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Local Obits for Tue. Dec 27th, 2022


Brianna N. Bonilla, 24, Homer
Brianna N. Bonilla, age 24 of Homer passed away Tuesday December 27, 2022 due to injuries from a car accident. Brianna was born November 5, 1998 in Athens, Georgia to Michael &a ...


Sandra Marie Milam Castleberry, age 67 of Lula, passed away January 27, 2023. Born in Marietta, Georgia on May 30, 1955, Sandra was the daughter of the late Walter G. and Donnie ...
Linda Blumenfeld Gross, 73, Braselton
Linda Blumenfeld Gross, 73, of Braselton, GA, died Thursday, December 22, 2022. Ms. Gross has been cremated and no service is scheduled at this time. Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel ...


Vermon Eugene Banks, 83, Demorest
Vermon Eugene Banks 83 of Demorest, Georgia took his heavenly flight home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, December 27, 2022 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton Campus aft ...
Billy Lionel Johnson, 86, Clarkesville
Billy Lionel Johnson, age 86, of Clarkesville, Georgia went home to be with The Lord on Tuesday, December 27, 2022 at his home. Mr. Johnson was born January 26, 1936 in Oconee, ...


Jerry K. Thomason, 69, Gainesville
Jerry K. Thomason, age 69 of Gainesville entered rest Tuesday December 27, 2022 at his residence with his family by his side. Jerry was born in Anniston, Alabama tom the late Ja ...
Verlin Hoyt Brookshire, 94, Gainesville
Mr. Verlin Hoyt Brookshire, age 94, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Monday, December 26, 2022. The family will receive friends from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm Wednesday, December 2 ...
Barbara Joan Harkins, 80, Gainesville
Mrs. Barbara Joan Harkins, 80, of Gainesville passed away peacefully December 27, 2022 following an extended illness. The family will receive friends at Memorial Park Funeral Ho ...
George Thomas Philpot, Sr, 82, Gainesville
George Thomas Philpot, Sr, age 82 of Gainesville, GA (formerly of Suwanee, GA), passed away on Tuesday, December 27, 2022. He was preceded in death by father, Mynor Daniel Philpot, ...


Mr. Randy Phil “Goonie” Bruce, age 69 of Commerce passed away on Tuesday, December 27, 2022 at his residence.  Mr. Bruce was born in Commerce to the late, Calvin a ...


James Floyd Edge, 84, Dahlonega
Mr. James Floyd Edge, age 84, of Dahlonega, passed away Tuesday, December 27, 2022. Mr. Edge was born to the late Homer and Bessie Grindle Edge on June 16, 1938.  He served ...


TO Benton, 83, Canon
TO Benton, 83, of Canon, GA, died December 27, 2022. Dexter T. Sims Mortuary, LLC, Royston, has charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Crystal Dawn Acker Lopez, 36, of Atlanta, passed away Monday, December 26, 2022 at her residence. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 3, 2023 in the ...
Rev. Gregory Marshall, 64, Winston, Ga.
  Rev. Gregory Marshall, age 64, of Winston, GA passed away on Tuesday, December 27, 2022.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Sam Marshall and Mary Ware Harris. ...


Jerry Greene, 87, Tiger
Jerry Greene, 87, of Tiger, GA, died Tuesday, December 27, 2022. Mr. Greene has been cremated and a memorial service will be held at a later date. Share memories of Jerry at h ...


Mrs. Virginia Maxine Lee Goss, age 74 of Toccoa Street, Toccoa passed away Tuesday, December 27, 2022 at her residence. A daughter of the late Newton Walker Lee and Eula Viola M ...
'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
Tatjana Patitz, supermodel of '80s and '90s, dies at 56
One of an elite group of glamorous supermodels who graced magazine covers in the ’80s and ’90s and appeared in George Michael’s “Freedom
Nate Thayer, reporter who interviewed Pol Pot, dies
Nate Thayer, a fearless reporter who survived several brushes with death while covering conflict in Southeast Asia and was the last Western journalist to interview Khmer Rouge leader Pol Pot, has died
Bob Penny, bit actor in numerous Hollywood films, dies at 87
An Alabama actor who played small roles in movies including “Forrest Gump” and “Sweet Home Alabama” has died at age 87
Pelé, Brazil’s mighty king of ‘beautiful game,’ has died
Pelé, Brazil’s mighty king of soccer, has died
Eloise R. Gilmer dead at 97
Eloise R. Gilmer of Gainesville passed away at the age of 97 Wednesday, December 7, 2022.
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