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Local Obits for Wed. Oct 5th, 2022


Scott A. Singleton, 62, Dawsonville
Scott A. Singleton, 62 of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday, October 5, 2022 at Northside Hospital Forsyth following a period of declining health. Born January 6, 1960, Scott sp ...


Kirkland A. Coke, 44, Buford
Kirkland A. Coke, age 44, of Buford, GA passed away on Monday, September 5, 2022. He is survived by his father, Roy Coke; mother, Louise Forte; son, Quran Coke; brothers, Anthony C ...


Mrs. Nancy “Elizabeth” King Grier, age 89, of Alto, passed away peacefully on October 5, 2022 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, surrounded by her loving family. Mrs. ...
Charles Edward Sims, Gainesville
Charles Edward Sims was born on October 17, 1946, in Gainesville, Georgia to the late Curtis Tate Sr., Lucy Teasly Tate, and C.B. Sims. He transitioned from this life on Wednesd ...


Wilma Lavern Allen, 88, Gainesville
Wilma Lavern Allen, age 88, of Gainesville entered rest Wednesday October 5, 2022 at her residence with her son by her side. Wilma was born April 1, 1934 in Gainesville to the l ...
Michael J. Forney Sr., 61, Gainesville
Mike fought a long hard battle against melanoma since 2003. He went home to be with the Lord on October 5th 2022. Mike was born to Ruth and Jim Forney of Ashland AL in 1961. When h ...


Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson announces the death of Mr. Claude William “Bill” Fulghum, age 81 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered rest Wednesday, October 5, 2022.  ...
Robert D. "Doug" Howard, 78, Commerce
Mr. Robert D. “Doug” Howard, age 78, of Commerce, GA was born March 4, 1944 to the late, Charles William and Helen Opal Thomas Howard in Okmulgee, OK and went to be wit ...


William "Billy" Ricks, 84, Athens
Evans funeral home of Jefferson announces the passing of Mr William “Billy” Ricks, age 84 of Athens, Georgia (South Jackson Community) on Wednesday, October 5, 2022. B ...
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.