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Local Obits for Sun. Nov 27th, 2022

Forsyth

Chad Jason Fields, 49, Cumming
Chad Jason Fields, 49, of Cumming passed away Tuesday, November 15, 2022. Chad was a loving father, son and brother. He was always happy and had a big heart. He loved his family, f ...
Chad Jason Fields, 49, Cumming
Chad Jason Fields, 49, of Cumming passed away Tuesday, November 15, 2022. Chad was a loving father, son and brother. He was always happy and had a big heart. He loved his family, f ...

Gwinnett

Stefan Balanean, 83, Lawrenceville
Stefan Balanean, 83, of Lawrenceville, GA, passed away Saturday, November 19, 2022 at Northside Hospital in Lawrenceville, GA. Funeral service will be held Saturday, November 26, 2 ...
Betty Louise Steorts Lacey, 59, of Suwanee, Georgia passed away unexpectedly at home on Thursday November 17th, 2022.   Betty was born in Raleigh, North Carolina Decembe ...
Charles Matthew Sully, 90, Suwanee
On Friday, November 18, 2022, Sully and beloved husband, father, uncle, grandfather and great-grandfather passed away. He was ninety. Born to Henry H Sully Sr. and Mae Wilder Su ...
Henry "Hank" David Wade, Jr., 59, Flowery Branch
  Henry “Hank” David Wade Jr., 59 of Flowery Branch, passed away at home on Saturday, November 19, 2022. He was born on February 27, 1963 in Gainesville, GA. ...

Habersham

Mr. Obourn Reginald “Reggie” Buffington, 56, passed away on November 25, 2022 at his home on Belton Bridge Road. A Memorial Service will be held on Tuesday, November ...
Mrs. Jimmie Lou York Colbert, age 89, of Alto, Georgia graduated to Glory on Thursday, November 24, 2022.   Mrs. Colbert was born in Demorest, Georgia to the late Henry ...
Kim Andrews Couch, 60, Mt. Airy
Kim Andrews Couch, age 60, of Mt. Airy, passed away on Saturday, November 26, 2022.  Born on August 31, 1962, in Toccoa, she was the daughter of Pat Andrews of Baldwin and ...

Hall

Doyle Bela Bennett, 88, Gainesville
Mr. Doyle Bela Bennett, 88, of Gainesville, passed away Friday, November 25, 2022 following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. Monday, November ...
Ora Berry, 94, Gainesville
Mrs. Ora Berry age 94 of Gainesville, GA passed away on November 18, 20222. She was a faithful member of Trinity CME church where she was a Sunday school teacher and she also serve ...
Ruby Wall Greenway, 98, Gainesville
Mrs. Ruby Wall Greenway, age 98, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Saturday, November 26, 2022 at her home surrounded by her loved ones. A remembrance service is scheduled fo ...
Gerald Haynes, 73, Gainesville
Mr. Gerald Haynes, 73, passed away on Thursday, November 24, 2022 in Gainesville, GA.  A graveside service will be held on Sunday, November 27, 2022 at 1:00 in the Memorial Pa ...
Clifford S. LaRose, 85, Gainesville
Cliff joined his heavenly family on Thanksgiving Day, November 24, 2022. He lived a long life of 85 years and was humble and grateful for all the blessings in his life.   ...
Ellen Estalene Humphries Lee, age 89 of Gillsville entered heaven peacefully on Thursday November 24, 2022.   Ellen was born in Gainesville to the late Lawrence & An ...
Richard Anthony “Tony” Massey, age 49 of Gillsville, GA passed away on Thursday, November 24, 2022.   Born on Sept. 12, 1973 in Commerce, GA, Mr. Massey was ...
Rodolfo Reyes, 58, Gainesville
Mr. Rodolfo Reyes, 58, of Gainesville, passed away Tuesday, November 22, 2022 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Monday, November 28 ...
Frank Michael Turchik, 93, Hoschton
Mr. Frank Michael Turchik, age 93, of Hoschton passed away Thursday, November 17, 2022 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Braselton. Funeral Mass will be 2:00 p.m., Wed ...
Louise Winquist, 50, Flowery Branch
Louise Winquist, 50, of Flowery Branch, GA, died Monday, November 21st, 2022, after a battle with cancer. She was surrounded by her loved ones in her home. Louise is survived by ...

Jackson

Humberto Quintero Oliveros, age 77, of Hoschton, GA passed away Tuesday, November 22, 2022. He is survived by his wife Lupez Garcia Quintero; sons Humberto Enrique Quintero and wif ...
John Vickers Price, 79, Hoschton
John Vickers Price, age 79, of Hoschton, GA passed away Sunday, November 20, 2022. He was preceded in death by his parents, Dan Vickers and Dora Eiland Price. John is survived by h ...
Rose Inez Spears, 81, Maysville
Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson announces the death of Mrs. Rose Inez Spears, age 81 of Maysville, Georgia who entered rest Thursday, November 24, 2022.  Mrs. Spears was born ...
Ray Floyd Wilkes, 91, Athens
Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson announces the death of Mr. Ray Floyd Wilkes, age 91 of Athens, Georgia (South Jackson Community) who entered rest Monday, November 21, 2022.  M ...

