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Local Obits for Sat. Jul 30th, 2022


Marian Liles MacDonald, 71, Dawsonville
    Mrs. Marian Liles MacDonald, age 71 of Dawsonville, formerly of Flowery Branch, passed away on Saturday, July 30, 2022 at Westbury Center for Nursing & He ...


Linda Gail Barron Chastain Jarvis, 73, of Cumming passed away Friday, July 30, 2022. She is preceded in death by her parents, Thomas and Virginia Barron and her husbands, Ray Chast ...


Margaret Nicol “Margo” Matra, 82, of Dacula, GA died Saturday, July 30, 2022. Mrs. Matra has been cremated and a memorial service will be held later. Hamilton Mill Memo ...


Barbara Ann Barton, 69, Gainesville
Barbara Ann Barton, 69, of Gainesville entered rest Saturday July 30, 2022 at her residence. Barbara was born May 28, 1953 in Gainesville to the late Arthur T. Dover & the l ...
Louise Childers Lipscomb, 94, Gainesville
Louise, an only child, was born, March 18, 1928, to Mr. and Mrs. Wallace and Julia Childers in Gainesville, Georgia. Louise lost her father at a very earlier age, but was raised by ...
Roger Lee Ward, 72, Murrayville
Mr. Roger Lee Ward, age 72, of Murrayville passed away on Saturday, July 30, 2022. Roger was born in Blue Ridge on June 12, 1950, to the late Freeman and Ruth Ward. He was a lif ...


Claudius Dunson Thurmond, 91, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Claudius Dunson Thurmond, age 91 of Jefferson, Georgia entered rest Saturday, July 30, 2022.  Mr. Thurmond was born in Jefferson, ...


Anthony Wigington, 56, Dahlonega
  Mr. Anthony Wigington, age 56 of Dahlonega, Georgia passed away on July 30, 2022 following a brief illness. He was born in Tate, Georgia on May 23, 1966. Anthony was a ...


Sharon Frazier, 75, Sautee
Sharon Frazier, age 75, of Sautee, passed away on Saturday, July 30, 2022. Mrs. Frazier was born on October 1, 1946, in Dallas, Texas, to the late Stanley and Lois Hodge Summers ...
Robert Henry Maynor, Jr., 35, Cleveland
Mr. Robert Henry Maynor Jr., age 35, of Cleveland, passed away Saturday, July 30, 2022, from injuries sustained in an automobile wreck. Robert was born in Atlanta on April 29, 1 ...
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