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Local Obits for Tue. Jul 26th, 2022


Gerald Phillip Martin, 56, Winder
Mr. Gerald Phillip Martin, age 56 of Winder, passed away on Tuesday, July 26, 2022 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville. A memorial celebration of his life will be ...


  Elmer Virgil “Alex” Berri, age 75, of Buford, GA passed away on Tuesday, July 26, 2022.  He is survived by his children, Tammy (Richard) Merrill, Buford, ...
Evghenia Girbu, 85, Lawrenceville
Evghenia Girbu, 85, of Lawrenceville, GA, died Tuesday, July 26, 2022. Funeral service will be held Sunday, July 31, 2022 at 2 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel. Pastor Manoliy G ...
Susan Fischer Sweitzer, 52, of Dacula, GA, died Tuesday, July 26, 2022. Mrs. Sweitzer has been cremated and no service is scheduled at this time. Susan is survived by her husband, ...


April Heather Adkins, 62, Clarkesville
April Heather Adkins, age 62, of Clarkesville, passed away Tuesday, July 26, 2022. Mrs. Adkins was born in Bowling Green, Ohio.  She was a Health Care Administrator for Gai ...
Barbara Joann Gormon Richard, age 83, of Cornelia, passed away on Tuesday, July 26, 2022.  Born on July 29, 1938 in New Castle, Indiana, she was a daughter of the late Jame ...


Kinney "Ronny" Martin, 70, Flowery Branch
Mr. Kinney “Ronny” Martin, 70, of Flowery Branch, passed away Tuesday, July 26, 2022 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral servi ...
Bill McCurdy, 59, Flowery Branch
Bill McCurdy, 59, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away on Tuesday, July 26, 2022. He was preceded in death by father, Bill Murdy; mother, Charon Campbell; and sister, Paul Dean McCurd ...
Nathaniel Snead Turner, 90, Gainesville
Nathaniel Snead Turner, III, age 90, of Gainesville, passed away peacefully at home with his loving family by his side on July 26, 2022.  He was born in Covington, Georgia on ...


Phillip Edgar Leachman, 51, Commerce
Ivie Funeral Home announces services for Mr. Phillip Edgar Leachman 51 of Commerce. Service Friday July 29, 2022 at 1 PM from the Chapel of Ivie Funeral Home. Burial in Jackson M ...


Paula Breuer Gleason, 79, Tucker
Mrs. Paula Breuer Gleason, age 79 of Tucker, Georgia and formerly of Toccoa passed away Tuesday, July 26, 2022 at Atria Park of Tucker. A daughter of the late Paul Garrett Breue ...


Gaylon Watts Lusk, 87, Cleveland
Mrs. Gaylon Watts Lusk, age 87, of Cleveland, passed away Tuesday, July 26, 2022.  Mrs. Lusk was born in Rabun County to the late Robert and Leta Fuller Watts.  In add ...
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