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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Fri. Dec 4th, 2020


Mrs. Brenda Joyce Meaders, passed away at her residence in Homer, Georgia on Friday December 4, 2020.  She was the daughter of J.D. Johnson and the late Amyie Hall Johnson. ...


Cindy Sue McKnight, 48, Auburn
Cindy Sue McKnight, age 48, of Auburn passed away Friday, December 4, 2020.  Funeral services will be held 7:00 pm Sunday, December 13, 2020 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel.&nbs ...
Eddie Calvin McKnight, 58, Auburn
Eddie Calvin McKnight, age 58 of Auburn passed away Friday, December 4, 2020.  Funeral services will be held 7:00 pm Sunday, December 13, 2020 at Lawson Funeral Home Chap ...


Jacqueline “Jackie” Martin Thomas 76, of Cumming, Georgia passed away on Friday, December 4th, 2020.  Jackie was born on September 23, 1944 in Ludlow, Massachusett ...
Shirley Dean Turner, 77, Cumming
Shirley Dean Turner, age 77, of Cumming, GA passed away December 1, 2020. She was a native of Dawsonville, GA and member of Liberty Baptist Church for 68 years. She was preceded in ...


Kevin Michael Hurst, 64, Buford
Kevin Michael Hurst, age 64, of Buford, GA passed away Friday, December 4, 2020. He was preceded in death by his father, Jackie Wayne Hurst and stepson, Jason Ryan Whorton. He is s ...
John ‘Jager’ Mathews passed from this life into eternal life on Friday November 27, 2020 at the age 46. He was born in Omaha, NE on 12/11/1973, the son of Darold Mat ...


Margie Skinner Pierce, 88, Gainesville
Margie Skinner Pierce, 88, of Gainesville passed away, December 4, 2020, after a brief illness. Margie was born in a log cabin, in Forsyth County, Georgia, on May 28, 1932. She ...
Mr. Maurice ‘Mo’ Cleveland Robbins, 83, of Flowery Branch passed away on December 4, 2020 peacefully at his home surrounded by his family.  The family will hold a ...


Hazel Glenn Hardman, 88, Maysville
Hazel Glenn Hardman, age 88 of Maysville, GA passed away on Friday, Dec. 4, 2020.   Born on Oct. 24, 1932 in Habersham County, Mrs. Hardman was the daughter of the late ...
Louise Edwards Gordon, 91, Maysville
Mrs. Louise Edwards Gordon, age 91, of Maysville passed away on Friday, December 4, 2020 at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center.  Mrs. Gordon was born in Commerce to the ...


Mark Sklyar, 86, Atlanta
Mark Sklyar, 86, of Atlanta, GA, died Friday, December 4, 2020. A graveside service will be held Monday, December 7, 2020 at 11 AM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Gardens. Hamilton Mill ...
L. Scotty Daves, 57, Ila
Mr. L. Scotty Daves 57 years old of Ila, Georgia passed away on Friday December 4, 2020.   Mr. Daves born in Commerce, Georgia on November 11, 1963, was the son of the lat ...


Mr. Hollis “Big Al” Allan Lane age 71 of Toccoa passed away Friday December 4, 2020 at his residence. A son of the late Hollis Franklin and Vivian Jeanette Kirkland ...


Brooklyn Iayada Shyann Cantrell, age 7 weeks, of Sautee, passed away Friday, December 4, 2020. -There is a Special Angel- There is a special Angel in Heaven that is part of me, ...
Cecil Frazier Martin, 82, Cleveland
Cecil Frazier Martin age 82, of Cleveland, passed away December 4th, 2020  Mr. Martin was born on August 28th, 1938 to the late Elbert Martin and Inez McIntyre and was a me ...
'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