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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Jan 15th, 2022

Banks

Jo Ann Parson Davidson, 78, Gillsville
Jo Ann Parson Davidson, age 78 of Gillsville, passed away on Saturday, January 15, 2022. Born on January 2, 1944, in Banks County, she was the daughter of the late Travis Willia ...
Timothy E. “Tim” Haynes, age 61, of Lula, passed away peacefully to be with the Lord on Saturday, January 15, 2022. Born on October 18, 1960, in Gainesville, he was ...

Dawson

Toy "Craig" Hester, 56, Dawsonville
  Toy “Craig” Hester, age 56, of Dawsonville, GA, passed away on Saturday, January 15, 2022. He was born in 1965 to the late, Gene Harold and Betty Gazaway He ...
Margaret Burt Kennedy, 87, Dawsonville
Margaret Burt Kennedy, 87 of Dawsonville, GA passed away peacefully at her residence on Saturday, January 15, 2022.  She was born in Dawsonville, GA to the late Edwin and Gane ...

Forsyth

Louise Hamby Wilbanks, a beloved mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, met her Heavenly Father on January 15th, 2022. She was the fourth child of Lewis and Ellene Mullinax Ha ...

Gwinnett

Stacey Crane, 50, Dacula
Ms. Stacey Crane age 50 of Dacula, Ga passed away on Saturday January 15, 2022 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center- Braselton. Funeral services are scheduled for Wednesday Janua ...
Jones O. Igbokwe, 18, Sugar Hill
Jones O. Igbokwe, 18, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away Saturday, January 15, 2022. He was preceded in death by his father, Onyema Igbokwe. Jones is survived by his mother, Magaret Han ...
After 91 remarkable years this extraordinary woman was called home to be with the Lord and family and friends on January 15, 2022.  We can only imagine the heartwarming reunio ...

Hall

Elgie Lipscomb Burce, 85, Gainesville
Mother Elgie Lipscomb Burce was born June 11, 1936 to the late William and Mary Lipscomb Sr., in Gillsville, Georgia and peacefully entered into the arms of Jesus on Saturday, Janu ...
Betty Ruth Jones, 89, Gainesville
Betty Ruth Jones, 89 of Gainesville/ Forsyth County was called home to be with the Lord in the early hours of Saturday morning, January 15, 2022.  She has left a hole in the h ...

Jackson

Anna Martin Chiles, 90, Commerce
It is with great sadness and love that we, the family of Anna Martin Chiles of Commerce, Georgia, announce her passing at the age of 90 on January 15, 2022.  A Memorial Servic ...

Other

Dwale Roger Kabwenge, 78, Aberdeen. MD formerly of Buford
Dwale Roger Kabwenge, 78, of Aberdeen, MD, formerly of Buford, GA, died Saturday, January 15, 2022 following a brief illness. Funeral service will be held Saturday, January 29, 202 ...
Janice Elaine Tracy, 63, Covington
Janice Elaine Tracy, age 63 of Covington, passed away Saturday, January 15, 2022.  She was preceded in death by  her husband Dennis Tracy, sister Martha Seaman, ...

Stephens

James Author Hix, 63, Toccoa
  Mr. James Author Hix, age 63 of Toccoa passed away Saturday, January 15, 2022 at Wellstar Hospital Douglasville, Georgia. A son of the late Victor Wade Hix and Chr ...
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.