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Local Obits for Tue. Sep 7th, 2021


Mildred Louise Evans, 81, Dawsonville
Mildred Louise Evans, 81 of Dawsonville, GA, passed away on Tuesday, September 07, 2021 at her residence after an extended illness.  She was born to the late Walter and Sarah ...


Ryan Anthony Hemrick of Cumming, Georgia passed away on September 4, 2021. McDonald and Son Funeral Home and Crematory


Donald Arthur Gillis, 60, Buford
Donald Arthur Gillis, age 60, of Buford, GA, passed away Tuesday, September 7, 2021.  He was preceded in death by his parents, James D. and Geraldine Gillis, and brother, R ...


Linda Tanksley Barrett, went  home to be with the Lord on September 7, 2021 after a brief illness. Linda was born January 25, 1949 in Habersham County. She worked in home h ...


Jeffrey "Jeff" Allison, 56, Gainesville
Mr. Jeffery “Jeff” Allison, 56, of Gainesville passed away Tuesday, September 7, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m ...
Betty Sue Butler, 75, Gainesville
Betty Sue Butler, 75 of Gainesville passed away Tuesday September 7, 2021. A lifelong resident of Hall County, Ms. Butler was the daughter of the late Robert W. and Martha Loren ...
William "Sloane" Davis, 64, Flowery Branch
Mr. William “Sloane” Davis age 64 of Flowery Branch, Ga passed away on Tuesday September 07, 2021.           &nbs ...
Lois Cain Hope, 89, Gainesville
Lois Cain Hope, 89, of Gainesville, passed away Monday, September 6. Lois was born on October 7, 1931 in Clermont, GA to the late Jess G. Cain and Annie Little Cain. She was a lovi ...
Teresa Dupree Hunter, 63, Gainesville
Teresa Dupree Hunter passed away on Tuesday, September 7th at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. She was born to the late Franklin Dupree and Sarah Maxwell in Commerce, Ga. S ...
Emmett Moore, 76, Gainesville
Emmett passed peacefully from his life the morning of September 7th, 2021. He had family to talk via Zoom and visited him in the hospital for support and words of encouragement ...
James Douglas Rainwater, 58, Clermont
Mr. James Douglas Rainwater, 58, of Clermont, passed away Tuesday, September 7, 2021. Funeral services are incomplete at this time. Memorial Park Funeral Home, 2030 Memorial ...
Vivian Harrison Smith, 83, Gainesville
Vivian Harrison Smith, 83 of Gainesville passed away Monday August 23, 2021.  Vivian was born on October 14, 1937 in Cumming, GA to the late Berry and Bertha Milford Harrison. ...
George Wade Thorndyke, 67, Flowery Branch
Mr. George Wade Thorndyke, Jr., age 67 of Flowery Branch passed away Tuesday, September 7, 2021 at his residence, surrounded by his family. No Services will be held at this time ...


Martha Jo Blackstock, 103, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Miss Martha Jo Blackstock who passed away peacefully at the age of 103 on September 7, 2021 in the same house in which she was born Januar ...


Dianne Seagraves Parks, 79, Dahlonega
Mrs. Dianne Seagraves Parks, age 79, of Dahlonega passed away Tuesday, September 7, 2021, after having Alzheimer’s Disease for twelve years. Dianne was a loving wife of fi ...


Charlene Henderson, 78, Dickson, TN, formerly of Cumming
Charlene Henderson, 78, of Dickson, TN, formerly of Cumming passed away Tuesday, September 7, 2021. Charlene was a loving mother and grandmother. She worked as a CNA for Vanderbilt ...


Mr. Jeffery Garrison Dutton, age 48 of N. Red Hollow Road, Martin passed away Tuesday, September 7, 2021 at his residence. A son of Grady Dutton and Martha Pless Dutton, he was ...
Clarence Douglas Eller, age 61 of Toccoa, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, September 07, 2021. Born in Habersham County, Georgia on December 19, 1959, he was a ...


Hildegard Josephine Derline age 84, passed away Tuesday, September 7, 2021. Mrs. Derline was born on September 8, 1937, in Frankfurt, Germany and is a member of Cool Springs Uni ...
Kenneth Newberry, 59, Cleveland
Kenneth Newberry, age 59, of Cleveland, passed away on Tuesday, September 7, 2021. Mr. Newberry was bon on October 24, 1961, in Hall County, to Jeanette Cleghorn.  He worke ...
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.