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Local Obits for Mon. Feb 13th, 2023


Gloria Dean Pass Burton, 92, Norcross formerly of Sugar Hill
Gloria Dean Pass Burton, age 92, of Norcross, GA, formerly of Sugar Hill, GA, passed away on Monday, February 13, 2023.  She was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, ...
COL Joseph D. Celeski, 69, Buford
COL Joseph D. Celeski, US Army (Ret) age 69 of Buford, GA died Monday, February 13, 2023. A service will be held at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia with full Mil ...


Joan Lee Franklin Hunter Smith, age 89, of Mt. Airy, passed away on Monday, February 13, 2023.  Born on March 30, 1933, in Eatonton, she was a daughter of the late William ...
Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson announces the death of Mr. James Clyde Vaughan, age 77 of Alto, Georgia who entered rest Monday, February 13, 2023.  Mr. Vaughan was born in Ce ...


Billy Eugene Brawner, 49, Gainesville
Billy E. Brawner, Jr. was born on April 19, 1973, to Billy E. Sr. and Shirley C. Brawner in Gainesville, Georgia. He graduated from Gainesville High School in 1992 where he was a v ...
Claudette Dills Lipscomb, 88, Gainesville
Mrs. Claudette Dills Lipscomb, 88, of Gainesville, passed away Monday, February 13, 2023 at Bell Minor Nursing Home following an extended illness. A memorial service will be hel ...


Thomas “Tom” Joseph Lozano, age 71, of Hoschton, Ga passed away on February 13, 2023.  Tom was born on Long Island, NY to parents Thomas and Gladys Lozano on ...


James Eugene Ford, 87, Hazelhurst
James Eugene Ford, age 87, of Hazelhurst, GA passed away on Monday, February 13, 2023.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Kathryn Mauldin Ford; children, Larry Mauldin, De ...
Ada Magdalene Marsingill, 89, Martin, formerly of Cleveland
Ada Magdalene Marsingill, age 89, of Martin, Georgia, passed away on Monday, February 13, 2023.   Mrs. Marsingill was born on August 31, 1933, in Otto, North Carolina, t ...
Joyce Westerfield Wilson, age 77, of Austin, Texas, formally of Athens, Gainesville, and Habersham, Georgia passed away February 13, 2023. She was born in Lexington, Kentucky on ...


Lewis Quinton Peeples, 95, Eastanollee
  Mr. Lewis Quinton Peeples, age 95 of Liberty Hill Road, Eastanollee passed away Monday, February 13, 2023 at his residence. A son of the late S.P. Peeples, Sr. and R ...


Margie Mae Southern, 84, Cleveland
Margie Mae Southern, age 84, of Cleveland, passed away on Monday, February 13, 2023. Ms. Southern was born on February 22, 1938, in Cleveland, Georgia, to the late Ed and Decide ...
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