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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Jul 28th, 2015

Banks

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Kimberley Crosby Barker, age 44, of Homer, GA, who passed away on Thursday, July 23, 2015. Mrs. Barker was born in Atlanta, Georgia, ...
Andrew Scott O'Kelley, 37, Maysville
Mr. Andrew Scott O'Kelley age 37 of Maysville passed away Wednesday July 22, 2015 at the Athens Regional Medical Center. Mr. O'Kelley was born in Commerce on July 22, 19 ...

Barrow

    Mrs. Barbara Nichols Carter, age 67 of Winder, GA died July 25, 2015. Mrs. Carter was preceded in death by a daughter Vonda Kay Carter. She was born in Pendergra ...
Emerson (Red) Penland, 72, Winder
Emerson "Red" Penland, age 72, of Winder passed away Thursday, July 23, 2015.   Mr. Penland retired from DeKalb Steel. He was survived by his wife of 40 years ...
Mattie Smith, 60, Winder
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Mattie Smith, age 60, of Winder Georgia, who passed away on Thursday, July 23, 2015. Mrs. Smith was born in Jefferson Georgia to the ...

Dawson

Arthur "Art" C. Dover, 82, Dawsonville
Arthur “Art” C. Dover, U.S. Air Force Retired, 82, of Dawsonville passed away Monday July 27, 2015 at Sonshine Manor following an extended illness. Born May 19, 1933 ...
Clayton Stowers Wallace, 89, Dawsonville
Clayton Stowers Wallace, 89, of Dawsonville passed away Friday July 24, 2015 following a period of declining health. Born September 29, 1925 in Hall County to the late J. Stower ...

Forsyth

Gary Franklin Bowman, 61, Cumming
Gary Franklin Bowman, 61 of Cumming, Ga passed away on Friday July 24th, 2015. He was loved by all that knew him. Gary was employed with Tru-Green lawn care. Visitation will be ...

Gwinnett

Louise Thomas Beard, 81, Buford
Louise Thomas Beard, age 81, of Buford, GA passed away on Friday, July 24, 2015. She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Mardell Clark Thomas; and brother, Charles Tho ...
Allison Paige Davis Harrison, age 38 of Dacula, GA died Wednesday, July 22, 2015 following an extended illness. A memorial service will be held Tuesday, July 28, 2015 at 6:00 PM at ...
Sophie Utlek Langert, 85, Buford
Mrs. Sophie Utlek Langert, age 85, of Buford, GA passed away on Saturday, July 25, 2015. She is survived by her husband of over sixty years, Edward G. Langert, Buford, GA; children ...
Rebecca Jo “Beckie” Manning, 37, of Suwanee passed away July 22, 2015. Born August 31, 1977, she was a lifelong resident of Forsyth County.  Beckie was very dev ...
 Jacob Jerry Dean Smith, 9, of Suwanee passed away Wednesday July 22, 2015.  Jacob was born June 21, 2006 and was a  resident of Forsyth County his ...
Jared Will Smith, 8, Suwanee
Jared Will Smith,8 of Suwanee passed away Wednesday July 22, 2015. Jared, born July 16, 2007 was a residents of Forsyth County where he lived all his life. He&nbs ...

Habersham

Duane Edward Rice, 46, Cornelia
Duane Edward Rice, age 46 of Cornelia, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, July 25, 2015. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced soo ...
Duane Edward Rice, 46, Cornelia
Duane Edward Rice, age 46 of Cornelia, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, July 25, 2015 following an extended illness.   Born in Stephens County, Ge ...
Dorothy Woodall Webb, 90, Cornelia
  Dorothy Woodall Webb, age 90, of Cornelia, passed away Monday, July 27, 2015. Born on September 19, 1924, in Chattanooga, Tennessee, she was a daughter of the late Lee ...

Hall

Michael Richard McNabb, 67, Gainesville
              Michael Richard McNabb, 67, died Sunday, July 26, 2015 at 4:00 am at his home in Gainesville, Georgia, ...
Patsy Jane Fisher Cannon, 83, Gainesville
Patsy Jane Fisher Cannon, 83, of Gainesville, passed away Thursday, July 23, 2015. Little & Davenport Funeral Home, 355 Dawsonville Highway, S.W., Gainesville, Ga. 30501 is ...
David Jeffery Evans, 52, Oakwood
      Mr. David Jeffery Evans, age 52 of Oakwood, passed away on Monday, July 27, 2015 at his residence following an extended illness.     ...
Mary Janice “J.B.” Blessing, 67, of Gainesville passed away on Saturday, July 25, 2015 at her residence following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held ...
Dessie Mae Walker, 93, Gainesville
Mrs. Dessie Mae Walker, age 93, of Gainesville passed away Saturday, July 25, 2015. Funeral services are scheduled for Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. in the Chapel of Me ...
Annie Nell Darrisaw, 87, Gainesville
Annie Nell Darrisaw age 87 of Gainesville, Ga passed away Wednesday July 22, 2015. Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, July 28,2015 at New Salem Baptist Church in Jefferso ...
Mary Lou Williams, 64, Gainesville
Mrs. Mary Lou Williams, age 64, of Gainesville passed away suddenly on July 8, 2015.   Memorial Services will be 2:00 p.m., Saturday, August 1, 2015 at Central Baptist C ...

