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Local Obits for Sun. Jan 9th, 2022


Allen Dobbs, 60, Cumming
Allen Dobbs, 60, of Cumming passed away Sunday, January 9, 2022. Allen was a good-hearted person who would do anything for anyone. He was funny and a great softball coach who loved ...


Lesia Carol Millwood Alexander, age 51, of Alto, passed away on Sunday, January 9, 2022.  Born on February 12, 1970, in Gainesville, she was a daughter of the late Phyllis ...
Vernon Ray Bryson, 56, Clarkesville
Vernon Ray Bryson, age 56, ended his pilgrimage here to join the Saints of all Ages, Sunday, January 9, 2022.  He peacefully passed away of natural causes at his home in Clark ...
Jeffery Lamar Grier, age 50, of Alto, passed away on Sunday, January 9, 2022.  Born on September 7, 1971, in Demorest, he was a son of the late William Wiley and Helen Mali ...
Scotty Lee Grindle, 70, Alto
Mr. Scotty Lee Grindle, 70, of Alto passed away Sunday, January 9, 2022 at Habersham County Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, January 12, ...


Helen Fetkowitz DeAugustinis, 96, Gainesville
Helen Fetkowitz DeAugustinis passed away peacefully on January 9, 2022 at the age of 96.  She was born to Nicholas and Anastasia Fetkowitz at home in Paterson, New Jersey on J ...
Clark Monroe Hill, 84, Gillsville
Clark Monroe Hill of Gillsville, Georgia, passed away January 9, 2022, at the age of 84. Funeral will be held 2:00 pm Wednesday, January 12, 2022 at Lebanon United Methodist Chu ...
Christopher “Chris” Gene Poole age 62 of Gainesville entered heaven Sunday January 9, 2022 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville. Chris was born April ...
Vera Mae Porter, 92, Gainesville
Vera Mae Porter, 92, of Gainesville passed away Sunday, January 9, 2022. Born December 12, 1929 to the late Charles and Sarah Jones, Vera Mae was a loving wife, mother, grandmother ...


Steven Doyce Arnold, 60, Commerce
Steven Doyce Arnold was born April 10, 1961 in Atlanta, GA to the late James Richard Arnold, Sr. and Patricia Hicks. He was called home to be with the Lord on January 9, 2022. He w ...
Syble Laverne Barrett Beck, age 81 of Nicholson, GA passed away on Sunday, Jan. 9, 2022. Born on Nov. 30, 1940 in Jackson County, GA, Mrs. Beck was the daughter of the late Odel ...
Jeanie Norton, 74, Nicholson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Jeanie Norton, age 74, of Nicholson, Georgia who entered rest Sunday, January 9, 2022. Mrs. Norton was born in Palatka, Florida the d ...


Margaret Sue Finley, 87, Colbert
Margaret Sue Finley age 87 of Colbert formerly of Gainesville entered rest Sunday January 9, 2022 at her residence. Margaret was born May 31, 1934 in Gainesville to the late Jos ...
Disgraced children's TV entertainer Rolf Harris dies at 93
Rolf Harris, the veteran entertainer whose decades-long career as a family favorite on British and Australian television was shattered when he was convicted of sexual assaults on young girls, has died
Former Hall County State Court Solicitor, Jerry Rylee, dead at 79
A former solicitor with the State Court of Hall County, Jerry Rylee, passed away Wednesday at the age of 79.
Jerry Springer, politician turned TV ringmaster, dies at 79
Jerry Springer, the former Cincinnati mayor and news anchor whose namesake TV show unleashed strippers, homewreckers and skinheads to brawl and spew obscenities on weekday afternoons, has died
Charles Stanley, influential Baptist preacher, dies at 90
Charles Stanley, a prominent televangelist who once led the Southern Baptist Convention, died Tuesday at his home in Atlanta at age 90
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