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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Dec 31st, 2022

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James Ricky Smith, 66, Winder
Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson announces the death of Mr. James Ricky Smith, age 66 of Winder, Georgia who entered rest Saturday, December 31, 2022.  Mr. Smith was born in At ...

Gwinnett

Jeanette Gooch Cruse, 81, Buford
Jeannette Gooch Freeman Cruse, age 81, of Buford, GA, passed away on Saturday, December 31, 2022.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Willie and Louise Jones Gooch; d ...
Mr. Roger William Etheridge, age 75 of Buford, passed away on Saturday, December 31, 2022 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Braselton. No memorial services will be held at ...
Bobbie Michelle Owenby, age 46 of Dacula passed away Saturday, December 31, 2022. Funeral Services will be held 7:00 pm Friday, January 13, 2023 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel. ...

Habersham

Marion Andrew Lee, Jr., 69, Braselton
Mr. Marion Andrew Lee, Jr. age 69 of Braselton, passed away on December 31, 2022 at his residence surrounded by family. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Saturday, J ...
Dollie Turner Loudermilk, 63, Mt. Airy
Dollie Turner Loudermilk, age 63 of Mt. Airy, passed away Saturday, December 31, 2022. Born in Atlanta, Georgia on June 12, 1959, she was a daughter of the late Ruby Nell Smith. ...

Hall

Teri Leigh Bagwell, 63, Gainesville
Mrs. Terri Leigh Bagwell, age 63 of Gainesville, passed away on Saturday, December 31, 2022 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.        Funeral services are ...
  Evelyn Christine (Thompson) Bennett, age 90, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed from this world to her eternal reward on December 31, 2022. She was born on December 14, ...
Fay Hulsey Carver Lindsey, 84, Gainesville
Mrs. Fay Hulsey Carver Lindsey, 84, of Gainesville unexpectedly passed away at her home Saturday, December 31, 2022, following a sudden illness. Mrs. Lindsey was born to Joe and ...
Betty Eileen Mize, 62, Gainesville
Betty Eileen Mize age 62 of Gainesville, Georgia passed away Saturday, December 31st 2022 at her residence following a sudden illness. Betty was born in Commerce, Georgia to Lo ...
Peggy Leach O'Kelley, 92, Hoschton
Peggy Leach O'Kelley, age 92 of Hoschton entered heaven Saturday Morning December 31, 2022 at her residence. Peggy was born August 8, 1930 in Atlanta, Georgia to the late Pa ...
William “Billy” Melvin Wright resident of Gainesville, Georgia passed away December 31st due to a battle with a cancerous brain tumor. Billy is survived by his Fianc ...

Jackson

Thomas Arthur McDiermon, 72, Jefferson
  Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson announces the death of Mr. Thomas Arthur McDiermon, age 72, of Jefferson, Georgia who entered rest Saturday December 31, 2022. Mr. McDierm ...
Peggy Leach O'Kelley, 92, Hoschton
Peggy Leach O'Kelley, age 92 of Hoschton entered heaven Saturday Morning December 31, 2022 at her residence. Peggy was born August 8, 1930 in Atlanta, Georgia to the late Pa ...

Lumpkin

James Gary Shirley, 55, Dahlonega
Mr. James Gary Shirley, age 55, of Dahlonega, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, December 31, 2022. He was born in Roswell, Georgia on May 17, 1967 to the late William Paul Shirley ...

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Minna Wallace Allen, 96, Cleveland
Mrs. Minna Wallace Allen, age 96, of Cleveland, passed away Saturday, December 31, 2022. Mrs. Allen was born in Decatur on August 3, 1926, to the late Roy and Lula Mae Griffin ...
Mrs. Katie Ruth Griffin Chambers, age 77 of Cleveland, Georgia and formerly of Toccoa passed away Saturday, December 31, 2022.   A daughter of the late Odis Griffin and ...
Jerry Worth Thomas, 89, Sautee Nacoochee
Mr. Jerry Worth Thomas, age 89, of Sautee Nacoochee, passed away Saturday, December 31, 2022. Mr. Thomas was born in Young Harris to the late Joe Boyd and Lavonia Garrett Thomas ...
'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