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Local Obits for Mon. Aug 1st, 2022


Bessie Pearl Free Groves, 92, Clakresville
Bessie Pearl Free Groves, age 92 of Clarkesville, Georgia took her heavenly flight home to be with the Lord on Monday, August 01, 2022 following an extended illness.   B ...


Rosa Mae Bell, Flowery Branch
Mrs, Rosa Mae Bell of Flowery Branch, Georgia passed on August 1,2022. Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be held on Thursday, August 4, 2022, 12 noon at New Life Missionary ...
Ruth Wetherford Cagle, age 89, of Lula entered heaven Monday August 1, 2022 at her residence. Ruth was born in Gainesville on April 14, 1933 to the late Roy Vernon & Era Loz ...
Barbara Joan McKenzie, 77, Gainesville
Mrs. Barbara Joan McKenzie, 77, of Gainesville, passed away Monday, August 1, 2022.   Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, August 5, 2022 in the Chapel of ...
Lilo Sharo, 75, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Lilo Sharo passed away Monday, August 1st at her home with her family by her side after her third battle with Cancer. She was 75 years old. Lilo was born in Walldurn, Germa ...
Daniel Hal Silcox Jr., 88, Gainesville
  Daniel Hal Silcox, Jr., DDS passed peacefully in his sleep on July 16, 2022, after an extended battle with Alzheimer’s. Born on May 1, 1934, in Charleston, SC, he ...
Amanda Irene Watson, 82, Gainesville
Amanda” Irene “Watson was born August 31, 1940, in Hall County, Ga to Mr. Paul Watson Sr. and Mrs. Wessie Glasper Watson. She attended the Mt. Zion Baptist Church Schoo ...


  Mr. Daniel “Dan” Allen Merck, age 83 of Skyline Drive, Toccoa passed away Monday, August 1, 2022 at his residence. A son of the late John Merck and Fritz ...
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