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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Apr 3rd, 2016

Banks

Thelma Mae Ayers Dunson, 82, of Homer, GA passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 3 2016 of natural causes. The family will receive visitors on Tuesday, April 5 from 6:00 pm &ndash ...

Forsyth

Ryan Loyd Hanlon, 36, Cumming
    Ryan Loyd Hanlon, age 36 of Cumming, Georgia passed away on Sunday April 3, 2016.   Ryan was born on August 14, 1979 at Northside Hospital in Atlant ...

Habersham

Mark Anderson, 50, Mt. Airy
Mark Anderson, age 50 of Mt. Airy, passed away Sunday, April 3, 2016, at his residence.    Memorial services are 11:30 am Saturday, April 16, 2016, at New Vision Wo ...

Hall

Sara Frances McCrackin Philyaw, 91, a life-time resident of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Sunday, April 3, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville.  &nb ...
Julian Rufus Dunagan, 75, Braselton
Julian Rufus Dunagan, age 75 of Braselton, passed away Sunday, April 3, 2016, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born in Rome, Georgia on January 21, 1941, he was a son of the ...
Gregory Alan Nance, 51, Gainesville
Gregory Alan Nance, age 51, of Gainesville, Georgia went to be with the Lord on Sunday, April 3, 2016, after battling pancreatic cancer.   A Celebration Service of Greg& ...

Jackson

Roger Charles Allison, 62, Pendergrass
Roger Charles Allison, age 62, of Pendergrass passed away Sunday, April 3, 2016.  Roger loved to go for walks with his dog, Sally.  He is survived by his wife Kathie Alli ...
Charles Oneal Banks, 65, Hoschton
  Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Charles Oneal Banks, age 65, of Hoschton Georgia, who passed away on Sunday, April 3, 2016. Mr. Banks was born in Greenwoo ...

White

Gloria Elinor Thomsen, 90, Cleveland
Gloria Elinor Thomsen, age 90 of Cleveland, was graciously called home by God on Sunday April 3, 2016. Gloria Elinor Thomsen was born December 23, 1925 in River Edge, New Jersey ...
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.