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Local Obits for Thu. Jan 23rd, 2020

Banks

Mildred LeBlanche Craven, 96, Gillsville
Mrs. Mildred LeBlanche Craven, age 96, of Gillsville, GA died Thursday, January 23, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.  Mrs. Craven was born in Carnesville to the late ...

Gwinnett

Elsie Harrison, 94, Buford
Elsie Harrison, age 94, of Buford, Georgia passed away on Thursday, January 23, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton. Funeral services will be held on Sunday, Janu ...

Hall

Jean Savage Chitwood, 90, Gainesville
Mrs. Jean Savage Chitwood, age 90 of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday, January 23, 2020 at Perry Hospital following an extended illness.  Prior to her illness, she was a r ...
Joan Fuller Jackson, 90, Gainesville
Mrs. Joan Fuller Jackson, 90 of Gainesville passed away Thursday January 23, 2020. Services are incomplete and will be announced later. Little & Davenport Funeral Home an ...
Sandra Swafford Roberts, 73, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Sandra Swafford Roberts age 73 of Flowery Branch, GA passed away on Thursday, January 23, 2020 at her residence following a sudden illness.   Funeral services are ...
Candi Tucker, 42, Gainesville
Candi Lynn Tucker 42, of Gainesville, Georgia passed away on Thursday, January 23, 2020. Candi is preceded in death by her father Seth Castleberry, and her sisters; Ann Chumbler ...

Jackson

Freddy Antonio Alaniz, 61, Braselton
Freddy Antonio Alaniz, age 61, of Braselton passed away Thursday, January 23, 2020.  Funeral service will be held 2:00 PM, January 24, 2020 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel.  ...
Thomas Howard Jackson, 79, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Thomas Howard Jackson, age 79 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Thursday, January 23, 2020.  Mr. Jackson was born in Ma ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Larry Alfred Roland “Poss” Brooks, age 77 of Pendergrass, Georgia who entered into rest Wednesday, January 22, 2020.  ...

Rabun

James Arthur Blyler, 90, Tiger formerly of Franklin, NC
James Arthur Blyler, age 90 of Tiger and formerly of Franklin, NC, passed away Thursday, January 23, 2020.  No formal services are planned at this time.  An onlin ...

Stephens

Charles Thomas Lewis, 76, Toccoa
Charles Thomas Lewis, age 76 of Toccoa, passed away January 23, 2020, at his residence. Born in Newberry, SC on September 25, 1943, he was a son of the late Thomas and Willie Ma ...

White

Danny Ray Evans, 53, Cleveland
Danny Ray Evans 53 of Cleveland, Ga. passed away Thursday January 23, 2020.  Survivors include sons, Danny Ray Evans Jr. of Commerce, Chris Thomas of Dallas, Ga. daughters ...
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.