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Local Obits for Thu. Mar 3rd, 2022


Blonnie Renee Birdette, 57, Gillsville
Blonnie Renee Birdette beloved mother, grandmother, and best friend passed away peacefully at her home in Gillsville, GA. on Friday, February 25, 2022, after her battle with cancer ...


Debbie Elaine Teale, 61, Bethlehem
Mrs. Debbie Elaine Teale, age 61 of Bethlehem, Georgia, entered into rest Thursday, March 3, 2022.  Mrs. Teale was born on November 19, 1960 in Gwinnett County, Georgia, the y ...


Eleanor “Ellie” Olsen Francine, 85, of Cumming, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on March 3, 2022.    Ellie was born September 29, 1936 in West Orange, ...


Jose Manuel Chavez, 63, Lawrenceville
Jose Manuel Chavez, age 63, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on Thursday, March 3, 2022. He is survived by daughter, Jacqueline Chavez; mother, Elida Del Carmen Chavez; brother, ...
Scott Mayfield, 55, Buford
Scott Mayfield, age 55, of Buford, GA passed away on Thursday, March 3, 2022. He was preceded in death by his mother, Ellene Mayfield. Mr. Mayfield is survived by his brother, Shan ...


Sandra Lynn Allen, 72, Cornelia
  Sandra Lynn Allen, age 72, of Cornelia passed away on Thursday, March 3, 2022.   Born on May 14, 1949, in Gainesville, Georgia, she was the daughter of the ...


Dwight Dupree, Gillsville
Mr. Dwight Dupree of Gillsville, Ga. transitioned into eternity on Feb. 24, 2022. Mr. Dupree was the first of three children born to Mr. Frank Dupree and Sarah Dalton-Dupree. He is ...
Jon William Jones, Sr., 84, Gainesville
Jon William Jones, Sr., 84 of Gainesville died Thursday March 3, 2022 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center-Gainesville Services are incomplete at this time and will be announ ...
Clara Mae Parker, 89, Gainesville
Clara Mae Parker, 89, of Gainesville, Ga. died on Thursday, March 3, 2022. A Graveside Service will be held at 2:00 p.m., on Sunday, March 6, 2022, at Dewberry Baptist Church #2 Ce ...
Pattie Gilreath Truelove, 85, Gainesville
Pattie Gilreath Truelove, 85, of Gainesville, Ga. died on Thursday, March 3, 2022. A Funeral Service will be held at 2:00 p.m., on Monday, March 7, 2022, at Mount Vernon Baptist Ch ...


Donald Avery Drew, 80, Commerce
Donald Avery Drew of Commerce, Georgia, passed away Thursday, March 3 at Piedmont Athens Regional Hospital after an extended illness.  He was 80 years old.  Donnie was ...


Dennis Harman, 71, Dahlonega
Dennis Harman, age 71, of Dahlonega, Georgia, passed away on March 3, 2022, after an extended illness. He was born in Queens, New York, and is survived by his wife, Patricia, whom ...


JoAnn Poole McCollum, 82, Toccoa
  Mrs. Jo Ann Poole McCollum, age  82 of Toccoa passed away Thursday, March 3, 2022 at the Wilkinson Center in Toccoa. A daughter of the late Hugh Dorsey Poo ...


Adam Stewart Covington, 50, Cleveland
Adam Stewart Covington, age 50, of Cleveland, passed away on Thursday, March 3, 2022. Mr. Covington was born on January 27, 1972, in Lafayette, Indiana, to Bailey Covington and ...
Russell Jeffrey Reynolds, Sr., age 88, of Cleveland, passed away on Thursday, March 3, 2022. Mr. Reynolds was born on September 30, 1933, in Rockford, Illinois, to the late Jose ...
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.