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Local Obits for Wed. Jan 29th, 2020


Thomas John Bobowski, 61, Cumming
  Every day is a holiday and January 29 will forever be Tom Day or Geeps Day, as is he is fondly known by his grandbabies. Thomas John Bobowski, age 61, passed away while s ...


Shirley A. Potts, 65, Baldwin
Shirley A. Potts, age 65, of Baldwin, Georgia went home on Tuesday, January 28, 2020 following an extended illness. Mrs. Potts was born on December 16, 1954 in Habersham County, ...
Jean Harrison, 77, Clarkesville
Jean Jiles Harrison, age 77 of Clarkesville, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday January 29, 2020. Mrs. Harrison was born at Fontana Dam, NC on July 28, 1942. She was the daug ...


Irene Fowler Allison, 85, Gainesville
Irene Fowler Allison, age 85, of Hall County, passed away Thursday, January 16, 2020. She was preceded in death by her son, James Timothy (Tim) Allison and infant daughter Teresa E ...
Ricky Steve Edwards, 59, Gainesville
  Mr. Ricky Steve Edwards, 59, of Gainesville passed away on January 29, 2020 at his residence after an extended illness. The family of Mr. Edwards will receive friends ...
Ezequiel Salgado-Castillo, 81, Gainesville
Ezequiel Salgado-Castillo, 81, of Gainesville passed away Wednesday, January 29, 2020 at Roswell Nursing Home. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 1 ...
Arthur Mark Edward Thompson Jr. age 66, of Oakwood, GA found eternal peace on Wednesday, January 29, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical center. Arthur was born April 29, 1953 in ...


Johnny Ray Johnson, 65, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Johnny Ray Johnson, age 65 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Wednesday, January 29, 2020.  Mr. Johnson was born in Tift ...


Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Miss Beatrice Louise Haralson, age 87 of Conyers, Georgia who entered into rest Monday, January 27, 2020.  Miss Haralson was born in ...


Vinnie Lee Robinson Bolmon, age 91 of Robinson Way, Toccoa went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, January 29 at her residence. A daughter of the late Cliff and Artie Smith Robin ...
Mrs. Mary Frances Rumsey Howard, age 93 of Loden Road, Toccoa passed away Wednesday, January 29, 2020 at the Clary Center. A daughter of the late G.W. “Bud” Rumsey a ...


Mattie Gaynell Hulsey, 85, Cleveland
Mattie Gaynell Hulsey, age 85, of Cleveland, passed away on Wednesday, January 29, 2020. Mrs. Hulsey was born on December 3, 1934, in Cleveland, Georgia, to the late Giles and ...
Judith “Judy” B. Ledford, age 69 of Cleveland, passed away on Wednesday, January 29, 2020, after an extended illness. Mrs. Ledford was born on May 12, 1950, in Brass ...
'Laverne & Shirley' actor Cindy Williams dies at 75
Cindy Williams, who played Shirley opposite Penny Marshall’s Laverne on the popular sitcom “Laverne & Shirley,” has died
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