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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Fri. Dec 30th, 2022


Dr. Charles Kent Yarbrough, age 60, of Cumming, GA, passed away on December 30, 2022.  He is survived by his wife of 30 years, Dr. Terry Hornick Yarbrough; daughter, Rebecca & ...


Donald “Don” Scoggins, age 78, of Dacula, GA, passed away on Friday, December 30, 2022.  He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Annie Mae Scoggins; sist ...


Robert Andrew Eller, 86, Demorest
Robert Andrew Eller, 86, of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Friday, December 30, 2022. Mr. Eller was born February 8, 1936 in Habersham County, Georgia to the late Arvill J. an ...


Francis Wilson Dapaah, 75, Oakwood
Francis Wilson Dapaah, (75), of Oakwood, Georgia, passed away on December 30, 2022. Francis, fondly known as Francois, was born to Ata and Akua Dapaah on August 25, 1947, in Gha ...
Jessica Lynn Edwards, age 36, of Lula, GA passed away on December 30, 2022.  She was preceded in death by her mother, Vickie Lynn Hunter Edwards.  She is survived by her ...


Ellon R. Roberts, 89, Jefferson
  Ellon R. Roberts, born Mary Ellon Reynolds in May of 1933, in Jefferson, Georgia was the daughter of the late Daisy Dimple Allen Reynolds and Leonard Lester Reynolds an ...
Carl Emory Thomas, 76, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson announces the death of Mr. Carl Emory Thomas, age 76 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered rest Friday, December 30, 2022.  Mr. Thomas was born in ...


Maureen Sheehan Dorweiler, 84, Rio Rancho, NM formerly of Cornelia
Maureen Sheehan Dorweiler, age 84, of Rio Rancho NM previously of Cornelia GA, passed away on Friday, December 30, 2022. Born on Nov 12, 1938, in London England, she was a daugh ...
'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