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Local Obits for Sat. Jul 16th, 2022


Brian Taylor Adams, 44, Flowery Branch
Brian Taylor Adams, age 44, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away on Saturday, July 16, 2022.  He was preceded in death by his father, Earl Taylor “Buddy” Adams; mothe ...
David Hudson, 71, Lawrenceville
David Hudson, age 71, of Lawrenceville, GA, passed away on Saturday, July 16, 2022.  He is survived by his children, Christopher G. Roe of Los Angeles, CA, Leah A. Hudson of A ...
Glen-Dora Roling, 75, Buford
Miss Glen-Dora Roling, age 75, of Buford, GA passed away suddenly on Saturday, July 16, 2022.  She was preceded in death by parents, Glen Roling and Gladys Dora Ammons Roling, ...


Christopher Garrett, 58, Demorest
Christopher Garrett, age 58, of Demorest, passed away on Saturday, July 16, 2022.  Born on June 1, 1964, he was a son of the late W.G. Garrett and Mary Eldarado Erwin Garre ...


Joseph Wayne Braswell, 75, Gainesville
Joseph Wayne Braswell was born on January 7, 1947 in Metter, GA to Doc (Wilbur) and Geri Braswell of Gainesville, GA. He attended college at Georgia Southern University, earning ...
Betty Watkins Carter, 76, Gainesville
Mrs. Betty Watkins Carter, age 76, of Gainesville, Georgia passed away on Saturday, July 16, 2022. Betty is preceded in death by her parents W.T. and Nellie Reed Watkins and bro ...
John Jerry Robertson, 85, Gainesville
John Jerry Robertson departed this life on Saturday, July 16, 2022.  He was born in Dawson County on October 17, 1936 to the late Taylor J. and Mildred Stephens Robertson. He ...
Jessie "Marilyn" Roper, 90, Gainesville
Jessie "Marilyn" Roper, 90 of Gainesville, GA passed away on Saturday, July 16, 2022.  Visitation July 18, 2022 12-2 Hillside Chapel Funeral Home Funeral servi ...
David Albert Sellers, 69, Gainesville
David Albert Sellers, son of the late Malvin Albert Sellers and Nellie Mae Loggins Sellers, died unexpectedly at home on July 16th at the age of 69. David is survived by his son ...


Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Shelva Jean Hughes Dobbins, age 74, of Jefferson, Georgia who entered rest Saturday July 16, 2022. Mrs. Dobbins was born in Marietta, ...
Amos Lee Stover, 97, Maysville
Mr. Amos Lee Stover, age 97, of Maysville, GA passed away on Saturday, July 16, 2022. Funeral services are scheduled for Tuesday, July 19, 2022, at 12:00 p.m. in the Chapel of M ...


Raven Nutt, 28, Decatur
Raven Nutt, 28, of Decatur, GA, passed away Saturday, July 16, 2022. Funeral service will be held Tuesday, July 26, 2022, at 2 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel. Interment will f ...


John Delane Smith, 68, Toccoa
  Mr. John Delane Smith, age 68 of Owl Swamp Road, Toccoa passed away Saturday, July 16, 2022 at his residence. A son of the late John Henry Smith and Pearl Lily Stock ...
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