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Local Obits for Mon. May 1st, 2023


Mrs. Verlon Dela Barrett Parson, age 76, of Homer, Georgia, passed away on Monday, May 1, 2023. She was born on January 25, 1947, in Dahlonega, Georgia, to the late Clyde Barrett a ...


Bennie Lee Adams, II, 61, Buford
Bennie Lee Adams II, age 61, of Buford, GA., passed away Monday, May 1, 2023.  Mr. Adams was preceded in death by his father, Bennie Lee Adams I.  He is survived by his m ...


Jason Dale Barnes, 43, Gainesville
Jason Dale Barnes, age 43 of Gainesville, GA passed away suddenly on April 23, 2023, the day after his birthday, in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam where he lived for the last 3 years.&n ...
Mr. Richard Clyde Wayne Blanchard, age 50, of Gainesville passed away Monday, May 1, 2023. Memorial Services will be 2:00 p.m., Thursday, May 4, 2023 in the Chapel of Memorial P ...


Frankie Bishop “Chunk” Burns, age 64 of Commerce, GA passed away on Monday, May 1, 2023.   Born on Dec. 28, 1958 in Commerce, GA, Mr. Burns was the son of Ha ...
Anthony Scott Wilbanks, 49, Commerce
Anthony Scott Wilbanks, age 49 of Commerce, GA passed away on Monday, May 1, 2023.   Born on May 24, 1973 in Stephens County, GA, Mr. Wilbanks was the son of Marvin and ...


Jeffrey Grote, 82, Dahlonega
Mr. Jeffrey Grote, age 82, passed away peacefully on May 1, 2023. Jeffrey was born in Elmhurst, Illinois, on August 23, 1940, to the late Russell H. Grote and Fern Margaret Burger ...


Joseph Marvin “Joe” Freeman, 62, of Cleveland, passed away on May 1st, 2023.  Born on June 7th, 1960, Joe owned and operated his own business, Freeman’s G ...
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