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Local Obits for Fri. Jun 17th, 2022


Thelma Elliott Byrd, 92, Dawsonville
Thelma Elliott Byrd, 92, of Dawsonville passed away Friday, June 17, 2022 at her residence surrounded by her loving family. Born February 24, 1930 to the late Alvin and Thena El ...


Jorge Lopez Aguilera, 69, Gainesville
Mr. Jorge Lopez Aguilera, 69, of Gainesville, passed away Friday, June 17, 2022 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Gainesville. The family will receive friends at Memorial Park ...
John Austin Edmondson, 83, Gainesville
John Austin Edmondson, 83, died on June 17, 2022, at Lanier Village Estates in Gainesville, Georgia. He was born on April 5, 1939, at Gainesville’s old Downey Hospital to Cha ...
Charles Austin Johnson, N/A, Gainesville
Charles Austin Johnson of Gainesville, GA passed away on Friday, June 17, 2022.
Franklin Alfred Stone, 82, Flowery Branch
Franklin Alfred Stone age 82 of Flowery Branch entered rest Friday June 17, 2022 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville. Franklin was born September 5, 1939 in Kan ...
Irene T. Waller, 75, Gainesville
Mrs. Irene T. Waller born August 1, 1946, in Hartwell, Ga to the late Ruby Nell Walker and James Thornton. Mrs. Waller attended Hart County School systems and moved to Gainesvil ...
Joanne Ware, 75, Gainesville
Ms. Joanne Ware was a caring mother, grandmother, sister and friend. She departed this earthly life on Friday, June 17, 2022, after serving 75 years on the Lord’s battlefield ...


John Frank Panuska, 59, Hoschton
John Frank Panuska, age 59 passed away Friday June 17, 2022. Funeral Services will be held 3:00pm Tuesday June 21, 2022, at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive frie ...


Brett Cordell Young, 55, New Orleans, LA, formerly of Gainesville
Brett Cordell Young, 55, of New Orleans, LA, formerly of Gainesville, GA, died June 17, 2022. Memorial service will be announced at a later date.  Dexter T. Sims Mortuary, ...
'Laverne & Shirley' actor Cindy Williams dies at 75
Cindy Williams, who played Shirley opposite Penny Marshall’s Laverne on the popular sitcom “Laverne & Shirley,” has died
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