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Local Obits for Fri. Mar 24th, 2023


Helen Smith Bennett, 86, Buford
Helen Smith Bennett age 86 of Buford, GA died Friday, March 24, 2023. Funeral service will be held Monday, March 27, 2023, at 2:00 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel. Rev. Paul Ga ...
Florence Elrod Garrett, age 65, of Buford, GA. passed away Friday, March 24, 2023.  Mrs. Garrett was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Bennett; daughter, Melinda Garrett; ...


Debra Elizabeth Dover Wood, 59, Clarkesville
Debra Elizabeth Dover Wood, age 59 of Clarkesville, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, March 24, 2023. Born on November 17, 1963, Debbie was the daughter of Mary C. Dover ...


Juan Alvarez-Lumbreras, 76, Gainesville
Mr. Juan Alvarez-Lumbreras, age 76 of Gainesville, passed away on Friday, March 24, 2023 at his residence following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled for Monda ...
Ricky Lee Armour, 59, Lula
Ricky Lee Armour, age 59, of Lula, Georgia passed away on Friday, March 24, 2023. Mr. Armour was born on October 13, 1963 in Hall County, Georgia to the late Bud Armour and Bett ...
Wilma Kanaday Haynes, 94, Gainesville
Wilma Kanaday Haynes, 94 of Gainesville passed away Friday March 24, 2023. Mrs. Haynes was born December 27, 1928 in Lumpkin County, but had lived in Hall County for most of her ...
John Winston Franklin Jenkins, 79, Flowery Branch
  Mr. John Winston Franklin Jenkins went to be with his Lord and Savior on March 24, 2023, following a brief battle with cancer. He was 79. Funeral services will be held ...
Clifford Lawson Rigby, 88, Gainesville
Clifford Lawson Rigby, 88, of Gainesville, Ga. Peacefully passed away on Friday, March 24, 2023. Cliff was preceded in death by his parents, his daughter Perin Stowers, son ...


Sara Carruth Eskew, 93, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson announces the death of Mrs. Sara Carruth Eskew, age 93 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered rest Friday, March 24, 2023.  Mrs. Eskew was born in J ...


Mrs. Janice Georgia “Nanny” Berry, 67, of Dahlonega, passed away Friday, March 24, 2023 following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. Tue ...
Grace Holtzclaw Greenway, 93, Dahlonega
Mrs. Grace Holtzclaw Greenway, age 93, of Dahlonega, passed away Friday, March 24, 2023. Mrs. Greenway was a native and long resident of Lumpkin County. She was born on October ...


Joan (Chastain) Cole, 67, Sautee Nachooche
Joan (Chastain) Cole was born on 2 June 1955 to Wm Barnett and Dora Mae Chastain. She passed from this life on 24 March 2023.    She was the youngest of ten ...
Disgraced children's TV entertainer Rolf Harris dies at 93
Rolf Harris, the veteran entertainer whose decades-long career as a family favorite on British and Australian television was shattered when he was convicted of sexual assaults on young girls, has died
Former Hall County State Court Solicitor, Jerry Rylee, dead at 79
A former solicitor with the State Court of Hall County, Jerry Rylee, passed away Wednesday at the age of 79.
Jerry Springer, politician turned TV ringmaster, dies at 79
Jerry Springer, the former Cincinnati mayor and news anchor whose namesake TV show unleashed strippers, homewreckers and skinheads to brawl and spew obscenities on weekday afternoons, has died
Charles Stanley, influential Baptist preacher, dies at 90
Charles Stanley, a prominent televangelist who once led the Southern Baptist Convention, died Tuesday at his home in Atlanta at age 90
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