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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Mar 24th, 2022

Gwinnett

Christian John, 31, Buford
Christian John, 31, of Buford, GA, died Thursday, March 24, 2022. Mr. John has been cremated and no service is scheduled at this time. Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel 770-945-6924 Sh ...
Bobby “Bob” B. Smathers, 86, of Buford, GA passed away on Thursday, March 24, 2022. He was preceded in death by his wife, Kathleen Nelson Smathers. Mr. Smathers is surv ...

Habersham

Marilyn Jordan Motz, 81, Clarkesville
Marilyn Motz lived an extraordinary and inspirational life.  She spent the vast majority of her 81 years in Habersham County. However, her extraordinary acts of service on beh ...
Awa Nix Smith, 95, Demorest
Awa Nix Smith, age 95, of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Thursday, March 24, 2022. Mrs. Smith was preceded in death by her husband, Wiley Smith; parents, Lillie and George Nix ...

Hall

Boyd Stanley Cochran, 70, Murrayville
Mr. Boyd Stanley Cochran, age 70 of Murrayville, passed away on Thursday, March 24, 2022 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Braselton following a sudden illness.   & ...
Danny Edward Elrod, 52, Gillsville
Mr. Danny Edward Elrod, age 52, of Gillsville passed away on Thursday, March 24, 2022.  Mr. Elrod was born in Commerce to the late, Morgan Edward and Gladys Ann Turpin Elrod.& ...

Lumpkin

Stoney Dean Smith, 58, Dahlonega
Stoney Dean Smith, 58, of Dahlonega, GA, passed away on Thursday, March 24, 2022, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville, GA.  He loved to listen to classic country ...

Other

Mrs. Sherry Evelyn Elrod Godfrey, age 74, of Crawford passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Thursday, March 24, 2022.  Mrs. Godfrey was born in Buford to the late ...
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.