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Local Obits for Sun. Feb 9th, 2020


Peggy Jean Powers, 62, Winder
Peggy Jean Powers, age 62, of Winder passed away Sunday, February 9, 2020.  No services will be held at this time.  Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hosc ...


Steven Howard McCreary, 58, Dawsonville
Steven Howard McCreary, 58, of Dawsonville passed away Sunday February 9, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born October 23, 1961 in Reed City, Michigan, he had lived in ...
Jane Sweatman Padgett, 66, Dawsonville
Jane Sweatman Padgett, 66, of Dawsonville passed away Sunday February 9, 2020 at Northside Forsyth Hospital following a period of declining health. Born May 5, 1953 in Forsyth C ...


Kimberly Kay Holden, 58, Cumming
Kimberly Kay Holden 58, of Cumming, GA passed away on February 9, 2020. Kimberly is preceded in death by her mother; Janice Glassie. She is survived by her husband; Hubert Th ...
Heaven gained another angel, Walt Mason, Sr. passed away on Feb. 9th with his wife, MaryAnn, of 55 years by his side.  He was such an amazing man and at times dare I say ..... ...


Shirlie Holtz Costa, 87, Buford
Shirlie Holtz Costa, age 87 of Buford, GA died Sunday, February 9, 2020. Mrs. Costa has been cremated and a memorial service will be held at a later date. Shirlie was born in Oakla ...
Dustin Monaghan, 38, Auburn
Dustin Monaghan, age 38 of Auburn, GA, died suddenly Sunday, February 9, 2020. Dustin has been cremated and a memorial service will be held Friday, February 21, 2020 at 11 AM at Pr ...


Rev. Lloyd Edward Free, 92, Cornelia
On Sunday, February 9, 2020, Rev. Lloyd Edward Free, loving husband and the father of four children, passed away at the age of 92. Lloyd was born on March 25, 1927 near the rura ...
Mildred Standridge Ivester Williams, age 73, of Clarkesville, Georgia was called home on Sunday, February 9, 2020. Ms. Williams was born on November 26, 1946 in Banks County, Ge ...


Frank Karic, 65, Flowery Branch
God saw him getting tired, and a cure was not to be, so he wrapped his arms around him and whispered: “Come with me.” On February 09, 2020, Frank A. Karic, 65 of Flo ...
Herman Ross Wilson, 84, Gainesville
Mr. Herman Ross Wilson, 84, of Gainesville passed away Sunday, February 9, 2020 at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 11, 2020 in the ...


Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Willie Roger “Billy” Doster, age 81 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Sunday, February 9, 2020.  Mr. Doster ...
James Wilburn Healan Jr, 63, Hoschton
James Wilburn Healan Jr., age 63, of Hoschton passed away Monday, February 3, 2020.  No services will be held at this time.  Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy ...


Laura Juanita Jones Beagle was born on January 16, 1929 in Shoals, IN and died February 9, 2020. Her parents were Elvis and Irma Jones. In June, 1948, she married Earl B. Beagle. S ...
'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