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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Feb 22nd, 2023


Steve Howard, 75, Dawsonville
Steve Howard, 75, of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday, February 22, 2023 at his residence surrounded by his loving family. Born December 19, 1947, Steve had been a resident of ...


Rene Maynard, 94, Buford
Mr. Rene Maynard, age 94, of Buford, GA passed away on February 22, 2023. He was preceded in death by his wife of fifty years, Sandra Blalock Maynard. Mr. Maynard is survived ...


Jack Bunyon Lee, 71, Clarkesville
Jack Bunyon Lee went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, February 22, 2023, surrounded by his family.  Born in Atlanta, GA on December 2, 1951, his childhood home was in Mo ...
Saly Phetkhosa, 74, Cornelia
Saly Phetkhosa, age 74, of Cornelia, Georgia passed away February 22, 2023. Services will be announced at a later date. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Whitfield Funeral ...
Saly Phetkhosa, 74, Cornelia
Saly Phetkhosa, age 74, of Cornelia, Georgia passed away February 22, 2023. Memorial Services are scheduled for 4:30 p.m., Thursday, March 9, 2023 at the Level Grove Baptist Chu ...


Bobby Ray Benefield, 83, Gainesville
Bobby Ray Benefield, 83 of Gainesville passed away Wednesday February 22, 2023, at his residence. Bobby was the son of the late O.R. and Grace Benefield of Chestnut Mountain and ...
John Andrew Carter, 92, Gainesville
Mr. John Andrew Carter, age 92, of Gainesville, Georgia passed away on February 22, 2023.   Mr. Carter was born August 16, 1930, at Angels Brother’s hospital in ...
Karen Denson, 67, Gainesville
Karen was born on December 19th, 1955 in Opelika, Alabama and was baptized as one of Jehovah’s Witnesses on March 29th, 1986. Karen grew up in the South, and made her home in ...


Gloria Annette Brand, 60, Commerce
Ms. Gloria Annette Brand, age 60 of Commerce, GA passed away on Wednesday, February 22, 2023 at North Ridge Medical Center.   Born on September 24, 1962 in Duluth, GA, ...
Sheryl Frady Megar, 64, Jefferson
  Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson announces the death of Mrs. Sheryl Frady Megar, age 64 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered rest Wednesday, February 22, 2023.  Mrs. M ...
Mary Ivester Whitlock, 80, Commerce
Mrs. Mary Ivester Whitlock, age 80, of Commerce, GA died Wednesday, February 22, 2023 at her residence.  Mrs. Whitlock was born in Danielsville to the late Lemmie and Eppsie C ...


Cicero Odom Jr., 74, Dahlonega
Mr. Cicero Odom Jr., age 74, of Dahlonega, passed away Wednesday, February 22, 2023. Mr. Odom was a native and lifelong resident of Lumpkin County. He was born on November 17, 1 ...


Luz Minerva Rodriguez, 51, Conyers
Luz Minerva Rodriguez, age 51, of Conyers, Ga. passed away on Wednesday, February, 22, 2023.  She was preceded in death by her father, Hiram Rodriguez.  Ms. Rodriguez is ...
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