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Local Obits for Thu. Feb 23rd, 2023


Shirley Ann (Wiley) Smith, age 72, of Lula, Georgia went to her heavenly home on Thursday, February 23, 2023. Mrs. Smith was born on March 21, 1950 in Hall County, Georgia to th ...


Susan Farmer Duckett, 73, Cornelia
Susan Farmer Duckett, age 73, of Cornelia, passed away on Thursday, February 23, 2023.  Born on December 22, 1949, in Toccoa, she was a daughter of the late Bill Farmer and ...
Grady Melvin Smith, 83, Tallulah Falls
Grady Melvin Smith, age 83 of Tallulah Falls, Georgia, took his heavenly flight to be with the Lord surrounded by his family on Thursday February 23, 2023 after several y ...
Thomas Hampton Walker, 67, Clarkesville
Thomas (Tommy) Hampton Walker, 67, died February 23, 2023, at the woodland Clarkesville home he designed, helped build, and loved for over 30 years. Encircled by his beloved family ...


        Mrs. Betty Ann Bates Campbell, age 78 of Lula, passed away on Thursday, February 23, 2023 at her residence, surrounded by her family.    & ...
Mary Catherine Wilson, Gainesville
Mary Catherine Wilson of Gainesville, Georgia passed away on Thursday, February 23, 2023.


Glinda Bernice Bailey, 76, Commerce
Mrs. Glinda Bernice Bailey, age 76, of Commerce, GA died Thursday, February 23, 2023 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Braselton.  Mrs. Bailey was born in Commerce t ...
Mr. Howard Eugene Pearson, Sr., age 86, of Commerce, GA died Thursday, February 23, 2023 at Northridge Health and Rehab.  Mr. Pearson was born in Athens to the late Harvey New ...


Ashley Whirrell, 32, Bogart
Our beloved daughter, Ashley Whirrell, passed away on February 23, 2023 at the age of 32 after a courageous battle with COVID, surrounded by loved ones who will continue to honor h ...
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