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Local Obits for Wed. Jan 18th, 2023


Eulene Silver Honea, 89, Cumming
Eulene Silver Honea, age 89, of Cumming, GA, won her battle with dementia and peacefully met her Lord on January 18, 2023.  She was the daughter of Luther and Amanda Silver of ...


Sara Moores, 72, Clarkesville
Sara Moores, age 72, of Clarkesville, passed away on Wednesday, January 18, 2023.  No formal services will be held.  An online guest register is available and may b ...


Frederick DeShun Cheeks, 24, Gainesville
De Shun was born in Gainesville, GA to Chasity Houston and Anthony Tate. He was a graduate of Gainesville High School. Upon graduation, he pursued a rap career which would bless th ...
Margarett Jane Merritt, 75, Gainesville
Ms. Margarett Jane Merritt, age 75 of Gainesville, passed away on Wednesday, January 18, 2023 at Piedmont Healthcare in Athens, Ga. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. S ...


Henryetta Smith Beck, 71, Commerce
Henryetta Smith Beck, age 71 of Commerce, GA passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2023.   Born on July 31, 1951 in Madison County, GA, Mrs. Beck was the daughter of the la ...
Kimsey Lamar Gray, 57, Pendergrass
Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson announces the death of Mr. Kimsey Lamar Gray Sr, age 57, of Pendergrass, Georgia who entered rest Tuesday, January 17, 2023. Mr. Gray was born in Co ...


Linda Fay Wilson, 60, Dahlonega
Linda Fay Wilson, 60, of Dahlonega, Ga. died on Wednesday, January 18, 2023. The Funeral Service will be held at 2:00 p.m., on Monday, January 23, 2023, at W. R. Strickland & S ...


Mrs. Elsie Louise Meeler Burdette, age 72 of Grady School Road, Canon passed away Wednesday, January 18, 2023 at the Piedmont-Athens Regional Hospital. A daughter of the late Ch ...


Forest Earl Lawton, 91, Cleveland
Forest Earl Lawton, age 91, of Cleveland, passed away on Wednesday, January 18, 2023. Memorial services are scheduled for 3:00 PM Saturday, January 28, 2023 at The Chapel of Bar ...
'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
Eloise R. Gilmer dead at 97
Eloise R. Gilmer of Gainesville passed away at the age of 97 Wednesday, December 7, 2022.
Robert Clary, last of the ‘Hogan’s Heroes’ stars, dies at 96
Robert Clary, who played a prisoner of war in the TV sitcom “Hogan’s Heroes,” has died