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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Dec 29th, 2022


John Jackson Wehunt Jr., of Winder passed away Saturday, December 24, 2022. John was a selfless man with many talents, a jack of all trades. He was a well known man throughout ...


Thomas Keith “Kip” Jones, age 44, of Buford, GA passed away on Thursday, December 29, 2022. He was preceded in death by grandfathers, Lyman Bug Dollar and Kenneth Jo ...


Sherri Jan Bell, 61, Gainesville
Miss Sherri Jan Bell, age 61, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away on Thursday, December 29, 2022. Miss Bell was born in Gainesville, Georgia, a daughter to Glenn and Barbara Turk ...
Cedric Lamar Cheeks Jr., 33, Gainesville
Cedric Lamar Cheeks Jr. age 33 of Gainesville, GA passed away on December 29, 2022. Professional Services Entrusted to Wimberly Funeral Home.
Ruth Erwin White, 91, Clermont
Mrs. Ruth Erwin White, 91, of Clermont passed away peacefully at her home on Thursday, December 29, 2022 following an extended illness.  Mrs. White was a loving and dedicated ...


Darrell Odum, 87, Hoschton
Mr. Darrell Odum, age 87 of Hoschton, went to be with the Lord on December 28, 2022 after many years of battling Alzheimer’s. Memorial services will be held at a later dat ...
Stanley Eugene Seagraves, 69, Nicholson
Mr. Stanley Eugene Seagraves, age 69, of Nicholson passed away on Thursday, December 29, 2022 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.  Mr. Seagraves was born in Commerce to the l ...


Benjie Lee Ricketts was born on May 16, 1960. He lived in Lumpkin County for the majority of his life. Benjie was a Mechanic and drove a semi-truck for several years. While driv ...
Daniel Fred Sharkey, 71, Dahlonega
Daniel Fred Sharkey, age 71, originally of Fiskdale, MA, and more recently, within the past ten years, resided in Dahlonega, GA, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, December 29, ...


Chris Gaddis, 59, Royston
Rev. Chris Gaddis, age 59, of Royston, GA, formerly of Hog Mountain, GA, passed away on Monday, December 26, 2022.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Harold and Delores ...
Moses Rodriguez, 56, Ames
Moses Rodriguez, age 56 of Ames, IA, passed away Thursday, December 29, 2022. Moses was born in Philadelphia, PA to the late Epifanio Rodriguez Jr. and Nereida Perez. He was of ...


Roy Ivester, 68, Toccoa
Mr. Roy Ivester, age 68 of Prather Bridge Road, Toccoa passed away Thursday, December 29, 2022 at his residence. A son of the late Namon and Bertie Mae Thurmond Ivester, he was ...


Jenica Anaya Reed, 15, Cleveland
Jenica Anaya Reed age 15, of Cleveland passed away December 29th, 2022. Jenica was born July 14, 2007 in Gainesville, GA. She attended White County Middle School, she will be re ...
Glenn Long, 76, Cleveland
Mr. Glenn Long, age 76, of Cleveland, Georgia, passed away Thursday, December 29, 2022. Glenn was born in Lumpkin County on April 8, 1946, to the late Leonard and Lila Mason Long. ...
'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