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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Dec 23rd, 2020

Forsyth

Johnny “Big John” William Walls, age 66, of Cumming, GA, passed away on Wednesday, December 23, 2020. Johnny was born in 1954, to the late Howard and Gwen Walls. He lov ...

Gwinnett

Wesley Cummings , Jr., 86, Sugar Hill
Wesley Cummings, Jr., age 86, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Wednesday, December 23, 2020. He is survived by his wife of thirty-three years, Kathleen Frady Allgood Cummings, Suga ...
Mitzi O'Hara, 58, Stone Mountain
Mitzi O’Hara 58 of Stone Mountain passed away Wednesday December 23.  Professional Service Entrusted to Wimberly Funeral Home. 

Habersham

Byron Ray Adamson, 75, Alto
Byron Ray Adamson, 75, of Alto, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, December 23, 2020. Mr. Adamson was born April 15, 1945 in Banks County, Georgia to the late W ...
Clarence "Oogie" Wiley Gunn, age 74, of Cornelia, Georgia went to his heavenly home on Wednesday, December 23, 2020 surrounded by his loving family. Mr. Gunn was born ...
Marsha Hicks James, 75, Springfield, formerly Clarkesville
Marsha Hicks James, age 75, of Springfield, Georgia formerly of Clarkesville, Georgia passed away on Wednesday December 23, 2020. Mrs. James was born on September 21, 1945 in At ...

Hall

Larry Martin Chester, 66, Gainesville
Larry Martin Chester 66 of Gainesville passed away Wednesday, December 23rd. Larry Martin Chester was born June 6, 1953 to the late Viola Martin and Jimmie L. Chester Jefferson, Ga ...
Bishop L. Wayne Hicks, 74, Gainesville
  Bishop L. Wayne Hicks, 74 of Gainesville passed away Wednesday, December 23, 2020 following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, ...
Christopher Shane Parr, 54, Gainesville
Mr. Christopher Shane Parr, 54, of Gainesville passed away December 23, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Memorial Pa ...

Jackson

Mark Andrew Shirley, 64, Commerce
Mr. Mark Andrew Shirley, age 64, of Commerce, GA died Wednesday, December 23, 2020 at Piedmont Athens.  Mr. Shirley was born in Commerce to Genevieve Aspinwall Shirley of Comm ...

Lumpkin

Ostena Grizzle, 86, Dahlonega
Mrs. Ostena Mary Grizzle, age 86, of Dahlonega passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Wednesday, December 23, 2020. Mrs. Grizzle was a native and lifelong resident o ...

Other

Mrs. Rosa Elizabeth Elliott Carlyle, 84, of Bowersville, passed away December 23, 2020 at her residence following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 4:00 p.m. ...

White

Roy Belville, 71, Cleveland
Mr. Roy Belville, age 71, of Cleveland, passed away Wednesday, December 23, 2020. Mr. Belville was born to the late Leroy and Charlotte Easley Bumgardner Belville.  In addi ...
Belma Jones Shadburn, 81, Cleveland
Belma Jones Shadburn, age 81, of Cleveland, GA passed away on Wednesday, December 23, 2020. Funeral services will be held on Sunday, December 27, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel of ...
Juanita Watkins Southerland, age 91, of Cleveland, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, December 23, 2020 at Habersham Medical Center following a battle with COVID-19. Mrs. Souther ...
Jessie Sparks, 83, Cleveland
Mrs. Jessie Sparks, age 83, of Cleveland, passed away Wednesday, December 23, 2020.  Mrs. Sparks was born in Cleveland to the late Willis Lewis and Letcher Satterfield Autr ...
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.