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Local Obits for Fri. Apr 7th, 2023


Brenda Beard Puckett, 78, Buford
Brenda Beard Puckett, age 78, of Buford, GA passed away on Friday, April 7, 2023. She was preceded in death by her parents, W. R. “Bill” and Doris “Dot” Kil ...


Lyman Hammond, 86, Gainesville
Lyman Hammond passed peacefully at home into the presence of his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on April 7, 2023. He was 86 years old and had bravely battled Alzheimer’s diseas ...
Hallie Lynn Hein, Gainesville
Hallie Lynn Hein was born on April 16, 2003 in East Ridge, Tennessee, and passed away on April 7, 2023 at St. Mary’s Hospice House in Watkinsville, GA.  While born in Te ...
Jon Howard Irving, 68, Gainesville
Mr. Jon Howard Irving, age 68, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Friday, April 7, 2023, peacefully at his home, surrounded by his loving family. Graveside services will be he ...
Steven Robert Levine, 51, Oakwood
Mr. Steven Robert Levine, age 51 of Oakwood, passed away on Friday, April 7, 2023 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville. A celebration of life will be held at a lat ...
James (Jimmy) Luther Martin, 78, Gainesville
James (Jimmy) Luther Martin, 78, of Gainesville, Georgia passed away on April 7, 2023 after an extended illness.   A lifelong resident of Gainesville, Jimmy deeply loved ...


Robert Samuel Humphrey, 73, Commerce
Robert Samuel Humphrey, age 73 of Commerce, GA passed away on Friday, April 7, 2023 at his home with his loved ones.   Born on October 15, 1949 in Bainbridge, GA, Mr. Hu ...


Charles Odis Brown, 81, Dahlonega
Mr. Charles Odis Brown, age 81, of Dahlonega heard the three words he's been longing to hear from His Blessed Savior, "Come up hither" on this Good Friday, April 7, 2 ...
Harold Terry Jones, 71, Dahlonega
Harold Terry Jones, age 71 of Dahlonega entered rest Friday April 7, 2023 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville. Terry was born January 15, 1952 in Jacksonville, ...


Mrs. Daphene Diffie Rollins, age 92 of Toccoa passed away Friday, April 7, 2023 at the Piedmont Athens Regional Hospital. A daughter of the late Carl and Alta Smith Diffie, she ...


Mary Ruth Gunter Fortenberry, age 68 of Cleveland, passed away Friday, April 7, 2023. Mrs. Fortenberry was born in White County to the late Ray and Grovie Frady Gunter. In addit ...
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