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Local Obits for Sat. Apr 22nd, 2023


Jason Paul Freeman, 33, Cumming
Jason Paul Freeman, 33, of Cumming, passed away Saturday, April 22, 2023. Born August 8, 1989, Jason had been a resident of Forsyth County for all of his life.  He enjoyed ...


Charles Randall “Randy” Fox , 59, of Duluth, Georgia passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, April 22, 2023 in Braselton, Georgia. Randy Fox had the biggest heart, l ...
Mrs. Emmaline Jeanette (Jan) Wartko Turchik, age 90, of Dacula passed away Saturday, April 22, 2023 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Braselton. An Inurnment will take ...
Elfrieda Dodd Phillips, age 91 of Buford, Georgia passed away on Saturday, April 22, 2023. Elfrieda was born on April 2, 1932 in Banks County, Georgia. She was preceded in death by ...


Samuel (Sammy) Lee Hooks, 67, Clarkesville
  Samuel (Sammy) Lee Hooks was born on January 20th 1956 in McRae, Georgia. He married the love of his life, Ellen on July 25th 1973 at the age of 17. He did anything neede ...


Mercedes Annabell Hernandez, 16, Gainesville
Mercedes Annabell Hernandez 16 of Gainesville passed away on Saturday, April 22nd. Professional Services Entrusted to Wimberly Funeral Home.
Nora Bell Jones, 73, Lula
Nora Bell Jones died on Saturday, April 22, 2023.  A Funeral Service will be held at 2:00 p.m., on Tuesday, April 25, 2023, at Strickland Funeral Home Chapel, Clermont, Ga. Re ...
Charles Leonard Rider, 87, Flowery Branch
Mr. Charles Leonard Rider, 87, of Flowery Branch, passed away Saturday, April 22, 2023, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Gainesville.   Funeral services will be held ...


Odell Thomas, 92, Commerce
Mr. Odell Thomas, age 92, of Commerce passed away on Saturday, April 22, 2023 at St. Mary’s Hospice House.   Mr. Thomas was born in Commerce to the late, Reeves an ...


Mrs. Mary Hazel Carter House, age 89 of Mill Street, Toccoa passed away Saturday, April 22, 2023 at her residence. A daughter of the late Frank and Buena Ethel Walters Carter, s ...


  Peggy Ann Wesmoreland Goss “Hollifield”, age 88 of Sautee-Nacoochee, passed away, Saturday, April 22, 2023. Born in Franklin, North Carolina on May 19, 1934, ...
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