Jackson

Irene Beck, 91, Pendergrass
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Irene Beck, age 91, of Pendergrass, who passed away on Friday, July 24, 2015. Funeral Services are incomplete at this time. Eva ...
Joan Shirley De Wilde, 72, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Joan Shirley De Wilde, age 72, of Jefferson, who passed away on Saturday, July 25, 2015. Mrs. De Wilde was born in Chicago, Illinois, ...
Danny Edward Pardue, 55, Commerce
Mr. Danny Edward Pardue, age 55, of Commerce, GA died Monday, July 27, 2015 at Gentiva Hospice at Athens Regional Medical Center.  Mr. Pardue was born in Athens to the late Jo ...
Deborah Patrick, 61, Commerce
Deborah Patrick, age 61, of Commerce passed away on July 27th, 2015.  Funeral arrangements will be announced later by Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce.

Lumpkin

Betty Earlene Scofield, 86, Dahlonega
Betty Earlene Scofield, age 86, of Dahlonega, GA passed away Thursday, July 24, 2015 at Friendship Health and Rehab in Cleveland, GA.   Betty was born June 21, 1929 in M ...

Stephens

Faye M. Graves, 92, Toccoa
Faye M. Graves, age 92, of Toccoa, passed away Saturday, July 25, 2015, at Pruitt Health of Toccoa.   Funeral arrangements will be announced later by the Acree-Davis Fun ...
Barbara Connolly Thomas, age 87 passed away on Wednesday, July 15, 2015 at Joanne’s House of Hospice at Bonita Springs, Florida.   She was born in Central Falls, R ...

White

LeRoy Norris, 75, Cleveland
LeRoy Norris, age 75, of Cleveland went home to be with the Lord, July 27, 2015. He was born on June 25, 1940 in Gainesville, Ga. He was preceded in death by his parents, Rev. J. C ...
Robert (Bob) Matthews Alden, Sr., age 90, passed away peacefully on July 23, 2015.   A graduate of Cornelia High School and the University of Georgia, Bob was employed by t ...
Joyce Sue Ashe, 66, Cleveland
Joyce Sue Ashe, age 66 of Cleveland, passed away Saturday, July 25, 2015 at her residence. Mrs. Ashe was born June 2, 1949 in Cleveland to the late Lawrence and Buena Etris Clev ...
Edna Ruth Bowman, 69, Cleveland
Ms. Edna Ruth Bowman, age 69 of Cleveland passed away Saturday, July 25, 2015 at Gateway Health and Rehab.  Edna was born in Griffin, GA on September 13, 1945 to the late Stev ...
Linda Fain Evans Stewart, Atlanta, formerly of Helen
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs. Linda Fain Evans Stewart of Atlanta, formerly of Helen. Mrs. Stewart passed away Monday, July 27, 2015. Funeral a ...
Gainesville businessman, tornado survivor, World War II vet dies
A Gainesville man who survived the tornado of 1936 and service in World War II and became a successful businessman has died.
Omar Sharif, of "Doctor Zhivago," "Lawrence of Arabia," dies
CAIRO (AP) — In "Lawrence of Arabia," Omar Sharif first emerges as a speck in the distance in the shimmering desert sand. He draws closer, a black-robed figure on a trotting camel, until he finally di...
Former Oakland Raiders QB Stabler dead at 69
A Snake wouldn't seem to offer much help on a football field.Unless that snake was named Stabler.Ken Stabler, who led the Oakland Raiders to a Super Bowl victory and was the NFL's Most Valuable Player...
Longtime Gainesville-area GBI agent dies
A former GBI agent who was instrumental in the formation of the Appalachian Drug Task Force has died.
Billy Dilworth veteran Georgia, SC journalist dies at 80
A veteran journalist whose career touched newspapers, radio and television stations in Georgia and South Carolina has died in northeast Georgia.
Gus Whalen, community businessman and philanthropist, dies at 70
Charles E. “Gus” Whalen, a Gainesville entrepreneur who turned the family manufacturing business that made corsets from the quills of fowls into a multigenerational educational facility, died Sunday. He was 70.
Actress, comedian Anne Meara, nominated for 4 Emmys, dies
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Anne Meara, the loopy, lovable comedian who launched a standup career with husband Jerry Stiller in the 1950s and found success as an actress in films, on TV and the stage, has died...
Former GHS Principal Segars dead at 81
Funeral services are set for Thursday for former Gainesville High School Principal Curtis Segars.