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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. May 5th, 2022


On April 22,2022, Hubert “Herschel” Burch, age 89, passed away quietly in his sleep.  Herschel was born to Hubert Lee and Onys Audrey Burch on June 22,1932 in Mont ...
Samantha Nicole Waid, 41, Dacula
Samantha Nicole Waid, 41, of Dacula, GA, died Thursday, May 5, 2022. Memorial service will be held on Tuesday, May 10, 2022 at 4:00 pm at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel, Buford, GA. ...


Eva Mae Burton Holland Garner, age 94, of Cornelia, passed away on Thursday, May 5, 2022.   Born on August 4, 1927 in Rabun County, she was a daughter of the late Grant Jam ...
Hoyt Leander Hooper, 86, Cornelia
Hoyt Leander Hooper, age 86, of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Thursday, May 5, 2022. Mr. Hooper was born on February 20, 1936 in Rabun Gap, Georgia to the late Cort and Lassi ...


James “Bill” Grubbs, 87, Gainesville
Mr. James “Bill” Grubbs, age 87, of Gainesville passed away Thursday, May 5, 2022 at his residence, surrounded by family.   Memorial Services will be held 11 ...
Linda H. Walker, 78, Murrayville
Mrs. Linda H. Walker, age 78, of Murrayville, Georgia, passed away on Thursday, May 5, 2022. She was born on February 19, 1944, in Austell, Georgia, to the late Paul Hill and the l ...


Billie Dean McCain Black, 84, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Billie Dean McCain Black, age 84 of Jefferson who entered rest Thursday, May 5, 2022.  Mrs. Black was born in Winder, Georgia a ...
Gram Hodgkins, 73, Commerce
Mr. Gram Hodgkins, age 73, of Commerce, GA died Thursday, May 5, 2022 at Northside Hospital.  Mr. Hodgkins was born in Winnsboro, AR to the late Clarence and Buddy Jo Lee Hodg ...


Bobby Gene Johnston, 91, Dahlonega
Mr. Bobby Gene Johnston, age 81, of Dahlonega passed away Tuesday, May 5, 2022.  The family will receive friends Friday, May 6, 2022 from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM at the funeral ...


Gregory Alan Peters, 66, Lakemont
Gregory Alan Peters, age 66 of Lakemont, GA passed away on May 5, 2022. Greg was born on January 7, 1956 to the late Albert Alexander Peters and the late Hannah McCracken Peters. H ...


Joseph Roy “JR” Green, Jr., age 80, of Cleveland, passed away on Thursday, May 5, 2022. Mr. Green was born on March 30, 1942, in Fulton County, Georgia, to the lat ...
Gary Marlin Chastain, 71, Sautee Nacoochee
Gary Marlin Chastain, age 71 of Sautee Nacoochee, passed away Thursday, May 5, 2022.   Mr. Chastain was born July 27, 1950, in Gainesville to the late John and Burma Rus ...
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.