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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Feb 7th, 2023


Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson announces the death of Mr. Charles Edwin Hudgins Jr, age 52, of Maysville, Georgia who entered rest Tuesday February 7, 2023. Mr. Hudgins was born i ...
Petru Trutza, 89, Homer
Petru Trutza, age 89, of Homer, GA passed away on Tuesday, February 7, 2023. He is survived by his wife Gerogeta Draganov of Homer; daughter, Camelia Cristofaro (Cristan) of Homer; ...


Mary Crawford, 71, Auburn
Mary Crawford, 71, of Auburn, GA, died Tuesday, February 7, 2023. The family will receive friends Friday, February 10, 2023 from 6 PM – 8 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel. ...


Mr. Guy Edwin “Pops” Platt, Sr., 85, of Sugar Hill, passed away Tuesday, February 7, 2023. Funeral services will be held at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, February 11, 2023 in ...
Linda Adams Warden, 75, Suwanee
Linda Adams Warden, age 75, of Suwanee, GA passed away on Tuesday, February 7, 2023.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Sheldon and Hilda Adams.  She is survived ...
Denis Walter Weickert, 68, Suwanee
Denis Walter Weickert, age 68, of Suwanee, GA passed away on Tuesday, February 7, 2023. He is survived by his son, Matthew Weickert of Austin, TX; daughter, Deborah (Douglas Hoblet ...
On the morning of February 7th, 2023, Debra Jewell Wright Torgerson, 68, of Dacula, GA found rest in the arms of her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Debra was born on September 21, ...


Douglas Roberts, 66, Cornelia
Douglas Roberts, age 66, of Cornelia, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, February 7, 2023 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Mr. R ...
Barbara J. Skelton, 82, Cornelia
Barbara J. Skelton, age 82, of Cornelia, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, February 7, 2023. Ms. Skelton was born on May 19, 1940 in Habersham County, Georgia to ...


Roy Clemons, Jr., 80, Gainesville
Roy Clemons, Jr. was born on February 7, 1943 in Martin, GA to the late Roy Clemons, Sr. and the late Rosebud Oglesby Clemons. He was called home to be with the Lord on February 7, ...
Betty Jo Wallace Kerby, 86, Gainesville
Betty Jo Wallace Kerby, age 86 of Gainesville entered heaven Tuesday morning February 7, 2023 at her residence with her family by her side. Betty was born May 7, 1936 in Lula to ...
Jerry Jay Simmons, 73, Gainesville
Mr. Jerry Jay Simmons, 73, of Gainesville, passed away Tuesday, February 7, 2023 at his residence. A graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, February 10, 2023 in Mem ...
Teko Turner, 42, Gainesville
Mr. Teko Turner, 42, of Gainesville, passed away Tuesday, February 7, 2023 at Emory Hospital Atlanta. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, February 15, 2023 in ...
Samuel Lamont Wilmont, 68, Gainesville
Samuel Lamont Wilmont 68 of Gainesville passed away on Tuesday February 7th. Professional Service Entrusted to Wimberly Funeral Home.


Billy Joe Chambers, 70, Nicholson
Billy Joe Chambers (Rooster), age 70 of Nicholson, GA passed away on Monday, Feb. 6, 2023.   Born on Jan. 5, 1953, Mr. Chambers was the son of the late Henry Chambers an ...


Patricia E. Wood, 69, Athens
Mrs. Patricia E. Wood, age 69 of Athens passed away Monday, February 6, 2023 at St. Mary’s Hospice House.  Mrs. Wood was born in Commerce to the late, Charlie Brown and ...
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