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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Feb 20th, 2023


Traian Popovici, Buford
September 5, 1950 – February 14, 2023 Traian Popovici was born September 5, 1950 in the village of Mierlau, Bihor Romania to parents Iosif and Maria. He was his parents&rs ...
Curtis Louis Dyer, 82, Dacula
Curtis Louis Dyer, 82, of Dacula, GA, died Monday, February 20, 2023. Mr. Dyer will be interred at the Georgia National Cemetery with Military Honors later in the spring. Curtis ...


David Earnest Porter, 72, Cornelia
David Earnest Porter, age 72 of Cornelia, passed away on Monday, February 20, 2023.  Born on August 24, 1950, in Cornelia, he was a son of the late James Thomas Porter and ...


Ricardo Barraza, 45, Gainesville
Mr. Ricardo Barraza, 45, of Gainesville passed away Monday, February 20, 2023. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, February 23, 2023 in the Chapel of Memorial ...


Mr. Christopher Leslie Phagan, age 56 of Commerce passed away on Monday, February 20, 2023 at his residence.  Mr. Phagan was born in Gainesville to Margie Howser Phagan of Gil ...


Mitzi Elinor Garavalia, 64, Dahlonega
Mitzi Elinor Garavalia left for her eternal reward on February 20, 2023 after an extended illness. She was preceded in death by her mother Genella Culver Smith Forrester; father ...


Kathleen Bennett Ball, 70, Lavonia
Kathleen Bennett Ball, age 70, of Lavonia entered rest Monday February 20, 2023 with her family by her side at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville. Kathleen was bo ...
William Thomas Lucas, 58, Athens
William Thomas Lucas III 58 of Athens passed away Feb. 20, 2023.   He was the son of the late William and Carol Roach Thomas Lucas II.  Mr. Lucas was a construction ...


Mrs. Barbara Evelyn Mills Worthy, age 80 of Toccoa passed away peacefully Saturday, February 4, 2023 in Panama City Beach, Florida where she spent her winters. A daughter of the ...


Jerry William Shuler, 82, Cleveland
Jerry William Shuler, age 82, of Cleveland, GA, was called home on Monday, February 20th, 2023.  Mr. Shuler was born April 11th, 1940, in Cleveland, GA to the late Marion M ...
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