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Local Obits for Thu. Feb 3rd, 2022

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Catherine Mae Platto, 97, Winder
Catherine Mae Platto, 97, died at 8:34 AM on Thursday, Feb 3, 2022, at Winder Healthcare in Winder, GA.   She died peacefully of natural causes, having lived a rich and f ...

Forsyth

Freddie L. Graves, Sr., 86, Cumming
  Freddie L. Graves Sr. “Fred” - 86, of Cumming, Georgia departed for his heavenly home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Thursday, February 3rd, 2 ...
Kathleen Ann Russo 1955 - 2022 Our loving angel was called home to heaven on February 3, 2022, after her second battle with breast cancer. Kathy was an exceptionally loving a ...

Gwinnett

William Eugene Jessup, 69, Duluth
William Eugene Jessup age 69 of Duluth formerly of Gainesville entered rest Thursday Feb. 3, 2022 at his residence. He was the son of Lauren Eugene & Katharine Hosch Jessup. ...

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Sara Rushell Griffeth, 91, Gainesville
Sara Rushell Griffeth, better known as Mama Sara, was the Matriarch of the Mattox Family. She was born on August 20, 1930, in Elberton, GA to the late Sam Oliver and Hester Mae Ruc ...
Virginia Eleanor Lingerfelt 84, Braselton, passed away peacefully February 3rd, 2022. Born on July 3, 1937, she was the daughter of the late Samuel Greene and the late Vera Chad ...
Danny Neal, 69, Gainesville
Danny Neal, 69, of Gainesville passed away Thursday, February 3, 2022 at his residence. Born February 2, 1953 to the late Rainey H., Sr. and Nora Neal, he was a native of Dawson ...
Lisa Marie Radford, 58, Tellico Plains, TN formerly of Gainesville
Mrs. Lisa Marie Radford, 58, of Tellico Plains, TN, formerly of Gainesville, passed away February 3, 2022. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, February 11, 2022 i ...

Jackson

Donald Austin Adams, 49, Jefferson
Mr. Donald Austin Adams, age 49 of Jefferson, passed away Thursday, February 3, 2022 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Braselton. Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 ...
Billy Franklin Allen, 77, Commerce
Billy Franklin Allen, husband, father, friend, and antique dealer, born August 13, 1944 died on February 3, 2022 after an extended battle with progressive supranuclear palsy. ...
Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson announces the death of Mr. Francis McDowell Small, Sr. age 91 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered rest Thursday, February 3, 2022.  Mr. Small was ...

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Charles Fred Hood, 76, Dahlonega
Mr. Charles Fred Hood, age 76, of Dahlonega, Georgia, passed away Thursday, February 3, 2022. Charles was born in Dahlonega on October 14, 1945, to the late Fred and Irene Nix Hood ...

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Keith R. Hager, 74, Louisville, KY
Born Keith R. Hager in Louisville, KY March 12, 1947 and graduated from Manual High School in Louisville. He married Gracie Frances Sipple September 1, 1967 in Louisville and celeb ...
Lois Allene McMahon, 68, Anderson, SC
Mrs. Lois Allene McMahon, age 68, of Anderson, SC died Thursday, February 3, 2022 at Anmed Health and Medical Center.  Mrs. McMahon was born in Talladega, AL to the late John ...

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Diane Alexander Roach, 72, Cleveland
Diane Alexander Roach, age 72, of Cleveland, passed away on Thursday, February 3, 2022. Born on November 28, 1949 in Cleveland, she was the daughter of the late Jerry Lee &ldquo ...
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.