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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Jun 23rd, 2022


Betty “Jo” McClain White, age 84, of Alto, passed away on Thursday, June 23, 2022.     Born on December 3, 1937, she was a daughter of the late Wil ...


Judy Mae Roper, Dawsonville
On June 22, 2022, a celebration began as the gates of Heaven swung wide open to welcome a good and faithful servant, Judy Mae Roper. She received her gold crown to match the heart ...


Jean Church Smith, 64, Clarkesville
Jean Church Smith, age 64, of Clarkesville, passed away Thursday, June 23, 2022.    Born on January 24, 1958, she was the daughter of the late Jake Church and Lucil ...
Jimmie Ruth Baugh Wade, age 91, of Alto, Georgia passed away on Thursday, June 23, 2022 at her residence. Mrs. Wade was born on March 10, 1931 in Hall County, Georgia to the lat ...


Donald Eugene Bowen, 68, Gainesville
Mr. Donald Eugene Bowen, age 68 of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday, June 23, 2022 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.   Funeral servi ...
Rocky Joe Hammond, 61, Gainesville
Mr. Rocky Joe Hammond, age 61, of Gainesville, GA passed away on Thursday, June 23, 2022.   Mr. Hammond was born in Gainesville, GA to the late Mr. James T. Hammond and ...
Betty Anne Jones Scott, 94, Flowery Branch
Betty Anne Jones Scott passed to her eternal home on June 23, 2022. She was born on November 15, 1928 in LaGrange, GA., the second beautiful daughter born to Alma and Bernard J. (B ...


Elisa Ann Kent, 58, Commerce
Mrs. Elisa Ann Kent, age 58, of Commerce, GA died Thursday, June 23, 2022 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.  Mrs. Kent was born in Commerce to the late James and Linda Brow ...


Richard "Rich" Lewis Mason, 81, Deerfield Beach, FL
Richard “Rich” Lewis Mason, 81, of Deerfield Beach, Florida, died after a one-year battle with cancer the morning of Wednesday June 8th, 2022. Mr. Mason was born Sep ...
Lynyrd Skynyrd founding member Gary Rossington dead at 71
Gary Rossington, Lynyrd Skynyrd’s last surviving original member who also helped write the classic “Sweet Home Alabama,” died Sunday at the age of 71
Tim McCarver, big league catcher and broadcaster, dies at 81
The famed broadcaster and former St. Louis Cardinals star Tim McCarver has died
'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