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Local Obits for Mon. Feb 22nd, 2021


Peggy Ann Carbajal, 60, Dawsonville
Peggy Ann Carbajal, age 60, of Dawsonville, GA, passed away Monday, February 22, 2021. She was born in 1960, to the late Willis and Mary Patrick. Peggy was a member of Holy Grounds ...


Janet Marie Dyckowski, 81, Cumming formerly of Armstrong Creek, WI
Janet Marie Dyckowski, age 81, originally from Armstrong Creek, WI, passed away Monday February 22nd, 2021. Janet loved her family, worked hard all her life, and truly loved findin ...


James “Jim” Eugene Baggett, age 88, of Buford, GA passed away February 22, 2021.  He is survived by his wife, Agnes Severin Baggett, Buford, GA; son Keith (Vickie) ...


Richard Dale Mayo, Sr., 74, Demorest
Richard Dale Mayo, Sr., age 74 of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Sunday, February 22, 2021. Born in Marshall, Texas on April 30, 1946, he was a son of the late William D. &ldq ...
Herbert A. Shaffer, 88, Lawrenceville
Herbert A. Shaffer, 88, of Lawrenceville, GA, died Monday, February 22, 2021. Funeral service will be held Saturday, February 27, 2021 at 2 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel. Dr. ...


Crawford Joe Bailey, 83, Gainesville
Mr. Crawford Joe Bailey, Sr. 83, of Gainesville passed away Monday, February 22, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturd ...
Oley Davis, 81, Commerce
Oley Davis, 81, of Commerce, GA, died February 1, 2021. Dexter T. Sims Mortuary, LLC, Gainesville, has charge of arrangements.
Judy Lee Furgerson, 71, Gainesville
Judy Lee Furgerson, 71, of Gainesville passed away February 22, 2021. Mrs. Furgerson was born in Athens, Georgia and she was the daughter of the late Dewey and Ruth (McGinty) Prath ...
Elizabeth Nell Roberts, 86, Clermont
Elizabeth Nell Roberts, age 86, of Clermont passed away Monday, February 22, 2021. Ms. Roberts was born on May 26, 1934 to the late John Roberts and Celia Adams Roberts. Al ...
  James "Jimmy" William Strickland, age 57, of Gainesville, GA passed away Monday, February 22, 2021. A Graveside Service is scheduled for 1:00 PM Tuesday, March ...
James Anthony Walters, 83, Gainesville
  James Anthony Walters was born in Matthews, North Carolina on September 13, 1937. He was the son of the late Gladys Howie Walters and Daniel P. Walters, and ste ...


Denver Willis Phillips, 80, Commerce
Mr. Denver Willis Phillips, age 80, of Commerce, GA died Sunday, February 22, 2021 at Piedmont Athens.  Mr. Phillips was born in Danielsville to the late W. Harrison and Glady ...


Frank Stanley Jordan, Beulah Community
  Mr. Frank Stanley Jordan, 73 of the Beulah Community entered into rest on Monday, February 22, 2021 at Select Specialty Care, Augusta, Ga. Mr. Jordan, son of the lat ...


Mrs. Mary Sally Hardman Dye, age 62 of Roselane, Toccoa passed away Monday, February 22, 2021 at the Stephens County Hospital. A daughter of the late Lewis Clifford and Mary Hel ...
Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson announces the death of Mr. James “Jimmy” Lamar Wood Sr., age 55 of Martin, Georgia who passed away on Monday, February 22, 2021. Mr. ...


George Michael Lasko, 88, Cleveland
George Michael Lasko, age 88, passed away Monday February 22, 2021. Mr. Lasko was born on May 3, 1932 to the late George Lasko Sr. and Margaret Pivinck Lasko. Mr. Lasko was a ...
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