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Local Obits for Sat. Jan 28th, 2023


Willie Eugene Martin, 64, Bethlehem
Willie Eugene Martin, age 64 of Bethlehem passed away Saturday, January 28, 2023. Funeral services will be held 4:00 pm Friday, February 3, 2023 at Friendship Baptist Church (409 F ...


Ioana Barbu, 83, Norcross
Ioana Barbu, age 83 of Norcross, GA died Saturday, January 28, 2023. Evening Service will be held on Friday, February 3, 2023, at First Romanian Baptist Church of Atlanta at 1280 L ...
Frances Rae Bornstein Oriel, born November 24, 1941, passed away peacefully with family by her side on January 28, 2023.  Fran was the beloved daughter of Rebecca and Oscar Bo ...
Lewis Howard Shankle, Jr., 73, Lawrenceville
Lewis Howard Shankle, Jr. was born in Cabarrus County, NC on January 21, 1950, to the late Lewis and Rosalee (Louise) Shankle He attended Torrence Lytle School in Huntersville N ...


Donald J. Matuszak, Hoschton
Donald J. Matuszak passed away on Saturday, January 28th, surrounded by his family. Don was born in Cicero, IL on September 4, 1936 to Alexander and Florence Matuszak. Don was a gr ...
Edward "Dustin" Roper, 33, Flowery Branch
Mr. Edward “Dustin” Roper, age 33 of Flowery Branch, passed away on Saturday, January 28, 2023. Memorial services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Saturday, February 11, 20 ...


Ernest Fillmore Jessee III, age 77 of Braselton passed away Saturday, January 28, 2023. Funeral services will be held 11:00 am Thursday, February 2, 2023 at Chestnut Mountain Presb ...
Hazel B. Shuman, 85, Talmo
Hazel B. Shuman, age 84 of Talmo entered heaven Saturday January 28, 2023 at her residence with her family by her side. Hazel was born in Talmo, Georgia to the late Lonnie & ...


David Scarboro Sr., 92, Dahlonega
Mr. David Scarboro Sr., age 92, of Dahlonega, went to his heavenly home on Saturday, January 28, 2023. David has lived in Lumpkin County since 1974, having moved from Miami, FL. ...
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