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Local Obits for Wed. Jun 1st, 2022


Gary Burt, 67, Dawsonville
  Gary Burt, 67, of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday June 1, 2022 following a long battle with cancer. A lifelong resident of Dawson County, Gary was born April 19, 1 ...


Kaelyn Marie Hill, 10, Buford
“For all the things my hands have held, the best by far is you.”   It is with most profound sorrow we announce the passing of our precious child, Kaelyn Ma ...
Christopher “Chris” Edward Pass, age 52, of Braselton, GA passed away on Wednesday, June 1, 2022.  He was preceded in death by his father, Charles Pass; grandfathe ...


Charles Earls, 56, Gainesville
Charles Earls – Not a Self-Made Man On Thursday, June 24, 1965, Charles Dean Earls made his debut and his journey in this natural world began. He was the third of three child ...
Gayle (Twitty) Gill, 85, Gainesville
Mrs. Gayle (Twitty) Gill, age 85, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away peacefully, Wednesday, June 1, 2022. Gayle was born July 19, 1936, a native of Gainesville. She was the da ...
Jimmy Scott Taylor, 58, Gainesville
  Jimmy Scott Taylor, age 58, of Gainesville, GA passed away on Wednesday, June 1, 2022.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Jimmy Larry Taylor and Stella Mae Ta ...
Judd Acuff Webb, 86, Gainesville
Judd Acuff Webb, 86, of Gainesville, GA passed peacefully on June 1, 2022. Judd was born in Rogersville, TN on November 27, 1935, and raised in Knoxville, TN where he graduated ...
James Henry Wills, 79, Gainesville
James Henry Wills 79 of Gainesville passed away on Monday, June 1st. Professional Service Entrusted to Wimberly Funeral Home.
James Henry Wills, 80, Gainesville
James Henry Wills was born on December 1, 1942, in Edenton, North Carolina, to James Frank and Helen Blount Wills. He grew up in Edenton among many uncles, aunts, and cousins. He g ...


Georgia Louise Dyer, 84, Danielsville
Mrs. Georgia Louise Dyer, age 84, of Danielsville, GA died Wednesday, June 1, 2022 at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center.  Mrs. Dyer was born in Commerce to the late Henr ...
Juanita Barrett Pilgrim, 92, of Monroe, GA, died Wednesday, June 1, 2022. Funeral service will be held Sunday, June 5, 2022 at 3:00 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel. Pastor Paul ...
Robbie Knievel, daredevil son of Evel Knievel, dies at 60
Robbie Knievel, an American stunt motorcycle performer and son of thrill-seeking father Evel Knievel, has died
Tatjana Patitz, supermodel of '80s and '90s, dies at 56
One of an elite group of glamorous supermodels who graced magazine covers in the ’80s and ’90s and appeared in George Michael’s “Freedom
Nate Thayer, reporter who interviewed Pol Pot, dies
Nate Thayer, a fearless reporter who survived several brushes with death while covering conflict in Southeast Asia and was the last Western journalist to interview Khmer Rouge leader Pol Pot, has died
Bob Penny, bit actor in numerous Hollywood films, dies at 87
An Alabama actor who played small roles in movies including “Forrest Gump” and “Sweet Home Alabama” has died at age 87
Pelé, Brazil’s mighty king of ‘beautiful game,’ has died
Pelé, Brazil’s mighty king of soccer, has died
Eloise R. Gilmer dead at 97
Eloise R. Gilmer of Gainesville passed away at the age of 97 Wednesday, December 7, 2022.
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.