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Local Obits for Sat. Aug 6th, 2022


Billy Gene Fullwood, 88, Buford
Billy Gene Fullwood, 88, of Buford, GA, passed away peacefully Saturday, August 6, 2022 at home after a lengthy illness. Billy was preceded in death by his wife, Martha Harris F ...


Joseph Alexander MacDougall, 27, of Grayson, GA passed away Saturday, August 6, 2022. He was preceded in death by his mother, Diane Craver MacDougall. Joseph is survived by his f ...


Richard Alston Kimsey, age 85, of Alto, Georgia, passed away Saturday, August 6, 2022 of natural causes. Richard was the last of nine children of Isaac Melvin Kimsey and Nell Io ...


Jeffrey Douglas Byrd, 58, Gainesville
Mr. Jeffrey Douglas Byrd, 58, of Gainesville, passed away Saturday, August 6, 2022 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Gainesville following a sudden illness.   Funeral ...
Clyde Grizzle, 72, Lula
Clyde Grizzle, age 72 of Lula entered rest Saturday August 6, 2022 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville. Clyde was born July 6, 1950 in Dahlonega to the late Jim ...
Grace Marie Lewis, 20, Hoschton
  Ms. Grace Marie Lewis, age 20, of Hoschton passed away Saturday, August 6, 2022 at her residence, surrounded by her family.  Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m., ...
Rafael B. Sanchez, 44, Gillsville
Rafael B. Sanchez, age 44 of Gillsville entered rest Saturday August 6, 2022 from injuries from a motorcycle accident. Rafael was born in Guadalajara Jalisco, Mexico on October ...
Dr. John Walter Stanford, 86, Gainesville
  Dr. John Walter Stanford, age 86, of Gainesville, GA passed away peacefully on August 6, 2022.  He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Trey & Tracy St ...


Bobby William Evans, 88, Commerce
  Mr. Bobby William Evans, age 88, of Commerce, GA died Saturday, August 6, 2022 at his residence.  Mr. Evans was born in Commerce to the late Willie Cleve and Johnnie ...


Barbara Black Green, 89, Newnan formerly of Clarkesville
  Barbara Black Green, age 89 of Newnan, formerly of Clarkesville, passed away Saturday, August 6, 2022. Mrs. Green was born in Clarkesville, Georgia on July 15, 1933, ...


Melinda "Mindy" Fowler, 63, Cleveland
Melinda “Mindy” Fowler, age 63, of Cleveland, GA passed away on Saturday, August 6, 2022.  Mindy was born on June 2, 1959, in Cincinnati, Ohio, to the late Harr ...
Disgraced children's TV entertainer Rolf Harris dies at 93
Rolf Harris, the veteran entertainer whose decades-long career as a family favorite on British and Australian television was shattered when he was convicted of sexual assaults on young girls, has died
Former Hall County State Court Solicitor, Jerry Rylee, dead at 79
A former solicitor with the State Court of Hall County, Jerry Rylee, passed away Wednesday at the age of 79.
Jerry Springer, politician turned TV ringmaster, dies at 79
Jerry Springer, the former Cincinnati mayor and news anchor whose namesake TV show unleashed strippers, homewreckers and skinheads to brawl and spew obscenities on weekday afternoons, has died
Charles Stanley, influential Baptist preacher, dies at 90
Charles Stanley, a prominent televangelist who once led the Southern Baptist Convention, died Tuesday at his home in Atlanta at age 90
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