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Local Obits for Sun. Oct 9th, 2022


Dorothy Gayton, 84, Dawsonville
Dorothy Gayton, 84, of Dawsonville passed away Sunday, October 9, 2022 at her residence following a period of declining health.   Born July 24, 1938, Dorothy had been a ...
Robert Oscar Smith, 69, Dawsonville
Robert Oscar Smith, age 69, of Dawsonville, passed away on Sunday, October 9, 2022. Mr. Smith was born on November 22, 1952, in Birmingham, Alabama, to the late James and Lill ...


Ruby H. Gailey, 80, Commerce
Mrs. Ruby H. Gailey, age 80 of Commerce passed away on Sunday, October 9, 2022 at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center.  Mrs. Gailey was born in Shelby, NC to the late, Wil ...
Tycon Wayne Garrett, 78, Commerce
Mr. Tycon Wayne Garrett, age 78, of Commerce passed away on Sunday, October 9, 2022 at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center.  Mr. Garrett was born in Franklin, NC to the la ...
Hoyt Mitchell Sorrow, 59, Commerce
Hoyt Mitchell Sorrow, age 59 of Commerce, GA passed away on Sunday, Oct. 9, 2022.   Born on March 21, 1963 in Commerce, GA, Mr. Sorrow was the son of the late Hoyt Frank ...
William Roy Whitlock, 82, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson announces the death of Mr. William Roy Whitlock, age 82 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered rest Sunday, October 9, 2022.  Mr. Whitlock was born ...
Sylvia Marie “June” Smith Wilson, age 92, of Commerce, passed away on Sunday, October 9, 2022.  Born on August 4, 1930, in Midland, Michigan, she was a daughter ...


Ann Dean Perkins, 100, Cleveland
Mrs. Ann Dean Perkins had a wonderful 100 years of life.  She was born April 20, 1922 in Boaz, Alabama to Ellen and Tom Dean.  She died on October 9, 2022 at her home in ...
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.