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Local Obits for Sun. Jan 26th, 2020

Banks

Harold Mitchell Gerrin, 83, Baldwon
Harold Mitchell Gerrin, age 83, of Baldwin, Georgia passed away on Sunday, January 26, 2020. Mr. Gerrin was born on August 29, 1936 in Habersham County, Georgia to the late Robe ...

Gwinnett

Teresa Ann Henderson, 59, Buford
Teresa Ann Henderson, age 59, of Buford passed away Sunday, January 26, 2020.  No services will be held at this time.  Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, H ...

Hall

Sidney Leon Turner, 57, Gainesville
Sidney Leon Turner, affectionately known as “Twin” was born on February 21, 1962 in Gainesville Georgia to Rosalyn Turner and the late June Harris. He began h ...
Maria Mendez-De Zavala, 91, Gainesville
Maria Mendez-De Zavala, 91, of Gainesville passed away Sunday, January 26, 2020 at her residence. A graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 2, 2020 in Me ...

Lumpkin

  Local Author and Historian Anne Dismukes Amerson passed away January 26 at her home after a long battle with Parkinson’s Disease.  She was 82. Anne was prec ...
Joyce Carolyn Head, 73, Dahlonega
Mrs. Joyce Carolyn Head, age 73, of Dahlonega passed away Sunday, January 26, 2020. Joyce was born in Lumpkin County on May 28, 1946 to the late Robert James and Hattie Lucille ...

Rabun

Dorothy “Dot” W. Green, 94, of Clayton, passed away on Sunday, January 26, 2020, at Cannon Wood Villages in Tiger. Dot was the youngest daughter of Terrell and Ina Wilk ...
  Barbara Louetta Cannon Jenkins, age 82, of Dillard, Georgia, passed away on January 26, 2020. Barbara was the daughter of the late Irvin Cannon and the late Bessie ...

White

Sylvia Ray Brooks, 79, Cleveland
Sylvia Ray Brooks, age 79 of Cleveland, passed away on Sunday, January 26, 2020. Mrs. Brooks was born on September 6, 1940, in Walterboro, South Carolina, to the late Tiller and ...
Sylvia Gail Snyder, 84, Cleveland
Sylvia Gail Snyder, age 84 of Cleveland, passed away on Sunday, January 26, 2020. Mrs. Snyder was born on November 8, 1935, in Sarasota, Florida, to the late Walter Crosby Yon ...
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.