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Local Obits for Sun. Feb 12th, 2023


Xoydara "Xodara" Sayvihane, age 72, of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Sunday, February 12, 2023. Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 p.m., Thursday, February 16, 2 ...
Kiliya Frances Stiles, 66, Clarkston
Kiliya Frances Stiles, age 66, of Clarkston entered heaven Sunday February 12, 2023 at the Northside Hospital, Lawrenceville. Frances was born in the Democratic Republic of Congo ...


Annie Pearl Austin, 66, Gainesville
Annie Pearl Austin 66 of Gainesville passed away on Sunday February 12th. Professional Service Entrusted to Wimberly Funeral Home.
Scotty Wayne Howard, 39, Gillsville
Mr. Scotty Wayne Howard, 39, of Gillsville passed away Sunday, February 12, 2023 at his residence following a sudden illness. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, ...
Mr. Larry William “Too Tall” Jones, 80, of Clermont, passed away Sunday, February 12, 2023. Funeral services will be held at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, February 15, 2023 i ...
Judy Heath Lesko, 71, Flowery Branch
Judy Heath Lesko, age 71, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away on Sunday, February 12, 2023.  She was preceded in death by her husband of 30 years, Joseph Alan Lesko; parents, Da ...


Dwight G. Wood, 86, Maysville
Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson announces the death of Mr. Dwight G. Wood, age 86 of Maysville, Georgia who entered rest Sunday, February 12, 2023.  Mr. Wood was born in Lawre ...
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