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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Jan 31st, 2022

Banks

Homer J. Chadwick, 68, Gillsville
Homer J. Chadwick, 68, of Gillsville passed away Monday, January 31, 2022. Born May 17, 1953 in Forsyth County to the late Joe and Essie Chadwick, he had lived in Gillsville for ...

Gwinnett

Crete Sillon, 86, Buford
Crete Sillon, 86, of Buford, GA, died Monday, January 31, 2022. Ms. Sillon has been cremated and will be taken to Chicago for service and interment. Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel 7 ...

Habersham

      Mary Webb Martin Kitchens, age 67, of Alto, passed away on Saturday, November 27, 2021. Born on August 15, 1954, in Clayton, she was a daughter of ...
A memorial reception honoring the life of Sandra Jean Waters Mulkey, age 77 of Demorest, will be held from 2:00 PM until 5:00 PM on Wednesday, February 23, 2022 at Hillside Memoria ...
Joseph Arthur “Joey” Thompson, age 44, of Demorest, passed away on Monday, January, 31, 2022. Born on November 25, 1977, in Demorest, he was the son of Jackie R. B. ...

Hall

Federico Banuelos Alvarez, 60, Braselton
Mr. Federico Banuelos Alvarez “Lico”, 60, of Braselton, passed away Monday, January 31, 2022 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton. Funeral services will be ...
James Mayo Casteel, 88, Flowery Branch
Mr. James Mayo Casteel, age 88 of Flowery Branch, passed away on Monday, January 31, 2022 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Braselton. A Celebration of Life will be held 11 ...
"E.L" Elijah Lester Clark, 88, Gainesville
“E.L.” Elijah Lester Clark, 88 of Gainesville, Ga. died on January 31, 2022. A Graveside Service will be held on Wednesday, February 2, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. at Alta Vista ...
Mary Leilani Effler Effler, 67, Bryson City NC formerly of Gainesville
Mrs. Mary Leilani Effler, 67, of Bryson City, NC, formerly of Gainesville passed away Sunday, January 30, 2022 at Harris Regional Hospital following a sudden illness. Funeral se ...
Fredis Alexander Velasquez, 25, Gainesville
Staff Sergeant Fredis Alexander Velasquez, age 25 of Gainesville, GA passed away Monday, January 31, 2022, in Clarksville TN. A Mass will be held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, February ...

Jackson

Polly Ann (Gentry) Bostic, 78, Braselton
Mrs. Polly Ann (Gentry) Bostic, age 78, of Braselton, Georgia, passed away peacefully, Monday, January 31, 2022 at her home surrounded by her family. Visitation will be held fro ...
Charles Lee Martin, 79, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson announces the death of Mr. Charles Lee Martin, age 79 of Cleveland, Georgia who entered rest Monday, January 31, 2022.  Mr. Martin was born in ...
Eddie LaVern Pethel, 72, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson announces the death of Mr. Eddie LaVern Pethel, age 72 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered rest Monday, January 31, 2022.  Mr. Pethel was born in ...

Other

Faye Highsmith Elston, 92, Wetumpka, AL
Mrs. Faye Highsmith Elston, age 92, of Wetumpka, AL died Monday, January 31, 2022 at Prattville Baptist Hospital.  Mrs. Elston was born in Lakeland, FL to the late Riley Dewit ...

Stephens

James Walton Fuller, 89, Toccoa
Mr. James Walton Fuller, age 89 of Toccoa, beloved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday, January 31st, 20 ...

White

Annie Dolores Durant, 62, Cleveland
Annie Dolores Durant, age 62, of Cleveland, passed away on Monday, January 31, 2022. Ms. Durant was born on September 29, 1959, in Demorest, Georgia, to the late Alvin and Ruthi ...
Anita Jane Kemp, 62, Cleveland
Anita Jane Kemp, age 62 of Cleveland, passed away on Monday, January 31, 2022. Ms. Kemp was born on December 16, 1959, in Habersham County, to the late Billy and Barbara Burke S ...
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.