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Local Obits for Wed. May 17th, 2023


Fred Ernest Thomas III, 76, Dawsonville
Fred Ernest Thomas III, 76, of Dawsonville, GA passed away May 17, 2023 at his home following an extended illness. Born February 24, 1947, Fred was a Georgia native and a UGA gr ...


John Burns Hetherington, 63, Sugar Hill
John Burns Hetherington, 63, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Wednesday, May 17, 2023, after prolonged illness. He was born on January 18, 1960, in St. Louis, MO. John spent much o ...
Berkeley “Buzz” Jay Florian, left peacefully to be with his Savior on May 17th, 2023, in his home. He was born July 17th, 1940 in Plantsville, CT, married his sweethear ...


Jerry Archie Rylee, 79, Gillsville
Mr. Jerry Archie Rylee, age 79 of Gillsville, passed away on Wednesday, May 17, 2023 at Northside Hospital, Gwinnett following an extended illness. Funeral services are schedule ...


Austin Collins, 29, Lavonia
Austin Collins, age 29, of Lavonia, Georgia entered rest to be reunited with his mother and grandparents on Wednesday, May 17, 2023 following an automobile accident. Mr. Collins ...
Thelma Ruth McGee, 88, Tucker
Thelma Ruth McGee, of Tucker, loving Mother and Granny passed away Wednesday, May 17, 2023, at 88 years old. A Funeral service will be held 11:30 am, May 20, 2023, at Lawson F ...


Faye Baker Anders, 82, Martin
Faye Baker Anders, age 82, of Martin, passed away on Wednesday, May 17, 2023. Born on December 29, 1940, in Tiger, she was a daughter of the late Virgil Baker and Della Whitwort ...
Mrs. Helen Lorene Willis Rider, age 83, of Toccoa, passed away peacefully at her home on May 17, 2023. She was born December 1, 1939 in Franklin County to the late Fra ...


George Brady Evans, 56, Cleveland
George Brady Evans, age 56, of Cleveland, passed away on Wednesday, May 17, 2023. No public services are planned at this time and a complete obituary will follow soon. To sha ...
James Charles Hulsey, Jr., age 77, of Cleveland, passed away on Wednesday, May 17, 2023. Mr. Hulsey was born on November 21, 1945, in Atlanta, Georgia, to the late James Charles ...
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