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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Fri. Jan 20th, 2023


Carol Neese Beck, 78, Homer
Mrs. Carol Neese Beck, age 78, of Commerce, GA passed Friday, January 20, 2023 at her home surrounded by family after a prolonged illness.  Mrs. Beck was born on October 30, ...


Mike McElroy, 73, Dawsonville
Mike McElroy, 73, of Dawsonville passed away Friday, January 20, 2023 at his residence following a sudden illness. Born August 8, 1949, Mike was raised in Mableton where he was ...
Melba Simmons, 78, Dawsonville
Melba Simmons, 78, of Dawsonville passed away Friday, January 20, 2023. Born April 28, 1944 to the late Hasel and Ola Turner, she was a lifelong resident of Dawson County.  ...


Robert “Gibbs” Bagley, 74, Sugar Hill
Robert “Gibbs” Bagley, age 74 of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Friday, January 20, 2023. He was preceded in death by his parents, R. L Bagley, Jr and Pearl Gibbs Bagley ...
William M. Savage, 79, Buford
William M. Savage, Jr. (Bill), passed away peacefully at home in Buford, Georgia on January 16, 2023. Bill was born on March 4, 1943, to his late parents, W.M. Savage and Mary I ...


Becky Joyce Hulsey Bryant, age 71, of Alto, Georgia went home to be with The Lord on Friday, January 20, 2023. Mrs. Bryant was born on May 13, 1951 in Stephens County, Georgia t ...
Frank Lee McCallister, 88, Batesville
Frank Lee McCallister, age 88 of the Batesville Community, passed away at his home surrounded by his loving family on January 20, 2023. Born in Cleveland, Georgia on July 13, 19 ...


Jeannie Lynn Brady, 53, Murrayville
Mrs. Jeannie Lynn Brady, age 53, of Murrayville, passed away on Friday, January 20, 2023. Jeannie was born on June 29, 1969, to Samuel Ledell Martin and Betty Jo Martin. She was ...
  Richard “Dick” McDowell Nichols of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away peacefully with friends at his side, on January 20, 2023, at the age of 91. He was b ...


Robert Monroe Brown, 86, Commerce
Robert Monroe Brown, 86 of Commerce, entered into rest Friday, January 20, 2023.   He was the son of the late James Martin and Mae Belle Kelly Brown.  Mr. Brown ret ...
Barbara Ann Jones Lee, 75, Maysville
Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson announces the death of Mrs. Barbara Ann Jones Lee, age, 75 of Maysville, Georgia who entered rest Friday, January 20, 2023.  Mrs. Jones was bor ...
'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