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Local Obits for Sun. Feb 5th, 2023


Enis Brady Reese, 81, Homer
Enis Brady Reese, age 81 of Homer, GA passed away on Sunday, February 5, 2023. Born on October 2, 1941 in Murrayville, GA, Mrs. Reese was the daughter of the late Branson and Do ...


Jimmy Lee Turpin, 71, Winder
Mr. Jimmy Lee Turpin, 71, of Winder passed away Sunday, February 5, 2023 at Piedmont Athens Regional. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, February 11, 2023 in t ...


Ethel Elliott Smith, 87, Dawsonville
Ethel Elliott Smith, 87, of Dawsonville, passed away Sunday, February 5, 2023 at her residence following a period of declining health.   Born January 12, 1936 in Dawson ...


Jordan Gonzalez, 36, Buford
Jordan Gonzalez, age 36, of Buford, GA passed away on Sunday, February 5, 2023.  He is survived by his wife of 17 years, Jocelyn Sepulveda, Buford, GA; daughters, Jordan Gonza ...


Christopher Leon Kirby, 13, Demorest
Master Christopher Leon Kirby, 13 months, passed away Sunday, February 5, 2023 at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 14, 2023 in the Cha ...
  Mr. Tommy Carlton “Buddy” Whelchel, age 83, a lifelong Gainesville resident, passed away Sunday, February 5, 2023. The family will receive friends from 5 ...


Ricky Joe Barnes, 61, Gainesville
Mr. Ricky Joe Barnes, age 61 of Gainesville, passed away on Sunday, February 5, 2023 at his residence. Graveside services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Wednesday, February 8, 2023 a ...
Ronald Bruce Mink, 87, Flowery Branch
Ronald Bruce Mink, age 87 of Flowery Branch passed away Sunday, February 5, 2023. There are no services at this time. Interment cremation. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home 4532 ...
Evelyn Farrington Perry, 63, Gainesville
It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Evelyn Farrington Perry, 63, of Gainesville, GA from complications related to Covid 19 on February 5, 2023.   Evel ...


Robert R. Burgess, 80, Danielsville
Robert R. Burgess, age 80 of Danielsville, GA passed away on Sunday, Feb. 5, 2023.   Born on Feb. 12, 1942 in Colquitt County, GA, Mr. Burgess was the son of the late Ar ...
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