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Local Obits for Tue. May 9th, 2023


Jimmy David Weaver, 66, Dawsonville
Jimmy David Weaver, 66, of Dawsonville, GA, passed away on Tuesday, May 9, 2023. He was born in Jasper, GA and was a lifelong resident of Dawson County. Jimmy was of the Baptist fa ...


Terry C. Hamilton, 65, Demorest
Terry C. Hamilton, age 65 of Demorest, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, May 09, 2023. Born in Clarkesville, Georgia on May 10, 1957, he was a son of the late Bu ...
Annie Bell Bishop Heard, 85, Cornelia
Annie Bell Bishop Heard, age 85, of Cornelia, Georgia went on to her spiritual adventure on Tuesday, May 9, 2023. Ann was born January 27, 1938, in Conley Springs, North Carolin ...


Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson announces the death of Mrs. Sybil Marybelle Watkins Highfield “Big Bossy” age 86 of Lula, Georgia who entered rest Tuesday, May 9, 2023. ...
Christa Elizabeth Roebuck, 78, of Oakwood, peacefully passed away on May 9, 2023, after a brief illness, to be embraced in the arms of Jesus. Christa was born on December 23, 1944, ...
Wyley Turpin, 85, Gillsville
Wyley Turpin, age 85, of Gillsville entered heaven Tuesday evening May 9, 2023 at the Bell Home with his family by his side. Wyley was born December 8, 1937 in Gillsville, Georg ...
Timothy Lee Venable, 61, Gainesville
Mr. Timothy Lee Venable, age 61, of Gainesville, GA died Tuesday, May 9, 2023 at his residence.  Mr. Venable was born in Athens to Helen Geneva Ballenger Venable and the late, ...


Peggy Jenkins, 85, Dahlonega
Peggy Jenkins, 85, of Dahlonega passed away Tuesday, May 9, 2023 following a period of declining health. Born July 4, 1937 in Marietta, GA to the late Clayton and Villa Brown, s ...
Tommy Neal McElduff, 62, Dahlonega
Mr. Tommy Neal McElduff, age 62, of Dahlonega, passed away Tuesday, May 9, 2023.    Tommy was born in Charlotte, NC, to the late Thomas and Ola Bell McElduff. In ad ...


Terry Gardner Smith, 69, Cleveland
Mr. Terry Gardner Smith, age 69, of Cleveland, went home to be with The Lord on Tuesday, May 9, 2023.    Terry was born in Roswell, GA on August 26, 1953, to the la ...
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