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Local Obits for Tue. Dec 15th, 2020


Virginia Heard Holbrook, age 93, of Cumming, GA, passed away on Tuesday, December 15, 2020. She was born in 1927, to the late Egbert and Genelia Heard. Virginia was a member of Coa ...


Jane Driggers Horah, 87, Buford
Jane Driggers Horah, age 87, of Buford, GA passed away December 14, 2020.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. Hugh Horah.  She is survived by her daughter, Bec ...


Dr. Thomas Lumpkin Hodges, Jr., 95, Clarkesville
Dr. Thomas Lumpkin Hodges, Jr. was born January 3, 1925 in Douglasville, Georgia to T.L. Hodges, Sr. and Lillian Belle Powell Hodges, and was the first of four brothers, Tom, Bill, ...
Nedra Kay Baisden Eller, 78, Clarkesville
Nedra Kay Baisden Eller, age 78 of Clarkesville, passed away Tuesday, December 15, 2020 at her residence.   Born in Logan, West Virginia on April 8, 1942, Mrs. Eller was ...


Larry Henry Brinkman, 83, Gainesville
Larry Henry Brinkman, 83, passed away peacefully on December 15 at home in Gainesville, Georgia.   He was the husband of Judith Johnson Brinkman.  They shared 61 ...
Emma Marie Cory, 68, Gainesville
Ms. Emma Marie Cory age 68 of Gainesville, Ga passed away on Tuesday December 15, 2020 at New Horizons Limestone following an extended illness. Memorial services will be held at ...
Graveside Celebration of Life Services for Rodney Eugene Niles will be held on Saturday, December 19, 2020,1:00 PM at Fairfield Church Cemetery 2142 Highway 82  ...


Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Thelma Daniel Sikes Qualls, age 96 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Tuesday, December 15, 2020.  Mrs. Qualls was born ...
Clara Sykes Banks, 90, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. , age 90 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Tuesday, December 15, 2020.  Mrs. Banks was born in Carnesville, Georgia, a ...


Burrell Alan Young, 68, Clayton
Burrell Alan Young, age 68, of Clayton, Georgia, passed away on December 15, 2020. Alan was born the son of the late Burrell Young and the late Carrie Belle Henslee Young on Nov ...


Oma Jane Watson, 88, Cleveland
Oma Jane Watson, age 88, of Cleveland, passed away on Tuesday, December 15, 2020. Mrs. Watson was born on November 28, 1932, in Beech Bottom, West Virginia, to the late Dewie an ...
Lynyrd Skynyrd founding member Gary Rossington dead at 71
Gary Rossington, Lynyrd Skynyrd’s last surviving original member who also helped write the classic “Sweet Home Alabama,” died Sunday at the age of 71
Tim McCarver, big league catcher and broadcaster, dies at 81
The famed broadcaster and former St. Louis Cardinals star Tim McCarver has died
'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