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Local Obits for Fri. Apr 15th, 2022

Dawson

Grace Wallace Pirkle, 91, Dawsonville
  Grace Wallace Pirkle, 91, of Dawsonville passed away Friday, April 15, 2022 following a period of declining health. Born December 18, 1930 to the late Stowers and Ja ...

Gwinnett

Sophia Grace Blanton, 20, Hoschton
Sophia Grace Blanton, age 20 of Hoschton, GA, passed away April 15, 2022, at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta (CHOA) surrounded by family.  Sophia, known as Sophie, Supe ...

Habersham

Joyce Ann Abernethy Allison, 91, Clarkesville
Joyce Abernethy Allison, age 91, was received into the arms of Jesus on April 15, 2022, in the presence of family. Born on December 6th,1930, Joyce was the daughter of the late Geo ...
Martha Dean, 85, Clarkesville
Martha Dean, age 85, of Clarkesville, passed away on Friday, April 15, 2022. Born on May 14, 1936, in Florida, she was a daughter of the late Jeff and Annie West Mikell. Mrs. De ...
Homer Stacy Smith, 53, Clarkesville
Homer Stacy Smith, age 53 of Clarkesville, Georgia passed away on Friday, April 15, 2022. Born in Demorest, Georgia on January 30, 1969, he was a son of Don & Thelma Murphy ...

Hall

Robert (Bobby) Wakefield Chambers, Jr., 80 died April 15 at NGMC. A Hall County native, Bobby is predeceased by his parents, Bob and Gladys Chambers and his sister, Sissy Chambe ...
Betty Jean "Roper" Coker, 89, Gainesville
Memorial Park Riverside Chapel announces the death of Mrs. Betty Jean (Roper) Coker, age 89, of Gainesville, Georgia, who passed away on Friday, April 15, 2022. Mrs. Coker was born ...
Judy Ruth Mallak, 74, Gainesville
Judy Ruth Mallak, 74, of Gainesville and formerly of Heflin. AL. passed away Friday, April 15, 2022. Judy was of the Christian faith and a member of Montgomery Memorial Bap ...
Adam Tyler Spinks, 37, Clarkesville
  Adam Tyler Spinks, age 37, of Clarkesville, Georgia, formerly of Anchorage, Alaska, passed away on Friday, April 15, 2022. Born in Olean, New York on October 12, 1984, ...
Clifford Edward Wallace, 76, Gainesville
SSGT Clifford Edward Wallace age 76 of Gainesville entered rest Friday April 15, 2022 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville surrounded by his family. Clifford was ...

Jackson

Martha Leigh Wade Lawson, 78, Maysville
Martha Leigh Wade Lawson, age 78 of Maysville, GA passed away on Friday, April 15, 2022.   Born on June 26, 1943 in Cumming, GA, Mrs. Lawson was the daughter of the late ...

Lumpkin

Jimmy Lee Berrong, 77, Dahlonega
Jimmy Lee Berrong, age 77 of Dahlonega, Georgia passed away Friday, April 15, 2022 at Northside Hospital Forsyth after an extended illness. Jimmy was born and raised in Hiawas ...

Other

Doug Minyard, 85, Noble, Oklahoma formerly of Habersham
Doug Minyard, age 85 of Noble, Oklahoma, formerly of Habersham County, lost his two year health battle on April 15, 2022. Born on September 14, 1936, he was a son of the la ...

White

Frances Dispain, 79, Cleveland
Frances Dispain, age 79, of Cleveland, passed away on Friday, April 15, 2022. Mrs. Dispain was born on September 21, 1942, in Alabama, to the late Joel and Nettie Allen Medley.& ...
Lloyd Edward Richter, Sr., 83, Cleveland
Lloyd Edward Richter, Sr., age 83, of Cleveland, passed away on Friday, April 15, 2022. Mr. Richter was born on December 17, 1938, in Batesville, Indiana, to the late Lester and ...
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.