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Local Obits for Sun. Jan 17th, 2021

Banks

Terrie Mae Knight, 64, Homer
Terrie Mae Knight, age 64, of Homer passed away Sunday, January 17, 2021.  Funeral services will be held 7:00 pm Thursday, January 21, 2021 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel.  ...
Betty Wilbanks Pruitt, 87, Baldwin
Betty Wilbanks Pruitt, age 87, of Baldwin, Georgia passed away on Sunday, January 17, 2021. Mrs. Pruitt was born on April 18, 1933 in Banks County, Georgia to the late Guy and B ...
Artis HL Wade, 74, Alto
Artis HL Wade, age 74, of Alto, Georgia, passed away on Sunday, January 17, 2021. Graveside services will be held at 3:00 pm on  Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at Crossroads Bap ...

Forsyth

Rev. Thomas Howard “Tommy” Lamb, 72, of Cumming, Georgia passed away January 17, 2021.  He was born on September 16, 1948 and was a veteran of the US Army where he ...
Bernice O'Bryant, 87, Cumming
Bernice O’Bryant, 87, of Cumming, GA passed away Sunday morning, January 17, 2021.  Her greatest joys in life were interactions with family, church, and friends. She wil ...

Gwinnett

Kathaneeta Pratt Hudson, 78, Lawrenceville
Kathaneeta Pratt Hudson, age 78, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away Sunday, January 17, 2021. She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Kathleen Bennett Pratt; brother, R ...
Joyce Kellam, 94, Buford
Joyce Kellam, 94, of Buford, GA, died Sunday, January 17, 2021. Mrs. Kellam has been cremated and a service will be held later. Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel 770-945-6924 Share mem ...

Habersham

Pauline Gunn, 77, Demorest
Pauline Gunn, age 77, of Demorest, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, January 17, 2021. Mrs. Gunn was born on June 16, 1943 in Gaston, North Carolina to the late Vaugh ...
Charles “Jim” Edward Ivester, age 76 of Clarkesville, passed away Sunday, January 17, 2021. Born in Rabun County on October 14, 1944, Mr. Ivester was the son of the ...
Ellen Marie McLaughlin, 79, Mt. Airy
Ellen Marie McLaughlin, age 79 of Mt. Airy, passed away Sunday, January 17, 2021 at her residence. Born in Manhattan, New York on July 23, 1941, Ms. McLaughlin was the daughter ...
Betty Wilbanks Pruitt, 87, Baldwin
Betty Wilbanks Pruitt, age 87, of Baldwin, Georgia passed away on Sunday, January 17, 2021. Mrs. Pruitt was born on April 18, 1933 in Banks County, Georgia to the late Guy and B ...

Hall

Salvador Sanchez, 41, Flowery Branch
Mr. Salvador Sanchez, age 41, of Flowery Branch passed away Sunday, January 17, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Gainesville. Funeral Mass will be 2:00 p.m., Wed ...

Jackson

Sena Chris Wood, 84, Commerce
  Mrs. Sena Chrisanna Wood was born September 29, 1936 to the late Oscelene Moon and the late Lodgin Williamson. She was preceded in death by her devoted husband, Lonnie Wo ...

Lumpkin

Ronald Ridgely Rairigh, Sr., age 84, of Dahlonega, passed away on Sunday, January 17, 2021. Mr. Rairigh was born on November 8, 1936, in Baltimore, Maryland, to the late Wilson ...
Patricia Louise Greenway, 76, Dahlonega
Mrs. Patricia "Pat" Louise Greenway, age 76, of Dawsonville, GA passed away on Sunday, January 17, 2021. She was born on September 10, 1944 in Alpharetta, GA to the late ...

Stephens

Corinth Baker Dover, 93, Toccoa
Mrs. Corinth Baker Dover, age 93 of Rock Quarry Road, Toccoa passed away Sunday, January 17, 2021 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A daughter of the late Algernon and An ...
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.