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Local Obits for Tue. Feb 1st, 2022


Louis C. Lamb, Sr., 72, Lilburn
Louis C. Lamb, Sr., age 72, of Lilburn, GA passed away on Tuesday, February 1, 2022.  He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Janie Gill Lamb, as well as his son and daughter- ...


Warren Cantrell, Jr., 74, Buford
Warren Cantrell, Jr, age 74, of Buford, GA passed away on Tuesday, February 1, 2022. He was preceded in death by parents, Warren and Viola Cantrell, Sr; sisters, Leola Cantrell and ...


Samane "Sam" Vongphakdy, age 49, of Alto, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, February 1, 2022. Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, February 6, 2022 at the ...


Thomas D. Miles (Tom), 82, of Lula, GA peacefully passed away at his home on February 1, 2022 after a brief battle with COVID pneumonia.  Tom is survived by his wife of 5 ...
Paul Edwin Miller, 61, Hoschton
  Mr. Paul Edwin Miller, age 61 of Hoschton, Georgia, passed away on Tuesday, February 1, 2022 after a brief illness.   Paul was an outstanding Vice President ...
Maxine Barker Phillips, 92, Gainesville
Maxine Barker Phillips, 92, of Gainesville, passed away peacefully in her home on Tuesday, February 1, 2022 after a few months of declining health.  Maxine was born on Decembe ...
Robert Lee Standridge, 75, Gainesville
Mr. Robert Lee Standridge, 75, of Gainesville, passed away Tuesday, February 1, 2022 at his residence following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. S ...
Van A. Thurston, 89, Gainesville
Van A. Thurston, 89 of Gainesville died Tuesday February 1, 2022. Born in Marvel, Arkansas, Mr. Thurston was a former resident of Dalton, Georgia before moving to Hall Coun ...


Linda Esco Robertson, 76, Hoschton
Linda Esco Robertson,76, of Hoschton, passed away Tuesday, February 1, 2022 after a long, hard-fought battle with lung disease. A memorial service will be held at Lawson Funeral Ho ...
Katherine Maria Sears, 63, Commerce
Katherine Maria Sears, age 63 of Commerce, GA passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2022.   Born on Sept. 13, 1958 in Greenwood, SC, Ms. Sears was the daughter of Betty Vincen ...


Meng Dong Helvie, 15, Dahlonega
Meng Dong Helvie was born in Anhui, China on November 25, 2006.  On February 19, 2012, her “gotcha day” she was adopted by her forever family.  Meng loved ani ...


Bobby Dee Blackburn, 83, Thomaston
Bobby Dee Blackburn, age 83, of Thomaston, Georgia passed away on Sunday, February 1, 2022. No Formal Services will be held. Interment was held at Mount Zion United Methodist Ch ...
Mr. Benjamin Mark Carpenter, age 71, of Dallas, Georgia, passed away on Tuesday, February 1, 2022, at Wellstar Paulding Hospital (Hiram, Georgia). Mr. Carpenter was born on Sept ...


Miss Anna Lou Ella “Snooks” Kellar, age 84 of Falls Road, Toccoa passed away Tuesday, February 1, 2022 at Pruitt Health Toccoa. A daughter of the late Lewis Terrell ...
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.