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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Nov 4th, 2015

Forsyth

Henry Lewis Evans, 90, Cumming
Henry Lewis Evans, age 90 of Cumming, passed away on Wednesday, November 4, 2015.  Henry was the 6th of 8 children born to Roscoe and Maude Evans and lived all his live in For ...

Gwinnett

Mr. Lawrence “Larry” Lee Grindinger, age 72 of Lawrenceville, passed away on Wednesday, November 4, 2015 at Gwinnett Medical Center following a sudden illness.   ...
Judy Bowen McAllister Terrell, 67, Buford formerly of Cornelia
  Judy Bowen McAllister Terrell, age 67 of Buford formerly of Cornelia, passed away Wednesday, November 4, 2015. Born in White County on September 19, 1948, she was a da ...

Hall

Helen Jeanette Benning, 65, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Helen Jeanette Benning, age 65, of Flowery Branch passed away Wednesday, November 4, 2015 at her residence.   Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m., Saturday, November ...
Sara Moore Haynie, 90, Gainesville
  Mrs. Sara Moore Haynie age 90, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, November 4, 2015. Services will be announced at a later date. Memorial Park North Rivers ...
Alice Dale Swafford, 82, Gainesville
Alice Dale Swafford, 82, of Gainesville, GA. passed away on Wednesday, November 4, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   Born in Braselton, GA. on September 11, 19 ...
Bernice Allen Webb, 89, Gainesville
                  Bernice Allen Webb, 89, of Gainesville passed away on Wednesday, November 4, ...

Jackson

Luther Wilkes, 80, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Luther Welchel Wilkes, age 80 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Wednesday, November 4, 2015.  Mr. Wilkes was born in ...
Stephen Brantley Holbrook, 101, Commerce
Mr. Stephen Brantley Holbrook, age 101, of Commerce, GA died Wednesday, November 4, 2015 at Northridge Medical Center.  Mr. Holbrook was born in Carnesville to the late Juluis ...
Linda Nix Peppers, 63, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Linda Nix Peppers, age 63 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Wednesday, November 4, 2015.  Mrs. Peppers was born in Com ...
Paul Lester Stephenson, 68, Commerce
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Paul Lester Stephenson, age 68, of Commerce, Georgia who passed away Wednesday, November 4, 2015. Mr. Stephenson was born in Commerce, ...
Reuben Chance Tatum, inf, Maysville
            Infant son of Andy and Gayla Waters Tatum, Reuben Chance Tatum of Maysville died Wednesday, November 4, 2015 at A ...
Harper Taylor Westmoreland, inf, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Harper Taylor Westmoreland, infant daughter of Joshua Taylor Westmorland and Cameo Nicole Green, who passed away on Wednesday, November 4, ...

Lumpkin

 Ms. Hazel (Satterfield) Chester, age 69, of Dahlonega, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, November 04, 2015.            & ...
Jerry Lewis, comedy icon and telethon host dies, at 91
Jerry Lewis, the rubber-faced comedian and director whose fundraising telethons became as famous as his hit movies, died Sunday at 91 in Las Vegas
Comedian, civil rights activist Dick Gregory dies
Dick Gregory, who broke racial barriers in the 1960s and used his humor to spread messages of social justice and nutritional health, has died. He was 84.
Shaw Carter service is Monday
A memorial service will be held Monday for Shaw Carter, the 24-year-old heart transplant recipient from Gainesville, who battled heart disease and cancer during his lifetime.
Ara Parseghian, won 2 titles at Notre Dame, has died at 94
Ara Parseghian, who won two national titles in 11 seasons as coach of Notre Dame, has died at 94.
Sam Shepard, Pulitzer-winning playwright, is dead at 73
Sam Shepard, the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, Oscar-nominated actor and celebrated author whose plays chronicled the explosive fault lines of family and masculinity in the American West, has died
Funeral Friday for Ray Jones, prominent Hall County businessman
A prominent Hall County businessman, active in the poultry industry and as a Jackson EMC Board member for many years, will be buried Friday.
Hootie Johnson, former Augusta National chairman, dies
Hootie Johnson, the South Carolina banker and Augusta National chairman who stubbornly stood his ground amid pressure for the club to invite female members, died Friday morning. He was 86...
Funeral services pending for Judge William C. O'Kelley
Funeral services are pending for Judge William C. O'Kelley, a longtime federal court judge for the Northern District of Georgia.