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Local Obits for Thu. Jan 26th, 2023


Joe Bob Ham, 67, Dacula
Memorial Park Braselton Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Joe Bob Ham, age 67, of Dacula, who passed away on Thursday, January 26, 2023. Mr. Ham was born in Jacksonville, Flo ...


Billy Robert Clark, 75, Gainesville
Billy Robert Clark, age 75, originally from Gainesville, Georgia passed away in Andrews, North Carolina after an extended illness. Billy was born on October 3, 1947 in Gain ...
Jimmy Kidd, 76, Gainesville
Jimmy Kidd, 76, of Gainesville, GA passed away in the early morning hours of January 26, 2023.   The family invites you to join them for a graveside service to be held at Al ...
Kerry “Monk” Lee Wiley, age 65, of Lula, passed away on Thursday, January 26, 2023, at his residence, surrounded by his loving family.  A lifelong resident of H ...


Willard McKinley Ridley, 76, Dahlonega
Mr. Willard McKinley Ridley, age 76, of Dahlonega passed away Thursday, January 26, 2023.  Complete funeral arrangements will be announced soon.  To share a memory ...


Ann Marie Frasier, 51, Eastanollee
Mrs. Ann Marie Frasier, age 51 of Fieldcrest Drive, Eastanollee, GA, passed away Thursday, January 26, 2023 at the Piedmont Athens Regional Hospital. A daughter of the late Robe ...
Mrs. Pauline Whitworth Cole Norris, age 85 of Indian Drive, Eastanollee, Georgia passed away Thursday, January 26, 2023 at St. Mary’s Sacred Heart Hospital, Lavonia. A dau ...
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