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Local Obits for Fri. Dec 18th, 2020


Dorothy Louise Nix, 72, Gillsville
Dorothy Louise Nix, age 72, of Gillsville, Georgia, left this earth to enter her heavenly home on Friday, December 18, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville. Born o ...


Lee Roy Bentley, 67, Winder
Mr. Lee Roy Bentley, age 67, of Winder passed away Friday, December 18, 2020. Mr. Bentley was born on February 20, 1953 in Albany, New York to Wesley & Ida Sutton Bentley.&n ...


Rosalie Jean Hammock, 75, Cumming
Rosalie Jean Hammock, age 75, of Cumming, GA passed away December 18, 2020. She was preceded in death by her husband, Fred W. Hammock, Sr. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmothe ...


Daniel J. Hankins, 33, Buford
Daniel J. Hankins, age 33, of Buford, GA passed away Friday, December 18, 2020. He is survived by his wife of five years, Kathleen Milligan Hankins, Buford, GA; daughters, Ryanne H ...
Sandra L Davis, 75, Duluth
Sandra L Davis, 75, Duluth, Georgia passed away peacefully on her birthday, November 25th, after a long battle with Parkinson’s and Lewy Body Dementia.  She was the devo ...


Mike Copeland, 75, Gainesville
Mike Copeland, 75, of Gainesville passed away on December 18, 2020, from complications of lung cancer. He was born on August 6, 1945, in Hall County to the late Albert and Montine ...
Michael Gabriel Galvin, 76, Flowery Branch
Michael Gabriel Galvin, 76, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away on December 18, 2020. Funeral mass is scheduled for Tuesday, December 22, 2020 at 1 pm at Prince of Peace Catholic ...


Lottie Hogan Skelton, 94, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Lottie Hogan Skelton, age 94 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, December 18, 2020.  Mrs. Skelton was born in Je ...
Patricia Daily Mize, 76, Commerce
Mrs. Patricia Daily Mize, age 76 of Commerce, GA passed away Friday, December 18, 2020. Born on April 17, 1944 in Commerce, GA she was the daughter of the late Harvey Jackson an ...
Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson announces the death of Mrs. Paine, Patricia A (Anderson) of Jefferson GA formally of Windsor Locks, CT entered into rest on December 18, 2020 a ...
Mr. William Elbert “Dude” Pinion, age 81, of Commerce passed away Friday, December 18, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.  Mr. Pinion was born in Gainesvill ...


Luis Camacho Palacios, 75, Dahlonega
CSM Luis Camacho Palacios, age 75, of Dahlonega passed away December 18, 2020 at home surrounded by his loving family. Luis was born in Chilan Kanoa Saipan, Mariana Islands on M ...


Mrs. Cassie Lynn Thomason Brown, age 48 of Bogart, Georgia, formerly of Stephens County passed away unexpectedly Friday, December 18, 2020 at the Piedmont Athens Regional Hospital. ...
Martha Sue Ratterree, 56, Ballground
Martha Sue Ratterree 56, of Ballground, Georgia passed away on Friday, December 18th, 2020. Two celebration of life services will be announced on a later date. Condolences ma ...
William Donald Tyrl, 87, Rossville, Illinois
William Donald Tyrl passed away Friday, December 18, 2020. Bill, as he was known by family and friends, was born January 9, 1933, in Rossville, Illinois and lived his childhood ...


Michael (Mickey) Lewis Kelley Jr. age 49 of Cleveland, passed away Friday, December 18, 2020. Mr. Kelley was born May 14, 1971 in Atlanta Georgia and lived in White County all o ...
Rondal Henry Westmoreland, 73, Cleveland
Rondal Henry Westmoreland, age 73 of Cleveland, passed away Friday, December 18th, 2020. He was born on July 23rd, 1947 to the late Charlie Westmoreland and Beatrice Winkler Wes ...
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