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Local Obits for Tue. Aug 2nd, 2022


Sarah Frances Crowe, 80, Cornelia formerly of Gainesville
Sarah Frances Crowe, age 80, of Cornelia formerly of Gainesville entered heaven Tuesday August 2, 2022 at her residence with her family by her side. Sarah was born in Commerce t ...
  Mary Frances “Mimi” Cochran Funk, age 80, of Cornelia, passed away on Tuesday, August 2, 2022.  Born on August 17, 1941 in Sylva, North Carolina, sh ...


Austin Ryan Autry, 28, Gainesville
Austin Ryan Autry, 28, first born son to Chris and Sherry Autry, passed away at 12:13am on August 2, 2022 after a courageous and inspirational journey to recover from a motorcycle ...
Derek Dean Butts, Gainesville
Derek Dean Butts, was born on February 7, 1967, in Gainesville, Georgia to his parents, Linda Joe Thorpe and Jessie Butts. He was surrounded by his brothers, Kerry, Gre ...
Adam Hernandez, 53, Flowery Branch
Mr. Adam Hernandez, Sr., age 53 of Flowery Branch, passed away on Tuesday, August 2, 2022 at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Monday, August 8, 2022 at ...


Jean Horton Oliver, 82, Jefferson
Jean Horton Oliver, age 82, of Jefferson, GA passed away on Tuesday, August 2, 2022.  She was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Johnny H. Oliver.  She is surv ...
Billy “Scott” Seagraves passed away Tuesday August 2, 2022.   He was preceded in death by his Paternal Grandparents: Horace & Helen Seagraves, Maternal G ...
Tim Weldon, 43, Commerce
Tim Weldon, 43 of Commerce, Georgia went to be with he Lord on August 2, 2022. Mr. Weldon was born on May 11, 1979. He was the son of William Lonnie Weldon and the late Emma Lou Bu ...


Jimmy Oertel Burson, 81, Dahlonega
Jimmy Oertell Burson, 81, passed away on Tuesday, August 2, 2022. Mr. Burson is preceded in death by his beloved wife of 59 years, Harriett Huff Burson, and his mother ...


Barbara Ann McManus, 77, Ft. Worth, TX
Barbara Ann McManus, native to Ft. Worth, Tx, died at NEGMC Hospice Unit, after a chronic illness. Barbara passed in the loving arms of her daughter. She was 77 years old. She i ...
John Alan Whitehead, 65, Athens
Mr. John Alan Whitehead, age 65, of Athens, GA died Tuesday, August 2, 2022 at Landmark Hospital.  Mr. Whitehead was born in Commerce to Robert Whitehead of Bogart and the lat ...


Christina Denise Helton Berry, age 40, of Cleveland, passed away on Tuesday, August 2, 2022. Mrs. Berry was born on May 25, 1982, in Lumpkin County, to the late Karen Abernathy. ...
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