Lumpkin

1SG Alphis Burt, Jr., 71, Dahlonega
1SG Alphis Burt Jr., age 71, of Dahlonega, Georgia, passed away on Sunday, November 20, 2022. Alphis was born on August 7, 1951, in Meridian, Mississippi to the late Alphis Burt Sr ...
Tucker Head, 30, Dahlonega
Tucker Head, age 30, of Dahlonega, passed away Friday, November 18, 2022.  Complete funeral arrangements will be announced soon.  To share a memory or a condolence ...
Donna Lynn Jackson, 76, Dahlonega
Mrs. Donna Lynn Jackson, age 76, of Dahlonega passed away Friday, November 25, 2022. Complete funeral arrangements will be announced soon.  To share a memory or a condol ...
Mary Ann Smoot, 72, Dahlonega
Mrs. Mary Ann Smoot, age 72, of Dahlonega passed away Tuesday, November 22, 2022 after a rapid decline in health.    She was born on November 26, 1949 in Macon, Georg ...

Other

Joyce Rider Allen, 59, Hazelhurst, formerly of Toccoa
Mrs. Joyce Rider Allen, age 59 of Hazlehurst, Georgia, formerly of Toccoa passed away Tuesday November 22, 2022 at Memorial Hospital in Savannah. A daughter of the late Joe and ...
Richard Lynn Braun, 78, Lafayette, Indiana
Richard Lynn Braun, age seventy-eight, entered rest on November 22, 2022 under the skilled, compassionate care of the Hospice of Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville Campu ...
Mrs. Virginia Sami Baker Fulford, 85, of Athens, passed away Friday, November 18, 2022 following a brief illness.   Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. Sunday, No ...
Johnny Bryson Rhodes, Inf, Athens
Johnny Bryson Rhodes, infant, passed away on Monday, Nov. 21, 2022.   Born in Athens, GA, Johnny was the son of Michael Patterson and Ashton Teresa Rhodes. He was preced ...
Betty J. Smith, 90, Atlanta
Betty J. Smith, age 90, of Atlanta, GA passed away on Thursday, November 17, 2022. She is survived by nephew, Bill (Beth) Cox of Buford, GA; grand nephews, Christopher (Katie) Holm ...
Mrs. Virginia Ann Maxwell Smith was born on June 25, 1953 to the late Frank Maxwell and Pearlie Mae James. She transitioned in her home on November 18, 2022 surrounded by her loved ...

Stephens

Mrs. Martha Elizabeth Goddard Mitchell, age 85, of 482 E. Tugalo Street, Toccoa, passed away Tuesday, November 22, 2022, at Stephens County Hospital.   A daughter of the ...
Mrs. Gloria Ellen Cordell Johnson, age 70 of Lacount Drive, Toccoa passed away Thursday, November 24, 2022 at her residence.   A daughter of the late Henry Gaines Cordel ...
Ronald Edward Shaver, 74, Toccoa
Mr. Ronald Edward Shaver, age 74 of Cross Creek Lane, Toccoa passed away Wednesday, November 23, 2022 at Bountiful Hills Assisted Living in Commerce, Georgia.   A son of ...
Marvin Smith, 83, Toccoa
The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want. He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: He leadeth me beside the still waters. He restoreth my soul…   Although Mar ...

Union

Clyde Edward Harkins, 97, Suches
Mr. Clyde Edward Harkins, age 97, of Suches, passed away on Sunday, November 20, 2022. Clyde was a native and lifelong resident of Suches. He was born in his parents' home on ...

White

Mr. Harold Russell “Rusty” Gee, age 56, of Cleveland, passed away Tuesday, November 22, 2022.  Mr. Gee was born in Hall County on September 16, 1966 and was a c ...
Carol Ann Smith, 72, Cleveland
  Carol Ann Smith, age 72, of Cleveland, passed away on Thursday, November 17, 2022.   Ms. Smith was born on December 7, 1949, in Mable Falls, Texas, to the late ...
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.
JGR co-owner Coy Gibbs, 49, dies hours after son wins title
Coy Gibbs, the vice chairman of Joe Gibbs Racing for his NFL and NASCAR Hall of Fame father, died Sunday morning just hours after his son won the Xfinity Series championship.
Jerry Lee Lewis, outrageous rock ‘n’ roll star, dies at 87
The untamable and often outrageous rock ‘n’ roll pioneer Jerry Lee Lewis has died at 87
Thomas Cahill, popular history writer, dead at 82
Thomas Cahill, a scholar of ancient languages and belief systems with a knack for popular storytelling who engaged history readers with such bestsellers as “How the Irish Saved Civilization” and “Desire of the Everlasting Hills,” has died at age 82
French iconic painter of black Pierre Soulages dead at 102
French painter Pierre Soulages, an icon of post-World War II European abstract art famed for his use of black, has died, according to the Soulages Museum in his hometown of Rodez
Actor in cult favorite 'American Movie' dead at 56
Musician Mike Schank, who was best known for his good guy role in the award-winning documentary film "American Movie," has died at age 56, according to a close friend
Champion driver Bobby East fatally stabbed at gas station
Bobby East, a three-time USAC national champion driver, has died after being stabbed this week at a Southern California gas station. He was 37.