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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Mar 6th, 2023


Joseph “Harold” Bennett, age 85, of Buford, GA passed away on Monday, March 6, 2023.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Peggy Foster Bennett; parents, Jonce an ...


Bobby George Goodson, age 71, of Alto, Georgia passed away on Monday, March 6, 2023. Mr. Goodson was born February 28, 1952 in Habersham County, Georgia. He was preceded in deat ...
Christopher Tyler Stevenson, age 20, of Lula, passed away on Monday, March 6, 2023. Mr. Stevenson was born on January 28, 2003, in Ocala, Florida, to Kelly Jarrells and John Ste ...


Jovado Lee Askin, 66, Gainesville
Jovado Lee Askin was a caring wife, mother, grandmother, sister, friend, and coach. She suddenly left this world on March 6, 2023 at age 66. Jovado Wanetta Lee was born on Dec ...
Marcia Oliver Hammock, 72, Chestnut Mountain
Marcia Oliver Hammock, 72, of Chestnut Mountain, passed away on Monday, March 6, 2023, at Emory University Hospital following an extended illness. She was born on November 15, 1 ...
Willene S. Martin, Gainesville
Willene S. Martin born May 27, 1938, was born and raised in the New Holland area of Hall County. Mrs. Martin moved back to North Hall County in 1994 to reside on her mother’s ...


Jackie Delores Smith, 83, Nicholson
  Mrs. Jackie Delores Smith, age 83 of Nicholson passed away Monday, March 6, 2023 at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center.  Mrs. Smith was born in Commerce to the ...
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