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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Oct 18th, 2022

Banks

Lori Acrey Brown, age 58, passed away on Tuesday, October 18, 2022.  Born on January 11, 1964, she was the daughter of Ruth Acrey of Cornelia and the late Everett “ ...

Habersham

Louise Smith Holbrooks, 93, Cornelia
  Louise Smith Holbrooks, age 93, of Cornelia, passed away on Tuesday, October 18, 2022.    Born on November 7, 1928, she was the daughter of the late Willi ...
Luba Tur Rusk, 73, Gainesville
Mrs. Luba Tur Rusk, age 73, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Tuesday, October 18, 2022. The family will receive friends from 2:00 to 4:00 pm Sunday, October 23, 2022 at Memo ...
    Reverend Wayne Phillip Strickland, age 82 of Alto, was called to his heavenly home, on Tuesday, October 18, 2022, after a prolonged illness.   Born on ...
Virginia “Maggie” Gerrin Vandiver, age 89 of Demorest, Georgia, took her heavenly flight home to be with the Lord on Tuesday morning, October 18, 2022.   Bor ...

Hall

Peggy Evans, 74, Gainesville
  Peggy Evans, 74, of Gainesville passed away Tuesday, October 18, 2022 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton following a period of declining health. Born June 2 ...
Mildred Lee Martin, 95, Gainesville
    Ms. Mildred Lee Martin, age 95 of Gainesville, passed away Tuesday, October 18, 2022 at The Landing of Gainesville following an extended illness.    F ...

Lumpkin

Fred Allen Carver, 80, Dahlonega
Mr. Fred Allen Carver, 80, of Dahlonega, passed away Tuesday, October 18, 2022 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Gainesville. A Requiem Mass will be held at 11:00 a.m., Thursd ...

Stephens

Diane Denton Kelley, 72, Toccoa
  Mrs. Diane Denton Kelley, age 72 of Oak Street, Toccoa passed away Tuesday, October 18, 2022 at The Oaks at Scenic View in Baldwin, Georgia.   A daughter of th ...

White

Charles Arch Harris, Sr., 63, Cleveland
Charles Arch Harris, Sr., age 63, of Cleveland, passed away on Tuesday, October 18, 2022.  Born on January 18, 1959, he was a sixth generation native of Habersham County ...
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.