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Local Obits for Fri. Jun 24th, 2022


Thomas Brent Binkley, 75, Duluth
Thomas Brent Binkley, 75 of Duluth, GA passed away peacefully on Friday, June 24th, 2022.  Brent was preceded in death by his bride, Bette "BJ" Binkley, his parents ...
Christine Parker, 71, Buford
Christine Parker, 71, of Buford, GA passed away on Thursday, June 23, 2022 surrounded by her home after battling colon cancer for three years.  She was preceded in death by he ...


Juan Gomez Hernandez, 21, Gainesville
Mr. Juan Gomez Hernandez, 21, of Gainesville passed away Friday, June 24, 2022. Funeral services will be held at Iglesia Evangelica Pentecostes from 1:00 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. on ...
Bobbie Nell Parks, 85, Lula
Mrs. Bobbie Nell Parks, 85, of Lula, passed away Friday, June 24, 2022 following a sudden illness. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, June 28, 2022 in the chap ...
Charley Davis Simpson, Gainesville
Charley Davis Simpson was born in Fitzgerald, Georgia on January 5, 1934, and lived in Carnesville, Georgia for the past 32 years. He passed away on June 10, 2022 in Norteast Georg ...


Harriett Paula Gailey, 67, Maysville
Mrs. Harriett Paula Gailey, age 67, of Maysville, GA died Friday, June 24, 2022 at St. Mary’s Hospice House.  Mrs. Gailey was born in Athens to the late Paul E. and Oliv ...


Jeffery Lavaughn Bright, 56, Dahlonega
Mr. Jeffery Lavaughn Bright, 56, of Dahlonega, passed away Friday, June 24, 2022 at northeast Georgia Medical Center Dahlonega.   Born on December 12, 1965 in Boaz, AL, ...


Theresa Brooks, 74, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Theresa Brooks, 74, of Calgary, Alberta, Canada, died Friday, June 24, 2022. Mrs. Brooks has been cremated and will be taken back to Canada for services. She is survived by her hus ...
Walter Calvin Irwin, 85, Lavonia
Mr. Walter Calvin Irwin, 85, of Lavonia, passed away Friday, June 24, 2022 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A private memorial service will be held at a later date. Born ...
Larry Wood, 79, Albany
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Larry Wood, age 79 of Albany, Georgia who entered rest Friday, June 24, 2022.  Mr. Wood was born in Jefferson, Georgia a son ...
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