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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Feb 16th, 2022


Lena Marie Pitts Allen, 88, Demorest
Lena Marie Pitts Allen, Age 88 of Demorest passed away Wednesday, February 16, 2022 following a period of declining health. Born in Clarkesville, Georgia on July 14, 1933, she w ...
Johnny Lee Higginbotham, 53, Demorest
Johnny Lee Higginbotham, age 53 of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Friday, January 21, 2022. Born in Atlanta, Georgia on May 04, 1968, he was a son of the late William Higginbo ...
Thomas A. Johnson, Jr., 62, Demorest
  Thomas A. Johnson Jr, age 62, of Demorest, GA, died February 16, 2022 at NEGMC from complications related to Covid 19. His beloved wife, Linda Gibeault, was at his side ...


Sandra Poole, Gainesville
Ms. Sandra Poole was the daughter of the late Mrs. Martha Nell Poole and the late Mr. James Poole Sr., born March 23, 1965 in Gainesville, Ga.  She departed her life on Wed ...
Betty Justus Beatty Robinson, 92, Gainesville
  Betty Justus Beatty Robinson, 92 years old, of Gainesville, Georgia was called home to be with Jesus on February 16th, 2022 while residing at the Ashton Senior Living hom ...
Carolyn Sue Martin West, 89, Gainesville
Carolyn Sue Martin West, 89 of Gainesville entered into a peaceful rest on February 15, 2022 until the upcoming soon return of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Born in Forsyth ...


John Edward Phillips, 83, Hoschton
  Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson announces the death of Mr. John Edward Phillips, age 83 of Hoschton, Georgia who entered rest Wednesday, February 16, 2022.  Mr. Ph ...


David Preston Page, Jr., 93, Sautee-Nacoochee
David Preston Page, Jr., 93, of Sautee-Nacoochee passed away on February 16, 2022 in Gainesville, Georgia following a brief illness. David was born in Fulton County, Georgia on ...
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.