childr ...

Gwinnett

Joe Day, 58, Buford
Joe Day, 58, of Buford, GA passed away on Sunday, September 5, 2021. He was preceded in death by son, Andy Day; daughter, Allison Day; and parents, James Wesley Day and Mary Lou ...
Glenda Martin Harrison, 60, Sugar Hill
Glenda Martin Harrison, age 60, passed away unexpectedly on September 5, 2021. Glenda was born in Hall County, Georgia on October 27, 1960.  She was preceded in death by he ...
Debbie Hill, 67, Buford
Debbie Hill, 67, of Buford, GA, died Sunday, September 5, 2021 after an extended illness. Funeral service will be held Saturday, September 11, 2021 at 4 PM at Hamilton Mill Memoria ...

Habersham

James Scottie Nicholson, 61, Cornelia
James Scottie Nicholson, age 61 of Cornelia, passed away on Sunday, September 5, 2021.  Born in Demorest, Georgia on June 10, 1960, he was a son of the late Homer Nicholson ...

Hall

Dustin Craig Bryson, 32, Gainesville
Dustin Craig Bryson age 32, of Gainesville entered rest Sunday Sept. 5, 2021 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville. Dustin was born in Sylva, North Carolina to Ti ...
Weldon Garland, 90, Braselton
Mr. Weldon Garland, age 90, of Braselton went to his heavenly home to reside with Jesus on Sunday, September 5, 2021. Graveside Services will be 2:00 p.m., Friday, September 10, ...
Tami Mitchell Hefner, 73, Gainesville
Tami Mitchell Hefner, age 73 of Gainesville and formerly of Habersham County, passed away Sunday, September 5, 2021. Born on September 24, 1947 in Owensboro, Kentucky, Mrs. Hefn ...
Nathaniel Dwayne “Nathan” Perry age 48 of Lula entered rest Sunday Sept. 5, 2021 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville.  Nathan was born Feb. 10, ...
Bohdan "Don" Tataryn, 66, Gainesville
Bohdan “Don” Tataryn age 66, of Gainesville entered rest Sunday September 5, 2021 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville. Don was born in Cleveland, Oh ...

Jackson

Aurea “Aurita” Lydia Ashford Long, 88, Jefferson formerly of Blytheville, Arkansas
Aurea “Aurita” Lydia Ashford Long, 88, of Jefferson, Georgia, formerly of Blytheville, Arkansas, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Sunday, September 5, 202 ...
Shannon Allen Jackson, 46, Jefferson
  Mrs. Shannon Allen Jackson, age 46, of Jefferson, GA died Sunday, September 5, 2021 at Northside Hospital.  Mrs. Jackson was born in Commerce to Jackie Laverne Stand ...

Lumpkin

Guy Odom, 88, Powder Springs formerly of Dahlonega
Mr. Guy Odom, age 88, of Powder Springs, Georgia, formerly of Dahlonega, Georgia, passed away Sunday, September 5, 2021. Mr. Odom was born in Dahlonega on March 5, 1933, to the ...
Wanda Self, 56, Dahlonega
Mrs. Wanda Self, age 56, of Dahlonega passed away Sunday, September 5, 2021. Wanda was born in Hall County on November 4, 1964. She was preceded in death by her father ...

Other

Joseph "Dalton" Courson, 27, Hortense
Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland announces for Rinehart and Sons Funeral Home in Jesup, GA the death of Joseph “Dalton” Courson, 27, of Hortense, GA., who died Sunday, ...

Stephens

Frank Loden Hemphill, 102, Toccoa
Frank Loden Hemphill, age 102, passed away peacefully on September 5, 2021 at the Clary Care Center in Toccoa, Georgia. Frank was born in Franklin County, Georgia. He was the so ...

White

Shane Reuben Griffin, 42, Cleveland
Mr. Shane Reuben Griffin, age 42, of Cleveland, peacefully passed away Sunday, September 5, 2021.     A native of Cleveland and a 1997 WCHS graduate, took his la ...
Candice Knight LaPointe, 56, Cleveland
Candice Knight LaPointe, Age 56, of Cleveland, Ga, was known by her friends and family as Candi, passed away Sunday, September 5, 2021. She was born on September 30, 1964, and p ...
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
Rev. Dr. William Hugh Cauthen dies at 92
The Reverend Dr. William Hugh Cauthen passed away peacefully onto his next life on Wednesday, November 9, 2022.