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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Apr 8th, 2023


Jerry Benjamin Wilkinson, age 77, of Baldwin, Georgia went to his heavenly home with his Lord and to be reunited with his loving wife, on Saturday, April 8, 2023. Mr. Wilkinson ...


Wayne Merrill Akins, 70, Peachtree Corners
Wayne Merrill Akins of Peachtree Corners passed away at the age of 70 on April 8, 2023. His passing was peaceful and marked the end of his three-year battle with cancer. Wayne w ...
Helen Denes, 86, Duluth
Mrs. Helen Denes, age 86, of Duluth passed away Saturday, April 8, 2023 at the Life Care Center of Lawrenceville, surrounded by her family. Graveside Services will be 2:00 p.m., ...
Jose Armando Martinez-Rodriguez, 21, Lawrenceville
Jose Armando Martinez-Rodriguez, age 21, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on Saturday, April 8, 2023. He is survived by his father, Juan Pablo Martinez Acosta; mother, Rebeca Rodri ...


Lucile Fortuna Carter, 90, Gainesville
Lucile Fortuna Carter, 90, passed away quietly on April 8, 2023.  She was preceded in death by her husband of 66 years Don Carter (2019). Lucile and Don made Gainesville their ...
Judy Buffington Haff, 71, Gainesville
Judy Buffington Haff, 71, passed away Saturday April 8 at Floyd Medical Center following months of decline.   Born in Gainesville GA, she was the daughter of Glad &quo ...
Austin Randall Long, 41, Gainesville
Mr. Austin Randall Long, 41, of Gainesville passed away Saturday, April 8, 2023 at his residence of natural causes. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 6:00 p.m. Tuesd ...


Doris Crane Collins, 77, Hoschton
Mrs. Doris Crane Collins, 77, of Hoschton, passed away Saturday, April 8, 2023 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton following an extended illness. Celebration of Life s ...
Wilma Annette Cook, 77, Commerce
Ms. Wilma Annette Cook, 77, of Commerce, GA went to be with her Lord on Saturday, April 8, 2023 at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center.  She was born June 3, 1945 to the l ...
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