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Local Obits for Fri. Mar 17th, 2023


Randy Jonce Holman, 58, Sugar Hill
Randy Jonce Holman, 58, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away Friday, March 17, 2023. He was preceded in death by his mother, Bonnie Bennett Wheeler; father, Calvin Wheeler; grandparents, ...


Mary Lucile Wall Ivester, 94, Turnerville
Mary Lucile Wall Ivester, age 94 of Turnerville, Georgia took her heavenly flight home to be with the Lord on Friday, March 17, 2023. Born in Newry, South Carolina on September ...
Samuel “Sam” A. Rape, 59, Clarkesville
Samuel “Sam” A. Rape, 59, of Clarkesville, GA and formerly of Buford, GA passed away Friday, March 17, 2023. He was preceded in death by his parents, Artis and Mary ...


Diane W. Beck, 69, Gainesville
Mrs. Diane W. Beck, 69, of Gainesville, passed away Friday, March 17, 2023 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Gainesville. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Monday, Ma ...
Allan Rudolph Pardue, 84, Gainesville
Allan Rudolph Pardue, 84, of Gainesville, Ga. died on Friday, March 17, 2023.  A Funeral Service will be held at 2:00 p.m., on Sunday, March 19, 2023, at Strickland Funeral Ho ...


Mary Martha Samples, 63, Jefferson
Mrs. Mary Martha Samples, 63, of Jefferson, passed away Friday, March 17, 2023 at Friendship Nursing Home following an extended illness. A Celebration of Life Service will be he ...


Mary Lois Cantrell, 96, Dahlonega
Mrs. Mary Lois Cantrell, age 96 of Dahlonega, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, March 17, 2023, surrounded by her family.   Mrs. Cantrell was a native and lifelon ...


Chance Michael Beasley, 36, Danielsville
Mr. Chance Michael Beasley, age 36, of Danielsville, GA joined his father, Michael E. Beasley and brother, Jake E. Beasley in heaven on Friday, March 17, 2023.  He was born Au ...
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