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Local Obits for Tue. Jun 28th, 2022


Betty Goble Alexander, 92, Cumming
Betty Goble Alexander, 82, of Cumming, GA passed away on June 28, 2022. She was preceded in death by parents, Buster and Ruby Goble; her loving husband of over 40 years, Kenneth ...
Michael Lee Prather, 64, Cumming
Michael Lee Prather, 64, of Cumming passed away Tuesday, June 28, 2022. He is preceded in death by his father, Roy Prather, stepdaughter, Bobbie McClure; grandparents, E.T. and Eva ...


Robert Earl Segars, 69, Buford
Robert Earl Segars, 69, of Buford, Georgia, died on June 28, 2022. Mr. Segars was born on June 26, 1953, in Cartersville. He was baptized at Oakland Heights Baptist Church. Mr. Seg ...
John Morgan Waters, 79, Buford
John Morgan Waters, age 79, of Buford, GA passed away on Tuesday, June 28, 2022.  He was preceded by his parents, Marion and Vivian Ware Waters.  He is survived by his wi ...


Francis Arthur “Fran” Aurora, age 83 of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, June 28, 2022 following a period of declining health.   Born in Brooklyn, N ...
Robert Edwin Congdon, 90, Clarkesville
ROBERT EDWIN CONGDON   Bob Congdon age 90 of Clarksville, died Tuesday, June 28, 2022, Bom November 10, 1931 in El Monte, California, He was the son of the late Orville ...
Jerry Lamar Nunn, 73, Clarkesville
Jerry Lamar Nunn, 73, of Clarkesville, GA, passed away June 28, 2022 following a brief illness.   Jerry was born May 7, 1949, in Toccoa, GA, the son of the late Jack Nun ...
Thom Parrish, 92, Demorest
Thom Parrish, age 92, of Demorest, Georgia fell asleep in death on Tuesday, June 28, 2022. Survivors include his loving wife, Diane Parrish, of Demorest; son and daughter-in-law ...
Dorothy Jean Puddington, 93, Gainesville
Mrs. Dorothy Jean Puddington, 93, of Gainesville, GA, passed away Tuesday, June 28, 2022 at the home of her son, James, surrounded by her family. Born on June 12, 1929 in Cambri ...


Melvin Bridges, 78, Gainesville
Melvin Bridges, age 78 of Gainesville entered rest Tuesday June 28, 2022 at his residence with his family by his side. Melvin was born July 9, 1943 in Gainesville, Georgia to th ...
Maria Teresa Ramirez, 88, Gainesville
Mrs. Maria Teresa Ramirez, 88, of Gainesville passed away Tuesday, June 28, 2022 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Gainesville. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Fri ...


Martha Barrera Morrero Fernandez, age 87 of Commerce, GA passed away on Tuesday, June 28, 2022. Born on Feb. 26, 1935 in Moron, Cuba, Mrs. Fernandez was the daughter of the late ...
Thelma Archer Lord, 99, Nicholson
  Mrs. Thelma Archer Lord, age 99, of Nicholson, GA died Tuesday, June 28, 2022 at Northridge Health and Rehab.  Mrs. Lord was born in Danielsville to the late John an ...
Peggy Sue Loner Shadburn, 61, Jefferson
Peggy Sue Loner Shadburn, age 61, of Jefferson, GA passed away Tuesday, June 28, 2022.  She was preceded in death by her husband of 28 years, Gene Shadburn.  She is survi ...


Herman C. Warbington, 93, Dahlonega
Mr. Herman C. Warbington, age 93, of Dahlonega, passed away on Tuesday, June 28, 2022, atSeasons Hospice in Cumming  following a period of declining health.   Mr. W ...


Rev. Griffeth Talmadge “Griff” Carithers, age 81, of Athens, GA died Tuesday, June 28, 2022 at St. Mary’s Hospice House.  Rev. Carithers was born in Nicholso ...


Sheila Jean Humphries Blalock, born November 17, 1947, in Lynch, Harlan County, Kentucky to Henry A and Mollie Carpenter Humphries.  In 1956, Sheila moved with her parents to ...
James Edward "Jim" Gant, Sr. passed away at home June 28, 2022 following a battle with cancer. He was preceded in death by his childhood sweetheart and beloved wife of 51 ...
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