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Local Obits for Wed. May 11th, 2022


Sara Parris, 50, Buford
Sara Parris, 50, of Buford, GA, died Wednesday, May 11, 2022. Sara has been cremated and a memorial service will be held at a later date. Sara was preceded in death by her parents, ...


David Lee Radabaugh, 75, Cornelia
David Lee Radabaugh, age 75, of Cornelia, passed away Wednesday, May 11, 2022  Born on February 14, 1947 in Ohio, he was a son of the late Roy Eugene Radabaugh and Mar ...


Della Lucille Thompson, “Lucy”, age 48, was born in Dahlonega, Georgia on February 27th, 1974. Lucy departed this life on May 11th, 2022, due to an extended illness and ...
James "Buck" Bramblett, 89, Gainesville
James "Buck" Bramblett, 89 of Gainesville passed away May 11, 2022. James was born October 29, 1932 in Georgia to the late Martin and Mamie Bramblett.  In additio ...
Shelia Rae Hamil, Gainesville
Sheila Rae Hamil of Gainesville, GA passed away on May 11, 2022
Carmen Julia Lopez Platt, 78, Gainesville
Carmen Julia Lopez Platt, 78, devoted wife, loving mother, and beloved “Abuela” passed away peacefully at home in Gainesville, Georgia on May 11, 2022. Born August 1 ...
Horace Smallwood, 95, Gainesville
A memorial service will be held on Sunday, May 22, 2022 at Riverbend Church at 2:00 pm. Visitation will follow in the church theater.   Horace (AKA Daddy or J Horace or ...


Julia Chesser Smith, 65, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Ms. Julia Chesser Smith, age 65 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered rest Wednesday, May 11, 2022.  Ms. Smith was born in Atlanta, Georg ...
Alvin "Fred" Johnson, 82, Commerce
March 25, 1940-May 11, 2022  Alvin “Fred” Johnson passed peacefully on Wednesday, May 11, 2022. He was devoted to loving his Savior and learning more about Him. ...
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.